The High School for Construction Trades, Engineering and Architecture


Kimberly Seaton

Parent Coordinator

Phone: 718-846-6280 (Ext. 1576)

PTA President: Vicky Sepulveda | PTA Treasurer: Sonia Campisi

Department Of Education (official site)

Visit the parent portal to access information about instructional programs, enrollment procedures, DOE rules and regulations, health and support services, as well as news and other resources.

Assistance with funeral expenses

  • HRA -
  • Cash assistance
  • No time limit on applications
  • Applications may be submitted online (preferable) or faxed. (HRA staff are in the office Wednesdays only).
  • Families will be contacted by a caseworker
  • Applications for undocumented persons will be accepted
CTEA Parent Letter.pdf

Please checkout the resources below made available to help your family and community during this crisis.

The New York State Youth Leadership Council is compiling this live document of resources in NYC around COVID19 support efforts. We are prioritizing resources open to undocumented people. DM us on social media @ nysylc or email us to add resources.


Mental Health Support


Invisible Hands Delivery Service

Food Bank NYC

Food hub is tracking what places are giving away free food and delivery

● Manhattan Free vegan lunches will be available between 12pm-2pm at Honeybee’s & Mother of Pearl -

95 Avenue A, New York, NY

● Manhattan Free vegan lunches will be available between 12pm-2pm Avant Garden - 130 E 7th Street, New York, NY

● Manhattan Free vegan lunches will be available between 12pm-2pm Ladybird & Night Music - 111 E

7th Street, New York, NY

● Queens Farine Baking Company 74-24 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights, Queens

Farine Baking Company in Jackson Heights is providing food for people in need, financially challenged, or just hungry and can’t afford to purchase. Free Kids Menu: kids burger, hot dogs, mac & cheese, chicken fingers, small mixed salad.

Queens New Immigrant Community Empowerment gives food to day laborers


Catholic Charities Rusty Staub Mobile Food Pantry at Highbridge Community Life Center 1527 Jesup Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452 (212) 371-1011

        • Mobile Food Pantry Hours: Fridays, 10:00am-2:30pm

Door of Salvation Ministries 460 E 134th Street, Bronx, NY 10454 (718) 993-5532

        • Pantry Hours: Monday - Friday, 2:00pm-5:00pm

Highbridge Advisory Council 880 River Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452 (718) 992-8539

        • Pantry Hours: Monday - Friday, 2:00pm-5:00pm

Missionaries of Charity 335 E 145th Street, Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 292-0019

        • Pantry Hours: Shelter | Soup Kitchen, 9:30am

Missionary Church of Christ 937 Teller Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 588-4545

        • Pantry Hours: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month: 9:00am-11:00am

Salvation Army — Bronx Citadel 425 E. 159th Street, Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 665-8472

        • Pantry Hours: Tuesday, 10:00am (120 person limit)
        • Soup Kitchen: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 1:00pm-2:00pm
        • To receive food, individuals must reside in: 10451, 10452, 10454, 10455, 10459, 10465, 10472, 10473, and 10474.

St. Crispin’s Food Pantry 420 E 156th Street, Bronx, NY 10455 (718) 665-2441

        • Pantry Hours: Mondays starting 10:00am


Effective Monday, March 16th at 5 pm housing court is pretty much closed as evictions and hearings are all suspended indefinitely. You can still access the court for illegal lockouts, housing code violations and repair orders.

● Met Council on Housing Hotline 212-979-0611

● Housing Court Answers’ Hotline 212-962-4795

● Hotline for tenants: 212-979-0611


Bills Assistance

Message from ConEdison:

During this incredibly challenging time, we know you’re counting on your power. We are not expecting any interruptions of your service because of the coronavirus (Covid-19). Please know you will not lose your power now because you’re having trouble making payments.

○ Your service will not be shut off for non-payment.

○ Waiving new late-payment fees.

○ Suspending no-access fees if we can’t read your meter.

○ No fees for making payments with credit cards or debit cards.

○ Suspending fees for refusing smart meter installations

Most customers can arrange for payment extensions and agreements online through My Account.



SchoolFood is committed to the highest standards of nutrition while offering NYC students fresh, appetizing, and delicious breakfast and lunch meals.

Qualify for Free Meals & Support School Funding!



Pupil Transportation

The mission of the Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT) is to ensure that all eligible New York City students receive safe, clean and reliable transportation to and from school.

OPT School Transportation Information

View your school's session times, yellow bus and MetroCard information