Monday – Friday:
9:00 A.M – 4:00 P.M.
Phone: 718-734-2274 – Ewelina Rudiak
Phone: 718-489-1533 – Dorota Pastula
176 Java Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
The Extended Social Services Program is funded by New York City Council, Department for the Aging and sponsored by the Polish and Slavic Center; therefore, our services are provided completely free of charge.
The program offers information, help and assistance, in obtaining benefits in the following areas:
•Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE)
•Senior Citizen Homeowners Exemption (SCHE)
•Real Property Tax Credit (IT-214)
•New York State School Tax Relief Program
•Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
•Weatherization Referral and Packing Program
•Medicare Part A, B & D
•Life Line Telephone Service
•Elder Pharmaceutical insurance Coverage
•Reduce Public Transportation Fare (MTA)
PROGRAM NEWS AND EVENTS
Our work consists on giving complete information about all benefits provided by the City of New York, the New York State and the Federal Government, filling out applications, prescreening for eligibility, translating all sorts documents, explaining laws and regulations, and utilizing our phone contacts to different agencies or services to solve problems promptly if the situation requires.