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NYC Important Phone Numbers

Moving to New York? Here are some important numbers you will need to get settled. From utilities to emergency numbers, you can find it here on this list.

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

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
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