Neighborhood Notes

MMCC Pre-K Applications

The Mosholu Montefiore Community Center is accepting applications for its Pre-K, Head Start and child care programs at the Van Cortlandt Village Child Development Center, located inside the VC Jewish Center, 3880 Sedgwick Ave.  For more information, call (718) 543-0231 or (718) 882-4000.

Free Legal Help

Free legal services are available at the office of Councilman Andy King, 940 E. Gun Hill Rd., Fridays through June 26. Legal consultations include criminal, NYCHA, tenant/landlord, public assistance, wills, healthcare proxies, contract disputes, family law issues, and civil litigations. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call (718) 684-5509.

Veterans Health Fair

The Bedford Park Seventh Day Adventist Church and James J. Peters Veterans Hospital will host a free health fair for U.S. military veterans in need on April 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3008 Bainbridge Ave. (at 201st Street). Hot lunch will be served. Free transportation buses will be provided to veterans. For more information call (646) 296-9256.

SYEP Applications

NYC’s Department of Youth and Community Development is accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program through April 10. SYEP is available for young people ages 14 to 24 with up to six weeks of entry-level experience at worksites in the city. Participants are selected by lottery for the program, which runs from July 6 through Aug. 15 and are compensated for their work. Work-sites interested in providing jobs have until May 16 to apply. For more information, call 311 or DYCD Youth Connect at (800) 246-4646.

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