9/11 Health
9/11 Health is a public information web site developed by the New York City Health Department. This site provides the latest information about scientific research and services for people who may have health problems related to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. This includes rescue and recovery workers, residents, children, city employees and others affected. The site holds information on research, treatment and benefit information, and also provides resources for providers and practitioners.
CDC/NIOSH World Trade Center Health Program
The World Trade Center Health Program (WTC Health Program) was established by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. The program provides services for responders, workers, and volunteers who helped with rescue, recovery, and cleanup at the World Trade Center and related sites in New York City. It also provides services for survivors who were in the New York City disaster area, lived, worked, or were in school in the area. Enrollment for responders to the Pentagon and the Shanksville, PA crash site is expected to open in early 2013, after eligibility guidelines and program benefits are defined. There is also a nationwide provider network offering medical monitoring and treatment for eligible responders and survivors who live outside the New York City metropolitan area.
If you were or are working for the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), you should call the FDNY Bureau of Health Services (718-999-1858) or visit the following website:
CDC WTC Health program for Responders outside NYC
The WTC Health Program has a nationwide network of clinics with providers across the country for responders and survivors who live outside the New York City metropolitan area. For information about the nationwide provider network call 1-888-982-4748
CDC WTC Health Program for Non-responders/Residents
This site is dedicated to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, which is a unique and powerful therapy that has been successfully used to help those with PTSD and people affected by trauma, including Oklahoma City and 9/11. The site includes a worldwide referral network.
Program for Anxiety and Trauma Stress Studies. PTSD definitions, treatments, information.
A nonprofit organization assisting 9/11 first responders and their families. Using grassroots activism, founder John Feal and his team create a network of advocacy groups addressing health issues related to 9/11, promote awareness about the long-term health risks endured by first responders, and provide financial assistance to them.
Over a decade since 9/11, VOICES continues to provide a wide range of programs that promote resiliency for thousands of 9/11 families, rescue workers and survivors living in the United States and abroad, commemorates the lives lost, advocates for reforms to make our country safer and shares lessons learned to assist others responding to traumatic events.
VOICES OF SEPTEMBER 11TH - 9/11 Living Memorial
The 9/11 Living Memorial Project is an online interactive tribute commemorating the lives and preserving the stories of September 11, 2001. We invite you to contribute to The 9/11 Living Memorial, a resource that will continue to grow for years to come. Voices of September 11th staff meet one-on-one with 9/11 families, survivors, rescue and recovery workers to commemorate the lives lost and document the inspirational stories of 9/11. Participants are invited to bring photographs, written tributes, eulogies, biographies, newspaper articles and personal keepsakes that are scanned or photographed. Individual appointments are required and last approximately 90 minutes. To schedule an appointment or for more information Contact US: VOICES New Canaan, CT office at 203-966-3911 VOICES New Brunswick, NJ office 732-543-2300
9/11 EA is a community-based organization of residents, parents and occupational safety, public and environmental health advocates, formed in April 2002. 9/11 EA fights for a comprehensive clean-up, and demands medical monitoring and health care for everyone harmed by WTC contamination.
9/11 list-serv
Since September 2001 the "9/11 list-serv" has distributed daily e-mails containing newspaper articles and other relevant information re: 9/11 issues of interest to 9/11 families, 9/11 organizations and interested individuals. If you would like to 'subscribe' to this free news service - send an e-mail to amkorotkin@aol.com with the word "subscribe" in the subject box.
Friends of Firefighters
FOF provides FDNY members and their families with individual, marriage and family counseling and referrals; wellness trips and special events, peer support counseling; professional massage and acupuncture therapists and stress management activities. Its resource center, located in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, serves as a central meeting spot for firefighters to relax, receive counseling, exchange information and access a wide array of services specific to their needs. For info, call 718-643-0980. 159 1/2 Columbia Street Brooklyn, NY 11231.
The World Trade Center Survivors' Network
The World Trade Center Survivors' Network (WTCSN) is the only organization created specifically to serve all those directly affected by the attacks on September 11, 2001. Our mission is to support and represent the interests of the survivors of September 11 and the subsequent rescue and recovery effort. They offer a variety of programs to promote the needs of survivors of 1993 and 2001, to promote their efforts in rebuilding their lives and to ensure that the lessons of September 11, 2001 are not forgotten.
Sky Help is an independent, non-profit organization that provides multifaceted trauma intervention and ongoing support services for individuals who have experienced severe stress or trauma.
Tribute WTC Visitor Center
The Tribute WTC Visitor Center invites those personally affected by September 11, 2001 to volunteer by sharing their stories with visitors from around the world.
The Tribute Center, located on Liberty Street, is a museum dedicated to preserving the memory of the World Trade Center and the events of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. Volunteers lead walking tours, guide people around the gallery, and work on administrative projects. Volunteer hours are flexible and can be scheduled 7 days a week, with a minimum commitment of 4 hours per month. For more information, contact volunteer@tributewtc.org or 212 422 3520 ext. 112.
Where to Turn
Where to Turn's purpose is to provide crisis relief services for victims of any kind of tragedy by aiding them in obtaining the help they need during the recovery process.
Higher Education Services Corporation Scholarship Unit The NYS World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship guarantees access to a college education for the families and financial dependents of innocent victims who died or were severely and permanently disabled as a result of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States of America and the resulting rescue and recovery efforts. Eligible individuals include: Children, spouses and financial dependents of deceased or severely and permanently disabled victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States or the subsequent rescue and recovery operations. This includes victims at the World Trade Center site, at the Pentagon, or on flights 11, 77, 93, or 175. Survivors of the terrorist attacks who are severely and permanently disabled as a result of injuries sustained in the attacks or the subsequent rescue and recovery operations.
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