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HANDICAPPED, PARKING - To obtain a handicapped parking permit, contact the Americans with Disabilities Compliance, 377-6609.

HAWKING – Licenses may be obtained through the Consumer Protection Agency.

HAZARDOUS WASTES - To report an incident of hazardous wastes, contact Fire Reports, 377-7525.

HEALTH, DEPARTMENT OF - Westchester County , main number, 813-5000
                                               Yonkers District Office, 231-2500

HEALTH / REHABILITATION SERVICES -

Aids Related Community Services (ARCS)                                345-8888

 

 

Alzheimer's Disease                                                                 428-1919

 

 

American Cancer Society                                                          949-4800

 

 

Blind, Westchester Lighthouse                                                683-7500

 

 

Burke Rehabilitation Center                                                     948-0050

 

 

Cerebral Palsy Association                                                       937-3800

 

 

Home for the Aged Blind                                                          963-4661

 

 

Paratransit ( West County )                                                       995-2957

 

 

Westchester Disabled on the Move                                         968-4717

 

 

Jawonio (WorkLink)                                                                 963-8666

HEAT - For emergency, call 965-3331(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)/bi-lingual.

HELP - City of Yonkers Help Line 377-4357 (HELP)


HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Promotes, preserves and maintains information on Yonkers landmarks, 961-8940.

HOME HEALTH SERVICES - See "Health Department"

HOMELESS/HOUSING SERVICES

Community Development, Bureau of                377-6650

 

 

Department of Social Services                         231-2000

 

 

Fair Housing Office                                           377-6693

 

 

Housing Action Council                                     332-4146

 

 

Municipal Housing Authority                             793-8400

 

 

Rent Office Administration                                948-4435

 

 

Sharing Community Shelter                             963-2626

 

 

Tenant/Landlord Relations ( West County )       995-2738

 

 

Westhab                                                          376-0063

HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS - See "Consumer Protection Agency, Permits"

HOMEMAKER SERVICES -

Family Services Society of Yonkers                   963-5118

 

 

Westchester Jewish Community Services        949-1415

HOSPITALS -

 

 

• NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital        787-1000

 

 

St. John's Riverside Hospital                           964-4444

 

 

St. Joseph 's Hospital                                     378-7000

 

 

Westchester County Medical Center              493-7000

 

 

St. John’s Riverside Park Care Pavilion          964-7300

HOUSING (AFFORDABLE) OFFICE – Assists households who qualify, to find and pay for homes, condominiums, co-op apartments and rental apartments, 377-6693.

 

 

HOUSING AND BUILDING, BUREAU OF - Responsible for enforcement of NYS Fire and Building Code, City's zoning ordinance, sign ordinance, housing and construction code. Issues certificates of occupancy or violations on facilities which do or do not meet code standards. Investigates complaints concerning housing problems and multi-residence inspections for safety; issues annual renewals on signs, operating permits for boilers. Reviews proposed new construction plans, and issues permits. The Bureau performs inspections of elevators/escalators, and heat and hot water conditions. Oversees rodent control program. Vacant city-owned lots, within the Community Development Agency target zone, are cleaned and monitored. The Bureau enforces electrical code. Plumbing Bureau falls under jurisdiction of Housing and Buildings, 377-6500.

HOUSING CODE – maintained and under the responsibility of the Housing and Building Department.

HUDSON RIVER MUSEUM - 963-4550

HUMAN RESOURCES - Includes Civil Service and Personnel. Personnel is charged with recruitment, personnel records, labor relations, risk management, workers' compensation, management development and training, employee benefits, equal employment, affirmative action. Applications for employment are available in the Personnel Department, 377-6178.

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION - A Commission consisting of 15 commissioners appointed by the City Council, which represent the various ethnic groups indicative of the City. Responsible to provide services on a voluntary basis, there is a staff component, which is law enforcement in character by virtue of their execution of the New York State Human Rights Law. This includes allegations of Discrimination in the areas of: Employment, Housing, Public Accommodation, Credit, Education, Retaliation, Boycotting/Black Listing based on race/color, sex, national origin, marital status, age, familial status (housing only) disability, and arrest/conviction records. The office maintains an Affirmative Action component which effectuates the mandatory submissions to the various regulatory Agencies and monitors the City's workforce in respect to compliance with the various "Equal Employment Opportunity" statutes, 377-6280.

 

 

HUNTING LICENSE - See "City Clerk, Permits/Licenses"

 

 

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