Hurricane Sandy Child Care Resources

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For tips on coping with stress caused by Hurricane Sandy, please see these fact sheets


Protecting Children from Disturbing Media Reports During Traumatic Events <pdf> (DOHMH)

Tips on Coping with Disasters and Other Stressful and Traumatic Events <pdf> (DOHMH)

Tips on Taking Care of Your Family During Stressful and Traumatic Events <pdf> (DOHMH)

Helping Parents Cope with Disaster (CDC) <pdf>

Helping Families Deal With the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster (HHS-ATSDR) <pdf>

Age-specific Interventions at Home for Children in Trauma: From Preschool to Adolescence <pdf>

                                                       

Age-specific Interventions at Home for Children in Trauma: From Preschool to Adolescence


After the Storm - Tips for Parents of Children <pdf>

French <pdf>   Haitian Creole <pdf>  Spanish <pdf>   Vietnamese <pdf>


After the Storm - Tips for Parents of Youth <pdf>

French <pdf>   Haitian Creole <pdf>   Spanish <pdf>   Vietnamese <pdf>

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

Information for Teachers and Schools


Tips for Talking to Children and Youth After Traumatic Events: A Guide for Parents and Educators <pdf>

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers <pdf>

Protecting Children from Disturbing
Media Reports During Traumatic Events
<pdf>

Maintain a Healthy State of Mind: Parents and Caregivers    


Want to Help?


Donate to The CUNY Campaign

Give Blood! Find a place to donate blood

Volunteer to assist with Hurricane Sandy Recovery  effort through NYC Service

As opportunities arise we will contact you.

Volunteer and /or Donate to the Red Cross

Donate to The Salvation Army

Volunteer at the NY Food Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like to list other resources on this page, please forward them to Luis Manzo at: Luis.Manzo@mail.cuny.edu

 



 

University Resources


For Faculty & Staff:

  CUNY/WorkLife Program (for CUNY employees) – a voluntary, free and confidential support and counseling service; info at  CUNY/WorkLife Program website.

To log in use company code: CUNY

For Students:

Click here for your local Campus Counseling Resources

Click here to Hurricane Sandy Health Resources


Other Agencies / Resources


New York State has established an Emergency Assistance Hotline: 1-855-NYS-SANDY (1-855-697-7263)

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Due to Effects of Hurricane Sandy <pdf>

Disaster Unemployment Assistance for the Self-Employed <pdf>

SingleStopUSA – These community college offices provide temporary assistance with lost food, shelter, clothing, etc. for qualifying individuals (SNAP).