Public Assistance

The 10 most active New York City Council members providing free personal Public Assistance assistance to New Yorkers like you.


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Julissa Ferreras
New York City Council
NYC Council 21st District
Councilperson CD21invites@council.nyc.gov 718-651-1917 Julissa Ferreras @JulissaFerreras on Twitter
#1 Julissa Ferreras
21st District - Queens

Public Assistance
43 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Income Tax Refund Tax Preparation Assistance Food Stamps Affordable Housing / Apartment NYCHA New Application U.S. Citizenship

Contact
Phone: 718-651-1917
Email: CD21invites@council.nyc.gov

Rafael Espinal
New York City Council
NYC Council 37th District
Councilperson REspinal@council.nyc.gov 718-642-8664 Rafael Espinal Rafael Espinal @RLEspinal on Twitter
#2 Rafael Espinal
37th District - Brooklyn

Public Assistance
32 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Food Stamps Affordable Housing / Apartment U.S. Citizenship Section 8 Green Card NYCHA New Application NYCHA Misc.

Contact
Phone: 718-642-8664
Email: REspinal@council.nyc.gov

Chaim M. Deutsch
New York City Council
NYC Council 48th District
Councilperson cdeutsch@council.nyc.gov 718-368-9176 Chaim M. Deutsch Chaim M. Deutsch @ChaimDeutsch on Twitter
#3 Chaim M. Deutsch
48th District - Brooklyn

Public Assistance
23 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Misc (Wills / Court Docs / etc.) Landlord / Managing Agent Issues Tax Preparation Assistance Parking Permits Housing Police Precinct Tree Planting / Pruning

Contact
Phone: 718-368-9176
Email: cdeutsch@council.nyc.gov

Helen Rosenthal
New York City Council
NYC Council 6th District
Councilperson Helen@HelenRosenthal.com 212-873-0282 Helen Rosenthal Helen Rosenthal @HelenRosenthal on Twitter
#4 Helen Rosenthal
6th District - Manhattan

Public Assistance
16 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Lease Issue SCRIE Eviction Repair Assistance Affordable Housing / Apartment Landlord / Managing Agent Issues

Contact
Phone: 212-873-0282
Email: Helen@HelenRosenthal.com

Alan Maisel
New York City Council
NYC Council 46th District
Councilperson AMaisel@council.nyc.gov 718-241-9330 Alan Maisel
#5 Alan Maisel
46th District - Brooklyn

Public Assistance
11 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
SCHE HEAP Libraries Abandoned Vehicle Food Stamps WATER LIEN

Contact
Phone: 718-241-9330
Email: AMaisel@council.nyc.gov

Daniel Dromm
New York City Council
NYC Council 25th District
Councilperson 718-803-6373 Daniel Dromm Daniel Dromm @Dromm25 on Twitter
#6 Daniel Dromm
25th District - Queens

Public Assistance
10 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
U.S. Citizenship SCHE Immigration SCRIE Misc (Wills / Court Docs / etc.) Housing Food Stamps

Contact
Phone: 718-803-6373
Email:

Deborah Rose
New York City Council
NYC Council 49th District
Councilperson DROSE@Council.nyc.gov 718-556-7370 Deborah Rose Deborah Rose @CMDebiRose on Twitter
#7 Deborah Rose
49th District - Staten Island

Public Assistance
9 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Section 8 Abandoned Building Con Edison Affordable Housing / Apartment Misc (Wills / Court Docs / etc.) Abandoned Vehicle

Contact
Phone: 718-556-7370
Email: DROSE@Council.nyc.gov

Melissa Mark-Viverito
New York City Council
NYC Council 8th District
Councilperson mviverito@council.nyc.gov 212-828-9800 Melissa Mark-Viverito Melissa Mark-Viverito @MMViverito on Twitter
#7 Melissa Mark-Viverito
8th District - Manhattan & Bronx

Public Assistance
9 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
NYCHA Building Maintenance NYCHA Misc. Food Stamps Affordable Housing / Apartment Building Maintenance Maintenance Landlord / Managing Agent Issues

Contact
Phone: 212-828-9800
Email: mviverito@council.nyc.gov

Corey Johnson
New York City Council
NYC Council 3rd District
Councilperson district3@council.nyc.gov 212-564-7757 Corey Johnson Corey Johnson @CoreyinNYC on Twitter
#7 Corey Johnson
3rd District - Manhattan

Public Assistance
9 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Landlord / Managing Agent Issues Noise - Construction Affordable Housing / Apartment Construction General Con Edison Maintenance

Contact
Phone: 212-564-7757
Email: district3@council.nyc.gov

Ritchie Torres
New York City Council
NYC Council 15th District
Councilperson 718-842-8100 Ritchie Torres Ritchie Torres @RitchieTorres on Twitter
10 Ritchie Torres
15th District - Bronx

Public Assistance
7 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Tax Preparation Assistance U.S. Citizenship Affordable Housing / Apartment Green Card Repair Assistance Heat / Hot Water NYCHA Building Maintenance

Contact
Phone: 718-842-8100
Email:

Public Assistance Service Activity

These charts show the cumulative number of Public Assistance cases for each NYC Council District and the total weekly amount of Public Assistance casework for all New York City Council members over the last year.

Year Cumulative Casework

Total Weekly Activity