Resources

Brooklyn Community Board 14 has a wealth of information about the community and the organizations that serve it. Check out the listings to learn more about what is happening in our district and what resources are available for you. If you can’t find what you are need, reach out!

Are you from a city agency or nonprofit that offers services to residents of our district? Contact us to post your resources on the CB14’s website.



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Parks Department Volunteer Opportunity Directory

Provided by:
Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR)
Type:
Volunteer and Community Service
Resource for:
Everyone / Anyone in Need
Keywords:
Environment, Outdoors, Parks
Find a group to volunteer in our city's parks and public spaces to make our city a better place.

More info at:

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Congresswoman Clarke's New Satellite Office in Midwood

Provided by:
9th Congressional District
Resource for:
Everyone / Anyone in Need
Keywords:
Federal Government, Housing, Immigration, Public Assistance, Taxes
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Make an appointment for assistance with issues like: Housing (Section 8) - Immigration -IRS - Passports - Post Office - Veterans - Visas

More info at:

Phone: 718-377-2900 for info and appointments
Address: COJO Flatbush - 1523 Avenue M, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn 11230
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Free Paint Recycling

Provided by:
PaintCare
Type:
Other
Resource for:
Everyone / Anyone in Need
Keywords:
Environment, Recycling
PaintCare provides year-round, easy to access drop-off sites for households and businesses to divert leftover paint from landfills by recycling it back into paint or other beneficial applications such as fuel and cement additives.

More info at:

Phone: (855) PAINT09
Address: 2266 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn (drop-off site in CB14)

CUNY Fatherhood Academy Fall High School Equivalency

Provided by:
CUNY Fatherhood Academy at Kingsborough Community College
Type:
Training and Education
Resource for:
Adults 19+,  Low income Individuals and Families,  Unemployed
Keywords:
College Prep, GED / High School
Free and comprehensive program designed to promote responsible parenting and economic stability for unemployed and underemployed young fathers through education, employment and personal development. Fathers can enter one of two tracks: High School Equivalency preparation and college preparation.

More info at:

Phone: 718-368-4916
Address: 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Building T4 Room 162, Brooklyn, NY 11235
2023-Fall 2023 College Prep

Virtual College Prep Program for Adults 2023

Provided by:
CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
Type:
Training and Education
Resource for:
Adults 21+
Keywords:
College Prep
Free online college prep classes, including math and reading and writing skill development, one-on-one tutoring and college and career counseling.

More info at:

The Octavia Project Summer Institute

Provided by:
Octavia Project
Type:
Training and Education
Resource for:
High School Students,  Immigrants / Refugees / Asylum Seekers,  Individuals with disabilities,  LGBTQIA+,  Low income Individuals and Families,  Low-to-Moderate Income Individuals and Families,  Teenagers,  Youth
Keywords:
Summer Programs
Free summer program inviting young women and trans, nonbinary, and/or gender non-conforming youth ages 14-18 to use science fiction to build connections between STEM and the arts in daily workshops.

More info at:

Phone: (347) 201-1456

THE BRIDGE Photography Mentorship Program

Provided by:
BKC/The American Society of Media Photographers
Type:
Training and Education
Resource for:
Adults 18-26
Keywords:
Arts and Culture, Mentoring
The Bridge is a non-profit organization for photographers 18-26 in NY & LA looking to get real-world mentorship, professional development, and evolve their creative points of view. The application and program are free, fully-funded through charitable contributions, and our emphasis is on reaching out to young artists from historically underrepresented communities.

More info at:

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Spring and Fall 2024 Tech Fundamentals Program

Provided by:
NPower
Type:
Training and Education
Resource for:
Adults 18-26
Keywords:
Tech & STEM
Develop tech skills for free. 16 weeks of interactive virtual training with live instructors, paid opportunities and career placement assistance, earn industry-recognized credentials and certifications, plus networking with senior level IT professionals through NPower's mentorship program.

More info at:

Phone: 646-480-2561
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NYC Service: A Hub of Volunteering Opportunities

Provided by:
NYC Service
Type:
Volunteer and Community Service
Resource for:
Everyone / Anyone in Need
NYC Service provides an extensive list of volunteer and service programs, through partnerships with government and nonprofit entities.

More info at:

Phone: 212-788-7550
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Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City

Provided by:
Neighborhood Housing Services of NYC
Type:
Housing
Resource for:
Adults,  Low-to-Moderate Income Individuals and Families
NHSNYC empowers disadvantaged low-to moderate-income New Yorkers to purchase and preserve affordable housing through lending, financial literacy, and housing counseling services. Programs include: Foreclosure Prevention, Rehabilitation Loans/Grants, First-time Homebuyer Education, Financial Education and Coaching, Down Payment + Closing Cost, Assistance Grants and Loans.

More info at:

Phone: 212-519-2500

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