A Tenant's Guide To Housing Court

Part 5 -- Community Organizations and Legal Services/Legal Aid Programs

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Community Organizations

Bronx

Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association
965 Longwood Avenue, Rm. 313
Bronx, New York 10459
(212) 328-1064

Citizens Advice Bureau
2050 Grand Concourse
Bronx, New York 10457
(212) 731-0720

East-West Eviction Prevention Center
322 East 149th St. Room 709
Bronx, New York 10451
(212) 292-1611
Serves Whole Borough

Neighborhood Association for Intercultural Affairs (NAICA)
881 Gerard Avenue
(212) 538-3344
Serves Zip Code 10452

N.Y.C. Commission on Human Rights
Neighborhood Stabilization Program
Bronx-Tech Assistance Unit
4104 White Plains Road
Bronx, New York 10466
(212) 798-3542
Serves Whole Borough

Tremont Community Council
1948 Washington Avenue
Bronx, New York 10457
(212) 583-7820
Serves Zip Code 10457

Bronx Heights Community Corp.
99 Featherbed Lane
Bronx, New York 10453
(212) 731-0737/0688

East Bronx Neighborhood Stabilization Program
1967 Turnball Avenue, 2nd Floor
Bronx, New York 10473
(212) 430-0140
Serves East Bronx

Longwood Historic District Community Association
965 Longwood Avenue, #214
Bronx, New York 10459
(212) 328-4500
Serves Whole Borough

Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition
2751 Grand Concourse
Bronx, New York 10468
(212) 933-3101
Serves Cross Bronx Expressway
To Weschester Line; Bronx River
To Harlem River

South Bronx Action Group
384 East 149th Street
Bronx, New York 10455
(212) 993-5869
M-F, 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

West Bronx Housing and Neighborhood Resource Center
2641 Grand Concourse
Bronx, New York 10468
(212) 365-7400
Serves Community Board #7

Brooklyn

Amersforst-Flatland Dev. Corp.
2076 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11234
(718) 253-1117

Bay Ridge Branch of Met Council on Housing
Bethlehem Lutheran Church School
415 Ovington Avenue (near 4th Ave.)
Brooklyn, New York 11209
Meets First Saturday Of The Month 10:00 A.M.

Bensonhurst Tenants Council
1708 W. 10th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11223
(718) 372-2413
Adjacent To W. Kings Highway
M-T-W-F 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Thurs. 2:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
(Fri. By Appointment Only)

Bushwick Information Services and Action Committee
1405 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11207
(718) 453-5747
Serves Bushwick M-F, 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Catholic Charities
191 Joralemon Street, 2d Fl.
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Crown Heights Service Center, Inc.
Gwendolyn Harmon, Exec. Dir.
786 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11216
(718) 774-6200
Serves Community BoardS 8 and 9

Astella Development Corp.
1520 Mermaid Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11224
(718) 266-4653
Serves Coney Island

Bay Ridge Nutrition andHome Care Program
411 Ovington Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11209
Open Monday - Friday
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Call First (718) 748-0650

Brooklyn Neighborhood Improvement Association
648 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11238
(718) 622-6026
Serves Zip Codes 11238
English Only
9:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M. M-W-F
9:00 A.M.- 7:00 P.M. TU & TH

Carroll Gardens Association, Inc.
356 Van Brunt Street
Brooklyn, New York 11231
(718) 858-0627, 858-0557
M-F, 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Central Brooklyn Branch of Met Council
on Corner Carroll St. & Rogers Avenue
in Church (entrance on Carroll Street)
Meets Thursdays at 7:00 P.M.

Cypress Hill Local Development Corporation
3152 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, New York 11208
(718) 647-8100

Erasmus Neighborhood Federation
814 Rogers Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11226
(718) 462-7700
Serves Zip Code 11226
M-F 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
By Appointment Only

Flatbush Branch of Met Council
Flatbush Church of the Redeemer
East 23rd St. & Foster Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11226
Meets Wednesdays AT 7:00 P.M.

Flatbush East Community Development Corp.
1814 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11220
(718) 469-0400
English Only
Serves Zip Codes 11203, 11210 & 11226
M-F 9:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.

Good Shephard Services
441 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11215
(718) 788-0666
Brooklyn Only Call For
Appointment With Housing
Specialist

Haitian Task Force in Housing
575 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11225
(718) 693-7777
Serves New York City

Mutual Housing Association of New York
845 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11226
(212) 870-2135

East New York Development Corp.
2644 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11207
(718) 485-1500
Serves Zip Code 11207

Fifth Avenue Committee
Park Slope Neighborhood Family Ctr.
199 Fourteenth Street-3d F1.
Brooklyn, New York 11215
(718) 965-2777
English & Spanish;

Flatbush Development Corp.
1418 Cortelyou Road
Brooklyn, New York 11226
(718) 469-8990
By Appointment Only
Serves Zip Codes 11210,
11218, 11226, 11230

Flatbush Tenants Council, Inc.
1604 Newkirk Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11226
(718) 788-0666

Greater Sheepshead Bay Development Corporation
2930 Avenue X
Brooklyn, New York 11235
(718) 332-0582

Los Sures
213 South 4th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211
Serves Zip Code 11211;
South Side Of Williamsburg

Northside/Cypress Hills Neighborhood Stabilization Program
3442 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, New York 11208
(718) 827-7000

N.Y.C. Commision on Human Rights
Neighborhood Stabilization Program
Brooklyn-Tech Assistance Unit
1368 Fulton Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11216
(718) 230-3600
Serves Whole Borough

Parkway Stuyvesant Community and Housing Council
77 New York Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11215
(718) 455-1881

Peoples Firehouse
113 Berry Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211
(718) 388-4696
Serves Zip Codes 11211 & 11222;
By Appointment Only
Mon-Fri. 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Prospect/Lefferts Gardens Neighborhood Association
575 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11225
(718) 693-7777
Serves Zip Codes 11255 &
11226; WALK-IN

St. Nicholas Neighborhood Preservation Corp.
11-29 Catherine Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211
(718) 388-5454
Serves Zip Code 11211
By Appointment Only;
Mon. Fri., 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Sunset Park Redevelopment Committee
5101 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11220
(718) 492-8580
Covers Sunset Park - Call First

Oceanhill Brownsville TA
319 Rockaway Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11233
(718) 498-2700

People Alliance Community Organization, Inc.
383 Hawthorne
Brooklyn, New York 11225
(718) 953-3844

Pratt Area Community Council
201 DeKalb Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11205
(718) 522-2613
Serves Zip Codes 11205,
11217 & 11238

Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Center
207 Wyckoff Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11227
(718) 366-3800

Sunset Park Neighborhood
Stabilization Program
4201 Fourth Avenue, 2nd F1.
Brooklyn, New York 11232
(718) 853-8400

Manhattan

Action for Progress, Inc.
189 Allen Street
New York, New York 10002
(212) 677-5377
Serves Zip Code 10002
Mon.- Fri., 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Chelsea Coalition on Housing
322 West 17th Street (basement)
(212) 243-0544
Serves Tenants From 14th To 30th Sts.
On The West Side (Open On Thurs. From 7:30 P.M.)

Clinton Preservation, LDC
759 10th Avenue, 3rd F1.
New York, New York 10019
(212) 757-6830

Consumer Farmer Foundation
121 Sixth Avenue
New York, New York 10013
(212) 431-9700

Ecumenical Community
Development Organization
475 Riverside Drive, #246
New York, New York 10015
(212) 870-2135

Harlem Restoration Project Inc.
461 West 125th Street
New York, New York 10027
(212) 662-8186
Serves Zip Codes 10026,
10027 & 10031

Housing Committee of RENA
(Riverside Edgecombe Neighborhood Association)
544 West 157th Street
(basement entrance)
Meets Thursdays at 8:00 P.M.
Covers 135th to 165th Streets
from Riverside Drive to St. Nicholas Avenue

Asian Americans For Equality
180 Eldridge Street
New York, New York 10002
(212) 677-7210

Clinton Housing and Development Company
401 West 40th Street
New York, New York 10018
(212) 967-1644

Community League of West 159th Street
508 West 159th Street
New York, New York 10032
(212) 781-8210

Cooper Square Committee
61 East 4th Street
New York, New York 10003
(212) 228-8210
Serves Third Avenue East To
First Avenue; Stanton To 14th Street

Good Old Lower East Side Inc.
525 East 6th Street
New York, New York 10009
(212) 533-2541
Serves Zip Code 10003
Mon-Fri., 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Hope Community
177 East 104th Street
New York, New York 10029
(212) 860-8822
Serves East Harlem - Walk-In

Housing Conservation Coordinators
777 10th Avenue
New York, New York 10019
(212) 541-5996
Serves 34th To 59th Street,
8th Avenue West To The River

Lower East Side Branch of Met Council
77 East 4th Street
New York, New York
Meets Saturdays At 11:00 A.M.
Serves South Of 14th Street

Manhattan Valley Development Corporation
931 Columbus Avenue
New York, New York 10025
(212)749-4410

Midtown Branch of Met Council
310 West 43rd Street
Meets Wednesdays At 7:00 P.M.
At Headquarters Of Local 1199
Of Hospital Workers Union
Serves 14th To 59th Streets
On The East Side And 31st To
59th Streets On The West Side

Pueblo Nuevo Housing and Development Association
125 Pitt Street
New York, New York 10002
(212) 673-3940
Serves Zip Code 10002

Tenant Takeover Team
165 West 105th St., Balcony
New York, New York 10025
(212)666-6220

Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association
331 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021
(212) 744-5022
Serves Zip Codes 10021,
10028, 10128,
Mon. & Wed. 10:00 A.M. 12:00 P.M.,
Th. 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Lower East Side Coalition
Housing Development
187-189 Avenue B
New York, New York 10009
(212) 677-4772/3015
Serves Avenue A East To
Avenue D; 14th Street To
Houston Street

Metro North Association Inc.
1960 First Avenue
New York, New York 10029
(212)281-1650
Serves E. 96th Thru E. 112th
Between 5th Ave. & Harlem River
Mon-Fri 9:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.

Neighborhood Housing Services of New York
121 West 27th Street
New York, New York 10001
(212) 645-6363

Strycker's Bay Neighborhood Council
109 W. 88th St., Basement
New York, New York 10024
(212) 874-7272

Valley Restoration Local Development Corporation
949 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, New York 10025
(212)222-2600

West Harlem Community Org.
240 West 116th Street
New York, New York 10026
(212)678-5660

West Harlem Branch of Met Council
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
521 W. 126th Street
New York, New York
Meets Saturdays At 12 Noon

West Side Branch of Met Council
Church of the Holy Name
207 W. 96th Street
Meets Tuesdays At 7:30 P.M.;
Serves 59th St. North To 125th St.

West Side Tenants Union
(at the Fourth Universalist Society Church, Central Park West)
Clinics: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 6 - 7 PM (arrive before 7)
4 West 76th Street
New York, NY 10023

Washington Heights Inwood Met Council branch
Broadway Methodist Temple
4111 Broadway
New York, New York
Meets Thursdays From 7:30
P.M. To 9:00 P.M.
Serves Manhattan North Of 165th Street

West Harlem Group Assistance Inc.
138-152 West 143rd Street
New York, New York 10030
(212) 281-1650
Serves 125th To 145th Sts.
St. Nicholas To Riverside
Drive; Zip Codes 10027 and 10031

West Side SRO Law Project
647 Columbus Avenue
New York, New York 10024
(212) 799-9638
Serves Sro Tenants,
14th Street To 125th Street
Mon. 10:00 A.M. - 12 P.M.
Th. 4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Yorkville/El Barrio/East Harlem Met Council branch
James Weldon Johnson Center
2205 First Avenue at East 113th Street
New York, New York
Meets Wednesdays At 7:00 P.M.
Serves 60th Street North
Through East Harlem

Queens

Forest Hills Community House
108-25 62nd Drive
Forest Hills, New York 11375
(718) 592-5757
Serves Zip Codes 11374 and 11375

Jamaica Neighborhood Stabilization Program
89-31 161st Street, Room 210
Jamaica, New York 11433
(718) 657-9333

N.Y.C. Commission on Human Rights
Neighborhood Stabilization Program
West Central Queens
39-39 47th Street
Sunnyside, New York 11104
(718) 392-8015

South Central Queens Neighborhood Stabilization Program
123-15 Jamaica Avenue
Richmond Hill, New York 11418
(718) 847-5681
Serves Richmond Hill

Queens Task Force on Housing
108-25 62nd Drive
Forest Hills, New York 11375
(718) 592-5757
Serves All Of Queens

Jackson Heights Tenants Council
33-27 91st Street
Jackson Heights, New York 11372
(718) 458-3600
Serves Jackson Heights,
Elmhurst And North Corona

Margert Community Group
19-31 Mott Avenue #404
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
(718)471-3724

Neighborhood Preservation Program
98-16 37th Avenue
North Corona, New York 11368
(718) 898-1400
Serves Corona And Jackson Heights

Queens League of United Tenants
(718) 457-5994

Queens Technical Assistance Unit
of Neighborhood Stabilization
136-56 39th Avenue Rm. 140
Flushing, New York 11354
(718) 886-6162
Serves Whole Borough

Legal Services/Legal Aid Programs

Bronx

Bronx Legal Services
579 Courtlandt Avenue
Bronx, New York 10451
(212) 993-6250
Serves Zip Codes 10451, 10452,
10454, 10455, 10456, 10459,
10472, 10473, & 10474

The Legal Aid Society
953 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, New York 10459
(212) 991-4600
Serves Whole Borough

Bronx Legal Services
2605 Grand Concourse
Bronx, New York 10468
(212) 220-0030
Serves Zip Codes 10453,
10457, 10458, 10460, 10461,
10462, 10463, 10464, 10465,
10466, 10467, 10468, 10469 F
10470, 10471 & 10475

Brooklyn

Bedford-Stuyvesant Legal Services
1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, New York 11216
(718) 636-1155
Serves Zip Codes 11213, 11216,
11221, 11225 & 11233

East Brooklyn Legal Services
80 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11207
(718) 345-6200
Serves Zip Codes 11203, 11207,
11203, 11208, 11212, 11227, 11236
& 11239

Legal Services for New York City
186 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 852-8888
Serves Zip Codes 11203,
11204, 11211, 11213,
11219, 11226 & 11235

South Brooklyn Legal Svcs.
105 Court Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 237-5500
Serves Zip Codes 11201,
11205, 11209, 11210, 11214,
11215, 11217, 11218, 11220,
11223, 11224, 11226, 11228,
11229, 11230, 11231, 11232,
11234 & 11238

The Legal Aid Society Office of the Aging
1685 East 15th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11229
(718) 654-3111
All Brooklyn For People Over 60

The Legal Aid Society
15 Park Row
New York, New York 10038

The Legal Aid Society
11 Park Place
New York, New York 10007
(212) 227-2755
Serves All Of Brooklyn
Except Zip Codes 11201,
11203, 11204, 11206, 11207,
11208, 11211, 11212, 11217,
11219 & 11221

Williamsburg Legal Services
260 Broadway
Brooklyn, New York 11211
(718) 782-6195
Serves Zip Codes 11206,
11211, 11222 & 11237

Manhattan

BLS Legal Services Corporation
Senior Citizen Law Office
299 Broadway, Suite 615
New York, New York 10007
(212) 233-5753

Harlem Legal Services
144 West 125th Street
New York, New York 10027
(212) 222-7800
Serves Manhattan North Of 110th Street
& West Of Fifth Avenue

MFY Legal Services
170 East 116th Street
New York, New York 10029
(212) 427-0653
Serves East Side From
96th To 135th Streets

MFY Legal Services
759 Tenth Avenue
New York, New York 10019
(212) 581-2810
Serves West Side From
34th To 110th Streets

Community Law Offices
230 East 106th Street
New York, New York 10029
(212) 722-2000
Serves East Side North Of
96th Street & West Side
North Of 110th Street

Legal Services for the Elderly
132 West 43rd Street
New York, New York 10036
(212) 391-0120

MFY Legal Services
35 Avenue A
New York, New York 10009
(212) 475-8000
Serves East Side From
Houston To 95th Streets

MFY Legal Services
223 Grand Street
New York, New York 10013
(212) 966-7410
Serves East Side South Of Houston Street
& Also Special Project For SRO Tenants
Call For Appointment

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corp.
549-559 West 18th Street
New York, New York 10033
(212) 568-9166

The Legal Aid Society
2090 Seventh Avenue
New York, New York 10027
(212) 663-3293
Serves West Side From 110th
To 169th Streets

The Legal Aid Society
111 Eighth Avenue
New York, New York 10011
(212) 255-6673
Serves West Side South Of
34th Street

The Lower East Side Local Enforcement Unit
MFY Legal Services, Inc.
31 Avenue A
New York, New York 10009
(212) 614-9446

Queens

Queens Legal Services
29-28 41st Avenue
Long Island City, N.Y. 11101
(718) 392-5646

Queens Legal Services
89-02 Sutphin Boulevard
Jamaica, New York 11435
(718) 657-8611

The Legal Aid Society
20-11 Mott Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
(718) 337-4900
Serves Far Rockaway And Zip
Codes 11691, 11694, 11414,
11416, 11417, 11420 & 11422

Queens Legal Services
for the Elderly
97-45 Queens Blvd. Suite 914
Rego Park, New York 11374
(718) 897-2515

Staten Island

The Legal Aid Society
42 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, New York 10301
(212) 273-6677
Serves Whole Borough

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