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Healthcare Open Enrollment through Feb. 15th

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The Affordable Healthcare Act’s Open Enrollment period extends through February 15, 2015. For health insurance coverage in 2015, you must enroll by this date. Call 3-1-1 or text “CoveredNYC” or “SeguroNYC” to 877877 to find in-person assistance. Visit the New York State Insurance Exchange website at for information on how to enroll or to make an appointment with a healthcare Navigator, a trained professional who can assist with every step of the application process. You can contact the New York State of Health via the helpline at 1.855.355.5777. Keep reading below for links to several local organizations providing Navigator services.

Community District 14 ACA Navigators
*Please call the Community Board 14 District Office at 718-859-6357 if your organization provides ACA Navigator services and you would like to be listed here.

Council of People’s Organization (COPO)
Address: 1081 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230
Phone: (718) 434-3266

Brooklyn Alliance Navigator Sessions
sponsored by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

:  718-875-9300
* The Brooklyn Alliance Sessions feature professionally-trained healthcare navigators on-hand on specific days per week at each of the following Brooklyn Public Library locations. For more information, contact the library branch at the number provided or contact the Chamber of Commerce at 718-875-9300.

East Flatbush Library
9612 Church Avenue at Rockaway Parkway
Languages spoken: English, Hatian Creole, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Spanish
Tuesday: 1:00pm-8:00pm by appointment only(English & Hatian Creole), Third Saturday: 11:00am-4:00pm (English & Spanish), Fourth Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm (English)

Flatbush Library
22 Linden Boulevard at Flatbush Avenue
Languages spoken: English, Haitian Creole, Spanish
Tuesday: 1:00pm-8:00pm by appointment only(English & Hatian Creole), Third Saturday: 11:00am-4:00pm (English & Spanish), Fourth Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm (English)

Greenpoint Library
107 Norman Avenue at Leonard Street
Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Thursday: 1:00pm-8:00pm by appointment only (English, Mandarin, Cantonese)

Kings Highway Library
2115 Ocean Avenue (near Kings Highway)
Languages spoken: English, Russian
Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 10:00am-6:00pm, Tuesday: 12:00pm-7:00pm, First Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm by appointment only(English, Russian)

Mapleton Library
1702 60th Street
Languages spoken: English
Monday: 10:00am – 6:00pm and Tuesday: 1pm-8pm by appointment only (English) 

Marcy Library
617 DeKalb Avenue
Languages spoken: English
Wednesday: 10:00am-6:00pm by appointment only (English)

Sunset Park Library
5108 4th Avenue
Languages spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Spanish
Tuesday: 1:00pm-8:00pm by appointment only(English, Cantonese & Mandarin), Wednesday: 10:00am-6:00pm and Thursday: 1:00pm-8:00pm by appointment only (English & Spanish) 2nd Saturday:  10:00am-3:00pm by appointment only(English, Mandarin, Cantonese)

The Brooklyn Alliance, the not-for-profit affiliate of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer the In-Person Assistance and Navigator programs under the NYS State of Health program, in partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library, and through the generous support of the NYS Department of Health. Learn more about the partnership on the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce site.  To find other Navigator organizations and In-Person Assistors, visit the New York State of Health website’s Navigator/Broker search.

The Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons at Central Library also hosts Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, which offers drop-in, in-person assistance on Thursdays, 5-8PM.

Topics: Health