Our Members

Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco)


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.

School Settlement Association

Executive Director:

120 Jackson Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Ph. 718-389-1810
Fx. 718-383-5905


Founded in 1901, the School Settlement Association offers comprehensive educational, family and community services to children, youth, families and seniors at several locations within its community of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. School Settlement is also the parent organization of the School Settlement Home Attendant Service Corporation, which provides home care to both Medicaid-eligible and private-pay homebound elderly and disabled individuals.

School Settlement provides services to approximately 1,500 residents a year, the majority living in various neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens. All services are focused on assisting individuals as they strive to improve their economic and social self-sufficiency. Programs include: an after-school program; literacy program; summer camp; Attendance Improvement Dropout Prevention programs at two local high schools; computer classes in a computer room that is open to all; a game room; Career Options, and two home attendant services.

If you would like more information about School Settlement Association, please call, fax or e-mail us. We would be happy to provide a more detailed description of our programs and services.

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