Turtle Bay Association

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East Midtown Manhattan's Turtle Bay

Who to Call For Help
Hotlines, Government Agencies, Useful Numbers

(Area code 212 unless otherwise noted)

Emergency Numbers

  • Police, Fire, Ambulance 911
  • Abused Children (800) 342-3720
  • Domestic Violence (800) 942-6906
  • Con Edison (gas leaks) 683-8830
  • Crime Victim Hotline 577-7777
  • Poison Control Center 340-4494
  • Rape/Sexual Abuse Hotline 267-7273
  • Suicide Prevention 673-3000

Complaints

  • Quality of Life Hotline 888-677-5433
  • Air/Water/Sewer/Noise (718) 699-9811 / (718) 337-4357
  • Buses & Subways (718) 330-3322
  • Consumer Problems 487-4444
  • Heat & Hot Water 824-4328
  • Pest Control (718) 956-7103
  • Rent Stabilization & Rent Control (718) 739-6400
  • Street Light Out 442-7070
    (Dept. of Transportation. Press "O" for immediate assistance.)

Emergency Services

  • 911
  • Police (17th Precinct) 826-3211
  • Sanitation/Recycling 219-8090

Government Agencies

  • Attorney General 416-8000
  • Board of Elections 487-5300
  • Community Board 6 (14th -59th Streets) 319-3750
  • Health Department 442-1999
  • Housing Court 374-8414
  • Medicaid 877-472-8411 (Human Resources Information Line)
  • NYC Civil Court 791-6000 (landlord/tenant actions,
    general civil courts, small claims/commercial claims)
  • NYC Parks 360-8111, or to report a problem
    1-800-201-PARKS (7275)
  • NYS Division of Housing & Community Renewal (718)739-6400
  • Passports 206-3500
  • Senior Rent Exemption 442-1000

Social Services Information

  • Welfare Programs (877) 472-8411
  • Legal/Administrative Matters (877) 472-8411
  • Social Security (800) 772-1213
  • Taxes (City & State) (800) 225-5829

Services

  • AIDS Counseling Hotline (800) 541-AIDS
  • ASPCA 876-7700
  • To Report Drug Dealing, call NYPD Drug Hotline (888) 374-3784
  • Elimination of Violence in the Family (718) 439-1000
  • Parent Helpline (part of Human Resources) (877) 472-8411
  • Planned Parenthood of NYC 247-7200
  • Victim Services Hotline 577-7777 (Counseling and referral for victims of crime, domestic violence and abuse)
  • Women's Health Care 230-1111 (NYC Dept. of Health)

Transportation

  • Amtrak 582-6875
  • Bus & Subway Information (718) 330-1234
  • LIRR (718) 217-5477
  • Metro North 532-4900
  • Port Authority Buses 564-8484
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority 330 - 1234
  • Taxi Complaints 676-1000
  • New Jersey Transit Information (973) 762-5100

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