Henry Street Settlement opens doors of opportunity for Lower East Side residents and other New Yorkers through social services, arts, and health care programs.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, our workforce services have now moved online.
Our Workforce Development Center (WDC) provides the tools and resources needed to complete a successful job search. Even after a job is secured, we continue to work with clients, offering alumni activities to help with career advancement.
Henry Street has ESOL classes for those who want to learn English to find a job or who just want to learn English language skills to improve their quality of life. Read more »
High School Equivalency Classes
Henry Street’s Adult Literacy Program (HSE) prepares adults age 18 and above to take the TASC exam (formerly the GED exam). Read more »
Job Essentials Training (JET)
Henry Street Settlement offers free employment assistance through the Job Essentials Training (JET) program. Read more »
Jobs Plus provides residents of the Lillian Wald and Jacob Riis Houses with opportunities to improve skills and build confidence to find and keep a job. Read more »
Henry Street offers programs for youth seeking employment and job training and placement.