Our programs are dedicated to serving our community and are still here to help during this difficult time.
Many of our programs are continuing to offer services remotely and are available to help. We will update this page as we have new information. Please find details for each location below.
The courts may be closed but the Brooklyn Mental Health Court team is still working to provide support and connect clients to the appropriate services. See our remote contact information below.
During the ongoing public health crisis, Legal Hand is still available and continues to serve the community remotely. Please check the document below for contact information.
Midtown Community Court
On March 16, the New York State Unified Court System and the New York City Police Department ordered that the Midtown Community Court's staff temporarily provide services remotely so that Midtown Community Court could be used as an emergency court part for the City. For information about the courthouse building during this difficult time, visit http://nycourts.gov/whatsnew/covid.shtml.
For people with open and ongoing court matters, the court will administratively adjourn your case to a future date. Please contact your lawyer if you have any questions about your case. If you do not know who your lawyer is, or do not have a lawyer, please contact the Criminal Court Call Center at 646-386-4900.
If you are currently enrolled in a program or services at Midtown Community Court, or if you are in need of services, please see the list of groups and services Midtown offers below, along with contact information.
Newark Community Solutions
The Newark Municipal Court building will be closed from March 16, 2020 until further notice due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. All scheduled court dates during this time have been postponed and will be rescheduled. As a result, Newark Community Solutions has suspended all in-person court-mandated community service, counseling sessions, and groups during this time. Newark Youth Court hearings and in person Newark Community Solutions Victim Services (Hawthorne Office) programming will be suspended through until further notice as well. You WILL NOT be penalized by the program or the court for failing to appear in person. During the closure, we are offering case management services over the phone to clients and community members. If you are looking for information about where you can get help in New Jersey or would like to speak to your existing case manager, please call (973) 733-5180 and leave a message. We will try to get back to you within 1 business day. Be sure to CLEARLY state your name and the BEST WAY FOR US TO CONTACT YOU.
If you have questions about how to be tested for COVID-19 in New Jersey or if you are experiencing a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, call your healthcare provider. If cannot reach your healthcare provider or do not have a healthcare provider, you can call the 24/7 New Jersey COVID-19 Call Center at 1-800-222-1222 for more information.
During the ongoing public health crisis, Project Reset and Reset+ is still available and continues to serve the community remotely. If you are interested in completing Project Reset or Reset+, please go to our website for more information and to get in touch with your program provider.
Just as with Midtown Community Court, on March 16, the New York State Unified Court System and the New York City Police Department ordered that the Red Hook Community Justice Center's staff temporarily provide services remotely so that Red Hook Community Justice Center could be used as an emergency court part for the City. For information about the courthouse building during this difficult time, visit http://nycourts.gov/whatsnew/covid.shtml.
All criminal court and housing court cases will be administratively adjourned for 90 days and you will receive a letter with your new court date in the mail. Please contact your lawyer if you have any questions about your case. If you do not know who your lawyer is, or do not have a lawyer, please contact the Criminal Court Call Center at 646-386-4900.
For emergency housing repair issues (i.e., no heat, no water, no gas, or flooding), please contact our Housing Resource Center at the number/email below for assistance.
Red Hook staff is still providing services to clients and the community remotely. To reach our Red Hook staff about our remote services, please refer to the contact list below.
The Parent Support Program assists non-custodial parents in their employment search. Participants must have an open child support case in Onondaga County to receive services.
All services are free, and include resume creation, personalized job leads, mock interviews and follow-up supports once you become employed.
We are open Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. For contact details, please download the PDF below.