Red Hook Hub Weekly

How to Apply for Affordable Housing

When: Monday, March 21, 2022

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Click here to watch the recording of our Affordable Housing Workshop with NYCLU! NYCLU explains the lottery system and how to apply and walks us through the application process online. [pdf-embedder url="" title="income-guide-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="ready-set-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="What To Expect, Your Guide to Affordable Housing"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="after-you-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="affordable-housing-income-eligibility"]


, Community, Housing, Information, NYCHA

Monthly Red Hook Local Leaders Meeting

When: Sep 29, 2022 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Virtual




Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 858 3324 4042 Passcode: 946459 One tap mobile +19292056099,,85833244042#,,,,*946459# US (New York)


, Business, Community, Information

Important phone numbers for the Red Hook Community Justice Center

When: Monday, March 16, 2020


Staff is still here to support you and is fielding calls and emails. Please reach out with questions using the contact information below: DEFENSE ATTORNEYS Legal Aid Society (718) 237-2000 Brooklyn Defender Services (917) 426-5616 OTHER AGENCIES Clerk's Office (718) 923-8270 District Attorney's Office (718) 250-2001 or (718) 250-4782 PROGRAM STAFF Community Service/Social Services (347) 813-0318 or (917) 860-7494 GED (Pathways to Graduation) 718-208-7324 Housing Resource Center (347) 216-5738 or email / Neighborhood Safety Initiatives/MAP (917) 971-6355 Peacemaking (917) 319-0121 Red Hook CARES (victim services) 646-573-4665 Youth Programs/AmeriCorps (929) 277-8554


Art/Music, Community

Emotional Embodied Resilience

When: May 18, 2020 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Zoom -

In this workshop, we will collectively explore the emotional resilience of the body towards platforms that surveil, manipulate and automate the human experience. Register via using the password "redhook"


, , Food, Information

Apply for Foodstamps ONLINE!

When: Friday, July 12, 2019


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as "food stamps") provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, the elderly and the disabled. The program helps families and individuals supplement the cost of their diet with nutritious foods. How to Apply You can apply online on ACCESS HRA. Read the user guide for ACCESS HRA. You can call our Infoline at 718-557-1399 to have an application mailed to you You can pick up an application at one of our SNAP centers You can print out an application and drop off at a SNAP center:SNAP Benefits Application (LDSS-4826): English Español


What's Going On in Red Hook

Art/Music, Business, Community, Employment

Hook Arts Media

When: Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Where: Hook Arts Media seeks an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Hook Arts Media seeks an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Founded in 1994, Hook Arts Media is a vibrant community-based, multi-disciplinary arts organization located on the beautiful Red Hook, Brooklyn waterfront. HAM currently runs year-round arts education programs at high needs public high schools as well onsite and offsite after-school and community programs for ages 12-24, serving upwards of 700 students annually. In addition, HAM produces the annual Red Hook Fest each June – a free outdoor performing arts festival that features world class artists as well performances by over 100 local youth – and pop-up performances in support of community initiatives.

HAM is seeking an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant to join our team. The position is part time and based in HAM’s Red Hook offices. This is a 21-hour-a-week position with some options for remote work.

The Office Manager/Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Executive Director, Hook Arts core staff, and will play a large role in maintaining office operations and providing support to the Executive Director. As a lead member of the staff, the Office Manager/Administrative Assistant will ensure the office operations all run smoothly. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Primary responsibilities include:
Track, scan, file and send all bills, invoices, receipts for credit card purchases, and Petty Cash to Finance Consultants
Track credit card receipts for reconciliations
Assist with preparation of annual audit as needed
Office Management
Track/order office and maintenance supplies and equipment
Assist with Covid-19 safety protocols in office
Purchase supplies and equipment for all programs
Track all tech/program equipment/computer purchases and track against appropriate grants
Work with IT consultants for any issues that arise
Supervise and assist with office cleaning and organization as needed.
Answer phone and all voicemail
Work with Marketing to track all individual donations
Assist with database updates
Prepare and track Thank You letters for individual donations.
Assist with planning and production of public events, including the Red Hook Fest and Education Program events
Assist with planning and production of fundraising and cultivation events, including annual holiday party and/or gala
Attend weekly staff meetings and provide status updates
Handle communications and scheduling of meetings with Board of Directors
Additional phone calling and emails to attend to daily management of organization.
Candidate must be highly organized, have strong writing & communication skills, and have excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office. Strong preference for candidates with at least 5 years’ experience in operations management within the NYC cultural sector. Knowledge of film and media equipment a plus.

Pay is commensurate with experience: $25-$30 per hour. 21 hours per week plus up to 32 additional hours to be used to attend and assist with Hook Arts events, approximately 6 events annually.

Position is available February 2023.

To apply please email a cover letter, and a resume with at least 3 references to

Please attach your paperwork with your name in the file name i.e Jane Doe_Resume

About Hook Arts Media
Originally known as Dance Theatre Etcetera, DTE achieved national acclaim for making the arts a critical component of urban renewal as well as its recovery efforts in Red Hook, Brooklyn. As the organization evolved, DTE rebranded as Hook Arts Media. This new identity reflects its focus on creative learning for community change, incorporating 21st-century technology into its arts education programs.

Hook Arts Media’s in-school multidisciplinary media and arts programs primarily serve NYC transfer high schools. Its community programs focus on digital media and computer literacy, preparing young people with college and/or career readiness skills.