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This Neighborhood-based resource list helps people to access emergency food, earned income tax credit, eviction prevention, immigration assistance, childcare, legal aid, housing, summer camps, education, jobs, and other services that they might need for their families.
Food
Emergency Services
Public Assistance
Legal Services
Immigration
Youth/Family
Income
Employment
Housing
Safety
Food
  • Emergency Food Packages. Contact: Catholic Charities Community Service, (718) 401-9064, at 1527 Jesup Avenue
  • Food pantry. Contact: Alianza Mosaic Beacon School, (718) 590-0101, at 1257 Ogden Avenue
    www.alianzadom.org
Emergency Services
  • Homeless Services. Contact: Citizens Advice Bureau, (718) 402-2244, at 890 Garrison Avenue
    www.cabny.org
Public Assistance
  • Food stamps, public assistance, Medicaid. Contact: The Community Service Society’s Public Benefits Resource Center, (212) 614-5497, 105 East 22nd Street, Conference Room 4A, New York, NY 10010
Legal Services
  • Legal counseling, advice, advocacy, and representation. Contact: Legal Services NY-Bronx, (718) 928-2990, at 369 East 148th Street
    www.lsny.org
  • Legal services for parent representation and criminal defense. Contact: The Bronx Defenders, (718) 838-7878, at 860 Courtlandt Avenue
    www.bronxdefenders.org
  • Legal services for low income folks seeking a lawyer or information on the legal system of New York State
    www.lawhelp.org
Immigration
  • Immigrant Government Benefits. Contact: Legal Aid Society, (212) 440-4300, at 199 Water St., 3rd Floor, NY, NY 10038
  • Immigration and Citizenship. Contact: Citizens Advice Bureau, (718) 731-3114, 2070 Grand Concourse
    www.cabny.org
Youth / Family
  • Child Protection. Contact: NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), (718) 933-1212 (Bronx Field Office) or 1-800-342-7472 (Parent Helpline) or (212) 341-3060 (Neighborhood-Based Service)
  • Education and career counseling program for youth and adults interested in attending college. Contact: College Access Center-New Settlement Apartments, (718) 294-3870, 1563 Walton Avenue
  • Summer Day Camp. Contact: Hudson River Explorers Camp-New Settlement Apartments, (718) 716-8000, ext.128, 1512 Townsend Avenue.
  • Advocacy and Education for parents’ rights in child welfare system. Contact: Child Welfare Organizing Project (CWOP), (718) 293-4352, ext 28, 979 Ogden Avenue (at 164th Street)
    www.cwop.org
  • Youth development and family support services. Contact: Alianza Dominicana, (718) 590-0101, 1257 Ogden Avenue
    www.alianzadom.org
  • Family crisis counseling to prevent child abuse. Contact: Diversion Services: Citizens Advice Bureau, (718) 293-0727, ext. 174, 1130 Grand Concourse
    www.cabny.org
  • Head Start Pre-School Program for children. Contact: Mid-Bronx Council, (718) 590-7014, 1125 Grand Concourse
  • Parent support services. Contact: Woodycrest Center for Human Development at PS 126, (718) 538-4708, 175 West 166th Street, room 113
Income
  • Free income tax assistance. Contact: ACORN, (718) 246-7900, at 597 East 139 Street
    www.acorn.org
Employment
  • Job readiness and employment training. Contact: Citizens Advice Bureau, (718) 993-8880, at 391 East 149 Street
    www.cabny.org
  • Career Resource Center. Contact: Mid-Bronx Council, (718) 410-6735, 1125 Grand Concourse.
Housing
  • Eviction Prevention. Contact: Citizens Advice Bureau, (718) 293-0727, ext. 145, 1130 Grand Concourse
    www.cabny.org
  • Home Owner Advice, Tenant Organizing. Contact: ACORN, (718) 246-8080, at 597 East 139 Street
    www.acorn.org
  • Housing Advocacy. Contact: Community Action for Safe Apartments (CASA)- New Settlement Apartments, (718) 716-8000, ext. 125, at 1512 Townsend Avenue.
  • Parent, tenant and block organizing to improve education, housing and other neighborhood issues. Contact: NWBCCC, (718) 584-0515, at 103 East 196 Street.
Safety
  • Community Affairs of NYPD, 44th Precinct (Highbridge Section), (718) 590-5524. Lin k to 44th Precinct: Link to 44th Precinct
  
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