Kings Highway Library - Community Directory

Emergency Numbers:

Police
61st Precinct
2575 Coney Island Ave.
718 627 6611
Emergency 911

Fire Department
FIRE Battalion 33
Engine 276, Ladder 156
1635 E. 14th St.
718 636 1700 or 911 (Both Emergency)

Post Office
U.S. Post Office
Kingsway General Post Office
1608 E. 19th St
718 376 4448

Sanitation
Sanitation District BKE 15
1750 E. 49th St
718 252 5560
Regular Pickups: Mon, Thurs
Recycle Day: Mon

Medical
Beth Israel Medical Center
Kings Highway Division
3201 Kings Highway
718 252 3000

New York Community Hospital
2525 Kings Highway
718 692 5300

Pharmacy
Thriftway Pharmacy
1909 Kings Highway
718 339 3500

Rite Aid Pharmacy
1720 Kings Highway
718 998 3377

Duane Reade Drugs
1401-07 Kings Highway
718 627 9199

Laboratory
Laboratory Corporation of America
1915 Ocean Ave.
718 758 9330

Schools:

Public School
P.S. 153 – Homecrest School
1970 Homecrest Ave.
718 375 4484

I.S. 234
W. Arthur Cunningham
Junior High School
1875 E. 17th St.
718 645 1334

P.S. 197 (Pre K-5)
1599 E. 22nd St.
718 377 7890

I.S. 381
Optimal Match Magnet School
1599 E. 22nd St.
718 252 0099

Public School
P.S. 238 - Anne Sullivan School
1633 E. 8th St.
718 339 4355

James Madison High School ( 9 - 12)
3787 Bedford Ave.
718 377 0400

P.S. 255 - Barbara Reing School
(Pre-K - 5)
1866 E. 17th St.
718 376 8494

College/ University
Touro College Brooklyn Administrative Center
1726 Kings Highway
718 998 7712

Touro College- School of Continuing Education
1726 Kings Highway
718 998 9505

Social Services:

Social Services
FEGS
Health and Human Services System
Brooklyn Resource Center
940 Kings Highway
718 336 2836
Helps Russian –speaking residents of Brooklyn And Queens improve their English, get job placement assistance, learn computer skills, study for their U.S. citizenship exam, receive individual and family counseling, and more.

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
2020 Coney Island Ave.
718 676 4280
Languages Spoken: English, Russian
Offers a wide range of services to teens, individual, family and group therapy, after school activity groups, community consultation, outreach and referral. Programs:

Midwood Adolescent Project (MAP)
Madeleine Borg Community Services (MBCS) Outpatient Mental Health Clinic
Break-Free
Brooklyn REAL Continuing Day Treatment Program
718 676 4260
Gladys and Saul Gwirtzman Learning Center
718 676 4210
Project REACH (Russian and Eastern European Émigré Alliance for Community Help)
Project Shalaimot
Sally and Julius Smolen Russian Adolescent Project (RAP)
Thomas Askin Youth Programs.

National Council of Jewish Women
Council Center for Senior Citizens
1001 Quentin Road
718 627 7680
URL:http://www.ncjw.org

Title XX nutrition lunch program. Also trips, discussions, card games, and a wide variety of recreational activities. Donations asked for lunch.
Dynamite Youth Agency
1830 Coney Island Ave.
718 376 7923
Toll free(800) 734 2187
Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew, Russian, Yiddish
Provides drug rehabilitation with outpatient care. Provides counseling services and comprehensive vocational programs

Project Y.E.S.
1609 Avenue M
718 375 3900
Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew
Assists High School dropouts with 24 hour counseling hotline, with the goal of returning them to full or part time educational settings of employment. Referrals are given to drug and alcohol rehabs.

Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled Inc
27 Smith St./Suite 200
718 998 3000
Languages Spoken: English, Sign Language for the Deaf, Spanish, French, Russian, Polish, Ukranian, Hebrew
Since 1956, a consumer-based, non-profit agency providing services and advocacy toward independent living for individuals with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities.
URL:http://www.bcid.org/

 

Civic and Merchant Groups:

Civic Association
Kings Highway District Management Association, Inc.(B.I.D.)
1637 E. 17th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11229
Phone 718 645 1100
President Malcolm Newman

Community:

Community Board
Community Board #15
Kingsborough Community College
2001 Oriental Boulevard
Brooklyn, New York 11235
e-mail - bklcb15@verizon.net
webpage: http://www.nyc.gov/brooklyncb15
Chair: Theresa Scavo
District Manager: Pearl Burg

Polling Place:
Brooklyn Public Library
Kings Highway Branch
2115 Ocean Ave.
 
P.S. 197
1599 E. 22 St.
 
I.S. 234
1875 E. 17th St.
Recreation:

Park
Kelly Memorial Playground
Ave S and E. 14th St.
718 946 1373

Religion:

Houses of Worship
Jewish
Agudath Israel of Madison
2122 Avenue S
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718 998 8029

Chabad Lubavitch of Flatbush
1923 Ocean Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718 252 9770

Congregation Beth Mordechai
1358 E. 13th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718 382 4563

Congregation Chasidei Gur of Midwood
1937 Ocean Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718 253 9345

Congregation Etz Chaim of Flatbush
1649 E. 13th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718 339 4886

Congregation Tomchei Torah of New York
1966 Ocean Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718 627 4924

Jewish Center of Kings Highway
1202 Avenue P
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718 645 9000

Kingsway Jewish Center
2810 Nostrand Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11210
718 258 3344

Madison Jewish Center
2989 Nostrand Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718 375 2271
718 339 7755

Young Israel of Midwood
1694 Ocean Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718 692 2107

-Christian
Advent-Gravesend Church [Lutheran/Reformed Church in America]
Avenue P & E. 12th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718 339 5255

Kings Highway Baptist Church [Baptist]
2702 Quentin Road
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718 339 6070

Our Lady Help of Christians [Roman Catholic]
1315 E. 28th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11210
718 338 5242

St. Brendan’s Church [Roman Catholic]
1525 E. 12th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718 339 2828

St. Edmund's Church [Roman Catholic]
2460 Ocean Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718 743 0102

Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church [Greek Orthodox]
1724 Avenue P
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718 339 0280