The thousands of staff and volunteers of the Red Cross are here for you with emergency aid when you need it most, and also advice and assistance to help you recover from a disaster or become better prepared to face one in the future.
To Get Emergency Assistance: Contact your Local Chapter
Greater New York: Based in New York City, serving Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond counties: (877) 733-2767
Long Island: Based in Mineola, serving Nassau, Suffolk counties and Shelter Island:(516) 747-3500
Metro New York North: Serving Greenwich, Conn., and Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Westchester Counties, including West Point:(203) 869-8444
Find Open Shelters
Use our tool to find a safe shelter to welcome you during an emergency
Restoring Family LinksTracing Inquiries, International Disaster Welfare Inquiries, Project Search for Holocaust/Disaster victim(s).
Safe and WellIf you have been affected by a disaster, this website provides a way for you to register yourself as “safe and well.” From a list of standard messages, you can select those that you want to communicate to your family members, letting them know of your well-being.
Take the first steps toward recovery after an emergency with our service guides.
Want to feel confident that you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe if disaster strikes? Or gain the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have the skills to handle an emergency? At the Red Cross, we call that “preparedness” and we’re here to help you achieve it.
New York Residents FREE Citizen Preparedness Corps Training
In partnership with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, the American Red Cross is pleased to offer FREE Citizen Preparedness Corps training to residents across the state.
Red Cross Training for Your Organization
Get Help With:
OSHA-compliant training or other safety and preparedness training by our experts
On-site training at your location by our expert instructors
Train-the-trainer program where we train indivuduals in your organization to conduct Red Cross training for your staff