Important Phone Numbers

  • Zmanim Hotline718-331-TIME
  • Miaskim718-854-4548
  • Poison control800-222-1222
  • Electric outages & emergencies800-572-1131
  • Kolmevaser(traffic reports & alerts)212-444-1100 #7
  • International Chesed Helpline718-705-5000


  • Catskill regional medical center (Harris Hospital)845-794-3300
  • Ellenville hospital845-647-6400
  • Horton orange regional medical center (middletown)845-343-6161
  • Westchester medical center (trauma and burn center)915-493-7000
  • Catskill bikur cholm (traffic reports & alerts)845-354-3233


  • Hemish Catskill's local car service845-807-3080
  • Lady drivers-steinberger's car service upstate718-781-8909
  • Hemish long distant car service(to and from the country)917-548-7814
  • Shimmy long distance express van (families / packages)917-642-2077
  • Sureway liberty845-292-8805
  • Sureway monticello845-794-5050
  • Sureway Fallsburg845-434-6550
  • Yellow Cab845-794-7777

Erev shabbos emergency accomodations

  • Monsey-thurway exits 14A/B845-371-6333
  • New square-palisades parkay exit 11845-354-0222
  • Monroe-rt 17, exit 130845-783-9494 / 845-783-8688
  • Middletown-rt 17, exit 120845-343-7845
  • Rock Hill-rt 17,exit 109845-434-7470
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When calling Catskills Hatzalah Important tips to remember during an emergency

When calling Catskills Hatzalah, clearly state your name, address and phone number

Do not hang up the telephone until instructed to do so by the dispatcher

When a call occurs inside a colony, an adult should be sent to the colony entrance to guide responding members

When an emergency occurs at night, the adult guide should bring a flashlight to the colony enterance - even on friday night