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United Community Centers (UCC) was founded by residents of local housing projects to organize East New York neighbors to struggle for a better community and higher quality of life. The settlement offers service programs and advocacy campaigns.
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.