Bronx Apartment Building Fire

The City of New York has opened a service center at Monroe College, Ustin Hall, 2375 Jerome Ave, Bronx NY 10468 to provide resources for those who were affected by the five-alarm fire on East 181 Street in the Bronx, that occurred January 9, 2022. The service center will be open:  

  • 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday (last appointment at 7:30 p.m.) 

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (last appointment at 4:30 p.m.)* 

*Hours of operation are subject to change. 

For more information and resources, visit or call 311 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY: 212-504-4115). 

On-site interpretation is available at the service center. Languages include Spanish, French, Wolof, Soninke, Mandingo and Pulaar. Additional languages can be requested. 

People who have no other transportation options to visit the service center, especially those disabilities or other access or functional needs, may request transportation assistance by contacting 311 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY: 212-504-4115). 

Relief Fund 
Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City announced the launch of the Bronx Fire Relief Fund to support those affected by the recent apartment building fire in the Bronx. Those impacted by the fire on January 9th face a variety of associated costs. The Bronx Fire Relief Fund will provide them with financial relief as they recover and rebuild. 100% of donations will go directly towards supporting families impacted. 

Locally based organizations are also providing additional support to those in need, including the Bronx Community Foundation, and the Gambian Youth Organization

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