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
32 cases in the past year

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

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
31 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
26 cases in the past year

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

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
15 cases in the past year

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

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

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
#5 Deborah Rose
49th District - Staten Island

Public Assistance
12 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Section 8 Abandoned Building Affordable Housing / Apartment Abandoned Vehicle Con Edison Tree Planting / Pruning

Contact
Phone: 718-556-7370
Email: DROSE@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
11 cases in the past year

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

Contact
Phone: 718-803-6373
Email:

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
10 cases in the past year

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

Contact
Phone: 212-564-7757
Email: district3@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
10 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
NYCHA Building Maintenance NYCHA Misc. Food Stamps Affordable Housing / Apartment Maintenance Heat / Hot Water Building Maintenance

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

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

Public Assistance
9 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

Mathieu Eugene
New York City Council
NYC Council 40th District
Councilperson mathieu.eugene@council.nyc.gov 718-287-8762 Mathieu Eugene Mathieu Eugene @CMMathieuEugene on Twitter
#9 Mathieu Eugene
40th District - Brooklyn

Public Assistance
9 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Literary Services for Immigrants U.S. Citizenship Immigration City Services and Benefits Translation Services Green Card

Contact
Phone: 718-287-8762
Email: mathieu.eugene@council.nyc.gov

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