Agencies and Services
United Way of New York City(http://www.unitedwaynyc.org/)
Maintains the CARES(tm)
database which currently contains descriptions of 2200 agencies
and 9000 programs related to social and health services in the
greater New York area. From the CARES search page,
you may limit your search by Zip Code, Borough, Program (eg: Domestic
Violence), Target Group (eg: Elderley), and Language.
Online Yellow Pages are often associated with online Map programs.
The Yellow Pages include hard-to-find information about local
businesses, doctor's offices, specialized clinics, and more
in the same way that the Yellow Pages in your phone directory
lists these enterprises. You can locate a place by topic,
by address, or by zip code.
Alta Vista (http://www.altavista.com)
and Yahoo! (http://www.yahoo.com)
contain a Yellow Pages link on their Home pages (very near the
Maps link). If you use MapBlast! to create your neighborhood
map, scroll down underneath its map box and you will find an
entry form that lets you do a Yellow Pages search. Some
map programs contain a Yellow Pages link in the margin beside