COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we will be providing information on available resources including a list of businesses still open in our local Atlantic Avenue community from Boerum Hill down to Cobble Hill.

Click the image below to view information on local businesses hours and offers.

 

Click HERE to view additional list of Atlantic Avenue businesses offering take out/delivery services.

Information provided by the Atlantic Avenue BID.

 

NYC Department of Small Business Services opened applications for the NYC Small Business Continuity Loan Fund. Businesses with fewer than 100 employees who have seen sales decreases of 25% or more are eligible to apply for loans of up to $75,000 to ensure business continuity.

The application can be found HERE and information is provided by City of New York.

 

Congress passed and the President signed into law the legislative package known as the CARES Act. The relief package was developed to respond to the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and promises to deliver $2 trillion in federal funds. When implemented, it will include $377 billion for small businesses, including loans to small businesses, which offer loan forgiveness for funds spent on payroll, rent, mortgage interest, and utilities. More information can be found HERE and is provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

 

Click the image below to view parent resources for programming children can do at home.

 

NYC Small Businesses that offer after school programs provided updates on how they will offer continue to serve the community. Click HERE to view statement.

 

Click the image below to view resources for small businesses and nonprofits.

 

NYCEDC is seeking businesses with the ability to quickly source and/or make needed medical supplies (e.g. face shields, gowns, ventilators, masks, and other products as needed) to support the City’s COVID-19 response. More information and application can be found HERE and information is provided by New York City Economic Development Corporation.

 

Restaurants are still advised to follow NYC Health Code requirements for food preparation. Click HERE to view list. The State Liquor Authority released additional guidance for business owners. Click HERE to view list. Information provided by City of New York and New York State.

 

Click the image below to view grant resources and more.

 

WE NYC is hosting a virtual chat on April 2. This event will focus on emergency financial assistance. Click HERE to learn more and information is provided by the AABID.

 

Please see below for how residents can qualify for rent reduction.

Information provided by the New York City Housing Authority.

 

Learn or enhance your skills with free online tutorials such as Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Quickbooks, and Zoom. Information provided by SBH Career Division.

Microsoft Outlook: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfVORz5SsaU

Basic Microsoft Excel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwbho0CgEAE  (additional Excel tutorials can be viewed at http://bit.ly/tech4excel)

Getting started with Quickbooks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV4dJMxbo9I

Zoom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJq_OM5VcDY

 

Brooklyn Mutual Aid is a free service NYPD is providing to at-risk members of the community. Local residents who are available would run errands such as grocery shopping and prescription drop-offs and pickups for anyone who is unable to. Those in need of help can call or text 929-314-0899 or e-mail brooklynmutualaid@gmail.com.  All requests should include the name, neighborhood and what help is needed.

 

Protect yourself and others by following these steps:

 

Safety tips provided by the NYPD.

 

Please help residents in need at YWCA Brooklyn who are advised to stay inside. By donating the following items, you can help residents tremendously. Drop off donated food items to the lobby of YWCA at 30 Third Avenue or click HERE to donate. Please put “YWCA” in the designation box.

 

Please visit our Instagram Page for More Information: Instagram.com/AtlanticAveLDC

We will also have resources for small businesses and community members.

If you would like to add other resources to this page, please contact atlanticave@atlanticave.org

 

Be Well & Safe