Walt Whitman Library - Community Directory

All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 27th for Thanksgiving.

Emergency Numbers:
Police
88th Precinct
298 Classon Ave
718) 636-6511
 
Fire Department
Engine 207 Ladder 110
172 Tillary St
(718) 636-1700
 
Post Office
Pratt
524 Myrtle Ave
(718) 622-8581
 
Sanitation
Brooklyn North 2
Pickup Days:Mon,Thurs
(718) 624-7113
 
Medical
Brooklyn Hospital
121 DeKalb Ave
(718) 403-8000
 
 
Schools:
Public School
PS 067 CHARLES A DORSEY (K067)
51 SAINT EDWARDS STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11205
Phone: Not Available
Fax: 718-834-6719

PS 287 BAILEY K ASHFORD (K287)
50 NAVY STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11201
Phone: 718-834-4745
Fax: 718-834-6766

PS 307 DANIEL HALE WILLIAMS (K307)
209 YORK STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11201
Phone: 718-834-4748
Fax: 718-855-4181

PS 046 EDWARD C BLUM (K046)
100 CLERMONT AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY 11205
Phone: 718-834-7694
Fax: 718-243-0726

JHS 265 SUSAN S MCKINNEY (K265)
101 PARK AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY 11205
Phone: Not Available
Fax: 718-834-6776

 
Daycare/ Preschool
Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service
Round Child Day Care Center
105 North Portland Ave
(718) 875-5480

Duffield Children’s Center
142 Duffield St
(718) 858-3330

Farragaut Children’s Center
32 Navy St
(718) 875-7555 or 875-1100

Project Chance
McMurty Day Care Center
(St. Joseph High School)
80 Willoughby St
(718) 802-1187

 
College/ University
Long Island University
Brooklyn (Zeckendorf) campus
385 Flatbush Avenue Extension
(718) 834-6090

NYC Technical College
333 Jay St
(Undergraduate admissions)
(718) 260-3532

Polytechnic University
300 Jay St
(General Information)
(718) 260-5000

Transit Police Academy
300 Gold St
(718) 330-4431

 
 
Social Services:
Social Services
Auburn Access Center for Homeless
Corner of Auburn Ave and
North Portland Ave

Fort Greene Senior Citizens Council
966 Fulton St
(718) 638-6910

Community Health and Education Center
452 Myrtle Ave
(718) 596-7385

Greenpark Care Center
140 St. Edwards St
(718) 858-6400

Cumberland NFCC
for Chemical Dependency
100 North Portland Ave
(718) 260-7531
(718) 403-0869

Ingersoll Community Center
177 Myrtle Ave
Provides arts and crafts programs and table tames, snacks, health education and information, and referral service.

Cumberland Diagnostic
and Treatment Center
100 North Portland Ave
(718) 260-7500 or 260-7531

Project Chance Comprehensive Child Development
136 Lawrence St
(718) 330-0945
Provides services supporting local families, information and referral, and early childhood education; affiliated to Project Chance.

Pratt Area Community Council
201 DeKalb Ave
(718) 522-2613

Fort Greene District Health Center
295 Flatbush Ave Extension
(718) 643-8934
STD clinic, HIV testing and counseling, a dental clinic, a pediatric clinic, and walk-in immunization service.

Dr. White Community Center
200 Gold St
(718) 875-8801

Fort Greene Income Support Center
45 Hoyt St
(718) 237-7319

 
 
Civic and Merchant Groups:
Civic Association
Fort Greene Youth Patrol, Inc.
187 Myrtle Ave
(718) 625-1533
(718) 875-5580

Pratt Area Community Council
201 DeKalb Ave
(718) 522-2613

Fort Greene Strategic Neighborhood Action Partnership
14 Metrotech Center, Suite 214
(718) 694-6957

Fulton Mall Improvement Association
356 Fulton St
(718) 852-5118

Rotary Club of Brooklyn
356 Fulton St
(718) 625-7272

Metrotech Area
Business Improvement District
2 Metrotech Center, Suite 4700
(718) 797-5955

 
Housing
R.V. Ingersoll Tenants Association
173 Myrtle Ave
(718) 875-6043
 
 
Community:
Community Board
Community Board #2
350 Jay Street, 8th Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 596-5410
District Manager: vacant
Chair: Libbie Wills
Branches Served: Brooklyn Heights, Business Library, Clinton Hill
 
Polling Place
To register to vote or to find your polling place
call 212 Vote-NYC (212-868-3692)or visit http://www.vote.nyc.ny.us/index.jsp
 
 
Recreation:
Park
Fort Greene Park within one block of the Branch.
 
 
Religion:
Houses of Worship
Emmanuel Baptist Church
279 Lafayette Ave
(718) 622-1107

Queen of All Saints Church
300 Vanderbilt Ave
(718) 857-3114

Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
85 South Oxford St
(718) 625-7515

St. Michaels and
St. Edwards RC Church
108 St. Edwards St
(718) 625-3017

 
 
Special Events:
Yearly Events
Fort Greene Day