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District 35

Crystal Hudson

Downtown Brooklyn-DUMBO-Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bedford-Stuyvesant (West), Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights (North), Crown Heights (South), Prospect Lefferts Gardens-Wingate, Prospect Park


Community Resources


  • Churches United for Fair Housing: Weekly In-Office Housing Specialist at 55 Hanson Place. Make an appointment by calling 718-260-9191 or visiting
  • New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Housing Insecurity (eviction & homelessness support): 929-356-9582, M-F 7AM – 1PM
  • Brooklyn Neighborhood Services: Foreclosure Intervention & Tenant Counseling: 718-919-2100 or


  • Heating Issues: Call 311 and then give our office a call at 718-260-9191
  • ConEd Payment Assistance: Call 1-800-752-6633
  • National Grid Payment Assistance: Call 718-643-4050

Legal Assistance

  • CUNY Law Clinic: Weekly In-Office Legal Support with Attorney at 55 Hanson Place. By Appointment Only: Call 718-260-9191 or visit
  • Brooklyn Legal Services: Legal Assistance Hotline: Call 917-661-4500 or visit in-person M-F 9:30AM – 4PM at 105 Court Street

Family/Domestic Violence Services

  • MET Council: Call 212-453-9618 or you can also text: 917-540-0225
  • Fort Greene Strategic Neighborhood Action Partnership: Call 7‪18-576-3136 or visit 324 Myrtle Avenue
  • New York City Human Resources Administration, Domestic and Gender-Based Violence Support: Call 24/7 hotline 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)

Food Insecurity

Older Adult Resources

  • Myrtle Avenue Senior Advisory Council: Call 718-230-1689 for more information
  • Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption: Call 311 and ask for a SCRIE specialist
  • Senior Citizen Homeowners’ Exemption: Call 311 and ask for a specialist
  • Alzheimer’s Association 24-hour Helpline: Call 800-272-3900
  • Older Adult Technology Services (OATS): Call 718-360-1707
  • AARP New York: Call 866-227-7442 for more information 

Community Boards

  • Community Board 2 (Ft. Greene/Clinton Hill): Call 718-596-5410 or email; Meets monthly on second Wednesday
  • Community Board 3 (Bed-Stuy): Call 718-622-6601 or email; Meets monthly on first Monday
  • Community Board 8 (Crown Heights North/Prospect Heights): Call 718-467-5574 or email; Meets monthly on second Thursday
  • Community Board 9 (Crown Heights South): Call 718-778-9279 or email; Meets monthly on third Thursday

Youth Resources

  • Brooklyn Music School: Call 718- 638-5660 or visit 126 St. Felix Street
  • Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy: Call  718-856-1123 or visit 1561 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor
  • New Heights NYC (Basketball): Call 212-426-4667 or visit 1561 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor

General Assistance & Programming

  • Brooklyn Public Library
    • Central Branch: call 718-230-2100 or visit 10 Grand Army Plaza
    • Clinton Hill: call 718-398-8713 or visit 380 Washington Avenue
    • Eastern Parkway: call 718-230-2100 or visit 1044 Eastern Pkwy
    • Walt Whitman: call 718-935-0244 or visit 93 St. Edwards Street