To apply to the World Trade Center Health Program, you must fill out an Application Form and send it to the Program along with the required documents.
There are four eligibility categories. Pick the category that best describes what you did during the 9/11 disasters. A description of each category is below:
After determining your eligibility, click below for examples of the required documents that support your application:
You can apply to the Program by either using our online system or by downloading the form below that best describes what you did on 9/11. You should only apply once either using the online system or by submitting the completed application below:
If you use one of the above forms, follow the directions on the form. You can download the form and complete it electronically or you can print it and complete it manually. If you complete the form electronically, you will need to print the form and sign and date it before sending your application. If you have any questions, call us toll free at 1-888-982-4748 (1-888-WTC-HP4U).
You may submit your required supporting documentation through the website or send it through the mail or fax.
You need to send the signed application form and copies of your supporting documents (or your report on why you couldn't get the documents).
If you have any questions, call us toll free at 1-888-982-4748 (1-888-WTC-HP4U).
WTC Health Program
P.O. Box 7000
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Or you may send your application and copies of your documents by fax to:
We will start processing your application as soon as we receive it. If we have questions, we will call, email, or write to you.
We will send you a letter by postal mail telling you if you have been accepted. If you are not accepted, the letter will explain how you can appeal that decision.
If you have questions, call toll-free, 1-888-982-4748 (1-888-WTC-HP4U) or e-mail us at WTC@cdc.gov.
If you have questions about the application process or about your individual application, please contact us at 1-888-982-4748 (1-888-WTC-HP4U) or by email at WTC@cdc.gov.
WTC Health Program—Notice of Privacy Practices — This notice describes how medical information about WTC Health Program members may be used and disclosed and how WTC Health Program members can get access to this information. The effective date for this notice is Monday, September 30, 2013.