Windsor Terrace Library - Community Directory

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

Emergency Numbers:
Police
911 for emergencies

72nd Precinct (718) 965-6311
 

830 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11232-1702
Community Affairs: (718) 965-6326
Community Policing: (718) 965-6350
Crime Prevention: (718) 965-6320
Domestic Violence: (718) 965-6363
Youth Officer: (718) 965-6301

Quality of Life Hot Line 888-677-LIFE

Victim Services Hot Line -- 212-577-7777
Rape Hot Line -- 212-267-7273
Sex Crimes Line -- 646-610-7272

Domestic Violence Bureau, Kings County District Attorney 718-250-3300
24hours 718-250-2000

NY State Child Abuse Hot Line 800-342-3720

 
Fire Department
911 or 718-999-2000
Engine Co. #240 718-636-1700
 
Post Office
Kensington Branch USPS
419 McDonald Ave. near Church Ave.
718-436-0164
800-275-8777
 
Sanitation
Brooklyn South #7

311
 
Medical
911 for ambulance

New York Methodist Hosp., affiliated NY Hosp-Cornell Med Ctr
6th St & 7th Av 718-780-3000

Rape and Sexual Assualt Hotline - 212-227-3000
NYPD Sex Crimes Report - 212-267-7273
Lead Poisoning - 212-226-5323
Poison Control Center - 800-222-1222 or 212-764-7667
Suicide Prevention (non-religious) - 212-673-3000
AIDS/HIV Hotline - 800-825-5448
Drug Abuse - 800-522-5353
Immunization information - 212-349-2664
Youth Crisis Hotline - 800-448-4663
Women's Health Line - 718-230-1111

 
Pharmacy
Parkway Pharmacy
531 Church Ave., near Ocean Parkway
718-436-5501

24 hour Drug Store 718-768-0600

 
Schools:
Public School
P.S. 130 718-686-1940
P.S. 154 718-330-9333
P.S. 230 718-330-9380 -- Annex -9212
Brooklyn Prospect Charter School 347-889-7041
 
Private School
International Christian School (718) 436-8924
312 Coney Island Ave,
Brooklyn, NY 11218
 
St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy 718-768-7629
241 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY  11215
Daycare/ Preschool
Phebeana pre-School
160 Parkside Avenue
718-284-8147
www.phebeanapreschool.com

Children's Corner of Brooklyn, Ltd.
69 Stratford Road
718-287-9611

www.childrencornerbk.com

Chai Tots Preschool
1266 Prospect Avenue
718-633-3979

 
Kaleidoscope-ECDC Kaleidoscope
165 Prospect Park SW
718-436-1421
 
Honeydew Drop Preschool
1113 Church Avenue
718-941-2177
 
Rory's Room
3003 Ft. Hamilton Pkwy
718-435-4950
 
College/ University
Medgar Evers College, CUNY, offers courses at a nearby Sunset Park location
718-871-4972
 
 
Social Services:
Social Services
Park Slope Senior Center
463 7th Street 11215
718-832-3726

Turning Point (formerly Discipleship Outreach Ministries, Inc. -- non-denominational)
Advocacy for Social Services/Entitlements -- Crisis Intervention
Referrals to: Transitional Housing, Career Development and Education, Medical and Social Services, Entitlement, and Food Pantry and Clothing.
Translating, Help in Completing Applications.
5220 4th Ave. 11220
718-439-0077

Homeless Services, Emergency Assistance - 800-994-6494
Housing Emergency Repairs, nights & weekends - 212-289-8000
Food Stamps -- 212-331-5646

Department for the Aging - 212-442-1000
Elderly Crime Victims Resource Center - 212-442-3103
Domestic Violence -- 800-942-6906

 
 
Civic and Merchant Groups:
Civic Association
Flatbush Development Corp. 718-469-8992
 
Housing
Brooklyn Housing and Family Services
415 Albermarle Road 11218
718-435-7585

Self Help Kensington 718-633-1300
Elders over the age of 60.
419 Church Avenue (between E4th and E5th Sts.)
Monday -- Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Meals on Wheels
Shopping
Housekeeping
Homecare

Also, entitlements and benefits including: SSI, Medicaid, HEAP, Food Stamps, housing progrrams and Social Security. Under contract to NYC Department for the Aging.

 
 
Community:
Community Board
Community Board #7 718-854-0003
Joseph Longobardi, chairperson
Jeremy Laufer, district manager

Information on government services/complaints Dial 311

 

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
Greenwood Park is across the street from the branch. There is a World War I monument at the far end of the park facing East 4th Street

Parks Dept. 212-360-8111

 
 
Religion:
Houses of Worship
Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church
718-871-1310

Flatbush/Shaare Torah - Jewish Center
718-871-5200

Temple Beth Emeth of Flatbush
83 Marlborough Rd. 718-282-1596

 
Chabad of Windsor Terrace
1266 Prospect Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11218
http://www.windsorterracechabad.com
(718) 938-1435
 
 
Special Events:
Yearly Events
Church Ave. Merchants Assoc. holds a fair in the spring from McDonald Ave. to Ocean Parkway

A St. Patrick's Day Parade is held on the Saturday following St. Patrick's Day