Resources

  • If you or someone you know was affected by the fire in the Bronx, the City has created a list of resources for you, including help with housing and funeral expenses: on.nyc.gov/bronxfire
  • If you need help coping with this traumatic event, visit on.nyc.gov/coping
  • Visit https://www.helpnyc.info/disaster for information and resources related to the fire.

Donate

  • Bronx Community College in Partnership with Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson, Congressman Richie Torres, State Senator Gustavo Rivera, NYS Assembly Member Yudelka Tapia, NYC Council Member Sanchez, and NYC Council Member Feliz are collecting donations in support of the families affected by the Bronx Fire that happened on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Donations will be accepted by Public Safety at Bronx Community College, Hall of Fame Gate entrance Monday-Saturday, January 11- 26, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.Items Accepted: canned goods, gift cards, water, flashlights, batteries, cleaning products or personal hygiene products.Please note – clothing of any kind, furniture, mattresses, household items, or perishable food items will not be accepted. View the flyer.
  • Donate Funds to Affected Residents through the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City: The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, in partnership with Mayor Eric Adams and the City of New York, is raising money to support those affected by this tragic event. Visit the NYC Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City online to make a cash donation. Your cash donation will enable the distribution of emergency relief supplies and provide support for those affected and their families. Your entire donation will go towards helping those impacted by the fire.

Info from New York City Emergency Management

  • Call 311 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY: 212-504-4115) if you are unable to reach someone who may have been impacted by the five-alarm fire near East 181 Street and Tiebout Avenue in the Bronx. If outside NYC, call 212-639-9675 (212-NEW-YORK). NYPD Missing Persons and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will have representatives on site at the service center for those seeking additional assistance.
  • Please contact the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for information on fatalities.
  • Here are the agencies/partners on site. Additional information is available online at on.nyc.gov/bronxfire.
    • American Red Cross Greater New York: housing, case management, immediate needs
    • NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development: housing
    • NYC Department of Social Services: referral/information on services available
    • NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene: mental health support
    • NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner: referral only (missing persons)
    • NYPD Missing Persons: referral only (missing persons)
    • Animal Care & Control of NYC (ACC) & American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA): pet supplies and support

FDNY Fire Safety Resources

The Fire Department offers Fire Safety Materials on a wide range of topics. Safety publications are downloadable and printable. Visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/fdny/education/fire-and-life-safety/fire-safety-educational-publications.page to view these resources.