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Renters & Homeowners Assistance Centers

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Between July 17 – August 11, the Department of Finance will be providing one-on-one assistance for Senior Citizen Homeowner Exemption (SCHE), Disabled Homeowner Exemption (DHE), Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE), and Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) at walk-in centers in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx. Residents can sit down with DOF staff to get the help they need.  For more information, click here to see Brooklyn Walk-In Center flyer, call 212-291-HOME (4663) or continue reading this post. Read the rest of this entry »

Topics: Human Services Comm., Latest News

Beat the Heat at a Neighborhood Cooling Center

Posted on: July 21, 2017

Cooling Centers are open! All NYC residents experiencing discomfort due to heat are encouraged to visit a cooling center located in an air-conditioned public facility. To find the nearest cooling center, visit the NYC Cooling Center website at  Type your address into the search field on the upper-left corner of the map and then hit “Enter”; or zoom and pan the map to your neighborhood location. To search or view only accessible centers, click the “Accessible Only” button. Click here to learn more about ways to stay cool.

Topics: Human Services Comm., Latest News

Apply for a Paid Internship (Ages 17-24)

Posted on: July 12, 2017

This summer’s Young Adult Internship Program begins July 31 at three locations in Brooklyn and Jamaica. Young adults are encouraged to apply today! Youth must be 17-24 years old, out of school and unemployed, NYC residents, and eligible to work in the US – a diploma is not required.  Participants work 25 hours a week gaining job skills, life skills and work experience, earning up to $3,850 in 14 weeks! Click here to see YAIP program flyer! Open Houses will be held this month in Bed-Stuy, Bushwick & Jamaica. Keep reading below for Open House dates, times and locations. If you can’t make it to an Open House, please visit or email for more information. Read the rest of this entry »

Topics: Latest News, Youth Services Comm.

HEAP Cooling Assistance Benefits

Posted on: May 1, 2017

Image result for stay cool this summerIf you are eligible, you may receive a voucher for the purchase and installation of an air conditioner or a fan to help your home stay cool. Eligibility is based on income and home cooling needs. One air conditioner or fan, not to exceed $800 including installation, will be provided per applicant household. The HEAP Cooling Assistance benefit opened May 1, 2017. Questions regarding the HEAP program should be directed to your HEAP Local District Contact or the OTDA Hotline at 1-800-342-3009. Click here to visit HEAP website.

Topics: Human Services Comm., Latest News

Community Events & Information

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Click the links below to view flyers for FREE upcoming events and other community information.


- Free Parent Engagement Classes - July 10-Aug. 18, District 22 Schools

- Renters & Homeowners Walk-In Centers – July 17-Aug. 11, 210 Joralemon St.

- Movies Under The Stars - Wednesdays through Aug. 9, Borough Hall

- ID NYC Pop-Up Enrollment Site – July 24-Aug. 7, 2601 Ocean Pkwy.

- Brooklyn District Attorney Candidates Forum – July 24, 3304 Clarendon Rd.

- Brooklyn DA Immigration Forum – July 25, 331 Hawthorne St.

- NYC Food Waste Fair – July 25, 72 Noble St.

- Free Mammograms & Breast Exams – July 28, 9000 Shore Rd.

- Free Mammograms & Breast Exams – July 28, 794-814 Flatbush Ave.

- Health & Wellness Expo – July 28, 794-814 Flatbush Ave.

- Free Mammograms & Breast Exams – July 29, 1387 E. 37 St.

- Free Mammograms & Breast Exams – July 29, 245 23 St.

- NYPD National Night Out - Aug. 1, Parade Grounds

- Breastfeeding Fiesta – Aug. 3, Prospect Park Zoo

-4th Annual International Day of Friendship – Aug. 6, Borough Hall

- UPK Summer Reading Night - Aug. 8, 1401 Ave I

- Summer on Cortelyou – Aug. 19, Cortelyou Rd.

- Summer on Cortelyou – Aug. 26, Cortelyou Rd.


DOB Homeowner & Tenant Info Night - Every Tues, 4-7 PM, Borough Hall

- FREE LEGAL AID -  Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, Borough Hall
*Click Here to see schedules for types of legal assistance provided including Veterans’ Issues, Housing, Foreclosure, Domestic Violence & Family Law.

- SCORE NYC Small Business Mentoring- Mon-Thurs, Borough Hall

- Free SNAP Benefit Assistance – Every Tues/Wed @ 123 Linden Blvd.

- Job Postings: Are you looking for a job in the neighborhood or in NYC? See what’s new on CB14′s Jobs page.

- Workforce 1 Job Recruitment Events – Hiring for Jobs Every Day!

- Job Training Programs: CB14 lists hundreds of career training programs on our website from Medical to Construction, Tech to Green Industry jobs – and more!

- Brooklyn Public Library events – Ongoing, various locations

- Youth Scholarship & Internship postings!Youth Job Training Programs; Sports, Social & Health Services; Volunteer Opportunities and more!

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Topics: Community Events, Latest News