In 2010, 49 million Americans, or one in six, lacked the resources to eat sufficient, regular meals – a new all-time high. (USDA)

University Settlement Society


Founded in 1886, University Settlement Society is one of New York's most dynamic social service institutions with deep roots on the Lower East Side. Each year University Settlement's diverse programs help over 25,000 low-income and at-risk people build better lives for themselves and their families.

Communications Tools

Communication is vital in an emergency situation. Use the links below to create a communications plan.

The UNH HUB is a resource for UNH member organizations. It provides a secure, members-only area with forums and resources. To access the HUB, follow this link and register. Once your registration is approved you can be added to the Emergency Preparedness area. This is the best place to be in touch directly with other agencies.

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