Since 1895, Union Settlement has provided the people of East Harlem with the vital education, wellness and community-building programs and services they need to thrive.
Early Childhood Development
Seven child care/Head Start centers • Family Child Care Network • Vision, hearing, and dental screening • Family and child development • Pediatric asthma initiative
After school and summer programs for elementary, middle and high school students • Intergenerational tutoring in six public elementary schools • Arts and academic after school programs in four middle schools • Employment and educational achievement program for high school students • College readiness program • Pre-High School Equivalency and workforce development • Alternatives to detention program • Youth Opportunity Hub • Teen health and pregnancy prevention
Basic education classes • English for speakers of other languages • Civics/citizenship class • High School Equivalency preparation classes in English and Spanish • Immigration/educational counseling • Writing through reading program (with the 92nd Street Y) • Health Career Pathways training program
Four senior centers • Meals on Wheels • Naturally Occurring Retirement Community • Senior volunteer program • Health and fitness activities • Computer and Arts classes
Mental Health Services
Individual, group and family counseling • Children’s blended case management • Clinics at three Early Childhood Education sites • Counselors located in public schools
Business Development Center
Computer Classes • Business Literacy Classes • Business Development Resources • Commercial Corridor Revitalization
Policy and Advocacy
Strengthening and expanding existing programs • Initiatives to promote economic security • Promoting the civic engagement of East Harlem residents
Together, we are making a real difference. Join us as we work to transform East Harlem, help our neighbors thrive and connect them to the opportunities that change lives.