Union Settlement College Readiness Program enables New York City students to gain access to higher education through a program of counseling, academic enrichment and internship opportunities.
Established in 1964, Union Settlement College Readiness Program (USCRP) has assisted more than 18,000 students in its 50-year history. Over 90 percent of participating students have been accepted to at least one institution of higher education and 20 percent have gone on to graduate school.
Today, the program serves more than 1,380 students each year with the following programs:
- Providing Hope and Opportunity
- SAT Prep Courses
- Writing Workshops
- Career and College Fairs
- Computer Workshops
- Specialized High School Admission and Regents Test Prep Courses
- Leadership Academy
- College Trips
- Academic Advising/Tutoring
- Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)
- Summer Writing and Theater Program (SWTP)
- Individual Counseling
- Drew Univeristy Summer College
- High School Prep Workshops for Middle School Students
- Assistance with College Applicaitons and FAFSA Filing
- Community Service Opportunities
We collaborate with the following organizations:
- CCNY Grove School of Engineering
- Drew University
- Hunter College
- Laguardia College
- Marymount Manhattan College
- New York Cares
- Hope Community, Inc.
Location and Contact Information:
Washington Houses Community Center
1777 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10029
Union Settlement Association is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
TTY (800) 662-1220 and Voice (800) 421-1220
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