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• Crime Vicitims Hotline
· 212-577-7777

• Emergencies
· 911

• Department of Transportation TOWAWAY Help Line
· 212-869-2929

• Directory Assistance
· 411 or 212-555-1212

• Government Information and Services (non-emergencies)
Visitors who have pressing (though not emergency) issues can call 311 to learn street parking information; report, potholes, noise or blocked driveways; to give the Mayor a message; and much more. All calls to 311 are answered by a live operator, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
· 311 (within the City)
· 212-NEW-YORK (outside the five boroughs)
· nyc.gov

Main Post Office
· 1800-ASKUSPS
· usps.com

• Medical Emergencies
· 800-395-3400

• NYPD Headquarters
· 646-610-5000 or 718-610-5000

• Poison Control Center
· 800-222-1222

• Travelers Aid International
Visible in airports, as well as bus and train stations, this volunteer group assists travelers in need—from elderly, handicapped or diabetic travelers who need assitance to non-English speaking people who need information.
· 202-546-1127
· travelersaid.org