Family Resources


COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility  

New Yorkers ages 16 years and older can now get their COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment at select sites across NYC:

It has never been easier to get a COVID-19 vaccine appointment! To book your vaccine appointment for you and any family member residing, working, or studying in New York City, visit the City’s vaccine finder at at or call 877-VAX4NYC (877-829-4692).

Please note that walk-up appointments are now available for New Yorkers over the age of 50 and a companion at these sites located throughout the five boroughs.

Free Tutoring for Grades K-12

EduMate NYC offers free, virtual tutoring for K-12 students, delivered by college and graduate students. 
Virtual K-8 tutoring is available for free through Educove, founded by Stuyvesant High School students.

Help Now NYC

Employment resources, food assistance, health and medical assistance, emotional support and spiritual care are available through Help Now NYC.

NYC Well

Support is available by calling 888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355). Don’t wait. Connect with someone who will listen and help. Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355)

Benefits Navigator

The Office of Community Schools’ Students in Temporary Housing Team now has a Benefits Navigator Tool – a simple way for families to access a wide array of publicly available benefits and resources from the DOE and other city agency partners.

NYC Free Tax Prep

File your taxes in-person or online with NYC Free Tax Prep if you earned $68,000 or less in 2020. See filing options below. The deadline to file 2020 tax returns is April 15, 2021.

INCLUDEnyc: Information for Students with Disabilities

INCLUDEnyc is a non-profit providing training and information for young people with any disability (age 0-26) in New York City, their families, and the professionals who support them. Learn more about organizations and programs supporting young people with disabilities. Connect with representatives via chat, audio, or video to learn more about Summer Camps,  After School, Recreation, Athletics, Art, Dance, and Music Transition Services and College Supports and Services. More information here.

Free Training at Parent University 

Parent University is a course registration and management system which provides free training on a wide range of topics. Check out on-demand offerings such as: Google Classroom, How to Use Text to Understand Unknown Words or Phrases, Tweens, Teens, Tech and Mental Health, and so much more. Check out the site here.

NYC COVID-19 Resources

Get Your Child’s COVID-19 Test Results:  Schools offering in-person teaching and learning are conducting weekly random testing of students and staff for COVID-19.  If a student is tested, parents should hear results via text, email, or phone call within two to three days.  Please make sure that families provide their schools with their most current contact information.  Learn more about COVID-19 testing results here  or at  Flyers available in: Arabic, Bengali/Bengla, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Urdu 

COVID-19 Testing Sites 

Walk-in testing is available at no cost to you at these NYC Health + Hospitals locations.  

Get a COVID-19 Test and an Antibody test to know if you have been exposed to the virus. – The tests are FREE, confidential and safe. More than 200 testing sites now open. Learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccine DOHMH has created a Vaccine web page to keep New Yorkers up to date.  

Click to access:

COVID-19 Data 

The data reflects the most recent information collected about people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in NYC. It is updated daily. Click to access COVID-19 DATA  

General Information on COVID-19   

There is increasing transmission of COVID-19 in New York City and widespread transmission across the United States and in many other countries. Read about: