Action Center: Henry Street Speaks Up!

Henry Street is alarmed that new federal government policies are undermining freedoms and services that are central to our mission and essential to those we serve. In response, we have launched this Action Center to enable members of the community to access services, voice their concerns and support Henry Street.

  • Take action to aid Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

     The recent Hurricanes has caused devastation for those in Florida, the Caribbean, and the Bahamas. We’re joining our fellow settlement houses to urge our community to call to ask for a stronger federal response. Read more and act now here.
  • Access our Services

    Need free legal advice? Need counseling? Need health insurance or other government benefits? Call our Neighborhood Resource Center at 212.471.2409.
    To see our full list of social service, arts, and health care programs, click here.
  • Henry Street Speak Up Station/Contact Your Representatives

    Make calls from the Speak Up Station in the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand St., 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily.
    – Find & Call Your Representative » or Senator »
  • Defend DACA and Protect our Dreamers

    Henry Street Settlement is outraged at Trump’s decision to end DACA. We urge everyone to contact their representatives at our Action Center and tell them to fight for legislation that honors the contributions of Dreamers and provides them the necessary legal protection. For more information and ways to take action, click here.
  • Defend Affordable Health Care

    Henry Street opposes the American Health Care Act, which threatens to leave 52 million Americans uninsured by 2026. For more information and actions, visit Families USA »
  • Oppose Budget Cuts to Save NYCHA, Section 8, and more!

    The Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) is facing $6.2 billion in budget cuts. Click here to learn about what this means and what you can do.
  • Support Henry Street’s City & State Advocacy Efforts

    Each year, Henry Street plays an active role in advocating for policies and budgets—at both the State and City levels—that reflect the needs and priorities of our community. To learn more, click here »

  • Change Starts Locally: Get More Involved in the LES Community

    Henry Street is always looking for ways bring our community together to share information, voice our opinions, and advocate for meaningful changes and improvements in our neighborhood. To get involved, click here »