Founded in 1893 by social work and public health pioneer Lillian Wald, Henry Street Settlement delivers a wide range of social service and arts programs to more than 50,000 New Yorkers each year from 17 program sites on Manhattan's Lower East Side.
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
Executive Director: Giselle Melendez-Susca
3101 Kingsbridge Terrace
Bronx, NY 10463
Founded in 1974, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center is a multi-service center serving 7,000 North West Bronx families and individuals. Programs include: early childhood education, college preparation, school-age after school and teen evening programs, concrete and counseling services to families where children are at risk of abuse or neglect, service to adults and senior citizens, after school and Sunday respite for developmentally disabled youth and adults, and homeless services. Several programs serve the entire borough of the Bronx, including the Child Sexual Abuse Treatment and Prevention, and College Directions and the teen parents program. Newer programs include Early Head Start (birth through three years old) and the North Bronx Youth Collaborative, a leadership/outreach program with two other Bronx settlement houses. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.