Basketball: The Bait on the Hook

Q: When is basketball more than a game? A: When it’s a gateway to better grades, responsibility and hard work. That “gateway” is open every day at Henry Street Settlement’s Boys & Girls Republic (BGR), which lures youth in the door with basketball, but teaches much more than jump shots. Located in public housing on… Read More »

Camp Registration Now Open!

Do the plummeting temperatures and snow flurries make you dream of summer? You’re not the only one! Here at Henry Street Settlement, we are busy preparing for our two summer day camps, Camp Henry and Abrons Arts Camp. Both camps are great ways for children ages five to thirteen to spend their summer, and registration… Read More »

Volunteers Bring Holiday Cheer

Above: A volunteer from The Serhant Team at Nest Seekers International making gingerbread houses with youth from one of HSS’s after-school programs.  It’s been a busy month on Henry Street, full of volunteers donating time and resources to the Settlement’s programs, with over 20 events and gift distributions from over a dozen corporate partners. Keep reading… Read More »

Help Spread Holiday Cheer

Please note that the deadline has passed! You can still support Henry Street this season by making a donation to support our programs. Thank you! Brighten the season for Henry Street families! You can play Santa to some of the 350 children living in our homeless shelters.  This year, instead of posting individual Dear Santa letters, we… Read More »

Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses

Updated: You can now view Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses online! Click here to watch the full documentary.  Henry Street and its Executive Director David Garza will be featured in Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses, a new documentary premiering on Thursday, November 17th at 8 p.m. on WLIW21 and on Sunday, November 20th at 7 p.m…. Read More »

A Message to Henry Street Staff from David Garza

A message to Henry Street staff from Executive Director David Garza Henry Street Settlement is an organization founded during the Progressive Era, originally in direct support of the tens of thousands of immigrants who came to this country seeking lives made better by freedom, justice and opportunity. In the 124 years since our founding, we have… Read More »

A Birthday Garden Grows on the LES

Susan Stamler, Executive Director of United Neighborhood Houses; David Garza, Executive Director of Henry Street Settlement; Richard Abrons; Gerard Lordahl, Director of Greening Program at GrowNYC; Iris Abrons; Lenny Librizzi, Director of Green Infrastructure, GrowNYC; Andrew Schinderman On Wednesday evening, as the sky cleared following a day of rain, a group of individuals – young… Read More »

Running the TCS New York City Marathon

Henry Street staff member and Team Henry runner Delia Springstubb (waving, right of center) runs the TCS New York City Marathon.  Henry Street  was a proud 2016 TCS New York City Marathon official Charity Partner, for the first time in its 123-year history — or the Marathon’s 40-year history! Runners, including Henry Street staff, represented… Read More »

Henry Street Staffers Go “Above & Beyond”

A PATHS art event (top) and an Expanded Horizons class (bottom).  Henry Street celebrated its talented staff this month with the announcement of the winners of Above & Beyond 2.0, the Settlement’s newly revamped employee recognition program. Designed to reward teams doing work that exemplifies the tenets of Henry Street’s vision statement (innovation, inclusivity, integration, and… Read More »

Team Henry Runs TCS New York City Marathon

Each year, tens of thousands of runners descend on the city to run the TCS New York City Marathon. This year, Henry Street Settlement is an official Charity Partner of the race, and we’ve got a great team made up of Henry Street friends and family, old and new! Meet Team Henry below and cheer… Read More »