Since 1895, Union Settlement has provided East Harlem residents with the vital education, wellness and community-building programs and services they need to thrive.


We serve 10,000 residents each year at over a dozen East Harlem locations through a variety of programs, including Early Childhood Education, Youth Programs, College Readiness, Adult Education, Work Readiness. Senior Programs, Mental Health Counseling and Small Business Development.


237 East 104th Street
New York, NY 10029

(212) 828-6000

Read our Programs at a Glance Fact Sheet here.

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

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Youth Services

  • Afterschool and summer programs for elementary, middle and high school students
  • Intergenerational tutoring in six public elementary schools
  • Arts and academic afterschool 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

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Adult Education

  • Basic education classes
  • English for speakers of other languages
  • Civics/citizenship class
  • High School Equivalency preparation classes in English and Spanish
  • Writing through reading program (with the 92nd Street Y)
  • Health Career Pathways training program

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Senior Services

  • Four senior centers
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Naturally Occurring Retirement Community
  • Senior volunteer program
  • Health and fitness activities
  • Computer and Arts classes

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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

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Business Development

  • Computer Classes
  • Business Literacy Classes
  • Business Development Resources
  • Commercial Corridor Revitalization

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