Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center
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.
For more information about these programs, call 718-312-6130.
Programs and Initiatives
- 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 Café: 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.