Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center

Coronavirus Outbreak

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, all Department of Health services and scheduled activities at Health Action Center buildings have been suspended until further notice. Visit our coronavirus page for more information and current guidance.

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.

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

Programs and Initiatives

Wellness Programs

  • Meditation, Yoga and Zumba: Programs offered every other Monday.

  • Dancing Through Pregnancy: This prenatal fitness class mimics the stages of labor, with exercises focused on relaxation, breathing, aerobic dance and stretching.

  • 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.

  • Baby Cafés: These support groups for breastfeeding mothers will meet in our Multi-Purpose Room on Thursdays, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Community Partners

Additional Resources

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