*For Updates from the City, text COVID to 692-692*

COVID-19 Mutual Aid Guides and Resources:

MUTUAL AID NYC - Amazing site, open source, decentralized

Resource Kit for NYC

COVID Resource Kit- A Mutual Care Guide

NYC United Against Coronavirus - Resources and Information,

Mutual Aid Toolbox- By Big Door Brigade in Seattle

Mutual Aid & Advocacy Working Document

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Org - has a little explainer video about mutual aid for folks who want to learn more.

AOC's Mutual Aid 101 Toolkit

Campaigns & Actions:

Centralized Campaigns Site- where you can find a campaign and get involved immediately. Site is compiled by grassroots organizers based in NYC.


Suspend Rent, Suspend Mortgage Payments- Sign the Petition Now! If people can't go to work, they can't pay their rent. Not everyone has the ability to continue to work from home and get paid.


RENT STRIKE 2020 - individual & organizational sign on

We Need a People’s Bailout for New York! - Now is the time to call for New York State to bail out the people, instead of the rich and corporations! Sign the petition

Protect Workers & Small Business Owners- Sign the Petition to Gov. Cuomo and Mayor DeBlasio for a Disaster Relief Fund

Pass Commercial Rent Stabilization

Solidarity with Workers Impacted by COVID

Understanding COVID19:

What We Need to Understand About Asymptomatic Carriers if We’re Going to Beat Coronavirus - ProPublica Article

CDC- COVID19 FAQ - Center for Disease Control and Preventions Frequently Asked Questions

Free Food Distribution:

Lower East Side, NYC- Sixth Street Community Center (638 E 6th Street) in partnership with LES Mutual Aid and EV Neighbors are hosting a food bag distribution every week on Thursdays at 10 am and every other week on Wednesdays at 11 am. for delivery visit, or visit @sixthstreetcc on instagram for updates. For specific questions email Sixth Street's Program Director at

Ridgewood, NY - Woodbine in partnership with Hungry Monk is distributing fresh produce along with other food supplies at 1882 Woodbine Street every Wednesday and Friday at 10 AM. For those who are unable to pickup for any reason may request a delivery at Hungry Monk is doing additional distributions on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at Covenant Lutheran Church.

BedStuy, BK - Community Solidarity is distributing food to the Bedford Stuyvesant Community at the corner of Lafayette and Marcy every Saturday at 3 PM.

There is also Community Fridges with healthy food available daily, 24 hours a day at:

133 Van Buren Street

1144 Bergen Street

190 Knickerbocker Ave

Bushwick & North Brooklyn - Map of pantries and other spots in and near Bushwick where residents can get free food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brownsville, Brooklyn - 69 Belmont Ave. Food Pantry Pickups (Tues. & Thurs. 1-5 pm). Free Hot Meals Pickups (Tues. & Thurs. 5-7 pm)

If You Need Financial Support:

File for New York State Unemployment

$1,200 Stimulus Checks


Financial Aid Solidarity - If you need financial assistance, or if you can offer financial support

Abolition Action Group Grocery Fund Request Form

New Economy Coalition Emergency Funding Resources

Service Workers Mutual Aid Fund

Freelancers - distribution of wealth database

NYC Low-Income Artist/Freelancer Relief Fund- If you are an artist in need of funds

Small Business Relief

NYC SBS Assistance & Guidance for Businesses Impacted Due to Novel Coronavirus

Emergency Relief Programs - Alliance of Artist Communities

Musicians Foundation

Artist Relief Tree Waitlist

$5,000 NYFA x Rauschenberg Foundation Emergency Medical Grants - available to visual and media artists and choreographers who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories

The Creator Fund

If You Can Offer Financial Support:

Racial Justice; NYC Specific- Collecting Funds

Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund - Grants to Frontline Community Service Organizations (if you can donate)

Sixth Street Community Center Relief Fund - The person who created this site works at this community center in the Lower East Side. Please support!

Fund for NYC Low-Income Artists - If you wish to support NYC Low-Income Artists

Fund for Service Workers - If you wish to support Service Workers

Support Contreras-Ramirez Family

The Indie Theater Fund’s Rapid Relief Emergency Fund

Send Money to Small Businesses Affected by COVID - Stephanie Lee /

Neighborhood-Specific// Neighbors Helping Neighbors:


North Brooklyn Community Network- Spreadsheet of people who can support, people who need support, local orgs

Greenpoint Volunteer Network- Help run errands for those who need support

Bushwick Facebook Group

Bed Stuy Slack -

South Brooklyn Community - COVID-19 Neighborhood Volunteers - Katherine Walsh /

Crown Heights/Bed Stuy Coronavirus Community Cooperative (CBCC)- Mutual Aid Intake

Red Hook Community Cooperative Community

Carroll Gardens Mutual Aid Facebook Group-

Crown Heights Mutual Aid Facebook Group

Boreum Hill/Downtown Brooklyn

Ditmas Park/Flatbush/Prospect Park South - there is also a Facebook Group

Kensington Facebook Group

Prospect Lefferts Gardens - there is also a Facebook Group

Brooklyn General Support

Ridgewood- email


Queens Mutual Aid Network, Twitter

Astoria Mutual Aid Network - if you have a non-emergency need and are based in Astoria, NY, please call or text 646-397-8383 or email and they will get you help.

Ridgewood Mutual Aid


Bronx Mutual Aid Network

NYC SID Food Delivery


Manhattan Mutual Aid Network, Twitter


East Village Neighbors Facebook Group -, 917-994-1074

Harlem United Against Coronavirus Facebook Group -Harlem Mutual Aid Google Spreadsheet

UWS: Stephen Wise Towers & NYCHA organizing - or 929-277-9203


Staten Island COVID-19 Volunteers

Staten Island Mutual Aid Network, Twitter


Nassau County- DSA Mutual Aid


BIKE ACCESS// Mechanical Gardens Bike Co-op - free and low-cost bikes, bike repairs, bike tools and community education. Contact Josh Bisker,, @bikecoopnyc on Instagram if needed

BIKE MATCH- Have an extra bike to share or need a bike? TransAlt is connecting folks who need bikes with those who have extra bikes to share. Em Friedenberg,

Mental Health:

Free Peer to Peer Mental Health Support- 18percent, Zach Schleien,

Organizing Docs:

Climate Justice Actions & Mobilizations; Plan Now to Adapt to Coronavirus Safety


Decolonizing Community Care in Response to COVID-19

Five Ways to Engage in Mutual Aid- Anarchist Strategy

Keeping Each Other Safe When Virtually Organizing Mutual Aid

Against the Coronavirus and the Opportunism of the State- Anarchists in Italy Report on the Spread of the Virus and the Quarantine

Coronavirus Capitalism and How to Beat It

Coronavirus and Community Activism

Compiled Google Doc. Library of COVID19 Responses and Reflections

On RENT STRIKE against Gentrification and the Pandemic

Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting

Work Guides:

COVID-19 & Freelance Artists


NYC Artist Coalition - Priorities & Letter to Elected Officials

Conversation for Arts Orgs- NYC Roundtable - For Teaching Artists

NYC Documents:

NYC Dept. of Health- What You Need to Know About COVID-19

NYC Dept. of Health- For Businesses and Employers

NYC Dept. of Health Flyer & Sign


AMAZON Workers Walkout and Whole Foods Workers are Striking - ... capitalism is falling.... Amazon Workers in Chicago Strike too!

Here's a list of workers on strike

Crackdown on Supply Hoarders Who Became Viral Villains

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