Welcome to the school's Social Worker page!

 
Hello PS 287 Family!
 
I hope you are remaining safe and healthy during this difficult time! While your classes are being moved to online, our Restorative Circles and Town Halls will too!
 
Please visit my google classroom called Restorative Circles by clicking the link here and typing in this class code: nqfpf3n to access your restorative circle activity for each week. If you would like to have an individual session with me as you would in school email me at simonemuschett@gmail.com and we can schedule a google hangout!
 
Also, please check on here and type in this code 6yzfdlt for Team 287 Town Hall announcements and shout outs on Thursday mornings! I will be looking to see who is logging on and doing their assignments!!
 
Finally, Parents! If there are any questions or concerns you may have outside of academics. feel free to checkout the links below, then reach out to me via email at SMuschett3@schools.nyc.gov  if you need additional support. Or if you would like to meet with me face to face you can email me at simonemuschett@gmail.com to schedule a google hangout as well. 
 
Best,
 
Simone Muschett, LMSW
PS 287K
School Social Worker
 
 

Links to Resources

 

Financial

https://a069-access.nyc.gov/accesshra/

https://labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm

 

Tenant’s rights hotline 212-979-0611

 

Quarantined with an abuser:

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

https://www.thehotline.org/

NY State DV hotline: 1-800-942-6906

 

Food

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/food/free-meals-for-all

http://www.invisiblehandsdeliver.com/

 

Mental Health

https://nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/

 

Self Care

https://www.calm.com/blog/take-a-deep-breath?utm_source=lifecycle&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=difficult_times_subs_031720

 

WiFi Access

https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more

 

 

Pantries in Brooklyn

 

United Jewish Organizations (UJO) of Williamsburg

32 Penn Street

Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718)643-9700

Not-for-profit social service agency providing community members with ESL and vocational courses; a food pantry; information and advocacy for entitlements and benefits.

 

Southside Community Mission - Marcy Ave

280 Marcy Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718)782-8181

Not-for-profit community agency providing immigration assistance, citizenship classes, benefits and entitlements assistance to seniors and families, a food pantry, and a homeless.

 

Masbia - Williamsburg

65 Lee Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718)972-4446

Not-for-profit organization providing a kosher food pantry and hot meals for community members in need.

 

First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn - Food Pantry

124 Henry Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718)624-3770

Not-for-profit church-based food pantry for members of the community.

 

Catholic Charities - Brooklyn Community Centers

191 Joralemon Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718)722-6001

Not-for-profit organization providing individuals and families in need with limited financial assistance, a food pantry, case management, various workshops, and other resources.

 

Black Veterans for Social Justice, Inc.

665 Willoughby Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11206

(718)852-6004

Not-for-profit community-based organization providing veterans and low-income families with housing facilities and social services, including a food pantry, counseling, job readiness.

 

Trinity Human Service Center

153 Johnson Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11206

(718)388-3176

Not-for-profit center providing Brooklyn residents with social service referrals and emergency food.

St. John the Baptist Parish Social Service Program

333 Hart Street

Brooklyn, NY 11206

(718)455-6864

Not-for-profit, church-based program offering a limited food pantry and clothing closet.

 

Park Slope Christian Help, Inc. (CHIPS)

200 4th Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11217

(718)237-2962

Not-for-profit organization providing those in need with a soup kitchen, shelter and support for young pregnant women and their newborn children.

 

St. Augustine's Helping Hands Food Pantry

116 Sixth Avenue (entrance on Sterling Place)

Brooklyn, NY 11217

(718)783-3132

Church-based food pantry providing groceries to low-income individuals residing in catchment area surrounding the church.

 

Child Development Support Corporation

352-358 Classon Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11238

(718)398-2050

Not-for-profit multi-service organization providing community members with child care referrals, child caregiver classes and resources, a food pantry, and SNAP enrollment.

 

Siloam Presbyterian Church - Food Pantry

260 Jefferson Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11216

(718)789-7050

Not-for-profit church providing free groceries to individuals and families in need.

 

St. John's Bread and Life Program

795 Lexington Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11221

(718)574-0058

Not-for-profit multi-service organization providing those in need with a food pantry; on-site and mobile soup kitchen; food stamp applications; nutritional counseling.

 

Open Door Church of God in Christ - Food Program

999 Greene Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11221

(718)455-3545

Not-for-profit church nutrition assistance program providing the general public with free bags of canned and dry foods as well as packages of meat and poultry; a public meal.

 

 

St. Augustine American Catholic Orthodox Church - Social Service Program

298 Schenectady Avenue

1st Floor

Brooklyn, NY 11213

(718)773-1338

Church social service ministry offering community residents in need a soup kitchen, food pantry, and translation services for immigrants.

 

SCO Family of Services - Center for Family Life in Sunset Park

443 39th Street, 3rd Floor

Brooklyn, NY 11232

(718)438-9500

Not-for-profit multi-service settlement house providing Sunset Park residents with family counseling, after-school program, employment assistance, free tax preparation, a food pantry.

 

SCO Family of Services - Center for Family Life, Community Service Program

443 39th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11232

(718)492-3585

Not-for-profit community service program providing individuals and families with a food pantry; advocacy services for issues related to public benefits, healthcare, housing, utilities.

 

True Holy Church of God in Christ Jesus - Food Pantry

2340 Atlantic Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11233

(718)385-0248

Not-for-profit church-sponsored food pantry for the general public.

 

Salvation Army - Sunset Park Corps.

520 50th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11220

(718)438-1771

Non-for-profit community center providing free bags of canned goods and other non-perishable foods to those in need.

 

Masbia - Boro Park

4114 14th Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11219

(718)972-4446

Not-for-profit organization providing a food pantry and hot meals for community members in need.

 

Salvation Army - Brownsville Community Center

280 Riverdale Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11212

(718)345-7050

Not-for-profit community center providing those in need with free bags of canned goods, counseling, health screenings and information, child care, after school and day camp.

 

Urban Strategies - Fannie Barnes Residence

829 Saratoga Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11212

(718)346-2539

Not-for-profit transitional shelter for homeless families offering residents, as well as the surrounding community, support services, including a food pantry, High School Equivalency.

 

Salvation Army - Brooklyn Bay Ridge

252 86th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11209

(718)238-2991

Not-for-profit social services agency offering adults ages 19+ free bags of canned goods and social work services, including case assistance and referrals.

 

Bay Ridge Center

411 Ovington Avenue

(Senior Center: 6935 Fourth Avenue)

Brooklyn, NY 11209

(718)748-0650

Not-for-profit multi-service center providing individuals ages 60+ with on-site and home-delivered meals; a food pantry; health screenings; recreational activities, and transportation.

 

Masbia - Flatbush

1372 Coney Island Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11230

(718)972-4446

Not-for-profit organization providing a food pantry and hot meals for community members in need.

 

Reaching Out Community Services

7708 New Utrecht Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11214

(718)373-4565

Not-for-profit, volunteer outreach organization providing low-income individuals and families with food and basic items, benefits and entitlements assistance, blood pressure.

 

Jewish Community Council of Canarsie

1170 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1B

Brooklyn, NY 11239

(718)495-6210

Not-for-profit agency providing Canarsie community members in need with food assistance; counseling; case management; and assistance regarding food stamps, Medicare and Medicaid.