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The Joseph and Pauline Charatan Residence, Selfhelp’s first building in the borough of Brooklyn, opened in 2018, and honors the late parents of Selfhelp Community Services Foundation Co-Chair,Debrah Lee Charatan. Joseph and Pauline Charatan were Holocaust survivors. The 13-story building contains 24 studios and 33 one-bedroom apartments. All apartments are occupied by older adults with incomes at or below 60 percent of the Area Median Income.


More on COVID-19

At Selfhelp, we’re hopeful that vaccinations will reduce the spread of COVID-19. We’ve advocated on behalf of our clients, supporting them in planning and scheduling for their vaccines.

In February 2021, we were proud to partner with the Charles B Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC). With CBWCHC, we opened a vaccination site from our Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center in Flushing, Queens. 

For more information on the vaccine, visit COVID-19 – NYC Health.

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