Windsor Terrace Library - Community Directory

Some Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed on Friday, April 18 for Good Friday. See the list of open library locations.

 

All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20 for Easter Sunday.

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 718-436-3779
302 Vanderbilt Street
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