NEW YORK AREA RESOURCES

Business Services and Building Re-Occupancy Information, The official New York City Web site offers general business information including building access, office space, financial assistance and tax information, utilities, legal assistance for insurance, and employee and employer assistance. http://www.nyc.gov/html/em/business.html

Empire State Development Corp., For businesses requestingassistance related to the WTC emergency, a walk-infacility at 633 Third Ave.; 800-ILOVENY

The CoStar Group, Access to an extensivedatabase of New York area leasing brokers and availableoffice properties in New York City. Visit the EmpireState Development Website at http://www.nylovesbiz.com and select the NY Site Finder link. Then click on CoStar Office Listings.

Neutellligent, Up to three months of free hosting services for businesses in NYC and Northern VA. Russell Bruno; 877-468-8273; russ@neutelligent.com; http://www.neutelligent.com

New York City Economic Development Corporation, General Business Assistance. Walk-in center, 110 Maiden Lane, Manhattan, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; 866-227-0458; www.newyorkbiz.com

New York City Investment Fund, Information on public agencies and private sector resources providing business assistance. www.nycif.org/emergency.htm

New York City Partnership, Genreal business assistance and revised quarterly tax filing deadline information. 718-403-2220; www.nycp.org

New York Department of Labor, Information on unemployment insurance and disaster unemployment assistance. http://www.labor.state.ny.us/html/wtc2.htm

The New York New Media Association, A Web page of extensive resources for displaced small businesses, including links to organizations offering financial help, office space, and technical assistance. http://www.nynma.org/

Non-Profit Coordinating Committee of New York, Disaster assistance resource listings for NYC non-profit organizations. 212-502-4191; dmeyers@npccny.org; http://www.npccny.org/disaster.htm

NPower New York, Technology assistance for non-profits. 212-677-9622; www.npowerny.org

Prosperity New Jersey, Created WorkSpaceLink, a clearinghouse offering free temporary office space to displaced businesses. www.prosperitynj.org

The Real Estate Board of New York, Call the hotline Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., or send an e-mail with the square footage needed, and contact information including weekend information. 212-621-9517 or 212-621-9527; spacebank@rebny.com

SAP, Free IT consulting services to effected businesses in NY and DC. Richard Stewart, Sr. VP, 610-661-1000

Seedco, Short-term loans and financing for non-profits. Peter Oliver, Loan Fund Manager, 212-473-0255, x345; fax, 212-473-0357; www.seedco.org

The Silicon Alley Reporter Working to match requests and offers for temporary office space. Jason McCabe Calacanis, Editor and CEO; 646-473-2201; editor@siliconalleyreporter.com

WASHINGTON D.C. AREA RESOURCES

Neutellligent, Up to three months of free hosting services for businesses in NYC and Northern VA. Russell Bruno; 877-468-8273; russ@neutelligent.com; http://www.neutelligent.com

SAP, Free IT consulting services to effected businesses in NY and DC. Richard Stewart, Sr. VP, 610-661-1000

The Virginia Employment Commission, Assisting businesses and employees impacted by the temporary closing of the Reagan National Airport with filing unemployment claims, and information on employment and training opportunities. For more information call 1-877-872-5627; http://www.vec.state.va.us/

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Disaster Unemployment Assistance, U.S. Department of Labor information on unemployment insurance and filing a claim. 888-209-8124 (NY, NJ, CT); 888-864-9920 (All other states); http://www.workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/unemploy/disaster.asp

GraphOn Corporation, Donations of GO-GlobalUX® to those who are unable to connect with their UNIX applications. http://www.graphon.com/nydcreconnect/index.html

Internal Revenue Service, Includes guidance on taxpayer disaster relief, and additional relief for taxpayers. http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=98377,00.html

The Small Business Administration, Recoveryloans and services. 800-659-2955; http://www.sba.gov/disaster/newyorkfires.html

U.S. Department of Labor, Information on job loss, layoff, business closures, unemployment benefits, and job training. 877-872-5627; http://www.dol.gov/

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