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
2 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
SCHE Tax Exemption Health Recycling Street Signs CLEAN-UPS Con Edison

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 @ChaimDeutsch on Twitter
#1 Chaim M. Deutsch
48th District - Brooklyn

Benefits
2 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Tax Preparation Assistance Misc (Wills / Court Docs / etc.) Food Pantry Unemployment Insurance Property Tax Bill SCHE Museums

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

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

Benefits
2 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Housing Literary Services for Immigrants SCHE Visas Form Letter SCRIE

Contact
Phone: 718-803-6373
Email:

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

Benefits
2 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Lease Issue NYCHA Misc. Building Maintenance SCRIE Landlord / Managing Agent Issues Eviction

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

I. Daneek Miller
New York City Council
NYC Council 27th District
Councilperson District27@council.nyc.gov 718-776-3700 I. Daneek Miller I. Daneek Miller @IDaneekMiller on Twitter
#5 I. Daneek Miller
27th District - Queens

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
Trees and Sidewalks Program Eviction Sidewalks Abandoned Vehicle Sewer Backups Violation

Contact
Phone: 718-776-3700
Email: District27@council.nyc.gov

Darlene Mealy
New York City Council
NYC Council 41st District
Councilperson 718-953-3097 Darlene Mealy Darlene Mealy @CMDarleneMealy on Twitter
#5 Darlene Mealy
41st District - Brooklyn

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
Economy-Jobs Affordable Housing / Apartment Eviction Repair Assistance Construction General Misc (Wills / Court Docs / etc.)

Contact
Phone: 718-953-3097
Email:

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

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
Bicycles Pedestrian Safety Lobbying NYCHA Building Maintenance Illegal Parking Street Lights

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

Ritchie Torres
New York City Council
NYC Council 15th District
Councilperson 718-842-8100 Ritchie Torres @CMRitchieTorres on Twitter
#5 Ritchie Torres
15th District - Bronx

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
Tax Preparation Assistance U.S. Citizenship Affordable Housing / Apartment Immigration Green Card Building Maintenance

Contact
Phone: 718-842-8100
Email:

Elizabeth Crowley
New York City Council
NYC Council 30th District
Councilperson ecrowley@council.nyc.gov 718-366-3900 Elizabeth Crowley Elizabeth Crowley @ElizCrowleyNYC on Twitter
#5 Elizabeth Crowley
30th District - Queens

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
Property Tax Bill Enhanced STAR Tax Assessments SCHE Buses Abandoned Vehicle

Contact
Phone: 718-366-3900
Email: ecrowley@council.nyc.gov

James Vacca
New York City Council
NYC Council 13th District
Councilperson jvacca@council.nyc.gov 718-931-1721 James Vacca James Vacca @JamesVacca13 on Twitter
#5 James Vacca
13th District - Bronx

Benefits
1 case in the past year

Top Active Services
Unemployment Insurance General Welfare Economy-Jobs Con Edison Violation Tree Planting / Pruning

Contact
Phone: 718-931-1721
Email: jvacca@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