Helping Others

Here are several resources about helping others. These resources were collected by our community partners and vetted by CUIMC Columbia Students.


Guidance For Community and Faith-Based OrganizationsThe CDC has interim guidance for community and faith leaders based on what is currently known about COVID-19.


Volunteering:  You can sign up to volunteer to drop off warm meals to those who need them. 


Supporting Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness during the COVID-19 Outbreak: Questions for communities to consider on how to support children and youth experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Health Preparedness for Homeless Assistance Providers: Information for CoC leadership, homeless service providers, and partners to utilize when planning for and responding to infectious diseases.

COVID-19 and Homelessness: Strategies For Schools And Early Learning Programs.


Abolitionist Mutual Aid Fund For Incarcerated Comrades: These donations will support comrades inside with commissary funds.


Guidance For P-12 Schools:  The Board of Regents and the New York State Education Department (NYSED) are providing important information to P-12 schools related to school closures, meals, childcare, continuity of learning, mental health, accountability, special education, and test administration in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Substance Use

Supporting Survivors:   Supporting survivors’ access to substance use disorder and mental health services during the COVID-19 emergency.

Resources for Addiction Treatment Providers List of resources for addiction treatment providers.