The following phone numbers and Web sites are available for information relating to the terror attacks and how to offer assistance:

For information on anthrax:

For information on WTC victims:


For information on flights and airplane passengers:

For government information:

For information on World Trade Center tenants:

Travel within NYC:

To obtain help for animals:

How you can help:


The American Red Cross has opened 12 shelters in New York City that are staffed with mental health professionals and nurses and offering food. The locations are:

In Manhattan:
— Bayard Rustin High School, 351 West 18th Street
— Seward Park High School, 350 Grand Street
— Washington Irving High School, 40 Irving Place
— Fashion Industry High School, 225 West 24th Street
— Chelsea High School, 131 Sixth Avenue
— Norman Thomas High School, 111 East 33rd Street
— City-School, 16 Clarkson Street
— Junior High School 22, 111 Columbia Street
— I-S 131, 100 Hester Street
— Comprehensive Day and Night, 240 Second Avenue

In Staten Island:
— Curtis High School, 105 Hamilton Avenue

In Brooklyn:
— Westinghouse High School, 105 Johnson Street

• For counseling services:
Manhattan: (212) 604-8220
Westchester: (914) 925-5320
Staten Island: (718) 354-6300