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Essential Manhattan Phone Numbers and Web Sites

Power Outage? Need a doctor? Contact Information for Emergencies Big and Small.

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A Manhattan street scene with the famous Woolworth Building in the background.

Emergency Phone Numbers

General Emergencies: 911
General Information: 311 (Call 311 for any city agency or related service and your call will be transferred to the appropriate department)
Police Headquarters: 212-374-5000
Crime Victims Line: 800-771-7755
Rape/Battered Persons Crisis Center Hotline: 800-621-4673
Sex Crimes Unit: 212-267-7273
Samaritans of New York Suicide Hotline: 212-673-3000
Emergency Children's Services: 212-966-8000
Poison Control Center: 212-764-7667
Dental Emergencies: 212-573-9502
Doctors on Call: 212-737-2333
LIFENET Hotline for People Experiencing A Mental Health Crisis:
1-800-LIFENET

Manhattan Hospitals

Bellevue Hospital Center: 212-562-4141
Beth Israel Medical Center: 212-420-2000
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center: 212-305-2500
Harlem Hospital Center: 212-939-1000
Lenox Hill Hospital: 212-434-2000
Mount Sinai Hospital: 212-241-6500
New York Downtown Hospital: 212-312-5000
New York University Medical Center: 212-263-7300
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center: 212-523-4000
St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center: 212-604-7000

Manhattan Utilities

Con-Edison: 800-75 CON ED
Verizon: 212-890-1550
AT&T: 800-222-0300
Time Warner Cable: 212-674-9100
Gas or Electric Service Shutoff Hotline: 800-342-3355
NYC Heat Hotline: 311

Transportation

Subway and Bus Lost and Found: 212-712-4500
Port Authority Bus Information: 212-564-8484
Port Authority Airport Information: 718-244-4444 for JFK, 973-961-6000 for Newark, 718-533-3400 for Laguardia.
Amtrak (Penn Station): 800-872-7245
Long Island Railroad (Penn Station): 718-217-5477
Metro-North (Grand Central Station): 212-532-4900
New Jersey Transit (Penn Station): 800-772-2222
New York Waterway: 800-53-FERRY
Staten Island Ferry: 212-NEW-YORK
Taxi and Limousine Commission:] 311 or 212-NYC-TAXI

Other

US Postal Service: 800-275-8777
New York Public Library Reference Service: 212-340-0849
Manhattan Animal Shelter and Control: 212-722-3620
NYC Marriage License Bureau: 212-669-2400
Manhattan Time and Temperature: 212-976-1616

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