Watch Video: Youth Opportunity Hubs OPEN!

The Youth Opportunity Hubs are open for service!  Check out Henry Street Settlement’s Cody Lallier, director of our LES Youth Opportunity Hub, in a video on Facebook. Watch now! Earlier this year, Henry Street Settlement received funding from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. to create a Youth Opportunity Hub on the Lower East Side. These… Read More »

Breaking Ground at the Dale Jones Burch Neighborhood Center

Above: Executive Director David Garza, Dale Burch and family, November 10, 2017. Click here or below to see more photos from this event. A loud siren pierces the air, stunning the 200 audience members. Their silence is eclipsed by awe and applause as they witness Henry Street Settlement Executive Director David Garza’s dramatic entrance –… Read More »

Celebrating Survivors at “The Pathway to the Light Within”

Attendees admire the artwork on display at “The Pathway to the Light Within” October marked Domestic Violence Awareness Month around the globe, and Henry Street honored the occasion with its annual conference celebrating survival, held at the Abrons Arts Center. This year’s festivities, entitled “The Pathway to the Light Within,” featured guest presentations, storytelling, poetry and,… Read More »

We Bought a Firehouse!

Above, left to right: Marjorie Hoffman, title closer; Lisa Zydel, attorney, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP; Bryan Kaplan, HPD attorney; Ethel Collins, HPD Planning & Development; Henry Street Settlement Team Members David Garza, Renee Epps and Josephine Lume; Marissa Levy, attorney, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP Henry Street got an early 125th birthday gift on October… Read More »

“Settlement House meets Ludlow House”

Above, clockwise from left: Ludlow House; Carolyn Sickles; Alyson Cafiero, Yan Assoun and Polina Proshkina; Josephine Lume, Pete and Becky Ruegger and Ian Highet. All photos by Cesarin Mateo. Click here to view all photos » Henry Street met Ludlow Street at a chic and hip cocktail party to benefit the Settlement. An Evening at… Read More »

Town Hall 2017: When the LES Talks, Henry Street Listens

Above: one of the workshops discussing the issues that matter to Lower East Side Residents. How did hundreds of Lower East Siders spend this past Sunday – a glorious and unseasonably warm day? Those concerned about the future of the neighborhood came indoors to participate in Henry Street’s Fourth Annual Town Hall held on October… Read More »

We Opened Our Doors for 200 People at Open House New York

Nearly 200 curious individuals visited Henry Street for an insider’s tour of the Settlement’s historic headquarters during Open House New York 2017 on Saturday, October 14. Open House New York 2017 is an annual weekend-long event during which historic buildings, architectural masterpieces, and other landmarks welcome the public to explore normally off-limits places in New… Read More »

Need help signing up for health insurance?

Need help signing up for health insurance?  Henry Street Settlement’s health insurance navigators  are ready to help the Lower East Side have a safe and healthy 2018.  Open Enrollment 2018 is just six weeks this year — from November 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017. Individuals must sign up during Open Enrollment. Henry Street’s  Navigators… Read More »

Seniors Rock (But Not In A Chair)!

Lower East Side seniors celebrated all things health at Henry Street Senior Service’s Seniors Rock! health fair on a sunny day in October. Area seniors enjoyed healthy smoothies, a live DJ, Chinese Dance and Zumba workshops, raffles, health and dental screenings, and information from almost two dozen community partners.  Additionally, the health fair paid special… Read More »

Welcome Back, Sol Lain Playground!

Henry Street Settlement joined local elected officials and community leaders to welcome back the new and improved Sol Lain Playground to Henry Street, after a year-long $3.6 million renovation as part of the city’s Community Parks Initiative. Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver kicked off the re-opening by noting that the playground—adjacent to Henry Street Settlement’s historic headquarters—was both on… Read More »

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