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Survivors Steering Committee

Survivors Steering Committee

The WTC Environmental Health Center works closely with a special WTC Survivors Steering Committee to ensure its responsiveness to the needs of the people affected by the health impact of 9/11. Members include representatives of community-based organizations, advocacy organizations, and labor groups that serve this population, as well as individuals and WTC EHC patients who were exposed to environmental contaminants released as a result of the attack on the WTC. Currently, there are more than 19 members, including the organizations listed below.

It is the goal of the WTC Survivors Steering Committee to draw on the expertise and experiences of its members to advise the WTC Environmental Health Center on providing comprehensive, quality medical care at no cost to affected persons. The organization also furthers widespread dialogue and investigation into the health impacts of 9/11.

Community and Labor Organizations Represented

105 Duane Street Manhattan Community Board 1
125 Cedar Street Manhattan Community Board 2
9/11 Environmental Action Manhattan Community Board 3
Beyond Ground Zero New York State Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO, Division 199
Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, District 1 NYCOSH
Concerned Stuyvesant Community Organization of Staff Analysts
DC37 StuyHealth
Esther Regelson (individual)
Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES) Southbridge Towers Residents Coalition
Esther Regelson (individual) World Trade Center Residents Coalition
Independence Plaza North Tenants Association


For eligibility and enrollment of people new to the program,
call toll free 1-888-WTC-HP4U (1-888-982-4748) or visit