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Brooklyn Branch Office
4101 8th Avenue, 4th and 5th Fl

Brooklyn, NY 11232

Branch Director: Weijing Shi

Phone: (718)492-0409 Fax: (718)567-0397

The Chinese-American Planning Council Brooklyn Branch office aims to serve the rapidly increasing Chinese Immigrant population in the borough of Brooklyn, especially in the Sunset Park and Bay Ridge area.

Some of the programs offered by the CPC Brooklyn Branch Office include Beacon and After-School Child Care programs. Programs that operate out of The Branch Office include Senior Services, Housing Services, and other multi- social service programs.
Multi-Social Service Programs
Walk in Program Family Health Plus, Child Health Plus, Medicaid Children with Developmental Disabilities
>First come first serve
>Food Stamp Applications
>Employment Applications
>Naturalization Applications
>SSI Applications (Thursdays)
>Refer immigrants to local schools
>Translation for Letters
>All inquiries will be answered to the best of Staff knowledge
>Help applicants with paperwork
>Collect and verify documentation
>Submit Package
>Translate all related letters
>Help secure entitlement of aids and benefits for
>Children with disabilities
>Provide counseling for parents
>Resolve school settings
>Group recreational activities and trips
>Help set appointments, escorts, translation

Housing Services
The Housing Services program focuses on housing preservation issues. This program aims to provide information on tenant and landlord rights as well as rent policies and regulations. The Housing program will also handle tenant housing complaints, and homeowner housing violations. Housing Services also provides information on senior homeowner reduced real estate tax and senior citizen rent increase exceptions as well as other housing issues and housing related subsidies. In addition, the Housing Services program will provide assistance in applying for affordable housing along with home purchase information and counseling for lower and middle-income families. The Housing program serves about 300 people a year. This program is funded bythe Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Senior Services
>Must be ages 55+ to register
>ESL classes (English and Citizenship Classes)
>Arts and Craft
>Singing Classes
>Workshops (Health, Education, Safety)
>Monthly Advisory board meetings
>3 or more trips per year
>Games ( Mah Jong, Chess)
>Tai Chi Classes

Senior Food Program
The food for senior program aims to to provide inexpensive and nutritional lunch to seniors ages 55 and up. Members can choose to come in and enjoy a meal at the Branch office provided that arrangements are made in advance. Meals can be delivered to doorstep if a member can provide a doctors note and documented proof that he/she is not mobile.
Beacons and After-School Daycares
Daycare Program- Year round program serves children ages 9 to 13 Adult ESL- Serves Adults ages 18+ Beacon PS 314 After-School- Application on a lottery basis (ages 6 to 12)
>Performing Arts
>Cultural Programs
>Homework Assistance
>Sports and Recreational Programs
>Summer Program (breakfast, lunch, snacks)
>All services are free of charge
>Classes are held 2 nights a week >Monday-Tuesday (7PM to 9PM)
>Registration is year round and all classes are free of charge
>Homework tutoring
>Arts and Craft
>Saturday Classes
PS 314 Summer Camp- Up to 4 classes by lottery for 7 weeks PS 153 After School- Must be a student of PS 153 ( Grades K to 5) PS 153 Summer Camp
>Trips and Recreational
>Math and English tutoring
>Arts and Craft
>Breakfast, Lunch snacks
>Hours: 2:40 to 5:40
>Homework Help
>Academic Enrichment
>Recreational and Dance
>Bilingual (English, Chinese, >Spanish, Russian, Hebrew)
>Open to all children ages 5 to 11
>Weekly Clubs
>Academic Enrichment
>Recreational and Artistic Programs
>Weekly Field Trips (library, aquarium, Fire stations etc.)


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