Henry Street Settlement opens doors of opportunity for Lower East Side residents and other New Yorkers through social services, arts, and health care programs.
2nd Annual FREE Community Day – Block Party!:
September 15, 2019
Join us and Visiting Nurse Service of New York for an exciting day of food, music, and family-friendly activities in celebration of the Lower East Side neighborhood!
Henry Street Settlement Senior Center is a cooling center:
Stay safe and stay cool!
As the high heat and humidity continue to affect New York City, the Henry Street Settlement Senior Center is open a designated cooling center. It is located at 334 Madison Street in the Vladeck Houses on the Lower East Side. During this period, the Senior Center will be open to residents of all ages who need an opportunity to cool off; the team can be reached at 212-349-2770.
View Our 125th Anniversary Video, “Baptism of Fire":
One rainy morning in 1893, Henry Street founder Lillian Wald came to the aid of a young girl whose mother lay dying in a nearby tenement after giving birth. The rest is history.
This Week at Henry Street:
Performances, program registration, classes, workshops, job trainings, free family and student events, and much more- read all about everything going on at Henry Street this week.