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Family Justice Center
The Family Justice Center (FJC) provides information and services for domestic violence victims in one location. Clients may walk in and choose which services they want, including counseling, advocacy, prosecution, shelter and housing help, and legal information - all while their children play safely in the next room. Professionals from a wide range of community based organizations, faith-based organizations, and government agencies provide services at the FJC.
Equal Employment Practices Commission
This Commission is an independent City agency composed of a Chair and four other members, all appointed for staggered four year terms. The Commission is responsible for monitoring the equal employment programs, practices, policies, and procedures of all local government agencies that are funded in whole or in part by the City, or have a majority of board members who are appointed by the Mayor, or serve by virtue of being City officers.
Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting, Office of
The Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting advocates for the industry with both public and private organizations and individuals and promotes the City's reputation as an international production center.
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Finance, Department of
The Department of Finance (DOF) collects City revenues efficiently and fairly, improves compliance with City tax and other revenue laws, values all real property in the City, provides a forum for the public to dispute tax and parking violation liability, and maintains property records.
Fire Department
The Fire Department (FDNY) responds to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters, and terrorist acts to protect the lives and property of City residents and visitors. The Department advances fire safety through its fire prevention, investigation, and education programs, as well as contributes to the City's homeland security efforts. The Department responds to over 280,000 fire and nonfire related emergencies and over 1 million medical emergencies each year, and maintains over 250 firehouses and ambulance stations.
Fund to Advance NYC
The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City was established in 1994 to serve as the umbrella not-for-profit corporation for the City of New York. The Mayor's Fund is a publicly supported, not-for-profit corporation, dedicated to working closely with the City of New York. As the City's 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, the Mayor's Fund works with the City of New York to leverage public sector initiatives with private sector support. The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City raises money to promote the general welfare of the City's residents and aid civic improvements. The Fund supports the work of many City Agencies including Education, Parks, Health, and Cultural Affairs, and raises funds for many quality of life initiatives.
Health and Hospitals Corporation
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) is a $6.7 billion integrated healthcare delivery system with its own 420,000 member health plan, MetroPlus, and is the largest municipal healthcare organization in the country. HHC serves 1.4 million New Yorkers every year and more than 475,000 are uninsured. HHC provides medical, mental health and substance abuse services through its 11 acute care hospitals, four skilled nursing facilities, six large diagnostic and treatment centers and more than 70 community based clinics. HHC Health and Home Care also provides in-home services for New Yorkers.
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) protects and promotes the health and mental well being of all New Yorkers. The Department provides mental health services; mental retardation and developmental disability services; chemical dependency prevention and treatment; and Early Intervention services to developmentally delayed infants and toddlers. DOHMH's community-based services include: District Public Health Offices; five immunization walk-in clinics; 10 TB/chest centers; 10 STD clinics; HIV prevention and control services; health services at more than 850 schools; and health and mental health services in the City's adult correctional facilities. DOHMH has programs to prevent and control chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. The Department has also made reducing tobacco-related illnesses a priority. DOHMH generates community health profiles; issues birth and death certificates; conducts health and safety inspections to enforce the City Health Code; and protects public safety through immediate response to emergent public health threats. The Department also includes the Office of Chief Medical Examiner.
Homeless Services, Department of
The Department of Homeless Services (DHS), in partnership with public agencies, and the business and nonprofit communities, prevents homelessness and provides temporary emergency shelter for eligible homeless people in a safe, supportive environment. DHS manages 15 City-run and 206 privately-run shelter facilities, consisting of 51 adult facilities and 170 family facilities. DHS also provides outreach services available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as well as homeless prevention services through community-based programs in six high need neighborhoods.
Housing Authority
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) provides affordable housing to nearly 420,000 low- and moderate-income City residents in 345 housing developments with 180,000 apartments in the five boroughs. Through federal rent subsidies (Section 8 Leased Housing Program), the Authority assists over 87,500 families in locating and renting housing in privately owned buildings. In addition, the Authority provides social services for its residents through 112 community centers, 42 senior centers, and a variety of programs.
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