If you were a responder to the WTC attack on 9/11/2001, please have a look at the ways that you may benefit from our program.
About the Program
The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program offers high-quality, compassionate care to those directly affected by the September 11th terrorist attacks in New York, the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Please see below for general information and background about our Program.
Who We Serve
The WTC Health Program is dedicated to helping those who were there in the days and months following September 11th. We determine eligibility for the Program based on what members did following 9/11, where they were, and how long they there. There are four categories of members.
FDNY Responder – a member of the Fire Department of New York City
General Responder – a worker or volunteer who provided rescue, recovery, demolition, debris removal, and related support services
NYC Survivor– a person who was present as a result of their work; residence; or attendance at school, child care, or adult day care.
Pentagon/Shanksville, PA Responder– emergency responders, recovery and cleanup workers, and volunteers who at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA or on the Flight 93 crash near Shanksville, PA.
What We Cover
The WTC Health Program is not an insurance program. It is only intended to provide monitoring and treatment services for certified 9/11-related health conditions. For a complete list of conditions, please visit www.cdc.gov/wtc/conditions
How To Apply
For more information on how to apply, please visit www.cdc.gov/wtc or call 1-888-982-4748.
WTC Rutgers Clinical Center of Excellence
“Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (RBHS) was awarded a contract by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to provide monitoring and treatment services to the responders of the 9/11 WTC terrorist attacks. The WTC Rutgers CCE is housed within the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) Clinical Center at RBHS.
If you have selected us as your preferred CCE, you can expect to receive your annual monitoring exam and treatment services at our facility.
If it has been more than one year since your last monitoring exam OR you have never had a monitoring exam, please, contact us at (848) 445-0123 option 1 then 4 to schedule your appointment”
For more information about current news and activities at the Rutgers WTC CCE, check out our Fall 2020 Newsletter and visit our Facebook page.
WTC CCE Rutgers is looking for qualified psychiatrists and psychotherapy providers in community practices across New Jersey to provide counseling and psychiatric services to the responders of the WTC attack. Successful candidates should have a passion for working with men and women in uniformed services and at least four years of treating individuals who have a diagnosis of PTSD in addition to Major Depressive, Panic, and Generalized Anxiety Disorders. We offer highly competitive reimbursement rates, which are reliably and promptly handled by the World Trade Center Health Program. For more information, please contact our mental health outreach coordinator, Jennifer Gilman, at (848) 445-0196.