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Free School Supply Events

Posted on: August 2, 2017

The first day of school in NYC is September 7th, 2017! Does your student need school supplies? Do you have school supplies you want to donate to a family in need? Read the post below to learn about free events where you can pick up or drop off brand-new backpacks, notebooks, pencils, paper, crayons and all the other supplies that your student will need to succeed this school year – plus enjoy fun, family activities & celebrate the start of the new school year with your community!  Read the rest of this entry »

Topics: Education, 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 maps.nyc.gov/oem/cc/.  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

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.

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

- Seniors By The Sea event- Aug. 11, Kingsborough College

- Amazing Midwood Movie & Family Fun Night - Aug. 13, Ave M

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

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

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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