NYC Food Resource Guide: Canarsie/Flatlands

by NYC Food Policy Editor

last updated: September 19 2022

The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center has partnered with Share MealsHunger Free AmericaBetaNYC and Plentiful to compile the most current and accurate data for these resource guides, which are CONTINUALLY UPDATED.

THE RESOURCE GUIDES ARE MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH A COMMUNITY-WIDE EFFORT. IF YOU KNOW OF ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, PLEASE EMAIL info@nycfoodpolicy.org. THANK YOU!

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NYC Food Resource Guide: Flatlands/Canarsie

Below is a resource guide with the following information: meals for children, meals for seniors, retail food stores and their delivery/benefits policies, local food pantries and soup kitchens, resources for homeless people, resources for immigrant populations and resources for people with disabilities.

The Center has also included citywide organizations and additional resources for New Yorkers, which are applicable to community members outside of Flatlands/Canarsie as well. If you have family, friends or co-workers in other neighborhoods, please refer to our website where we have published additional reports. Please always call the listed organizations before visiting to get the latest information about their services, as many are changing daily. 

If you or someone you know has additional questions or is facing hunger or food insecurity please contact us at info@nycfoodpolicy.org or call the following organizations:

  • USDA National Hunger Hotline (Hunger Free America): 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (para español)
  • Text the USDA National Hunger Hotline at  914-415-6617 with a question containing the words food, summer, or meals for resources near you.
  • HRA’s Emergency Food Hotline: 866-888-8777
  • Shelter or Temporary Housing Assistance: 3-1-1

Flatlands/Canarsie Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens

The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center is collaborating with Plentiful: a completely free, easy-to-use reservation system for food pantries and the people they serve. Through their database, the information below is constantly updated with the latest opening hours and/or changes.

  • Admirable Church, Inc.
    1910 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (347) 779-7192
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Open to everyone
  • Brooklyn College Campus Pantry
    2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 951-5352
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday: By appointment only
    • Available only to Brooklyn College students
    • Visit their website to make appointment
  • Brooklyn College Campus Pantry
    2705 Campus Rd, 524 Student Center, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 951-5352, (718) 951-5059
    Status: Open
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Available only to Brooklyn College students
    • Visit their website to make appointment
  • Bushwick United Seniors
    1139 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (347) 502-0749
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday 12:00AM-2:00PM
    • Halal chicken option available base on food shipments received
    • Food donations:
      • canned goods, non-perishables
    • Open to the general public
  • East Flatbush Village, inc.
    1011 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 826-0807
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday 4:00PM-5:00PM: every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
    • This location will be moving around during the month of May.
      • Current address 1011 Utica Ave
    • Donations: accepts perishables and non-perishables.
  • Flatlands Reformed Church
    3931 Kings Hwy, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    Status: Open

  • Flatlands Reformed Church Community Center
    3931 Kings Hwy, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 252-5540
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 7:30AM-9:30AM
    • Fresh food boxes will be distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis
    • One box per household
  • LifeBridge NY
    1895 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 233-5004
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No
    Kosher,Halal

    • Wednesday 4:00PM-6:00PM
    • Open to the public.
    • Please bring your own bags or cart.
    • Appointment available via the app Plentiful
    • Food is distributed around 5PM
  • Our Lady of Refuge R.C. Church
    2020 Foster Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 434-2090
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday 10:00AM-1:00PM
    • Picture ID is required
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
    • Located in the parking lot
    • Open to all
    • Kosher and Halal is offered when available
  • Bnai Raphael Chesed Organization, Inc.
    3846 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (917) 861-7282
    Status: Open
    ID Required:
    Kosher

    • Monday 1:00PM-2:00PM: Food Pantry Hours
    • Tuesday-Thursday 10:00AM-3:00PM: Emergency Package Distribution Hours
    • Guests must register on Mondays between 1PM-2PM before receiving food.
    • Please bring proof of address
    • Emergency packages can be provided on the days noted, and the best day to obtain food is Monday, after registration
  • Grant House Unity Corp
    2046 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    Status: Open

  • Kingslawn United Presbyterian Church
    2362 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 241-0736
    Status: Open
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Saturday 10:00AM-11:00AM: 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month
  • MAMRE Enrichment Program
    1635 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 258-2716, (347) 844-0093
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Sunday 10:00AM-12:00PM: 1st Sunday of the month
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
  • Mamre Enrichment Program
    1623-27 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 258-2716
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Sunday 10:00AM-12:00PM: 1st Sunday of the month
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
  • Met Council on Jewish Poverty
    5361 Preston Ct, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 763-5318, (718) 530-3466
    Status: Open
    ID Required:
    Kosher

    • Clients may pickup food from the pantry once a month
    • Hours are for first-time clients and for those not placing online orders
    • ID appreciated, not required
    • Runs on a digital ordering system, place an order online and pick up food on the days you choose. You still need to come to sign up on a Tuesday or Thursday if you are a first time client.
  • Our Lady Charity for the Community Inc
    5816 Farragut Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (347) 661-8558
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Saturday 9:00AM-11:00AM
    • Arrive early for the best chance of receiving food
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
    • Kosher food are only available sometimes
  • Roman Catholic Church of Mary Queen of Heaven
    1304 E 57th St, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 763-2330
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Saturday 9:30AM-11:00AM: 3rd Saturday of the month
    • Usually serves those who live in the 11234 zip code
    • only once per month
  • Bay View Houses Resident Association
    2085 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (347) 216-5909
    Status: Open
    ID Required:
    Kosher,Halal

    • Thursday 10:00AM-1:00PM
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
  • Berean Seventh Day Adventist Church
    1713 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 444-4211
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Friday 11:00AM-2:00PM
  • Breukelen Houses
    254 Stanley Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Open to everyone
    • ID is required, but no one will be turned away if there is a need
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
  • Brooklyn Generation
    6565 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    Status: Open

  • Brooklyn Generation School
    6565 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 968-4200, (718) 968-4101
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No
    Halal

    • Monday-Friday 3:00PM-4:00PM
    • Open to campus families and people within the community only
  • Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, Our Lady Of Miracles, Canarsie Cluster Center
    757 E 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 257-2400
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Saturday 10:00AM-11:30AM
  • Children of the Light Ministry
    1171 E 95th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (347) 794-4130, (347) 384-4535
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No
    Kosher,Halal

    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00AM-4:00PM
    • Saturday 9:00AM-2:00PM
      Kosher and Halal food is only available sometimes
  • Church of God (of Remsen Avenue)
    627 Remsen Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 346-4897
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 1:00PM-2:30PM
  • Hebrew Educational Society
    9502 Seaview Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 241-3000
    Status: Open
    ID Required:
    Kosher

    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00AM-2:00PM: By appointment only
    • Tuesday 1:00PM-6:00PM: By appointment only
    • Food pantry by appointment only. Make an appointment by visiting the organization's website or call (718) 241-3000 x4.
    • For first time people, go to their organization to register for food pantry
  • International Pentecostal City Mission
    9202 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 342-9005
    Status: Open
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Saturday 11:00AM-1:00PM
  • Liberty Hall Cathedral of Praise
    1407 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 209-4325, (718) 209-0200
    Status: Open
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Saturday 4:00PM-6:00PM
  • Redeemed Christian Church of God International Chapel
    781 E 93rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (347) 955-4403
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Saturday 11:00AM-2:00PM
  • Zion Church of the Truth Community Service
    8315 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 241-8167
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 12:00PM-2:00PM
    • open to everyone
  • Ammi Evangelical Baptist Church
    1799 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 692-3925
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 12:30PM-2:00PM
  • Treasures in Earthen Jars
    4124 Avenue H, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (929) 355-3302
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Saturday 1:00PM-3:00PM
  • Divine Intervention Institute
    2070 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (516) 655-6282
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required:
    Kosher

    • Monday-Thursday 10:00AM-3:00PM
  • Flatbush Community Fund Food Pantry
    1968 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 650-3545
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

  • Crown Ministry
    10405 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

  • Jewish Aid Committee
    105-57 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

  • Jewish Community Council (JCC) of Canarsie 2
    8700 Ave K, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 495-6210
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-4:00PM
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Food Pantry
    1550 Hendrickson St, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 253-4404
    Status: Closed
    ID Required: No

    • No longer operating out of St. Thomas location
    • Food Pantry was only open during COVID

Meals for Seniors (60-years-old and above)

  • Additional Meal Delivery (see local list below for meal delivery providers)
    • Meal delivery services work on a case-by-case basis and may offer breakfast, lunch and/or dinner depending on the case.
    • Citymeals on Wheels delivers meals to seniors meeting the following criteria:
      • Must be 60 years of age or older
      • Must be unable to prepare nutritious meals or have no one to do so for you
      • Must be able to live safely at home if services are provided to you
      • Must be physically or mentally incapacitated and in need of some assistance
      • Even if you receive home care or Medicaid, you are still eligible to get meals if the home care worker cannot prepare a meal to fit your dietary or religious restrictions, or if he or she is designated to assist only with other tasks.
      • Click this link and enter your zip code at the bottom of the page to sign up, or call the organization at 212-687-1234.
    • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) at NYC Health + Hospitals / Kings County:
      • The New York State Department of Health's Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) offers free, nutritious foods to seniors aged 60 years of age and older.
      • Provides a free supplemental food package, once a month, to Senior citizens 60 years and older. Packages may include: cheese, canned vegetables and fruits, canned meats and fish, breakfast cereals, UHT and nonfat dry milk, fruit juices, rice, spaghetti, macaroni, whole grain rotini, peanut butter, dried beans.
      • Who Can Apply for CSFP:
        • Seniors 60 years of age or older
        • To be eligible, applicants must have an income that falls within the CSFP guidelines established by the federal government, and be a resident of New York State.
      • *How Do I Apply for CSFP: *To apply for the CSFP Program, please call a CSFP local agency provider nearest you for application information. Once each month you or your proxy will pick up your food at a convenient food distribution site. The CSFP local agency providers are listed below:
        • Locations:
          • New York Common Pantry: 423-438 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
            • (917) 982-2564
          • Food Bank for New York City
            • (212) 566-7855
          • Kings County Hospital Center: 91-29 143rd St, Jamaica, NY 11435
            • (718) 523-2220
    • GoGoGrandparent
      • Allows use of Lyft or Uber without a smartphone.
      • Step 1: Register for GoGo by clicking here or by calling 1 (855) 464-6872.
      • Step 2: CALL 1 (855) 464-6872 and wait to hear: “Thanks for calling GoGo”
      • Step 3:
        • PRESS 1 to immediately request a Lyft or Uber to your home.
        • PRESS 2 to request a Lyft or Uber to where we dropped you off last.
        • PRESS 3, 4 or 5 to request a Lyft or Uber to a custom pick up location (once you’re registered please give us a call to set these up).
        • PRESS 6 to request a Lyft or Uber with an operator.
        • PRESS 7 to request meals delivered from local restaurants near you, by delivery services like DoorDash, GrubHub, Postmates, and Uber Eats.
        • PRESS 8 to request groceries delivered from local supermarkets, by services like Instacart, Postmates, Shipt, and more.
        • PRESS 0 to speak with an operator about scheduling requests in advance or anything else.
    • GoGoGourmet: Meals delivered to the door of your home (855) 754-5328
    • GoGoGroceries: Groceries, delivered to the door of your home (855) 222-4919
  • PLEASE SCROLL DOWN to the section “Citywide Non-Profit Organizations Offering Food Delivery and/or Mobile Markets” FOR MORE MEAL DELIVERY OPTIONS

Special Supermarket Shopping Hours for Seniors Only

  • Aldi
    • Some Aldi stores have adjusted their opening hours of operation to 8:30AM daily. The first hour is still reserved for seniors, expectant mothers and those with underlying health concerns on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 
    • See Store Finder Here for the nearest Aldi
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Dollar General
    • First hour of opening for senior shopping only.
    • See Store Finder Here for the nearest Dollar General
  • Target
    • First shopping hour on Tuesdays is reserved for seniors and those with underlying health conditions.
    • See Store Finder Here for the nearest Target

Supermarkets, Delis, Bodegas & Retail Food Stores (Offering Delivery)

This list below includes all retail food stores within the neighborhood from the New York State Retail Food Store Open Data and a Google Maps Places API search with keyword search terms “bakery, convenience store, deli, food, grocery, supermarket.” 

  • For delivery services such as DoorDashInstacartFreshDirectGrubHubPeapodPostmates,  Shiptdelivery.com, SeamlessYelp and UberEats, an email address and credit card is required for registration. 
  • The listed apps do not accept SNAP (EBT) payments for delivery, but many retailers do IN-STORE.
  • The SNAP Retailer Locator allows anyone to locate nearby SNAP-authorized retailers by entering a street address, city, and state, or zip code. Enter your starting location and select a retailer or map point to get details and directions.
  • Delivery fees range from around $0.99 to $10, but most fees are waived if you spend over $10 or $15 in the app (for independent grocers, this may be higher)
  • Many delivery services are flooded and there may be extra long wait times, unavailable products and/or no delivery possible.

The Food Policy Center team is in the process of verifying the status of any retail food store listed without a phone number.

Please call stores before visiting, as their services (take-out, delivery, benefits such as SNAP) may be changing frequently due to COVID-19.

  • Elaine's Avenue M Deli
    2924 Avenue M, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 377-7207

    • Monday-Friday 5:30AM-5:00PM
    • Saturday 5:30AM-3:30PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone and DoorDash
    • Delivery radius: 3-5 blocks
  • Key Food Supermarket
    2326 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 253-8152

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-6:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • La Flor de Atlixco II Deli & Grocery
    2440 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 928-7964

    • Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-6:00PM
    • Friday-Sunday 9:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery only accepts cash
    • $20 minimum
    • ordered by calling the phone number, 7189287964
    • have in-store pick up
  • Rite Aid
    2577 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 258-1812

    • Monday-Friday 9:00AM-10:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Shop Smart Kosher Supermarket
    2640 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 377-4166

    • Monday, Tuesday 6:45AM-10:00PM
    • Wednesday 6:45AM-11:00PM
    • Thursday 6:45AM-12:00AM
    • Friday 6:45AM-4:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by email and store website
    • Delivery radius: 5-10 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $100
    • Delivery fee: $3.50
  • Sky Deli
    2112 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 421-3242

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:15AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Seamless
  • Walgreens
    1559 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 434-5755

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Postmates
    • Curbside pickup available by visiting store website
  • 7-Eleven
    1970 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available 24/7 by 7NOW app
    • Delivery radius: 1.5 miles
    • Additional fees: Orders below $15 have a fee of $1.99
  • 7-Eleven
    2247 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 692-0099

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by store website
  • 7-Eleven
    2474 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 252-0549

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available 24/7 by 7NOW app
    • Delivery radius: 1.5 miles
    • Delivery fee: Orders below $15 have a fee of $1.99
  • Avenue N Deli Corporation
    6309 Ave N, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (347) 462-9064

  • CVS
    4901 Kings Hwy, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 252-3791

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available 24/7 by Shipt
    • Delivery radius: see the coverage map on store website
    • Delivery fees: Orders under $35 have a $7 delivery fee. Orders over $35 have free delivery.
  • CVS
    2320 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 209-8121

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available 24/7 by Shipt
    • Delivery radius: see the coverage map on store website
    • Delivery fees: Orders under $35 have a $7 delivery fee. Orders over $35 have free delivery.
  • CVS
    4112 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 253-0200

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available 24/7 by Shipt
    • Delivery radius: see the coverage map on store website
    • Delivery fees: Orders under $35 have a $7 delivery fee. Orders over $35 have free delivery.
  • Duane Reade
    2265 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 241-3700

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Postmates
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $15
    • Delivery fee: $2.99
  • Fairway Market Georgetown
    2149 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234

    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
      • Get free delivery for 2 weeks with Instacart Express (can cancel before $99 annual charge).
  • Food Universe Marketplace
    2424 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 758-1289

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: free delivery on orders $50+
  • Foodtown of Ralph Avenue
    1958-66 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 531-8506

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday 7:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart and store website and in store
  • Fruit & Vegetable Supreme
    1099 E 56th St, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 763-5554

    • Monday-Friday 5:00AM-1:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Do not offer same-day delivery
    • order from website
    • no minimum purchase for delivery, but if under $75, there is a $5 extra charge
    • mostly deliver for Brooklyn and Staten Island
  • Ideal Food Basket
    1967 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 377-4302

    • Monday-Friday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • no delivery by phone call
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $50
  • Key Food Supermarket
    6620 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 968-0200

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-7:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Call in Delivery minimum: $10
  • Key Food Supermarket
    5101 Ave N, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 377-9112

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart and for in-store purchases
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery fee: $8
  • Mill Basin Shuk
    6324 Ave N, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 241-5600

    • Monday-Wednesday 7:30AM-8:00PM
    • Thursday 7:30AM-9:00PM
    • Friday 7:00AM-2:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by email
    • Delivery radius: close to store
  • Rite Aid
    2064 Mill Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 531-0408

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • Monday-Friday 9:00AM-10:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Rite Aid
    1791 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 241-3559

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Seatide Gourmet
    5914 Avenue N, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 209-3474

    • Monday-Saturday 8:30AM-5:30PM
    • Sunday 9:00AM-3:30PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases
    • Delivery radius: local area
    • $15 minimum
    • no delivery on Sunday and delivery on Saturday depends on weather
  • South Shore Finest Deli
    5910 Glenwood Rd , Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (347) 371-9069

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only

      No additional information available, please call before visiting.

  • Supermarket Of Ave N inc
    3524 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 377-3377

    • Sunday 8:00AM-7:00PM
    • Monday, Tuesday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • Wednesday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • Thursday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • Friday 7:00AM-5:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available via GrubHub and and Seamless.
  • Utica Deli & Grill
    1786 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 484-9228

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Curbside pickup available
    • Delivery available through Ubereats and Doordash
    • Deli closes at 11
  • Walgreens
    2325 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 951-0518

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Postmates
  • Walgreens
    4915 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (347) 856-5852

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Postmates
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $15
    • Delivery fee: $2.99
  • Walgreens
    5716 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 252-6350

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Postmates
  • 7-Eleven
    105-04 Flatlands Ave , Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 257-1858

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available 24/7 by 7NOW app
    • Delivery radius: 1.5 miles
    • Delivery fee: Orders below $15 have a fee of $1.99
  • BJ's Wholesale
    900 Remsen Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 249-1311

    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday 9:00AM-8:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • Delivery available by store website
  • Brothers Deli II
    669 E 98th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 345-5047

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-2:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by DoorDash, Grubhub, and Seamless
  • CVS
    10204 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 257-1099

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available 24/7 by Shipt
    • Delivery radius: see the coverage map on store website
    • Delivery fees: Orders under $35 have a $7 delivery fee. Orders over $35 have free delivery.
  • Fish Market Corp
    9101 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (347) 922-7461

    • Monday-Saturday 6:00AM-9:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • delivery by phone call or in store
    • $10 minimum
  • Flatlands Deli
    911 E 107th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 257-5041

    • Saturday, Sunday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Food World Supermarket
    935 E 107th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 566-2999

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available only in store
    • Delivery radius: close to store
    • Delivery minimum: $50
  • Ideal Food Basket
    1871 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 531-0205

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases only
    • Delivery radius: within neighborhood
    • Delivery minimum: $50
  • Key Food Supermarket
    2066 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 968-1820

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Instacart and for in-store purchases
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum:
      • Instacart orders: $10
      • In-store purchases: $50
  • Key Food Supermarket
    1804 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 444-4385

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday 8:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 11:00AM-5:00PM: Delivery Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Rite Aid
    7812 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 531-5023

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Rite Aid
    9738 Seaview Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 968-1584

    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Rockaway Gourmet Deli
    9627 Farragut Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (347) 240-5960

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted, cold food only
    • Delivered available by Seamless, Grubhub, and Uber Eats
  • Terminal Produce Corporation
    4 Brooklyn Terminal Market, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 251-1842

    • Monday-Friday 6:00AM-2:00PM
    • Saturday 6:00AM-1:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Walgreens
    1847 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 251-0426

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Postmates

Supermarkets, Delis, Bodegas & Retail Food Stores (No Delivery)

_This list below includes all retail food stores within the neighborhood from the New York State Retail Food Store Open Data and a Google Maps Places API search with keyword search terms “bakery, convenience store, deli, food, grocery, supermarket.” _

The Food Policy Center team is in the process of verifying the status of any retail food store listed without a phone number.

Please call stores before visiting, as their services (take-out, delivery, benefits such as SNAP) may be changing frequently due to COVID-19.

  • 34 Grocery Store
    3323 Avenue H, Brooklyn, NY 11210

  • 99 Cents Town
    1940 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210

  • 1310 Caribbean Deli
    1310 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 421-9000

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • WIC accepted
  • Best 99 NY
    1800 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (347) 492-7634

    • Sunday-Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • CC Food
    1853 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (347) 254-4216

  • DK Fish Market
    2921 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 434-2038

    • Sunday-Saturday 9:30AM-6:30PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Dollar General
    4118 Farragut Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (347) 916-3555

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • download the dollar general app to order
    • only in-store pick up
  • Dora Grocery
    4104 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 253-9550

    • Service Options: Takeout
  • Fine Fare Supermarket
    1498 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 434-3136

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Glenwood Deli
    2816 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11210

  • Golden Vegetable & Grocery A
    1819 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 258-0240

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • H & H Mini Mart
    1830 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 377-5900

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
  • Island Fish Market
    2116 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 434-0424

    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-6:30PM
    • Sunday 9:00AM-4:30PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • New Best Fruit Market
    1530 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 434-4856

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • New Food Mart
    2559 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
  • RJM Mini Market
    1422 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 434-6549

    • Sunday-Friday 7:00AM-12:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Saborcito Puebla Deli Grocery
    4016 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 859-2948

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:30AM-10:00PM: Sat and Sun opens a little bit late
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • San Diego Deli and Grocery
    4023 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (347) 405-7420

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-2:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Schwartz
    3008 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 951-8575

  • Tonys Health Food
    2923 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 859-1138

    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • W & Fam Deli Grocery
    1585 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-6:45PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • West Indian Direct
    4207 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 338-3456

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • 7 Stars Gourmet Deli & Grill
    5402 Ave N, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 513-0877

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Avenue H Deli
    4924 Avenue H, Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • Bismillah Meat & Grocery
    1964 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 676-2777

    • Sunday-Saturday 9:00AM-6:30PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Brooklyn Fresh Market
    6214 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • Dollar General
    2027 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (347) 991-5360

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
  • Dollar Tree
    1701 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 306-5369

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Fillmore Deli Inc
    2274 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • Glenwood Mini Mart
    5513-15 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 251-7443

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Golden Gate Fruit Market
    2080 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-3:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Lucky Family Deli Grocery
    2206A Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • Lucky Seven Deli
    2062 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 677-8367

    • Sunday-Saturday 5:00AM-7:30PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • Marine Park Deli & Grocery
    3509 Avenue S, Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • Mauers Super Deli
    3103 Quentin Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11234

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-6:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Mill Basin Convenience
    6001 Strickland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • Mill Basin Stop
    6122 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 763-3922

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Quentin Dairy & Deli
    3420 Quentin Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • Ravioli & Meat Market
    5223 Avenue N, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 258-1002

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-6:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-3:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Pickup only
  • Song's Grocery
    5401 Avenue T, Brooklyn, NY 11234

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-11:30PM: Store Hours
    • No contact Information available
  • Star's Mini Market
    5002 Avenue M, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 377-0797

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Curbside pickup available
  • Super Fresh Deli & Grocery
    2230 Troy Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • T & K Deli & Grocery
    3711 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (347) 922-7181

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-1:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Viva Deli
    5601 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 251-6498

    • Monday-Friday 6:00AM-8:00PM
    • Sunday, Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Yellow Market
    5812 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 251-3974

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:30AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • 7 Days Deli Grocery Inc
    9201 Foster Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 257-4393

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • In-store pickup available
  • 7Pearls Deights, Inc.
    Schenck St, Brooklyn, NY 11236

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-6:00PM
  • 99 Cents
    7900 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • 8404 Grocery
    8404 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 942-4090

  • Aden Supermarket
    10404 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 649-0423

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • store is doing construction
    • opens 5/1
  • Alia Deli & Grocery Inc
    9128 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • Alyafai Discount Grocery Corp.
    8109 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • Asmax Food
    7721 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 444-4110

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Avenue B Grocery
    9010 Avenue B, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 342-6730

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Avenue L Mini Mart
    8702 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11236

    • Tuesday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM: Store Hours
  • Big Boyz Deli
    9102-9104 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (347) 295-0595

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Canarsie Fruits & Vegetables Mini Market
    1418 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • Canarsie Market II
    1420 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 272-1437

  • Canarsie Meat Market
    1435 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 272-0772

    • Monday-Thursday 8:00AM-6:00PM
    • Friday-Saturday 8:00AM-7:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-4:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Deli & Grocery
    Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • Dollar Tree
    2120 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 306-5440

    • Sunday, Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Evelyn Grocery
    1020 E 92nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 257-3935

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Gitto Farmer's Market
    38 N Market St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 209-4587

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Go Express Deli
    8311 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (347) 462-4429

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-6:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-4:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • Good Food for Less
    412 E 83rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 209-1562

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-7:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-5:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • J & W Supermarket
    9004 Avenue A , Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • Kim's Family Farm
    8027 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 763-9330

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • King Rockaway Parkway
    1938 Rockaway Pkway, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (347) 462-3820

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • La Baguette Shop
    1836 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 758-4330, (718) 468-2525

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-6:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Curbside pickup available
  • M & Y Express Deli Corporation
    9202 Avenue M, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • Milky Way Grocery
    1669 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 444-1045

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
  • N & A Superette
    1595 Canarsie Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 241-1034

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:30PM
  • Rocks Deli Grocery
    1597 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • SAA Deli Grocery
    9401 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11236

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:30PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • Sarah 99¢ & Up Discount
    E 104th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • Searock Grocery & Deli Corporation
    9704 Seaview Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236

  • Smiley Mini Market
    8811 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 257-0112

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Stop 1 Deli & Grocery
    1705 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 763-0421

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
  • Willys Deli
    1356 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-11:00PM

Farmers' Markets in Flatlands/Canarsie

To ensure the below farmers's markets are open, please call or check the listed websites for the most up-to-date information.

Many farmers' markets accept cash, SNAP/EBT, debit/credit, WIC and Senior FMNP coupons. They may also offer Health Bucks for EBT users -- for every $5 spent in EBT, customers receive a $2 Health Buck coupon to purchase additional fruits and vegetables. For an updated list of farmers' markets near you (including days/hours of operation) visit nyc.gov/health and search "farmers markets."

*During the winter season, markets accept Health Bucks but may not distribute them.

Community Fridges in Flatlands/Canarsie

Community Fridges are public refrigerators that are projects enabling food to be shared within the community. Unlike food pantries, Community Fridges encourage community members to put food in and take food out as needed and with no limit. These Fridges are located across the five boroughs, organized by community members, for community members. Donations are provided from organizations as well as neighbors, and everyone is encouraged to take what they need and give what they don't need. The below list includes all community fridges within the neighborhood from the Map of NYC Community Fridges

* The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center cannot confirm whether or not community fridges are monitored, regulated or organized by food assistance agencies or organizations, therefore we are unable to confirm food availability and/or food safety. The Center advises community members not to take any prepared food without a date written of when it was cooked or stored. There are no regulations mandating what can go into fridges and how long food is stored, nor how often Community Fridges are cleaned, organized, and maintained. For more information about ensuring food quality and safety, click here and here.

There are no community fridges found in this neighborhood. Please refer to the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center’s other neighborhood resource guides to find the closest services to you.

Social Services in Flatlands/Canarsie

Child and Family Services in Flatlands/Canarsie

There are no specific child and family service organizations found in this neighborhood. Please refer to the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center’s other neighborhood resource guides to find the closest services to you.

Resources for People with Disabilities

Coronavirus is putting immense pressure on mobile and delivery services throughout New York City. Below are resources for people with disabilities who may already rely on these systems and/or need extra support during this time. Please call or email before visiting for updates about their services.

Center for Independence of the Disabled NY

  • Currently with customers via telephone only.
  • Manhattan office: 212-674-2300.
  • Queens office: 646-442-1520.
  • If they are unable to speak with you when you call, they will return all messages as soon as they are able.
  • ASL-speaking consumers can call the Manhattan office VP line at 646-350-2681 or the Queens VP line at 347-905-5088.
  • Coronavirus update
  • Food access
  • Transportation and Access-A-Ride

Crisis Services/Mental Health: Mobile Crisis Teams A Mobile Crisis Team is a group of behavioral health professionals — such as social workers, peer specialists and family peer advocates — who can provide care and short-term management for people who are experiencing severe behavioral crisis.

  • To request a team, call NYC Well at (888) NYC-WELL (888-692-9355)

Helping Hands for the Disabled of NY

  • Action Line: We are here for you 9am – 9pm, seven days a week at 718-606-9712
  • Food Pantry Available for Disabled People: We can bring food to you.

NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

NYC Mayor’s Office: Disability Service Facilitators Contact Information with EMAIL ADDRESSES and/or ASL VIDEO PHONES which may be helpful for people who are unable to hear and/or speak

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities: The Front Door The Front Door is the way OPWDD connects people to the services they need and want.  Once you enter, a person-centered planning process begins which helps you learn about and access service options taking your needs and desires into consideration.  It will also give you the chance to direct your own service plan or help your family member or loved one as they direct theirs.

  • The first step: Determine eligibility
  • If eligible to receive services: Begin planning process
  • Support and service options available: residential, employment, day habilitation, children’s services and aging services.

Contact the OPWDD regional office that covers your county (Manhattan 646-766-3220) to access the Front Door, or call the OPWWD Info Line at 1-866-946-9733.

Olmstead Rights: New York Disability Resources and Advocacy Organizations

  • Links to government agencies and disability rights organizations in New York.

Services for People with Disabilities in Flatlands/Canarsie

  • Americare, Inc. - Americare Certified Special Services (CSS)
    5923 Strickland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 535-3100

    • Services offered: Community behavioral or developmental disabilities as well as general patients. Includes physical, speech, and occupational therapy; and social services.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Open and fully functional. Please call for information. Virtual visits.
      • Open from Monday through th, 8-10
  • Heartshare - Day Habilitation Without Walls (WOW) - Brooklyn Avenue L
    4504-4506 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 422-4200, (718) 338-3746

    • Services offered: 24 hours residential housing for adults (18 and older) with intellectual disability
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Offering in-person
  • Human First - Day Habilitation Program - Brooklyn
    8814 Foster Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 531-6300

    • Services offered: An organization providing individuals who have developmental disabilities with a Day Habilitation program and a Supplemental Day program for individuals ages 8-21
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Day services are reopening and families are permitted to visit with precautions
    • Additional information:
      • Office Phone Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM

Education and Employment Services in Flatlands/Canarsie

There are no specific educational and employment service organizations found in this neighborhood. Please refer to the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center’s other neighborhood resource guides to find the closest services to you.

Health and Medical Services in Flatlands/Canarsie

  • Four Seasons Healthcare Solutions - Home Health Care
    1535 Rockaway Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 872-4751

    • Services offered: Organization providing patients of all ages with long term home health care services, including skilled nursing, physical and occupational therapy, rehabilitation, and home attendant services.
    • Additional information:
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • The Hebrew Educational Society (HES) - Healthy Families Center
    9502 Seaview Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 241-3000

    • Services offered: Community center providing care to those with behavioral or developmental disabilities as well as general patients. Includes physical, speech, and occupational therapy; and social services.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Open and fully functional. Please call for information. Virtual visits.
      • Hours:
        • Sunday-Thursday 8am-10pm
        • Friday 8am-5pm
      • Digital Food Pantry (appointment required)
        • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00- 2:00
        • Tuesday 1:00-6:00
  • Bestcare, Inc. - Brooklyn
    1781 Flatbush Ave, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 377-7077

    • Services offered: Home health agency providing homebound individuals of all ages in Brooklyn with in-home health care, personal care, and housekeeping services.
  • CAMBA - Beacon 361
    1957 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 462-2597

    • Services offered: Academic enhancement, after-school programs and summer camps, career awareness/school-to-work transition, civic engagement, community events, life skills, and recreation/health and fitness
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • CAMBA continues to serve youth and families, operating with a limited capacity for in-person services
      • Offering online workshops and activities for youth and adults
      • Call before visiting. Walk ins may not be permitted, but all services are available by phone
    • Additional information:
      • Office Phone Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-4PM

There are no specific legal service organizations found in this neighborhood. Please refer to the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center’s other neighborhood resource guides to find the closest services to you.

Mental Health Services in Flatlands/Canarsie

  • Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens - World of Work
    2037 Utica Ave, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (718) 758-9491

    • Services offered: Helps individuals with a psychiatric disability secure gainful employment by providing vocational assessment, job readiness training, job coaching, job placement services, and post-employment support services. Counseling is also provided on benefits and entitlements, financial, time, and medication management.

Mutual Aid Organizations in Flatlands/Canarsie

Senior Services in Flatlands/Canarsie

  • Amber Court Assisted Living in Brooklyn
    650 E 104th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 649-0700

    • Services offered: Assisted living and home-care facility providing seniors with a supervised living environment or in-home skilled nursing and rehabilitation
    • Additional information:
      • Disabilities services also provided
      • Home aid available 24/7
  • Millennium Development - Abe Stark Senior Center
    103-15 Farragut Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 272-9515

    • Services offered: Senior center for adults (ages 60+) offering recreational and social activities, day trips, exercise classes, pool table, breakfast, and lunch
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Working hybrid (both in person and virtually) due to COVID-19

Substance Use Programs in Flatlands/Canarsie

There are no specific substance use service organizations found in this neighborhood. Please refer to the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center’s other neighborhood resource guides to find the closest services to you.

Women's and Domestic Abuse Services in Flatlands/Canarsie

There are no specific women's and domestic abuse service organizations found in this neighborhood. Please refer to the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center’s other neighborhood resource guides to find the closest services to you.

Citywide Non-Profit Organizations Offering Food Delivery and/or Mobile Markets

  • The GetFoodNYC Emergency Meal delivery program concluded on October 1
  • City Harvest: Mobile markets are still operating throughout the city. Please click here to find a mobile market in your neighborhood.
  • CityMeals on Wheels: Deliver meals to eligible New Yorkers over 60 years old.
  • God’s Love We Deliver: Deliver meals to eligible New Yorkers who are too sick to cook or shop for themselves.
    • Eligibility Requirements and Application Information here.
    • Require a Medical Provider to sign the application for services.
    • COVID-19 response updates
  • Invisible Hands Deliver: A program delivering groceries and other essential items to populations vulnerable to COVID-19.
    • To request a delivery, use the form online or call (732) 639-1579 to request a delivery via phone
  • Meals on Wheels America: Deliver meals to eligible Network of over 5,000 independently run local programs
    • Search for participating locations near you here. Requirements and eligibility vary from location to location. Some locations may also provide additional services, including pet food and medical supply delivery services.
  • GrowNYC Fresh Food Boxes: seasonal produce well below retail prices
    • Visit a Fresh Food Box site near you (see bullets below)
    • Pay in cash, credit/debit, EBT/SNAP, Healthfirst OTC cards (LIP and CC members only), Health Bucks, Greenmarket Bucks, or Fresh Connect Coupons for next week’s share. Fresh Food Box uses an equitable pricing system to ensure access for all New Yorkers. Customers can choose one of three prices for the same share of food: $14, $17, or $20.
    • *Half-priced Fresh Food Boxes are now available for customers shopping with SNAP! Receive the same great bag of produce for just $7 when you pay with your EBT card at every GrowNYC Fresh Food Box site. *
    • Return the following week to pick up your share containing 6-9 items of fresh, high-quality produce.
    • See GrowNYC updates here.
  • Mutual Aid Groups:** **Click here to find the closest mutual aid group to you:
    • Request help online or call the Mutual Aid NYC Hotline: 646-437-8080
  • GrowNYC Farmers Markets and Youthmarkets: offering seasonal, fresh produce, for New York City residents. Locate a market near you here
  • All GrowNYC markets accept SNAP and EBT. Most markets accept Health Bucks and FMNP checks. See the GrowNYC website for more information on using SNAP/EBT and FMNP.
    • Deemed essential businesses, GrowNYC reconfigured 80+ food access sites to keep them open and safe for shoppers, producers, and staff. ​
    • Working with community partners to deliver free Fresh Food Boxes to low income New Yorkers who are undocumented, unemployed, or struggling in high need neighborhoods. 
    • Building out distance learning resources to continue to support educators and the general public as learning spaces move remote.
    • Many Greenmarket producers are offering a variety of ways to purchase their products, from allowing customers to pre-order and pick up at a market, to direct home delivery and shipping products from their online stores. All of that information is available in one place at GrowNYC Greenmarket Alternative Sales Directory 2020
    • See GrowNYC updates here.
  • Common Pantry: Providing takeaway meals for hot breakfast and dinner programs
    • Online Ordering is back. Click here to get started.
  • To sign up for the Nourish program, visit either our Manhattan or Bronx locations 
    • 8 East 109th Street, East Harlem
    • 1290 Hoe Avenue, Bronx
      • Thursday and Friday at 10AM-2PM
      • Saturday at 10AM-2PM
    • For additional questions about services contact NYCPServices@nycommonpantry.org
  • Farms That Are Delivering: A database of farms nation-wide that are delivering locally and across the country.** **
    • Meat, produce, and dairy that can be ordered for purchase and delivery online

Additional Resources for New Yorkers

Case Management Services

  • See hitesite to locate a Case Management Agency near you

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • SNAP provides food assistance for eligible New Yorkers. SNAP benefits can be used to purchase fresh produce and groceries at participating stores and online retailers.
  • To help stop the spread of COVID-19, many local department of social services and SNAP Centers locations are consolidating their hours until further notice. We are asking New Yorkers to do everything they can through myBenefits.ny.gov. Please call your local district or visit their website to check their operating hours
  • All SNAP application and recertification interviews can now be done online/by phone.
  • Apply for SNAP online at www.nyc.gov/accesshra or by smart phone with the ACCESS HRA app. After you submit your application, complete your eligibility interview by calling 718-SNAP-NOW (718-762-7669) anytime between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.
  • If you cannot get SNAP benefits quickly enough and need urgent help, please call the Emergency Food Hotline at 866-888-8777. SNAP Application:
  • Apply online for SNAP here.
  • To locate a SNAP center near you click here. If you were already in the process of applying for SNAP:
  • Your Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) case will stay open EVEN if you DO NOT….
    • Complete your eligibility interview in person if one was scheduled. You can still complete your eligibility interview by phone by calling 718-SNAP-NOW (718-762-7669) anytime between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.
    • Submit your 6-month periodic report. Please submit all required documents through the ACCESS HRA app’s mobile document upload feature.
    • Meet the Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) work requirements

Official SNAP Enrollment Centers in NYC - Human Resources Association (HRA)

There is at least one SNAP enrollment center location open in each of the five boroughs at this time. Please call rather than visiting: 

  • Bronx - Crotona S46*
    • 1910 Monterey Avenue, 5th Fl., Bronx, NY 10457
    • Phone: 929-252-7436 | Fax: 917-639-1107
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a children's area that does not provide supervision.
  • Brooklyn - Clinton Hill #67
    • 495 Clermont Ave, Brooklyn NY 11238
    • Phone: 929-221-2809 | 929-221-1568
    • Fax: 917-639-2511 | HDU Fax: 718-639-7705
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a Children's Corner, which provides supervision during limited hours.
  • Brooklyn - Coney Island #63
    • 3050 West 21st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224
    • Phone: 929-221-3856 | 929-221-3867
    • Fax: 917-639-2515 | HDU Fax: 917-639-2516
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a children's area that does not provide supervision.
  • Manhattan - Waverly S19
    • 12 West 14th St, 4th Fl., New York, NY 10011
    • Phone: 212-352-2524 | Fax: 917-639-2504
    • Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a Children's Corner, which provides supervision during limited hours.
  • Queens - Queens S53
    • 32-20 Northern Blvd., 2nd Fl., LIC, NY 11101
    • (Entrance on One Honeywell Street)
    • Phone: 718-784-6315 | Fax: 917-639-2492
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a Children's Corner, which provides supervision during limited hours.
  • Staten Island - Richmond S99
    • 201 Bay Street, 2nd Fl., Staten Island, NY 10301
    • Phone: 718-390-6994 | Fax: 917-639-2537
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • For more locations, visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/locations/snap-locations.page

Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) offering assistance with SNAP applications  Many CBOs provide help completing SNAP applications and screening applicants for eligibility. 

  • They DO NOT provide interviews (the final step of the application process) - this is only done at the HRA locations listed above. 
  • Due to COVID-19, interviews may not be required or may be completed by phone. HRA will contact you if they need more information after you apply. For the Site Finder, enter your address and choose Site Type “Food Stamp Center” to find a CBO offering assistance with SNAP applications close to you.
  • It is difficult to confirm the status of these organizations, so please always contact them before visiting. The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center is continually reaching out to try to verify opening hours and temporary closures.
  • If you cannot go to a location, you can request reasonable accommodations (if you are working, elderly, or disabled; if you have problems with child care; if you have trouble traveling to a SNAP Center). Call HRA’s infoline at 718-557-1399 (free language translation services are available) or contact HRA online here. 

Retail store locations accepting SNAP in NYC: The SNAP Retailer Locator allows anyone to locate nearby SNAP-authorized retailers by entering a street address, city, and state, or zip code. Enter your starting location and select a retailer or map point to get details and directions.

Online retailers accepting SNAP in NYC:

  • Amazon
    • Add your SNAP EBT card here.
    • Amazon Restaurants is not currently operating
    • Amazon Fresh inventory and delivery may sometimes be unavailable; confirmation is available only at online checkout
    • Prime Now, Amazon Fresh, and Whole Foods Market are still delivering. Delivery customers always have the option to select “unattended delivery” (if no alcohol in order) during checkout if they prefer not to come into contact with others.
    • Check coronavirus updates here.
  • ShopRite
    • Do not accept EBT for delivery, just for pick up orders.
    • Still delivering
    • Implemented “drop at your door” service for delivery orders. Your driver will call or text you when they are on their way to make your delivery and your groceries will be left at your door unattended. (Provide your mobile phone number in the Delivery Instructions field at checkout when placing delivery orders.) Note, payment options may have changed to accommodate this service. *SNAP benefits cannot be used to pay delivery fees. 

Health Bucks Health Bucks is a coupon program that is run by the City of New York for individuals who receive SNAP benefits, to buy fresh, locally-grown produce. Health Bucks can be used at any NYC Farmers Market that accepts SNAP benefits. 

  • You MUST be a SNAP recipient to be eligible for Health Bucks.
  • For every $5 you spend at farmers markets using SNAP on an EBT card, you can automatically and immediately get $2 in Health Bucks
  • Pharmacy to Farm Prescription program
    • Receive $30 in Health Bucks when you fill your prescription for blood pressure medication at select pharmacies in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan
    • Sign up at any pharmacy listed below:
      • Brooklyn
        • Brooklyn Center Pharmacy at 104 Dekalb Ave., 11201 in Downtown Brooklyn
        • Myrtle Drug Care at 355 Myrtle Ave., 11205 in Fort Greene
        • Park Drugs at 801 Nostrand Ave., 11225 in Crown Heights
        • Whitman Pharmacy at 329A Myrtle Ave., 11205 in Fort Greene
      • Manhattan
        • Drug Mart II at 4873 Broadway, 10034 in Inwood
        • Dyckman Pharmacy at 199 Dyckman St, 10040 in Inwood
        • Nagle Pharmacy at 210 Nagle Ave., 10034 in Inwood
        • New Amsterdam Drug Mart at 698 Amsterdam Ave., 10025 on the Upper West Side
        • New London Pharmacy at 246 8th Ave., 10011 in Chelsea
        • New York City Pharmacy at 206 1st Ave., 10009 in East Village
        • Quick RX UWS at 909 Columbus Ave., 10025 in Upper West Side
      • Queens
        • Image Heights Pharmacy at 7501 37th Ave., 11372 in Jackson Heights
        • Jannat Pharmacy at 7203 35th Ave., 11372 in Jackson Heights
        • Nueva Vida Pharmacy at 81-25 37th Ave., 11372 in Jackson Heights
        • Superior Pharmacy at 80-05 Roosevelt Ave., 11372 in Jackson Heights

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC provides nutrition for eligible pregnant and postpartum women and children. Fathers and caregivers can also apply for their children.

  • Normally WIC applicants must apply in person, but most centers are now working via phone.
  • Determine if you are eligible for WIC here
  • You do NOT need to be a US citizen to receive WIC
  • If applicants have all necessary documents, WIC benefits are effective immediately after application
  • Locate a WIC center near you here or call 1-800-522-5006
    • Those applying can make an appointment by calling one of the centers closest to them.
    • Remote services available only
  • For more information on WIC see the New York State Department of Health WIC website

Organizations Providing WIC Services close to Flatlands/Canarsie (Please call rather than visiting)

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