Neighborhood Resources

Our online Neighborhood Resources is a collection of our favorite how-to guides, grant opportunities, workshops, city services and more. New York City is home to a wealth of resources—gather the tools to better your community here!

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NYCHA Gardening

The New York City Housing Authority's Garden & Greening Program provides free seeds, bulbs, compost, technical assistance and more to registered NYCHA gardens. Gardens must submit an application to the management office every year to qualify.

Type: City Services

NYPD Community Councils

Precinct Community Councils are monthly forums between neighborhood residents and police officers from the precinct.

Type: City Services

Free Compost or Mulch for Street Trees

NYC Compost offers small quantities of compost or mulch to improve the soil in NYC street tree beds.

Type: City Services

Trees in NYC

MillionTreesNYC is a citywide, public-private program that aims to plant and care for 1 million new trees across the city over the next decade.

Type: City Services

Street Activity Permit Office

The Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office issues permits for street fairs, festivals, block parties, green markets, commercial/promotional and other events on the City's streets and sidewalks.

Type: City Services

Golden Apple Awards for Schools

Golden Apple Awards for Schools awards schools that demonstrate model school recycling programs and are in compliance with NYC recycling regulations.

Type: City Services

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