What We Do
The average monthly rent in New York is $2,801, 53% higher than San Francisco, the second most expensive city in the country. (Center for an Urban Future)
The mission of Jacob A. Riis Settlement House is to build and strengthen the underserved communities of Western Queens and act as a catalyst for change. Riis Settlement is a community-based non-profit organization that offers comprehensive services to the youth, adults, seniors, and families of Queensbridge, Ravenswood and the surrounding neighborhoods.