Boro Park Jewish Community Council (BPJCC)

Boro Park Jewish Community Council (BPJCC)
Organization Name:
Boro Park Jewish Community Council (BPJCC)
Primary Address 1:
1310 46th Street
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11219
Long Organization Description:

The Boro Park Jewish Community Council (BPJCC) was formed in 1997 to address the urgent social services needs of individuals and families residing in Boro Park. To that end the BPJCC presently operates a wide array of social services and programs to assist clients in obtaining government benefits and entitlements with the dual goal of providing immediate relief and simultaneously directing them towards a path of self-sufficiency and independence.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(718) 972-6600
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Rabbi Avi Greenstein, CEO
Director, Manager or CEO (Last Name):
Judah Zellermaier, LCSW, Director of Operations
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email, Telephone, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc), Community Meetings
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
BP JCC helps to enroll residents in SNAP, Medicaid, social security disability, SCRIE/DRIE, NYSARC, as well as an array of services for survivors of the Holocaust.
Year Started:
1997
Major Funders:
Met Council on Jewish Poverty, UJA Federation of New York
Organization Type:
Social Services Organization
About the Organization:
Boro Park JCC, founded in 1997, provides career counseling and job development to both displaced employees and those looking to enter the workforce for the first time., resulting from large family size and other cultural factors. BPJCC’s additional services are tailored to its community’s residents, which include large Orthodox families, Russian émigrés, and young yeshiva graduates. As a gateway to a network of grassroots services, BPJCC provides free and confidential benefits and services including: Medicaid, Low Cost Health Insurance, Section 8 recertification, food stamps, emergency food vouchers, family violence assistance, crisis assistance, NYLAG aid, employment services, and HEAP enrollment. For its elderly clientele, particularly Holocaust survivors, BPJCC helps to enroll residents in Medicaid spend-down, social security disability, SCRIE/DRIE, NYSARC, as well as an array of services for survivors of the Holocaust. Boro Park JCC provides services in English, Yiddish, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and Italian.
Latest Project:
Boro Park Job Fair
Areas Served:
Brooklyn
Core Programs:
SNAP Enrollment, Medicaid, Medicare, Immigration, Citizenship, NYS Marketplace Insurance Enrollment, Employment Services, Computer Classes, SCRIE/DRIE, SSI/SSD, Social Security, HEAP, Holiday Food Distribution, Emergency Food Vouchers, Section 8, Legal Services, Senior Services, Holocaust Survivor Services, Crisis Intervention.
Major Issues:
Social Services, Food Insecurity, Poverty, Community Advocacy
Hours of Operation:
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Monday – Thursday) 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Friday)
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
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