Whether you live or work in Brooklyn Heights, these resources will help improve your quality of life.

General Information


NYC311 provides access to non-emergency City services and information about City government programs. NYC311 is available online and by phone. To contact NYC311 by phone, call 311 from within the City or (212) NEW-YORK or (212) 639-9675 outside the five boroughs. TTY service is also available by dialing (212) 504-4115.

Emergencies and Accidents

Call 911 and provide the operator with your name and location.

Fire In an emergency, call 911 to report a fire.

Engine Company 224
274 Hicks Street (btw Joralemon and State Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11201

Engine Company 205, Ladder 118
74 Middagh Street (btw Henry and Hicks Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11201

Police (84th Precinct)
In an emergency, dial 911
301 Gold Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Precinct: (718) 875-6811
Community Affairs: (718) 875-6850
Crime Prevention: (718) 875-6363
Domestic Violence: (718) 834-4579
Youth Officer: (718) 834-4581
Auxiliary Coordinator: (718) 875-6368
Detective Squad: (718) 875-6687


2/3 Trains: Borough Hall, Clark Street (at Henry Street)
4/5 Trains: Borough Hall
A/C Trains: Jay Street-Metro Tech, High Street (at Cadman Plaza West)
F Train: Jay Street-Metro Tech
R Train: Borough Hall (at Court and Montague Streets)

511NY Rideshare

Connect with others to share a ride and improve your commute. Learn more here

Post Offices

Brooklyn Municipal Post Office
210 Joralemon Street, 1st floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Cadman Plaza Post Office
271 Cadman Plaza East, Suite 1A, Brooklyn, NY 11201


Brooklyn Public Library
280 Cadman Plaza at Tillary Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Social Security Administration

154 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201

Special thanks to the Brooklyn Heights Association and Explore BK  for sharing their information with us.

Photo: 212 Sid