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Apr 23, 2003

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz's office printed this resource of information and telephone numbers for Brooklyn Residents. It is worth finding and posting somewhere in your home. It might come in handy during emergency situations.

Brooklyn Borough Hall

209 Joralemon Street & Court Street Brooklyn New York 11201 718-802-3900

Subway Services: 1,2,4,5 to Borough Hall; A, C, F to Jay Street Borough Hall; M, N, R to Court Street

Bus Services: B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B51, B52, B54, B61, B65, B67, B75

For information regarding trains and buses in your area please visit http://www.mta.nyc.us

The New Brooklyn Social Security Card Center

1. The Social Security Administration has established a Social Security Card Center in Brooklyn, NY. It is located at 10 Metrotech Center (625 Fulton Street) in downtown Brooklyn.

2. The center is the only location where residents of Brooklyn, both U.S. citizens and noncitizens, can apply for an original Social Security Number or for a replacement card.

3. The Brooklyn Social Security Card Center will process only Social Security card applications.

4. For all other Social Security services, such as retirement, disability or survivor's benefits and Supplemental Security Income, Brooklyn residents should visit their local Social Security office, call 1-800-772-1213 or visit online http://www.ssa.gov


Brooklyn Borough Presidents Action Center
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Complaint Hotline: (718) 802-3777
Information Hotline: (718) 802-3875
Fax: (718) 802-3881

Action Center Manager
Sandra Chapman
schapman@brooklynbp.org

Community Assistance Specialist
Tonya M. Hill
thill@brooklynbp.org

Community Assistance Specialist
Maritza Luyando
mluyando@brooklynbp.org

City Services>
Crime>

Health>
AIDS (Brooklyn AIDS Task Force) 718/783/0883

Alcoholics Anonymous 212/647-1680

Animal Bites 212/647-1680

Birth Certificates Information 212/788-4520

Day Care(Health Dept.DCare Bur. 212/676-2444

Death Certificate Information 718/291-1900

Elder Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC)
800/332-3742

Flu Vaccine 212/788-4520

Food Stamps Information 718/291-1900

Brooklyn HealthLink.org
1866-LINK123
Member Hospitals of Brooklyn Health Link:

1 New York Methodist Hospital
506 6th Street
Phone: 718-780-3000
Web: http://www.nym.org

2 Interfaith Medical Center
555 Prospect Place
Phone: 718-935-7200
Web: http://www.interfaithmedical.com

3 Coney Island Hospital
2601 Ocean Parkway
Phone: 718-616-3000
Web: http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/hhc/html/coneyislandhtml


4 Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
374 Stockholm Street
Phone: 718-963-7272
Web: http://www.wyckoffhospital.org

5 Kings County Hospital
451 Clarkson Avenue
Phone: 718-245-3131
Web: http://www.nyc.gov/kings


6 Lutheran Medical Center
150 55th Street
Phone: 718-630-7000
Web: http://www.lutheranmedicalcenter.com


7 Woodhull Medical Center
760 Broadway
Phone: 718-963-8000
Web: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/html/woodhull.html


8 Victory Memorial Hospital
699 92nd Street
Phone: 718-567-1234
Web: http://www.vmhny.org


9 Beth Israel Kings Highway Division
3201 Kings Highway
Phone: 718-252-3000
Web: http://www.wehealny.org/patients/bimc_directions3.html


10 Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks Street
Phone: 718-780-1000
Web: http://www.wehealny.org/patients/lich_description.html


11 Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
1 Brookdale Plaza
Phone: 718-240-5000
Web: http://www.brookdalehospital.org/


12 SUNY Downstate Medical Center
445 Lenox Road
Phone: 1-888-270-SUNY
Web: http://www.downstate.edu/


13 Brooklyn Hospital Center
121 DeKalb Avenue
Phone: 718-250-8000
Web: http://www.tbh.org/


14 New York Community Hospital
2525 Kings Highway
Phone: 718-692-5300
Web: nych.asp


ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE/SUPPORT PROGRAM 1800-877-8077


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
HERE IS A LIST OF BROOKLYN ORGANIZATIONS THAT NEED YOUR HELP!

Cultural Organizations

Brooklyn Museum of Art
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238
Contact: Kevin Cooper
718-638-5000 x 411

Brooklyn Public Library
Visit your local branch
Call - 718-230-2406
www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org

The Society for the Preservation of
Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History
P.O. Box 130-120
St. John’s Station
Brooklyn, New York 11213
Contact: Pamela Green
718-623-0600

Brooklyn Arts Council
195 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Contact: Ella Weiss, President
718-625-0080

Elders Share the Arts
138 S.Oxford Street
Brooklyn, New York 11217
Contact: Susan Perlstein
718-398-3870

Ryan Repertory Company
Harry Warren Theater
2445 Bath Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11214-5327
Contact: Barbara Parisi
718-996-4800

Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
1 Hanson Place, Suite 1806
Brooklyn, New York 11243
Contact: Catherine Cahill
718-622-5599

MoCADA
(Museum of Contemporary African Diasporian Arts)
281 Stuyvesant Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11221
Contact: Crystal Hudson
718-602-4041

Brooklyn Children’s Museum
145 Brooklyn Avenue
Brooklyn, New York
Contact: Keith Stubblefield
718-735-4400 x 165

Brooklyn Center Performing Arts
at Brooklyn College (BCBC)
Julie Pareles
P.O. Box 100163
Brooklyn, New York 11210
Contact: Denis Duerin
718-951-4600 x 33

Arts at St. Ann’s
70 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Contact: Zannah Mass
718-834-8794 x 13
Needs: ushers, brochure distribution, and office administration)

651 Arts
651 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11217
Contact: Judy Stevens
718-636-4181 x 2528

Dance Wave
72 7th Avenue - #3R
Brooklyn, N.Y 11217
Contact: Nicole Scheller
718-522-4696
Volunteers for last 2 weeks of August to pass snacks to children in classes and walk them between 2 sites of classes.

Brookyn Botanic Gardem
1000 Washington Ave.
Brooklyn NY 11225
Contact: Louis Cesario
718-623-7261

The New York Aquarium
Surf Ave. And West 8th. St.
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Contact: Susan Ruocco (general volunteers)
718-265-3450
Dick Blankfein (must be certified divers)
718-265-2738


Land Use and Parks


Prospect Park Alliance
95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-965-8960

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club
Contact: Owen Foote 718-243-0849
www.waterfrontmuseum.org/dredges
Needs: carpenters, plumbers and general construction

Brooklyn Bridge Park Coalition
334 Furman Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: Sharon Soons or Daniel Gritzer
718-802-0603
Needs: computer/data entry skills, gardeners & researchers.


Housing


Habitat for Humanity
Contact: Roland Lewis, Director
718-246-5656 x 304
Needs: administrative/clerical help for their office and skilled carpenters & other construction trades people.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Contact: Lisa Nicole Grist
718-686-7946 x 11
Needs: data entry, preparing materials for classes & mailings, outside field survey work.

Fifth Avenue Committee
Contact: Brad Lander
718-857-2990 x 6
Needs: fundraiser, event planning, newsletter writing, coordinating committees.

Brooklyn Tenants Council
Brooklyn Housing & Family Services
Contact: Jerry O’Shea
718-435-7585
Needs: clerical assistance

Legal Services


Brooklyn Legal Services
105 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: Chip Gray
718-237-5500
Needs: attorneys, paralegals & law students

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A
260 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Contact: Martin Needleman
718-782-6195 ext. 322
Needs: attorneys, paralegals & law students

Brooklyn Bar Association
Volunteers Lawyers Project
123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: Ken Jockers
Needs: attorneys, paralegals & law students

Social and Community Services


American Red Cross of Greater New York
100 Pineapple Walk
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Contact: Jonathan Gabriel
718-330-9200

God’s Love We Deliver
166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
Contact: Pam Priemer
212-294-8104

Diana Jones Senior Center
741 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11206
Contact: Narcisa Ruiz, Director
718-782-3601

Atlantic Senior Center
70 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11207
Contact: Rose-Marie Vega, Asst. Director
718-345-7994

Albany Senior Center
196 Albany Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11213
Contact: Vikki Russell, Director
718-773-3722

Park Slope Project Reach Youth
199 14th Street
Brooklyn, New York
Contact: Kara Tuzzolino
718-768-0778

Fort Greene Senior Center
966 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, New York 11238
Contact: Joan Eastmond
718-638-6910

Sunset Park Senior Citizen Center
4520 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11220
Contact: Maria Cardona
718-492-9370

United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg (UJO)
32 Penn St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Contact: Beth Lieberman
Housing Coordinator
718-643-9700 x 238
Needs: Inventory, photographing stock, taking internal census of community and basic field research.

CAMBA
1720 Church Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Contact: Joanne Oplustil
718-287-2600

Christopher C. Blenman Senior Center
720 East New York Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203
Contact: Claudette Macey
718-773-7400

United Senior Citizen of Sunset Park
475 53rd. Street
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Contact: Grisel Amador
718-439-8646
Kitchen helper & Center Aid

Northside Senior Center
179 North 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Contact: Agnes Halarewicz
718-387-2316
Kitchen & Meals on wheels program

Swinging 60’s Senior Center
211 Ainslie St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Contact: Ms. Tarantino
718-963-3793
Teach computers classes, Exercise & Art teachers

Senior Citizen League of Flatbush
550 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Contact: Ms. Lenore Freidman
718-438-7771
Clerical, Custodial, Kitchen Aide

Jewish Association Services for the Aged
3161 Brighton 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Contact: Terrance Cunningham
718-769-7455
Needs: Food service & clean up

Heights & Hill Community Council
160 Montague St., 3rd. Fl.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: Elena Golan
718-260-9197
Meals-on-heels delivery &
Friendly visitors

Bergen Beach Youth Organization
Bergen Ave. & Ave. W
Sports Complex
Contact: Marietta
718-531-6600 x 15
Clerical & Maintenance

Pratt Area Community Council (PACC)
1224 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Contact: Seble Terake
718-783-3549 x 14

North Flatbush BID
346 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
718-783-1685
Contact: Rick Russo
Executive Director

Grand Street BID
672 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Contact: Rick Russo
718-549-5152

Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP)
472 Myrtle Ave., 2nd Flr
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Contact: Jennifer Gerend
Executive Director
718-230-1689

Bensonhurst Senior Assistance Center (BSAC)
1867 Beth Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11214
Contact: Cathy Palermo
718-236-3205
Volunteer receptionist – Office works

JASA Senior Center
1540 Van Siclen Ave.
Brooklyn NY 11239
Contact: Rita Safyan
718-642-1010 / 718-277-3843
Dance teacher & assist with current events

Raices Times Plaza Senior Center
460 Atlantic 1st
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Rosata Willis
718-694-0895
Food service & Clerical work
Assist with recreation & trips – Help with creative writing & sewing.

Harama Senior Center
2216 Avenue X
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Contact: Valerie Roth
718-646-7558
Needs: Receptionist/Clerical and assistance with recreation


Economic Development


East Williamsburg Valley Industrial Development Corporation
11 Catherine Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211
Contact: Jose Leon, Exec. Director
718-388-7287

Brighton Beach BID
1002 Brighton Beach Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11235
Contact: Yelena Makhnin, Exe. Dir.
718-934-1908

Graham Avenue BID
80 Graham Avenue, 2A
Brooklyn, New York 11206
Contact: Ed Vaquero, Exe. Director
718-387-6643

Midwood Development Corporation
1416 Avenue M
Brooklyn New York 11230
718-376-0999 – or –
2394 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn New York 11210
Contact: Faye Shnyder, Office Manager
718-859-3011

Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation
Contact: Bill Shockney,
Executive Director
269 37th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11232
718-965-3100




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