Upcoming Events and New Educational Resources for the 9/11 Community

The Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) recently launched a new page on its website to share information and resources to aid the 9/11 community. The web page includes information on the following:

  • Upcoming Events. The VCF attends community events throughout the year in support of increasing awareness and education of the Fund, how it works, and who can apply. The next event is the Manhattan Borough President’s Town Hall Meeting with 9/11 Environmental Action on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, 6:30pm – 8pm.
  • Outreach Materials. Organizations who would like to provide members with general information about the VCF can share these resources:

VCF Info Sheet – a general overview of the program, who can apply, and how to apply.

VCF Fact vs Myth – a great resource that dispels common myths about the VCF.

Claim Filing Deadlines – a detailed guide on the registration deadlines for various victim scenarios.

VCF Overview – a presentation for individuals who are filing a claim with the VCF or for those who are interested in how the VCF operates.

Additional material is available on the  Forms and Resources page, or the FAQ page on the VCF website.

Organizations can request that a VCF Representative attend a meeting by contacting the VCF Helpline at 1-855-885-1555.

  • 9/11 Resources. The VCF works with several other 9/11-related organizations to support victims and claimants affected by the events of September 11th. These organizations include:

9/11 Environmental Action

9/11 Health Watch

FealGood Foundation

Voices of September 11th

WTC Health Program

The deadline for filing a Victim Compensation Fund claim is December 18, 2020. You can learn more about the VCFwhat is covered and requirements for making a claim on Sullivan Papain Block McManus Coffinas & Cannavo’s website. If you need assistance with submitting your claim, reach out to us at (800) 962-9954 and via our contact page.

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