Essential Manhattan Phone Numbers

Need Assistance in NYC? These Numbers May Help

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When you find yourself in need of assistance in NYC, don't despair: Help is just a phone call away! Whether it's an emergency or something more routine, we've rounded up some key Manhattan phone numbers for services and hotlines so that you'll have them at your fingertips when you need them.

Manhattan Phone Numbers: General Information

  • 311: Call 311 for any non-emergency situation related to city agencies. Whether it's info about alternate side parking, recycling, housing lotteries, or any other city-helmed function, 311 has got you covered.

Manhattan Phone Numbers: General Emergencies 

  • General Emergencies: 911
  • NYPD Switchboard: 646-610-5000
  • NY Fire Department Switchboard: 212-999-2222
  • Crime Stoppers: 800-577-TIPS
  • Crime Stoppers (Spanish): 888-57-PISTA
  • Terrorism Hotline: 888-NYC-SAFE
  • Sex Crimes Report Line: 212-267-RAPE
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-621-HOPE
  • Battered Women Hotline: 800-942-6906
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 800-342-3720
  • Runaway Hotline: 212-966-8000
  • Crisis Intervention Hotline: 212-219-5599
  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: 800-843-5678
  • Operation Gun Stop: 866-GUN-STOP
  • Organized Crime Control Bureau: 888-374-DRUG

Manhattan Phone Numbers: Medical Emergencies

  • General Emergencies: 911
  • Suicide Prevention: 212-673-3000
  • Poison Control Center: 212-764-7667

Manhattan Phone Numbers: Hospitals

  • Bellevue Hospital Center: 212-562-4141
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center: 800-420-4004
  • 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 University Langone Medical Center: 646-501-7070
  • Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital: 212-523-4000

Manhattan Phone Numbers: Psychological & Addiction Help Lines 

  • Narcotics Anonymous: 212-929-7117
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 212-647-1680
  • Gamblers Anonymous: 877-664-2469
  • Mental Health Counseling Hotline: 212-995-5824

Manhattan Phone Numbers: Utilities

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

Manhattan Phone Numbers: Transportation 

  • MTA New York City Transit Subway & Bus: 800-METRO-INFO
  • 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

    Manhattan Phone Numbers: Miscellaneous 

    • 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