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Resources After Fire

Emergency Resources for Families Affected by Fire on 125th Street near Liberty Avenue

Chhaya is working to gather resources for community members who were affected by the fire on June 17, 2022 on 125th Street in Queens. This list will continue to grow. If you have trouble accessing resources or have other needs, please call us at 718-478-3848 and press 4. If no one is available to take your call, please leave a message.

Emergency Shelter

The American Red Cross Greater New York provides emergency shelter and other resources to community members who have been affected by a home fire.

– (877) 733-2767

NYC Housing Preservation & Development has an Emergency Housing Services unit that provides emergency relocation services and rehousing assistance.

– (212) 863-7660

Longer Term Housing & Other Emergency Needs

NYC Housing Preservation & Development has an Emergency Housing Services unit that provides emergency relocation services and rehousing assistance.

– (212) 863-7660

NYC Human Resources Administration (NYC HRA) offers cash during an emergency known as a One Shot Deal. This may help with relocation & replacing clothing/furniture.

– Apply for a one shot deal

 

Insurance and Homeowner Needs

Chhaya is working diligently to gather resources for homeowners affected by the fire. Please check back soon for updates.

Access Guide

What to Do After a Fire

The American Red Cross has put together a helpful guide that includes how to recover emotionally from a fire, checking your home, recovering financially and rebuilding.

Important Documents & Replacement

Fires mean loss of or damage to many vital documents. Please see our list below of resources to replace vital documents.

Drivers License or Non-Driver ID

IDNYC

Insurance Policies

  • Contact your insurance provider

US Passports

Immigration Documents

  • Green Card – US Citizenship & Immigration Services
  • Employment Authorization – US Citizenship & Immigration Services
  • Other visas – Must contact the embassy or consulate for your country of origin

Foreign Passports

  • Must contact the embassy or consulate for your country of origin

US Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates

Social Security or Medicare Cards

Titles or Deeds

  • City Registrar’s office via NYC 311 portal or call 311

Mortgage Documents

  • Contact your mortgage servicer

Main Office:
37-43 77th St, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Contact: 718.478.3848; info@chhayacdc.org

Richmond Hill Center:
121-18 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Floor, Richmond Hill, NY 11419
Contact: 718.374.3371; info@chhayacdc.org

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