City of Jersey City
New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety Resource page: http://www.state.nj.us/lps/emerghome.htm
New Jersey Victim Services hotlines page: http://www.state.nj.us/lps/nj_crisis_hotlines.htm
For help planning your commute, visit www.njtransit.com and follow the Trip Planner links.
How to talk to your kids about terrorism: http://www.fema.gov/kids/terrism.htm
From Sunday's New York Times: "Please Note: New York City is currently overwhelmed with volunteer and material donation support. The only assistance that is requested at this time is heavy equipment. Anyone able to offer vehicles or equipment should call the city Office of Emergency Management at (212)-477-3574 or -3598 or visit the NYC.gov equipment donation page."
If you wish to volunteer or make donations in Jersey City, please contact
Operation Helping Hand at 201-547-5555 or 201-547-4900.
Or contact the Red Cross at 1-800-HELP-NOW.
Operation Helping Hand, a coordinated effort by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Mayor's Action Bureau begins operation on Friday, September 14. Located at City Hall (280 Grove Street), Room 105, the center will be open from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM every day until further notice. For further information call 201-547-5555 or 201-547-4900 or click below:
Area Hospital Patient Locator:
The Lincoln Tunnel and George Washington Bridge are open, although ID checks may be conducted. The Holland Tunnel remains closed to inbound NYC traffic other than emergency vehicles.
To donate blood, please contact one of the following for waiting times:
Hudson County Chapter of the American Red Cross American Red Cross
Hospital St. Mary's
Meadowlands Medical Hospital NJ
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
If you work in Manhattan and wish to donate blood, please call
1-800-933-2566 for locations
For information on employees of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, call hotline at: 1-888-883-4391
WNBC Message board for friends and families:
State of NJ Emergency Management Link:
"Let Jersey City Prosper Online"
Copyright © 2007 JCOL. All rights reserved.