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 -
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
Burke Rehabilitation Center 948-0050
Cerebral Palsy Association 937-3800
Home for the Aged Blind 963-4661
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
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 (
HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS - See "Consumer Protection Agency, Permits"
HOMEMAKER SERVICES -
Family Services Society of
• NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital 787-1000
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.
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"