Post-Hurricane Sandy NYC: How You Can Help, and Info to Share
Hurricane Sandy Devastated Areas of NYC That Are Hard-Hit by HIV, Including Lower Manhattan; Here Is Information on How to Help, and How People Can Get Help Who Are in the City
November 1, 2012
Dear Housing Works staff:
All ADHC, Primary Care, Mental Health, and Health Home Services for Cylar House and West Village Health Centers will be relocated to 57 Willoughby in Downtown Brooklyn until further notice.
There will be a shuttle running from West 13th Health Center to 57 Willoughby Street from 8am-6pm daily. This is for staff needing to get to Willoughby, DBHC,ENY or the Brooklyn Thrifts. The van will also serve the PDC from Willoughby.
Thrift Shops north of 23rd street in Manhattan and across Brooklyn will beopen.
Due to power outages, the Cylar House, West 13th Street, and all Housing Works' sites below 34th street in Manhattan will be closed until further notice.
All West 13th St. employees and Cylar Street employees are asked to report to Willoughby for further direction, unless directed otherwise by your manager or director.
NEW INFORMATION ON NYC SUBWAY, BUS, Long Island Railroad, and bridge and tunnel information:
Details Released on Restoring Mass Transit Service, courtesy of The New York Times:
NYCT Subway Service
1 trains will operate local between 242nd Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street.
2 trains will operate between 241st Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street, with express service between 96th Street and Times Square.
3 trains are suspended.
4 trains will operate in two sections making all local stops:
5 trains will operate express in Brooklyn between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Flatbush Avenue.
6 trains will operate local between Pelham Bay Park and Grand Central-42nd Street.
7 trains are suspended.
42nd Street Shuttle S trains will operate between Times Square and Grand Central.
A trains will operate in two sections making all local stops:
B and C service is suspended.
D trains operate in two sections:
E trains are suspended.
F trains operate in two sections making all local stops:
G trains are suspended.
J trains operate between Jamaica Center and Hewes Street making all local stops.
L trains operate between Broadway Junction and rockaway Parkway making all local stops.
M trains operate between Myrtle Avenue-Broadway and Metropolitan Avenue.
N trains operate between Ditmars Blvd. (Queens) and 34th Street-Herald Square making all local stops.
Q trains are suspended.
R trains operate in Brooklyn between Jay Street-MetroTech and 95th Street making all local stops.
Both the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway Park S shuttles are suspended.
All shuttle buses will operate north on 3rd Avenue and south on Lexington Avenue.
Long Island Rail Road
City Terminal -- (Jamaica - Penn Station): Suspended (anticipate shuttle between these stations later tonight)
Ronkonkoma Branch: Suspended (goal to restore hourly service from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station for AM rush hour Thursday, Nov. 1)
Port Washington Branch: Suspended (goal to restore hourly service from Great Neck to Penn Station for AM rush hour Thursday, Nov. 1)
Babylon Branch: Suspended
Port Jefferson Branch: Suspended
Montauk Branch: Suspended
Hempstead Branch: Suspended
Long Beach: Suspended
Far Rockaway: Suspended
Oyster Bay Branch: Suspended
West Hempstead: Suspended
Hudson Line: Suspended
Upper Harlem Line: Suspended
Lower Harlem Line: Restored with hourly service
New Haven Line: Suspended
New Canaan Branch: Suspended
Danbury Branch: Suspended
Waterbury Branch: Suspended
Pascack Valley: Suspended
Port Jervis: Suspended
Bridges and Tunnels
Robert F. Kennedy Bridge: Open
Henry Hudson Bridge: Open
Throgs Neck Bridge: Open
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge: Open
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge: Open
Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge: Open
Cross Bay Veterans Memorial: Open northbound to Broad Chanel; Open southbound to Rockaways but subject to period closures for emergency equipment
Hugh L. Carey Tunnel: Closed
Queens Midtown Tunnel: Closed
Please stay tuned for further updates on Facebook and Twitter at @housingworks.
This article was provided by HIV Prevention Justice Alliance. Visit HIV Prevention Justice Alliance's website to find out more about their activities and publications.
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