Government Agencies

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DoHMH)

NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD):
NYC Department of Environmental Protection enforcement phone numbers (DEP):  311
NYC Public Advocate, Ombudsman 212-669-7250.
  • New York City Department of Education:
  • federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): 732-321-6709 federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) National Lead Information Center: 800-424-LEAD federal Consumer Product Safety Commission: 800-638-2772. Other Resources

    New York City Regional Lead Centers-Call to Make an Appointment for your child at their lead clinics:

    Lead Safe Houses - Temporary shelter for families in lead-free apartments while the landlord or the City are removing lead hazards from a tenant's dwelling New York City Coalition to End Lead Poisoning: (212) 212-543-0260 Ext. 204.  A coalition of parents and activists working to eleminate lead poisoning in New York.

    Citywide Taskforce on Housing Court: (212) 962-4266.  Call for information on going to the Housing Court to obtain orders for the removal of lead paint and other repairs.

    Legal Services for New York: (212) 431-7200. Legal Aid Society (212) 577 3300 Provides free legal services in housing matters for those on public assistance. Have local offices in the various boroughs.

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