Benefits & Support

Affordable housing, homelessness, SNAP (food stamps) cash assistance, child care, volunteering, donating.


Housing

Affordable housing, housing lotteries, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) public housing, Mitchell-Lama, rent freezes, eviction prevention.

Homelessness

Shelters, social services, support for people who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless.

Food

SNAP (food stamps), food pantries, soup kitchens.

Cash & Expenses

Benefit screening, public assistance, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, help with bills, money management.

Health Insurance

Medicaid, Medicare, other insurance options for people of all ages.

Children & Families

Child care and safety, Head Start and early childhood education, parenting support, family services.

Immigrants

Immigration, citizenship, IDNYC, business and social services.

LGBTQ

Health and social services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

People with Disabilities

Access-A-Ride, parking permits, tax exemptions, rent freezes, health and social services.

Seniors

Rent freezes, tax exemptions, housing options, home care, social services for adults age 60 and older.

Veterans & Military

Tax exemptions, benefits and social services for former and current service members.

Volunteer & Donate

Help out by giving time, goods, or money to a good cause.

Businesses & Consumers

Starting and running a business, licenses, permits, government contracts, consumer protection.


NYC Business Portal

The ultimate resource for NYC businesses, regulation and incentive information, tools to interact with City Agencies and stay in compliance.

Businesses

Education, incentives, licenses, permits, government contracts.

Consumers

Business background checks, consumer protection and complaints.

Courts & Law

Jails, inmates, tickets, legal cases and assistance, jury duty, marriage, domestic partnership.


Jails & Inmates

Arrests, visits, support for current and former inmates.

Courts & Law

Tickets, legal cases and assistance, jury duty, marriage, domestic partnership.

Culture & Recreation

Parks, park maintenance, places to go and things to do for visitors and locals.


Parks & Recreation

Parks, pools, beaches, playgrounds, recreation centers, locations, activities, maintenance.

Arts & Culture

Museums, libraries, permits to perform or film, funding.

Events

Fireworks, street fairs, parades, recreational and cultural activities.

New York City & Visitors

Landmarks, tours, maps, guides, souvenirs.

Education

Schools and learning opportunities for all ages.


Early Childhood

Child care, Head Start.

Pre-K to Grade 12

School calendar, closures, enrollment, student and parent support, complaints.

After School & Summer Programs

Out-of-school options for pre-K to grade 12.

College

Preparation, enrollment, financial support.

Adult Learning

Continuing education, GED, TASC, literacy.

Employment

Jobs, training, worker protection and support.


Jobs & Training

Adult and youth employment, government jobs, internships, training.

Employees

Fingerprinting, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, worker protection and support.

Environment

Water and air quality, odors, environmental protection.


Water

Drinking water, waterways, wastewater.

Air

Odor reports, indoor and outdoor air pollution.

Environmental Protection

Violations, education, conservation programs.

Garbage & Recycling

Disposal, collection, street cleaning, sanitation violations, illegal dumping.


Collection & Disposal

Schedules, rules, missed collections, violations.

Cleaning

Street cleaning, illegal dumping, littering.

Government & Elections

Service Request status, Agency feedback and performance, elected officials, data, voter information.


City Government

Service Request status, Agency feedback and performance, government jobs, elected officials, data.

Elections & Voting

Voter registration, poll site locations, running for local public office.

Foreign Government

Consulates, embassies.

Health

Insurance, care, healthy living, violations.


Health Insurance

Medicaid, Medicare, other insurance options for people of all ages.

Health Care

Clinics, hospitals, vaccinations, testing, treatment, other medical care for physical and mental health.

Healthy Living

Quitting smoking, fitness, eating well, health and wellness support.

Public Health

Violations, rats, mice, mold, lead, food and water safety, health advisories, birth certificates.

Housing & Buildings

Housing options, building and property maintenance, construction.


Housing Options

Housing lotteries, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) public housing, Mitchell-Lama, ownership, homeless shelters.

Tenants

Maintenance problems, rent regulation, rent freezes, eviction prevention.

Landlords

Property records, taxes, management, maintenance, violations.

Homeowners

Property records, taxes, maintenance, violations.

Builders & Contractors

Buildings Information System (BIS), permits, licenses, inspections, Plan Examiner, safety.

Buildings & Property

Construction, maintenance, violations.

Noise

Rules and reports of noisy neighbors, vehicles, dogs, and more.

Noise from Neighbor

Report a noisy neighbor.

Noise from Bar or Club

Report noise from inside a bar or club.

Noise from House of Worship

Report noise from inside a house of worship.

Noise from Dog or Other Animal

Report noise from a dog or other domestic animals.

Noise from Park

Report noise from a park.

Noise from Store or Business

Report noise from a store or commercial location.

Noise from Construction

Report noise from street or building construction, including jackhammer noise.

Noise from Street or Sidewalk

Report noise from the street or sidewalk, including traffic.

Noise from Garbage Truck

Report noise from a garbage truck or other sanitation vehicle.

Noise from Ice Cream Truck

Report music from an ice cream truck that isn't moving.

Noise from Intercity or Interstate Bus

Report noise from an intercity or interstate bus.

Noise from Lawn Equipment

Report noise from lawn care equipment.

Noise from Vehicle

Report noise from a vehicle, including horn honking, engine idling, or loud music.

Film or Television Production Complaint

Report noise or other problems with a film or television production.

Manhole Cover Complaint

Report a manhole cover that is sunken, raised, damaged, noisy, or missing.

Noise from Air Conditioner or Ventilation Equipment

Report noise from an air conditioner, ventilation equipment, or exhaust device.

Noise from Boat

Report noise from a boat.

Noise from Factory

Report noise from a factory, power plant, or other industrial facility.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Complaint

Report noise or a bad smell from a wastewater treatment plant, sewage treatment plant, or pumping station.

Fireworks Complaint

Report the sale, use, storage, or transport of illegal fireworks.

Noise from Helicopter

Report noise from a helicopter.

Noise from Airplane

Report noise from an airplane.

Pets, Pests & Wildlife

Licenses, lost and found, rats, mice, bed bugs.


Pets

Licenses, lost and found, adoption, illegal pets, abuse, unleashed dogs, waste not picked up.

Pests & Wildlife

Bed bugs, rats, mice, mosquitoes, dead animals, help with pest control.

Public Safety

Police precincts, firehouses, police auctions, fingerprinting, illegal activity, emergency preparedness and recovery.


Safety & Crime

Dangerous and illegal activity, police auctions, fingerprinting, precincts, firehouses, crime prevention.

Preparedness & Recovery

Snowstorms, hurricanes, and other events that disrupt normal life.

Records

ID, birth, death, marriage, property, health, school, fire and police reports, City documents.


ID & Citizenship

IDNYC, fingerprinting, passports, driver's licenses, immigration records.

Birth & Adoption

Birth certificates, paternity acknowledgement, adoption records.

Death

Death certificates, autopsy reports.

Marriage & Partnership

Marriage, divorce, domestic partnership.

Property

Deeds, Borough-Block-Lot (BBL), Real Property Income and Expense (RPIE), Notice of Property Value (NOPV).

Health

Immunization and medical records.

Education

School records for current and former students.

Public Safety

Police, accident, ambulance, and fire reports, criminal records, Certificates of Good Conduct, Relief, and Disposition.

City Agencies

Service Requests and other City government records.

Sidewalks, Streets & Highways

Maintenance, violations, closures, bridges, tunnels.


Bridges & Tunnels

Traffic conditions, closures, maintenance.

Sidewalks

Violations, repair, maintenance of sidewalks, street trees, fire hydrants, streetlights, LinkNYC kiosks.

Streets & Highways

Traffic conditions, closures, illegal parking, maintenance of roadways, signs, signals.

Taxes

Preparation, exemptions.


Preparation

Free help filing your taxes.

Business

Business tax policy, procedures, payments.

Income

City, State, and Federal taxes and credits.

Property

School Tax Relief (STAR), Senior Citizen Homeowner Exemption (SCHE), payments.

Sales

Information for consumers and businesses.

Fraud

Evasion of taxes including sales, payroll, and cigarette.

Transportation

Tickets, tows, driving, parking, public transportation, taxis, airports, bikes, accessibility.


Driving, Parking & Tickets

Tickets, towed vehicles, parking, street closures, vehicle auctions, blocked driveways, driver’s licenses.

Public Transportation

Buses, subways, trains, trams.

Taxis & Car Services

Driver and vehicle complaints, lost and found, fare information.

Boats & Airplanes

Ferries, JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports.

Bikes

Bike Share, maps, rules, safety, abandoned or illegally chained bikes.

Accessible Transportation

Access-A-Ride, taxis for people with disabilities, accessibility complaints.