What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

FREE HELPLINE CONNECTS HUDSON VALLEY RESIDENTS TO WIDE VARIETY OF RESOURCES IN STORM EMERGENCY

     Home  >  Articles  > News & Tips: Services
by NYMetroParents Staff

Related: storm emergency, free helpline, 211, hurricane, emergency help, hudson valley, westchester, rockland, new york, united way, evacuation information, power outage, road closures,


United Way of Westchester and Putnam says area residents should add the free confidential Hudson Valley Region 2-1-1 helpline to their list of critical phone numbers in anticipation of the pending weekend storm.
 
United Way's 2-1-1 helpline offers one-call information and referrals to health and human services organizations most appropriate for their needs. Call specialists can communicate with callers in more than 200 languages. The line is available from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.
 
red emergency telephoneDuring times of disaster 2-1-1 can expand coverage to 24/7 if requested.  2-1-1 is the number to dial for information pertaining to shelters, evacuation routes, road closures, recovery services, power outages, donations, volunteer opportunities, and other disaster-related services.
 
The helpline reduces caller anxiety by getting them connected to the right service providers while reducing non-emergency calls to 9-1-1 and taking the burden off frontline response agencies that people frequently call when they don't know where else to turn.
 
United Way's 2-1-1 helpline was launched in 2005 as a collaborative effort of the United Ways of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties, and community and government partners.
 
For more information, dial 2-1-1 or visit the 2-1-1 website: www.hudson211.org.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More News & Tips: Services Articles

Home Medical Equipment Provider Moves to Kissena Boulevard

Survey Shows Strong Tie Between Physical and Digital Security Risks
Manhattan Workshops Align Children's Caregivers
Ask the Expert: Do You Recommend Mediation for Divorcing Parents of a Child with Special Needs?
PayPal's Tips for Easy Holiday Shopping

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local News & Tips: Services Sponsors

Friends Seminary
222 E. 16th St
212-979-5030 x152
Our day camp programs run in weekly sessions from ...

Marcia the Musical Moose
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
,
212-567-0682
Guitar, Magic & Puppet Show! Specializing in ages ...

Lice Lady of Westchester, The
914-497-5465
Got Lice?? If you do, don?t panic! The Lice Lady a...

Vibez Studio
32-43 Francis Lewis Blvd.
Flushing, NY
347-889-6987
Are you looking for a new and exciting birthday pa...

Sprout Kidz
849A Union St
Brooklyn, NY
718-398-2280
...
See Our News & Tips: Services Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE