Resource Center

Safety Resources

AT HOME

AARP
AARP is the premier organization for adults 50 and over. AARP offers information, advocacy, political action and resources. Also includes a section on home modifications for seniors. The site offers information in Spanish.

American Red Cross
Find information on services that can be provided to you and your family, or how you can volunteer your time to serve others

Consumer Products Safety Commission 
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission offers information on many family, home, and recreation safety issues, as well as product recall updates. This site includes materials in Spanish.

Federal Citizen Information Center
Articles covering areas such as health issues, scams, and protection against natural disasters, as well as other topics, may be of interest to you and your family.

FDNY Fire Zone
The FDNY offers this website as a fire safety and prevention resource.

Safe Kids Worldwide
This site provides information on protecting children from common dangers at home, on the road, and at play. Some of the print materials are available in English and Spanish.

U.S. Department of Justice
This site provides information about crime, community safety, domestic violence, and victim’s rights.

 

AT WORK

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s mission is to ensure safe and healthful workplaces in America. Their website is a comprehensive and easy-to-use resource for current OSHA standards and compliance-related information. Includes information in Spanish.

National Safety Council
The National Safety Council website provides information related to home, workplace, and community safety

U.S. Department of Justice
This site provides information about crime, community safety, domestic violence, and victim’s rights.

 

TRAVEL

American Red Cross
This site is a rich resource for safety and emergency preparation information.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
This site provides important safety information for parents and children to help prevent child abduction.

National Safety Council
The National Safety Council website provides information related to home, workplace, and community safety

Safe Kids Worldwide
This site provides information on protecting children from common dangers at home, on the road, and at play. Some of the print materials are available in English and Spanish.

U.S. Department of Justice
This site provides information about crime, community safety, domestic violence, and victim’s rights.

AirSafe.com
AirSafe.com provides helpful safety information to air travelers.

American Automobile Association
This is the entry point for your local “Triple A” organization. Just type in your zip code, and you’ll have access to auto reviews, car leasing and rental opportunities, maps and directions, safety information, and vacation planning and travel resources.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site has valuable auto and pedestrian safety materials, especially regarding child passenger safety, choosing a safer car, and product recalls. Includes child seat safety tips (in Spanish and English), as well as other bilingual print materials on child pedestrian safety free of charge.

Safe Kids Worldwide
This site provides information on protecting children from common dangers at home, on the road, and at play. Some of the print materials are available in English and Spanish.

U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The British government’s FCO offers a wealth of travel information, including travel checklists and country-specific information. Although some information is specific to U.K. residents, much of the site’s data is useful for all travelers.

U.S. Department of State
This site features travel warnings and advisories worldwide, plus other valuable health and safety information for travelers.

World Fact Book
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency sponsors this useful publication, which is full of information for travelers.

 

General Emergency Resources

National Weather Service

This website can be used to find out about the local weather in your area.

United Way

Here they provide free and confidential information and referrals. Call for help with food, housing, employment, healthcare, counseling, and more.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Provides disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, education, and references.

Disaster Assistance

Provides information on how you might be able to get help from the U.S. government before, during, and after a disaster.

Register for Disaster Assistance: (800) 621-3362

Red Cross

Provides shelter, food, emotional support, and other assistance to victims of all disasters.

National Shelter System

Search for open Red Cross shelters by address, city, state, and/or ZIP code. Shelter information is updated every 30 minutes.

Food Banks

Feeding America: Find a food bank that serves your local community.

 

 

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