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Welcome to the Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center's web site, a community center in the heart of the Fort Greene/ Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhoods of Brooklyn.


Bienvenidos a la pagina de Internet del "Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center" un centro comunitario en el corazón del area de Fort Greene y Bedford Stuyvesant en Brooklyn.








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Newsletter 2014:






Look out for new programs

at Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center!

English as a Second language class will take place on Monday and Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m.  Silvia Calderon, a neighborhood resident and a very experienced teacher, is looking forward to teaching the class.


Interested in Volunteering?

Call Sister Mary Eleanor at (718) 622-7448 or (570) 823-2473




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Directions to:  Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center


The Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center is located on the grounds of the Sisters of Mercy.  The entrance is at 249 Classon Avenue between Myrtle and Willoughby Avenues.  We are behind a big red brick wall.  Ring the bell at the black door and wait for security to buzz you in.  Walk straight towards a burgundy sign that says Convent of Mercy and Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center then make a left.  We are a small 2-story building at the end of the garden.



Directions for Public Transportation:

Direcciones al Center

A or F. train to Jay and Borough Hall- near rear car.
1- exit Metro Tech exit and stand on Jay facing the Marriot Hotel 
wait for B54 bus which eventually runs on Myrtle Ave. Myrtle to Classon, about 10-12 minute ride. =stop after Emerson Place
Walk up Classon to 249 entrance in the middle of the block, ring bell and security will direct you where to go.

A train only to Hoyt-Schermerhorn - one stop after Jay and Borough Hall
Change to the Queens bound G train to Classon Ave-about 3 stops
exit left side -park on one side apartment project on the other.
walk down Classon , pass precinct over De Kalb to Willoughby and Classon
249 Classon entrance 

En Tren
Tomar el tren G hasta la parrada de Classon Avenue.  Caminar con la dirección del trafico hacia Willoughby Avenue .
La entrada esta en el 249 Classon Avenue entre Myrtle y Willoughby Avenue a mano derecho. 
Si llega a Myrtle Avenue, ya lo paso.

En Bus
B54 de Myrtle Ave.  Bajarse en la parada de Taaffe Place.  Caminar hacia Classon. 
La entrada esta en el 249 de Classon entre Myrtle y Willoughby Avenue. 
B38 de Dekalb Avenue.  Bajarse en la parada de Classon Ave.  Caminar con la dirección del trafico hacia Willoughby Avenue.  Si llega a Myrtle Avenue, ya lo paso.

La entrada esta en el 249 de Classon entre Myrtle y Willoughby Avenue

From Queens:  Driving Directions

Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE)
Exit at Kent Ave/ Wythe Ave Exit.
Make a Left onto Kent Ave.
Make a Right onto Myrtle Ave.
Make a Left at Emerson Place.
Make another Left on Willoughby Avenue.
Make another Left on Classon Ave.
Arrive at 249 Classon Ave on your right hand side (between Myrtle and Willoughby Avenue)


From New York City: (Driving Directions)

Take Brooklyn Bridge to first turn on to Tillary Street. 
Continue under BQE Expressway to Washington Avenue (or Hall Street or Vanderbilt Ave.)
Turn right on any of these streets.
Go to Willoughby Avenue – turn LEFT.
Go to Classon Avenue --  turn LEFT.

Entrance on 249 Classon Avenue on right –hand side of street
Check in with Security.









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