Our thoughts are with everyone affected by Hurricane Sandy.
There are many resources to connect you to help with a wide variety of hurricane related issues faced by so many in the region.
Below are some of the sites we've found. There is of course some overlap.
We hope you find them helpful, and that they give you ideas about other possible types of assistance to ask about.
Counseling services at QC for QC students, faculty, staff at http://www.qc.cuny.edu/communications/news_services/releases/Pages/welcome.aspx?ItemID=1634
CUNY's resource list at http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/sa/GeneralinfoResources.html
Senator Schumer's web site at http://www.schumer.senate.gov/Contact/sandy.htm
Senator Gillibrand's web site at http://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/issues/hurricane-sandy
FEMA's Sandy pages at http://www.fema.gov/sandy
NY City Restoration Centers - http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/dasc.html
NY City Food and Water distribution sites - http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/foodandwater.html
New York City's web site at http://www.nyc.gov/html/index.html
NY City 311 at http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/nycsevereweather/weather_home.shtml
Nassau County Hurricane recovery Information at http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/OEM/hurricane/SandyRecovery.html
Existing Financial Aid web information with help for the unemployed at http://www.qc.cuny.edu/admissions/fa/Pages/news.aspx?ItemID=16
Disaster Unemployment Assistance at http://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/2012-sandy-services.shtm
Mail Delivery Updates at http://about.usps.com/news/service-alerts/welcome.htm
Voting November 6th - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/nyregion/after-hurricane-sandy-efforts-to-help-the-displaced-vote.html and http://www.ny1.com/content/politics/political_news/171862/buses-to-polling-sites-in-brooklyn--queens--staten-island
NYC Housing Authority - partial rent rebates for periods of no electricity - http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycha/html/residents/howtopayrent.shtml
Some unofficial but possibly helpful sites include the following - which we provide with no guarantees - please be sure to do your own research to be sure whether or not information on these sites is correct: