The Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) works in the South Bronx to restore pride of place, empower residents, and make neighborhoods livable and healthy. They build energy efficient and affordable homes; provide early childhood education and family support; promote youth development; and catalyze business development among local merchants and individual entrepreneurs. WHEDco offers affordable housing to low-income individuals and families, including the formerly homeless, and provides an array of services to the community from two Bronx-locations: Morrisania and Crotona Park East.
East Side House Settlement
Executive Director: John Sanchez
337 Alexander Avenue
Bronx, NY 10454
Established in 1891 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, East Side House Settlement has served residents of the South Bronx and surrounding communities since 1963.
Operating from 28 locations, East Side House helps 10,000 individuals improve their lives each year by providing access to quality education and technology training as gateways out of poverty. The continuum of high-performing programs includes early childhood and after-school programs, adult education, computer technology programs, workforce development, family services, and senior services.
East Side House believes that education enables all of us to create economic and civic opportunities for ourselves, our family, and our community.