By Brooklyn Reader

September 24, 2014, 5:36 pm



The Brooklyn Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone and Ancient Song Doula Services are now accepting applications for the Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) Training.

This FREE training is scheduled for October 20 – 24, from 8:15am – 4:30pm each day.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Should reside/work in or near Bedford Stuyvesant or Brownsville (CD# 3 or CD#16) (proof will be required)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Background in breastfeeding/ maternal child health (MCH) education is helpful
  • Must be able to commit to a 5-day training
  • Must be reliable and committed to serving others
  • Must be able to volunteer at minimum 10hrs of breastfeeding assistance in Brownsville or Bedford Stuyvesant


For more information regarding the CLC training course, please visit: to learn more about Ancient Song Doula Services.

Applications are due Friday, October 3, 2014. Limited slots are available

Please send completed applications to: [email protected], or by mail to: Brooklyn District Public Health Office, Attn: Certified Lactation Counselor Training, 485 Throop Ave, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11221

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