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State of New York Development Centers—City Challenge Program
272 Jefferson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

Within New York State's Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS), there is a Division of Juvenile Justice andMore Opportunities for Youth. And within that department, there is the New York Development Center's City Challenge Program. It is a day placement program for juvenile delinquents that is run by the governor's office.

City Challenge is a three- to five-month community supervision program individually tailored to the risks and needs of each graduates of the Sergeant Henry Johnson Youth Leadership Academy (YLA). The program is operated in partnership with the Children's Aid Society of New York and includes an alternative school program, job placement and an independent living curriculum.

Independent Living
691 Madison St, Brooklyn, NY 11221
Founded in 1985, Independent Living Association, Inc. (ILA) provides residential services or private home shares forMore adults who are developmentally and intellectually challenged or disabled. ILA's homes can be found all over the five boroughs of New York City. ILA is a non-profit organization and is supported by the New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. ILA's mission is to provide quality care for individuals in the safest environment possible and to help them to achieve the highest level of community living.
New York City Police Precinct 79
263 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Bedford-Stuyvesant has two police precincts: 79 and 81. The New York City 79th Police Precinct is located at 263More Tompkins Ave., on the southeast corner of Tompkins and Greene Avenues. The commanding officer of the 79th precinct is Deputy Inspector Peter J. Bartoszek. The role of the police department in every neighborhood is to provide a safe environment for its residents, their guests and business owners. Each precinct accomplishes this through combatting violent crimes, narcotic sales and usage, and addressing issues that affect a person's quality of life. Precinct 79 holds its monthly meetings, which are open to the community, on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Pratt Car Service
562 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Pratt Car Service provides a large inventory of cars and SUVs for local trips. Transportation services are availableMore within all five boroughs of New York City and to all local airports. Pratt Car Service is open 24 hours a day.
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