Make the season bright

Holiday Gift Drive

Through our annual Holiday Gift Drive, we provide presents to hundreds of children ages 2-12 in our Early Childhood Education, Youth Services and Mental Health programs. Make the season brighter for an East Harlem child this year!

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Celebrating 125 Years in East Harlem

Kickoff Video

View the kickoff video to our 125th Anniversary year in 2020! A great glimpse at our past, present and future.

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See what we do

Meet our staff and participants

Get a glimpse of what life is like at the over one dozen Union Settlement locations, and meet some of theĀ 10,000 residents we serve each year and the passionate staff members who provide their time, effort and skills to empowering East Harlem. Video created by Telling Story, Inc.

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What we do

Our Programs

Our 450 employees serve 10,000 residents each year at over a dozen East Harlem locations through a variety of programs, including Early Childhood Education, Youth Services, Adult Education, Senior Services, Mental Health Services and the Business Development Center.

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We serve 10,000 residents of East Harlem through an array of connected programs that provide opportunities, tools and support for the whole family, at every stage of life.

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Your support is vital in helping us continue to empower the underserved families in East Harlem.

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Stay connected to Union Settlement by volunteering, attending an event, and more.

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Empowering East Harlem Since 1895

Through vital programs, we equip our East Harlem neighbors to better their lives and achieve their dreams.