Benefits

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


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Steven Matteo
New York City Council
NYC Council 50th District
Councilperson SMatteo@council.nyc.gov 718-980-1017 Steven Matteo Steven Matteo @StevenMatteo on Twitter
#1 Steven Matteo
50th District - Staten Island

Benefits
4 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Street Resurfacing Tax Exemption Property Tax Bill RAIN BARREL E-Waste Pickups Snow Removal Community Policing

Contact
Phone: 718-980-1017
Email: SMatteo@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
#2 Chaim M. Deutsch
48th District - Brooklyn

Benefits
3 cases in the past year

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

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

Jimmy Van Bramer
New York City Council
NYC Council 26th District
Councilperson JVanBramer@council.nyc.gov 718-383-9566 Jimmy Van Bramer Jimmy Van Bramer @JimmyVanBramer on Twitter
#3 Jimmy Van Bramer
26th District - Queens

Benefits
2 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Lobbying NYCHA Building Maintenance Bicycles SCRIE Police Precinct Illegal Parking Park Maintenance

Contact
Phone: 718-383-9566
Email: JVanBramer@council.nyc.gov

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
#3 Deborah Rose
49th District - Staten Island

Benefits
2 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Section 8 Abandoned Building Con Edison Affordable Housing / Apartment NYCHA New Application Abandoned Vehicle

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

Ben Kallos
New York City Council
NYC Council 5th District
Councilperson BKallos@council.nyc.gov 212-860-1950 Ben Kallos Ben Kallos @BenKallos on Twitter
#3 Ben Kallos
5th District - Manhattan

Benefits
2 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Landlord / Managing Agent Issues Senior Housing Construction General Eviction Affordable Housing / Apartment Lease Issue

Contact
Phone: 212-860-1950
Email: BKallos@council.nyc.gov

Fernando Cabrera
New York City Council
NYC Council 14th District
Councilperson 347-590-2874 Fernando Cabrera Fernando Cabrera @FCabreraNY on Twitter
#3 Fernando Cabrera
14th District - Bronx

Benefits
2 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
HPD Housing Lottery SCRIE Food Stamps Rental Arrears U.S. Citizenship Repair Assistance

Contact
Phone: 347-590-2874
Email:

Barry Grodenchik
New York City Council
NYC Council 23rd District
Councilperson m23@council.nyc.gov 718-468-0137 Barry Grodenchik @BarryGrodenchik on Twitter
#7 Barry Grodenchik
23rd District - Queens

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
SCHE Tree Planting / Pruning Bicycles Street Resurfacing Sidewalks Property Tax Bill

Contact
Phone: 718-468-0137
Email: m23@council.nyc.gov

Carlos Menchaca
New York City Council
NYC Council 38th District
Councilperson info38@council.nyc.gov 718-439-9012 Carlos Menchaca Carlos Menchaca @cmenchaca on Twitter
#7 Carlos Menchaca
38th District - Brooklyn

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
U.S. Citizenship Green Card Misc (Wills / Court Docs / etc.) Visas DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Adult Education

Contact
Phone: 718-439-9012
Email: info38@council.nyc.gov

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

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
SCHE Libraries HEAP Food Stamps Abandoned Vehicle Tree Planting / Pruning

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

Benefits Service Activity

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

Year Cumulative Casework

Total Weekly Activity