1.5 to 2 million adults in New York City need literacy services. Fewer than 60,000 receive them. (New York City Mayor's office).

SCAN New York

Manhattan

SCAN's family service programming focuses on setting and attaining positive goals, resolving family crisis, and building on parent, child and family strength. SCAN programming serves targeted communities in East Harlem and Morrisania in the South Bronx.

Strengthening Settlements Initiative for Smaller Agencies


UNH member agencies vary greatly in budget size from under $1M to over $70M. To address the unique needs of agencies with distinctly smaller budgets, UNH developed the Strengthening Settlements Initiative to offer technical assistance and small grants to support individual technical assistance to address critical management, finance and leadership issues and resources to help agencies carry out recommended improvements. This initiative also offers peer support for smaller settlement houses to address issues particular to smaller organizations.

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