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Home Health


Women’s Health

  • Brooklyn Free Clinic
    • The Anne Kastor Brooklyn Free Clinic is a student-run organization that provides free health care to the uninsured in Brooklyn.
  • Planned Parenthood
    • Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.
  • Postpartum Resource Center of New York
    • If you are feeling depressed or anxious during or after pregnancy reach out to the Postpartum Resource Center of New York
  • US Office of Women’s Health
    • A great free resource to all women who have any questions or concerns about their health.

Mental Health

  • Mental Health Resources in New York City
    • This guide, compiled by Barbara Eisold and Jacob Cohen, is intended to help find free or low-cost mental health services for asylum seekers and other vulnerable persons in the New York City area.
  • Office of Mental Health
    • Get access to crisis prevention, mental health programs, and information on behavioral health

Medical/ Health Centers

  • Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
    • Callen-Lorde’s Health Outreach To Teens is a welcoming, non-judgmental, confidential program designed specifically to meet the medical and mental health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning adolescents and young adults ages 13-24, as well as homeless youth, runaways, sex workers, squatters, and other street-oriented youth. These services are offered both at a youth-only medical suite at Callen-Lorde, and on HOTT’s medical van, which travels to areas throughout Manhattan in the afternoons and evenings where youth are known to hang out.
  • Children’s Aid Society Teen Health Services
    • Adolescents and teens in the state of New York have the right to private and confidential medical care, including family planning and sexual health services. The Children’s Aid Society protects this right by providing confidential health services to teens and adolescents at their Milbank Health Center and Bronx Health Center.
  • HEAT Program, Brooklyn
    • Health and Education Alternatives for Teens (HEAT) is a unique program that focuses on the special needs of teenagers that are HIV infected or at risk. All services are confidential and comprehensive. Set in a youth-friendly atmosphere, the HEAT program operates a ‘one-stop shopping ’ full service clinic and removes the barriers which youth often face while accessing health care services. HEAT is committed to providing age-appropriate and culturally competent care for all youths —straight, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, from all ethnic backgrounds.
  • Henry Street Out-Patient Mental Health Services
    • Hours are Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The multi-ethnic professional staff provides services in English, Spanish, two dialects of Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Italian, Polish and German. Medicaid, Medicare and other third-party insurance providers are accepted. A sliding-scale fee is available for those ineligible for health insurance. Services are available by appointment or on a walk-in basis.
  • Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center
    • The Adolescent Health Center at Mount Sinai Hospital offers free medical and dental care for young people between the ages of 10 and 30 years old. The Center is located at 312-320 East 94 Street in Manhattan.
  • Youth-Friendly Adolescent HIV Testing
    • The sites listed provide a range of services to youth including check-ups, general health care, birth control, and HIV counseling and testing. These programs are for all youth— straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. All services are completely confidential and many do not require parental consent. Health care services are either free or on a sliding scale and Medicaid as well as many health insurance plans are accepted.
  • Teen Health Resources
    • This guide contains information on common issues facing teens and where to get help.
  • Health Resources and Service Administration
    • The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable.
  • “Cut the Salt, Curb the Sugar” Handbook
  • Find out if you qualify for free school meals
From the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President A Reader’s Guide to Nutritional Foods
For people living with Diabetes and everyone pursuing healthy living.
K2 Facts Don’t Fall into the Epidemic.
All the Right Moves  Advancing Dance and the Arts in Brooklyn (report)
Family-Brooklyn Baby Card Information for parents of new arrivals from Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams
Consumer Affairs Reviews of Medical Alert Systems: Medical alert systems may have come to prominence with a series of commercials featuring the line, “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up,” but the security and peace of mind the systems offer is not a joke. It can be difficult to talk to your loved one about getting a medical alert device, but the ConsumerAffairs community offers insight on how to start this conversation. A fall or injury can be devastating to an elderly person. Faster treatment can mean the difference between a full recovery and a long-term disability. Medical alert systems can help reduce response times, even when someone lives alone.
New York City Department Of Health Health Department Updates Guidance On Zika Virus Prevention.
Legionnaires’ Disease Frequently Asked QuestionsSouth Bronx Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Building owners and operators have the opportunity to voluntarily register their cooling towers and evaporative condensers with the Department of Buildings.  The online portal to access the registration form can be found by visiting  This voluntary registration is in anticipation of legislation that with the City Council’s support, will establish regulations to be administered by the Department of Buildings and the Department of Mental Health & Hygiene for the regulation of cooling towers and evaporative condensers.
Health and Mental Hygiene New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene mission is to protect and promote the health of all New Yorkers.
Nursing Homes There are approximately 42 nursing homes in Kings County
NYS Physician Profiles The New York State Physician Profile site can help you find profiles for all licensed doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathy who are registered to practice medicine in New York State. A profile is information about the doctor. This information can help you choose a doctor or fine out more about a doctor you go to now.
Home Care Agencies and Hospice Programs There are approximately 572 home health and hospice care agencies serving Kings County.
Veterinary Medical Association of NYC The NYSVMS promotes the practice of veterinary medicine, animal well-being, and public health, and offers a broad scope of programs and services to keep veterinarians and the public informed about issues, laws and regulations affecting veterinary practice.
The Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket The Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket has brought fresh, local produce to this thriving downtown location for over 25 years. Three days a week the market serves the diverse communities of Brooklyn Heights, Clinton Hill, and Downtown Brooklyn by providing a bounty of fresh-picked fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and flowers, grass-fed meat, just-caught Long Island fish, free-range eggs, and grass-fed dairy products.
Crown Heights Farm Share Crown Heights Farm Share supports local agriculture and brings fresh, affordable farm produce to the heart of the city. Produce is delivered weekly from local Farms and picked up by Farm Share members in Crown Heights.
Brooklyn Hospitals Maps View  

Mount Sinai Brooklyn Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center The Brooklyn Hospital Center
3201 Kings Highway Brooklyn, NY 11234
1 Brookdale Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11212
121 Dekalb Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217
718 245-3131 718 240-5000 718 250-8000

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Interfaith Medical Center NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County
2601 Ocean Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11235
1545 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, NY 11213
451 Clarkson Ave Brooklyn, NY 11203
718 616-3000 718 613-4000 718 245-3131

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn Maimonides Medical Center
585 Schenectady Ave Brooklyn, NY 11203
150 55th St Brooklyn, NY 11220
4802 Tenth Ave Brooklyn, NY 11219
718 604-5000 718 439-5440 718 283-6000

New York Community Hospital New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital SUNY Downstate Medical Center University Hospital of Brooklyn
2525 Kings Highway Brooklyn, NY 11229
506 Sixth St Brooklyn, NY 11215
445 Lenox Rd Brooklyn, NY 11203
718 692-5300 718 780-3000 718 270-1662

NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
760 Broadway Brooklyn, NY 11206
374 Stockholm St Brooklyn, NY 11237
718 963-8040 718 963-7272