Sunset Park Library - Community Directory

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Emergency Numbers:

Police
72nd Precinct
830 Fourth Avenue
(718) 965-6311

Fire Department
Engine Company 20
5113 Fourth Ave.
(718) 965-8201

Post Office
Sunset Park Branch
6102 Fifth Ave.
718 439-6497
Mon-Fri…….9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Bay Ridge Branch
5501 7th Ave.
718 435-2533
Mon-Fri…….8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat…………..8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sanitation
Brooklyn South #7
(718) 714-2704
Garbage Pick-up: Monday and Thursday
Recycle Pick-up: Alternate Thursdays

Medical
Lutheran Medical Center
150 55th Street
(718) 630-7000

Schools:

Public School
Community School District 15

P.S. 1 (Pre-K – 5th Grade)
307 47th Street
(718) 330-9270
Principal: Ms. Zaida Vega

P.S. 24 (K – 5th Grade)
427 38th Street
(718) 832-9366
Principal: Yvette Aguirre

P.S. 24 Annex (K – 1st Grade; Special Education 3rd, 4th and 5th Grades)
4004 4th Avenue
(718) 965-2700
Site Director: Ms Yvonne Velilla

P.S. 94 (K – 5th Grade)
5010 6th Avenue
(718) 435-6034
Principal: Mr. Laurence Saunders

P.S. 169 (K – 5th Grade)
4305 7th Avenue
(718) 330-9370
Principal: Ms Josephine Santiago

P.S. 172 (K – 5th Grade)
825 4th Avenue
(718) 965-4200
Mr. Jack Spatola

P.S. 314 (Pre-K – 5th Grade)
330 59th Street
(718)492-0087
Principal: Ms. Catherine Cortes

I.S. 136 (6th – 8th Grade)
4004 4th Avenue
(718) 965-3333
Principal: Ronnie Block-Lyons

I.S. 220 (6th – 8th Grade)
4812 9th Avenue
(718) 633-8200
Principal: J. N. Rossicone

Private School
Al Noor School (K – 9th Grade)
675 4th Avenue
(718) 768-7181
Principal: Nidal Abuasi

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School (Pre-K – 8th Grade)
5902 6th Avenue
(718) 439-8067
Principal: Sister Sr. MadeleneDicarlo

St. Agatha School (Pre-K – 8th Grade)
736 48th Street
(718) 435-3137
Principal: Ms. Francesca Portera

St. Michael School (K – 8th Grade)
4222 4th Avenue
(718) 768-3582
Ms Catherine Schiffer

Tomer Dvora School
1413 45th Street
(718) 633-4125
Principal: Freida Friedman

Daycare/ Preschool
Bay Ridge Day Nursery
314 –322 44th Street
(718) 768-5030
Director: Shirley Aronson

Concerned Citizens of Sunset Park Headstart (3 and 4 year olds)
4222 4th Avenue
(718) 768-1047
(718) 768-1012
(718) 768-5955 fax
Family Co-ordinator: Mac Garvin

Christ United Methodist Headstart (4 year olds)
4419 7th Avenue
(718)435-6540

Project Reach Youth (Toddler – Pre-K)
199 14th Street – 3rd Floor
(718) 768-0778
Director: Ibelia Galvez

St. Andrews Community Day Care Center (3 – 5 year olds)
4917 4th Avenue
(718) 492-9678

Sunset Park Children’s School
4616 4th Avenue
(718) 439-3323
Director: Lisa Randazzo

College/ University
Touro College
475 53rd Street
(718) 748-2776

Adult Education
American Italian Coalition of Organizations
5901 13th Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11219
(718) 972-1558
ESL

Brooklyn Baptist Church
733 44th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11220
(718) 439-5617
ESL 4 levels using the Bible as a teaching tool

Brooklyn Chinese American Association
5000 8th Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11220
(718) 438-0008
ESL

Brooklyn College
2900 Bedford Avenue
0118 Ingersol Hall
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11210
(718) 951-4117
ESL, GED, Literacy

Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center (SUNY)
111 Livingston Street
Brooklyn, N.Y.
(718) 802-3329 (718) 802-3358
ESL, GED. Computer repair, Computer Applications, Medical billing

Brooklyn Public Library,Adult Literacy Center of the
Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11238
(718) 832-3560
ESL, Pre-GED, Adult Basic Education

Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Women
294 Smith Street
Brooklyn, N.Y.
(718) 624-3475
ESL, GED, Pre GED, Introduction to Computers, Family Literacy

Casa De Pan Y Esperanza
416 46th Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11220
(718) 439-7679
ESL, GED

Catholic Migration Resources
1258 65th Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 236-3000
ESL, Citizenship preparation

Center for Family Life, Employment Division
443 39th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 633-4823
ESL, job search, comprehensive job development

Children of the City
740 40th Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11232
(718) 436-0242
ESL, GED

Chinese American Planning Council
6022 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11220
(718) 436-5270
ESL

Council of Jewish Organizations of Flatbush
1542 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y.
(718) 377-2900
ESL

Discipleship Outreach Ministry, Inc.
5013 7th Avenue
(718) 436-4704
Pre-GED, ESL & literacy classes; family literacy program

Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst
7802 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11214
(718) 331-6800 extension 20 (English, Spanish), Extension 21 (Russian)
ESL & Citizenship

Flatbush Haitian Center
1886 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11226
(718) 940-4177
ESL, GED, Literacy

Hispanic Young People’s Alternative
4808 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11220
The Beacon Satellites:
MS 136
4004 4th Ave
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11232
and
I.S. 220 (Pershing)
4812 9th Ave
Brooklyn, NY
MS 136: (718) 871-4972, IS 220: (718) 788-4972
ESL, GED, Karate, Soccer, Performing Arts

Ladies Committee for Puerto Rican Culture
1495 Herkimer Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11233
(718) 345-4775
ESL, GED, Adult Basic Education

Literacy Assistance Referral Hotline
(212) 803-3333, Web site: www.LACNYS.org
ESL, Adult Basic Education, Computer training

Lutheran Medical Center, Reach Out and Read
6025 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11220
(718) 630-7150
ESL, GED

Mission of Mercy
221 51st Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11220
(718) 492-5159; fax: (718) 492-5727
ESL, GED, Computer Basics, Spanish

New Horizon Adult Education
76 Lewis Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 455-1166
ESL, GED, Literacy, Nursing Assistant, Computer Training

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
783 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y.
(718) 369-0303
ESL, GED, Computer Training

P.O.M.O.C.
635 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11232
(718) 326-9098
ESL, Citizenship

P.S. 1
Office of Adult and Continuing Education
P.S. 1
309 47th Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11220
(718) 567-7661 Extension 178
ESL, GED, GED in Spanish

P.S. 94
5010 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11220
(718) 435-6034
ESL

Project Reach Youth
199 14th Street
(718) 768-0778
GED, ESL, employment skills and citizenship classes

Together We Help, Inc.
4410 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Tomas Rivera, Executive Director
(718) 369-1045
ESL, computer literacy & after-school programs

Social Services:

Social Services
Brooklyn Chinese American Association
5002 8th Avenue
(718) 438-9312
Social Service Agency; ESL Classes

Centennial House
426 56th Street
(718) 492-4415
Home for the mentally retarded

Center for Family Life in Sunset Park
345 43rd Street
(718) 788-3500
Counseling for individuals, families and groups; diagnostic services; crisis intervention; advocacy; recreational and social activities

Chinese American Planning Council
6022 7th Avenue
(718) 492-0409
Wide variety of social services, serves Districts 15 and 20

Community Care Organization
150 55th Street
(718) 854-4259
Home care

Community Residential Opportunities for the Handicapped
711 53rd Street
(718) 854-4259
Supportive apartments

Crossroads Substance Abuse Outpatient Program
Sunset Park Family Health Center
514 49th Street
(718)853-4035
Treatment for adult and adolescent substance abusers; family support; crisis intervention

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
(212) 442-4327
One-time grants to help defray the cost of fuel and utility bills

Home Improvement Program (HIP)
(212) 386-6435
Provides low-interest loans to owner-occupants of 1 to 4-family homes in NYC

Lutheran Medical Center
150 55th Street
(718) 630-7000
Largest in the community with 520 beds, day care; strong focus on community outreach clinics

New York Foundation for Senior Citizens, Home Sharing Program
(212) 962-7559

Project Reach Youth
669 5th Avenue
(718) 768-0778
Young Adult programs, including GED preparation, employment skills; parole/probation counseling

Sunset Park Day Treatment Center
254 48th Street
(718) 439-7000
Serves the mentally retarded in training for personal care, pre-vocation, independent living and non-ambulatory care.

Sunset Park Family Support Center
Lutheran Family Health Center
6025 6th Avenue
(718) 630-7186
Adult & family education; Health Connections; Americorps; WIC program; Reach Out and Read; Family Support Services

Sunset Park Senior Citizens, Inc.
4520 4th Avenue
(718) 492-9370

Sunset Terrace Family Health Center of Lutheran Medical Center
514 49th Street
(718) 437-5233 (Alcohol and drug counseling)
(718) 854-1851 (Mental health program)

Turning Point Housing
5806 6th Avenue
(718) 788-7000
Sponsored by Discipleship Outreach Ministry; offers traditional housing to homeless youth ages 18-25 years; 6-month program

United Irish Foundation
5806 6th Avenue
(718) 492-5768
Counseling and referral on Social Security, Medicaid, public assistance, housing

UPROSE (United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park)
5417 4th Avenue
(718) 492-4228
(718) 492-4229
Youth and senior citizen services; drop-out prevention; social services

Civic and Merchant Groups:

Civic Association
Sunset Park BID (Business Improvement District)
4505 5th Avenue
(718) 437-2234

Sunset Park Restoration Committee
653 52nd Street
(718) 871-8340
Community re-development and advocacy

Community:

Community Board
Community Board 7
4201 4th Avenue
(718) 854-0003
Jeremy Laufer, District Manager
Joseph Longobardi, Chairperson
Natasha Cordera, Community Associate

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

Recreation:

Park
Sunset Park, a city park bounded by 5th and 7th Avenues from 44th to 41st Streets, has a municipal swimming pool, playing fields and playgrounds
(718) 965-6578

68th Precinct Youth Council
333 65th Street
(718) 439-4228
(718) 438-4229
Sport opportunities for ages 4-18

Blue Jackets Guard of the United States of America Corps of Naval Cadets
5206 7th Avenue
(718) 435-5116

Boy Scouts of America
Troop 61 Christ United Methodist Church, 673 45th Street, (718) 436-6696
Troop 117    Trinity Lutheran Church, 411 46th Street (718) 680-0970
Troop 182    St. Agatha Church School, 702 48th
Troop 350    St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, 5406 4th Avenue (718) 633-4247
Troop 563    Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Club, 5719 6th Avenue, (718) 567-9060

City of Dreams Organization
518 54th Street, 4C
(718) 439-1175
Little League softball and hardball for boys and girls

Department of Parks and Recreation
43rd and 7th Avenue
(718) 722-3213
95 Prospect Park West
(718) 965-8900
Park information on recreational, cultural and educational programs

Girl Scout Council of Greater New York
50 Court Street, Suite 1208
(718) 965-6578
Information on local troops

Hispanic Young People’s Chorus
4004 4th Avenue
(718) 788-4972
Performing arts programs and fine arts; homework assistance classes held at P.S. 94, P.S. 169 and I.S. 220

Sunset Park School Of Music
4520 4th Avenue
(718) 748-7860

Religion:

Houses of Worship
Bay Ridge Christian Center
6324 7th Avenue
(718)238-4000

Brooklyn Baptist Church
733 44th Street
(718) 435-8317

Christ United Methodist Church
673 45th Street
(718) 436-6696

Emmanuel Pentecostal
359 55th Street
(718) 439-5080

Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church
6753 4th Avenue
(718) 836-0681

Fourth Avenue United Methodist Church
4614 4th Avenue
(718) 439-7053

Grace Baptist Church
5224 6th Avenue
(718) 492-4141

Iglesia Arbol de Vida Pentecostal
5010 3rd Avenue
(718) 435-3565

Iglesia de Dios Maranata
467 36th Street
(718) 965-1907

Iglesia Presbiteriana
4800 6th Avenue
(718) 871-4748

Jehovah’s Witnesses (Spanish Congregation)
517 46th Street
(718) 853-2217

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church
526 59th Street
(718) 492-9200

Resurrection Church
740 40th Street
(718) 436-0242

St. Agatha Roman Catholic Church
702 48th Street
(718) 436-1080

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
4917 4th Avenue
(718) 439-8286

Salem Lutheran Church
450 67th Street
(718) 748-7770

Seventh Day Adventists Church (Spanish)
5318 4th Avenue
(718) 492-7549

Sunset Park Community Church
520 50th Street
(718) 439-6944

Templo de la Alabanza
5205 4th Avenue
(718) 492-0463

Trinity Lutheran Church
411 46th Street
(718) 439-9756

Special Events:

 

Yearly Events
Chinese New Year (January/February)

Black History Month Celebration (February)

The Day of the Child/El Dia de los NiÑos (April)

Mother's Day Celebration (May)

Summer Reading Program

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration (Sept.15/Oct.15)

Halloween (October 31)

Thanksgiving Celebration (November)

Holidays Celebration (December)