Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center

COVID-19 Update

Due to COVID-19, some in-person Department of Health services and scheduled activities at Health Action Center buildings have been suspended until further notice. To check if your service or activity is in-person or online see the calendar of events below.

For information about upcoming virtual services and activities organized by the Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center, see the event calendar:

For non-Health Department services in the Health Action Center buildings, such as our community partners and IDNYC, please call the program directly for specific instructions.


The Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center hosts a variety of programs and activities focused on the health and wellness of Brownsville residents. Our clinical partners also offer primary care services. The Action Center is part of the City's effort to promote health equity and reduce health disparities in the neighborhood.

To find out when you can join one of the events, check out our calendar of events:

For more information about these programs, call 718-312-6130.

Programs and Initiatives

Wellness Programs

  • Family Wellness Suite: A safe, welcoming and supportive space for women, caregivers and their families to connect to community resources and city agency services. We can refer you to services that will help you and your family avoid eviction, enroll in health insurance and find employment. The program provides services before, during and after pregnancy. Our services include childbirth education and newborn care classes, parenting classes, infant massage, reproductive health workshops, referrals and more.

  • Baby CafĂ©: This support group for breastfeeding mothers meets on Thursdays, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Crib and Car Seat Distribution: Families can get a car seat or safe sleep surface for their infant if they need one. To register, call 718-312-6136. Hours are Mondays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Community Partners

Additional Resources

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