THE CHESSED NETWORK NEWS DIRECTORY
FAR ROCKAWAY & THE 5 TOWNS
EMAIL: THECNNDIRECTORY@AOL.COM
"ONE MAN'S FLOOR...IS ANOTHER MAN'S CEILING"       'OLAM CHESSED YIBANEH'

IMPORTANT COMMUNITY NUMBERS
ACHIEZER HOTLINE (24 HR) 516-791-4444
AVIDGOR'S HELPING HAND (AHH) 718-568-9720
BIKUR CHOLIM HOTLINE 718-327-5989, 516-371-9662
BIKUR CHOLIM EQUIPMENT 718-327-4680
718-327-4810 leave msg after beep
CAHAL 516-295-3666
CHAVERIM 718-337-1800, 516-331-1460
CHEVRA KADISHA 718-471-2475
YIW: 516-554-3118
COMMUNITY CALENDAR 718-327-7755
CVS PHARMACY
Open 24/7
516-872-6861
44 N. Central Ave. Valley Stream 11580
ERUV:
   FR/LAWRENCE/INWOOD 718-471-9200
   FR/BAYSWATER 718-327-8606
   5 TOWNS/NORTH WOODMERE 516-295-0150 (press 1 then 8)
HALACHA HOTLINE 516-239-2500, 718-337-8370
HATZALAH 718/212-230-1000,718/212-387-1750
(Non-Emergency) 718-337-5445
www.hatzalahrl.org
I-SHINE / CHAILIFELINE
afterschool program ages 5-14 for the well child of family going through illness or loss
212-699-6668, 877-CHAILIFE,
212-465-1300. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:45-6:30 pm
JCC
   Far Rockaway: 718-327-7755
   The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC 516-569-6733
Includes Project Kadima for Jewish single parent households and a Sustenance Center (food, clothing and support services)
JUDAICA LIBRARY 718-471-7057
(Sun 10am-12, Tues 7-9pm)
  LEVI YITZCHAK LIBRARY 516-374-2665
564 Central Ave Cedarhurst
KULANU 516-569-3083
LEON MAYER FUND 516-569-3264 www.leonmayerfund.org
LEV LEYTZAN 516-612-3264
MADRAIGOS 516-371-3250
MASK   Helpline, Support Groups
Mental Health, Addiction, School Issues
718-758-0400
MIKVAH
FR/LAWRENCE: 718-327-9727, 1121a Sage St
(entrance Empire Ave/Reads La)
LAWRENCE (Fri night only):
      Agudas Achim Community Mikva
      Ohel Sarah Faige
516-239-154, 200 Broadway/Lawrence Ave
WOODMERE/HEWLETT: 516-569-5514, 1156 Peninsula Blvd Hewlett
CEDARHURST: 516-600-2000,Grove St
Rabbi Speigelís Shteebel:
       (Fri night & Yom Tov only)
516-902-9988, TEXT only for appt:
MISASKIM (Shiva /Funeral arrangements) 877-CHESED6
PARCARE MEDICAL CENTER
(Medical care for the uninsured - Call "Outreach" division)
718-963-0800 or
http://www.parcarecenter.com/
POISON CONTROL 800-222-1222
RIDE4CHESED WhatsApp to offer or get rides & do a chesed!
  WhatsApp to & from FR/5 Towns & Lakewood
Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol 516-858-7300
RCCS Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society 718-722-2002 www.rccscancer.org
SATMAR BIKUR CHOLIM 718-387-7749 for medical referrals or health related issues
SHAIMOS PICK UP (fee per bag) 1-866-SHAIMOS
SHALOM TASK FORCE 888-883-2323
SHATNEZ TESTING 718-327-0537,516-750-1906,
917-602-4551,718-471-6241
SHIDDUCHIM MEETINGS 516-569-3324, 845-397-7271
SOFRIM 516-374-1277, 516-569-1212
516-239-3000
TOMCHEI SHABBOS (YAD YESHAYA) 718-327-7283, 347-604-3025
cards:718-327-3038
www.Tomchei5tfr.org
TOVA MENTORING PROGRAM 516-295-0550, 718-327-6060
URGENT CARE:
  Cedarhurst 516-487-4368 (380 Rockaway Tpke)
  Hewlett 516-487-4368 (1200 Peninsula Blvd)
VAAD HAKASHRUS OF 5TOWNS/FR 516-569-4536
WEST LAWRENCE CIVIC ASSOCIATION 917-626-1710
WOMEN'S TEHILLIM SCHEDULE 718-327-7696
ZMANIM HOTLINE 718-331-TIME (press 1)

COMMUNITY GMACHS
(Call to either (a) borrow/acquire free or for a nominal charge for Tzedakah or (b) to donate items)
AIR MATTRESSES
Twin and Queen sized, Bayswater
text or Whatsapp ONLY 917-435-9323
L'Iluiy Nishmas R' Yehoshua Dovid Ben R' Yoel
ARON KODESH/SEFER TORAH 516-569-3083 Kulanu office
www.kulanukids.org (rental fees apply)
516-474-4125 (Aron Kodesh only)
BABY BANZ
(infant/toddler hearing protection
headphones for loud Simchas)
917-817-7468
BABY EQUIPMENT 718-327-0113
BABY FORMULA 718-337-2268 (Lz'n Batya Tzina bas Chaim Leib)
BABY GIFTS 718-327-0312
BABY LAYETTE/CLOTHES 718-327-7174
PREEMIE CLOTHES 516-239-3289
BABY STROLLERS 718-868-1216
BENCHERS 516-474-4125 (Ashkenaz, Sfard),
516-394-0603 (200)
516-295-8667 (75 NCSY),
646-306-6688 (100 w/labels, plus more),
516-569-3083 Kulanu office www.kulanukids.org,
lucitebenchers@gmail.com (lucite - min $18 donation)
BIKES 718-327-0427
BOYS' WEDDING OUTFITS 718-327-0764 (0-8 YRS)
BRIDAL GOWNS (Queens) 1] Call Tova: 718-310-7240,
2] Email: gg@dangold.net
BRIDAL HEADPIECES 718-664-8842
BRIS PILLOWCASES & OUTFITS 917-533-5267, 516-569-1885,
718-327-8322,516-284-9028,
917-226-3818
BRIS KIT
(pillow, outfit, creams, gauze pads etc.)
516-984-7231, 516-273-3597
(L'Iluiy Nishmas Yaakov Refael z"l ben Eliyahu Yerachmeil)
CENTERPIECES 516-474-4125, 718-868-1590,
347-409-5770 (l'ilui nishmat Matis Aron ben Shaul)
CHAIRS/TABLES
    CHAIRS & TABLES 718-337-2946, 718-327-4110
    PLASTIC FOLDING CHAIRS 718-327-6006
    RECTANGULAR FOLDING TABLES 718-868-2167
    TABLES 718-471-0368
CHUMASHIM/SIDDURIM RENTAL 516-371-0160 (Ashkenaz),
516-582-0812 (Ashkenaz,sfard )
Kulanu office 516-569-3083 www.kulanukids.org
CHUPPAH CARDS 917-971-5327
CHUPPAHS 718-471-3157, 516-474-4125
COSTUMES 347-885-0280 shoshanasalzberg@gmail.com,
917-703-2780 chavaglaser@gmail.com
(Babies 0-5T) 917-838-7864
COSTUME JEWELRY 4 SIMCHAS 516-668-8830
CRINOLINES/PETTICOATS 516-239-1254
DVD's 4 HOMEBOUND WOMEN 718-591-5901
(by frum women for frum women only)
ELECTRIC NURSING PUMP 718-316-2760
ETROG JELLY (to help labor) 917-655-9560
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR KALLAHS www.SimchasElisheva.com
L'Iluy Nishmas Elisheva Kaplan
FOOD PANTRY at 5TJCC
(Kol Ditzrich)
516-516-295-5678
to donate non perishables: 516-569-6733
FRESH FLOWERS 516-239-6066. (Simchas Naava)
FURNITSHARE FOUNDATION
(furniture)
www.furnitsharefoundation.org
GAMES FOR DATES (FR/5T) 516-253-1418
GIFT IT FORWARD
accepting donations of new/unused
household and gift items
516-612-3598
Info.giftitforward@yahoo.com
GOWNS & DRESSY CLOTHING
THE MIRIAM HOLMAN GEMACH
           (clothing for seminary/dating girls)
917-664-3701
EXQUISITELY DRESSED
           (women/teen shabbos and weekday clothing)
516-633-5564
ADULT GOWNS 516-792-6153 (WOODMERE)
516-521-5088 (38 Larch Hill Road, LAWRENCE)
GOWNS FOR FRIENDS' WEDDING 516-680-0696 (text for hours)
PLUS SIZE FANCY DRESSES
          AND GOWNS (SIZE 16-26)
718-744-7428 (942 Carol Ave, WOODMERE)
lz"n Rivka Zisel Bat Gisa
CHILDREN SIZE 2-14 (16) 347-453-9131 (text/call for appointment)
TEENS 718-868-9113
(CALL 8:30-10 AM SUN)
BAT MITZVAH DRESSES AND GOWNS 917-575-2213
GOWNS, DRESSES,
    BUSINESS ATTIRE
      AND ACCESSORIES
917-703-4694
Young Israel of New Hyde Park
beautifulmemoriesgemach.org
SHEVA BRACHOS CLOTHING
          (FOR KALLAHS)
516-882-6252
GREATER NY GMACH HOTLINE 718-436-0678
HAKHEL MASTER GMACH LIST www.hakhel.info
HIGH END COSTUME JEWELRY
Gmach Simchas Basya
917-213-6136
HOMESCHOOL SUPPORT Homeschoolgemach@gmail.com
516-312-8674
HOT WATER URNS 646-401-2564
JEAN SKIRTS nassaujeanskirtgemach@gmail.com
JUDAICA CARDS (laminated
shema,brachot,Asher yatzar,shabbat care packages)
718-962-4872, jenet@iname.com
Jerusalemlife.com and Ohrbinyamin.com
KAVANAH KARDS 917-309-4942 KavanahKards.com
LOANS
LENDING TO FR/5 TOWNS 917-822-9910
(head checks and co signers required)
(Lz"n R' Yisroel ben Binyamin A''H)
CHAIM BRACHA V'SHALOM GMACH 516-732-5964 or cbsgemach@gmail.com
(up to $30K. Guarantors and headchecks required)
MAKEUP APPLICATION AND COSTUME JEWELRY 516-668-8830
Matstylesgemach@gmail.com
to lend for your Simcha for free
MATERNITY
5T MATERNITY GMACH (not gowns) 516 318-8464
miriam5573@yahoo.com
MECHITZAS 718-471-3157
718-406-5998 (informal, Woodmere)
MEDICINE (over-the-counter) & NEBULIZER (for Bayswater only) 718-327-6738
MEZUZOS 516-239-9002 x:139
MOVING BOXES aronbitan@yahoo.com
(large stock, various sizes)
NOTARY PUBLIC 516-427-1221
PIDYON HABEN TRAY/COINS 917-655-9560 (tray, coins, sefer on halachos),
917-655-9560, 646-419-0782 (coins)
SEFER TORAH 347-203-4712
(Chasdei Yisroel Aryeh)
Kulanu office 516-569-3083 www.kulanukids.org
SHABBOS LAMPS 718-541-4941
SHIVA NECESSITIES 718-868-0291
(Keren Avraham Yosef Dovid)
TABLECLOTHS AND CENTERPIECES 347-409-5770
TABLECLOTHS 347-409-5770 l'ilui nishmat Sara bat Amram
and Margalit bat Yehoshua
TEFILOS DURING PREGNANCY Shaimag@gmail.com for laminated card
TEFILOS FOR CHUPAH 718-986-0594.
200 cards. $18 min. donation Yad Batya L'kallah
9179715327
TOOLS 718-327-8029
TOYS 516-569-3338
WEDDING SNEAKERS & CHUPAH CARDS 718-868-0022
WEDDING SHTICK 917-444-2457, 929-332-5983,
516-506-1954
WHITE TIES
(for Chassanim)
347 752 2181
WIGS Yad Nechama Mindel Shaitel Gmach
347-408-8354
917-482-7294 for appointment or to drop off

GENTLY USED CLOTHING CENTERS: For Info: (516-295-5894)
THE JCC SHOP 516-569-6733
GOWNS, DRESSES,
BUSINESS ATTIRE AND ACCESSORIES
beautifulmemoriesgemach.org
call for appointment:(917)703-4694
at Young Israel of New Hyde Park
CALL IF YOU NEED ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
CHILDREN'S CLOTHING 516-295-3772 call if you need or to drop off
CHILDREN'S CLOTHING - BAYSWATER 347-433-4742
MEN'S CLOTHING Call 516-812-5350 (10 AM-5 PM) with your size
  To drop off: 70 Harborview West.
Clothing MUST be on hangers - NO BAGS - Use coatrack near door.
for info call 516-812-5350 (11 AM-4 PM)
COATS 313 Woodmere Blvd. Garage is open Oct-March ONLY.
to pick up or donate. On hangers please.
In excellent condition only. Turn handle to left. No appt necessary
917-717-1566
COATS
The Warmer Hearts Coat Gemach
(líiluy nishmas Raizel bas Yaakov)
347-831-5128
CHILDREN'S COATS 786-282-4974 Boys' and Girls' coats in all sizes
WOMEN'S SHOES sarasshoegemach@gmail.com or text 516-241-1086

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