NYC-based community resources, events, tips and support all in one place, every Monday morning.
Covid OMH Emotional Support Helpline:
NYC Suicide Prevention Hotline
Crisis Text Hotline:
Text HOME to 741741
PunkinFutz stands with the black and brown communities in the United States to demand an end to the devastating, pervasive, systematic racism in our country. #bethechange
O U T D O O R S U M M E R F U N :
Swimming lakes in/near NYC
Looking for a family friendly beach? How about one that's open this summer? The pandemic has limited capacity in some cases, so plan to get there at opening time to score your spot in the sun!
Click here for lakes and beaches in NYC!
Click here for lakes and beaches near NYC!
List of Public Pools open
Those pools include: Mullaly in The Bronx; Liberty and Fisher in Queens; Sunset and Kosciusko in Brooklyn; Wagner in Manhattan; and Tottenville and Lyons on Staten Island. Seven more to open next week! Check here for updates.
Smash Boom Best - podcast
Super Speed versus Super Strength? Cats or Dogs? This debate show for kids and families takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. You can even submit recordings with your opinion called "in defense of!" https://www.brainson.org/pages/smashboombest
A D V O C A C Y :
A Play About: Racism
This performance explains what racism is, how to know it when you see and experience it, and ideas for what you can do about it. https://www.akidsplayabout.org
Become a poll worker
Due to Covid-19, we’re facing an unprecedented shortage of poll workers. Most poll workers are 50+, an at risk population. That could mean closed polling places and long delays. You can help make sure we have a safe, fair, efficient election for all voters. https://www.powerthepolls.org/tds/