Henry Street Settlement opens doors of opportunity for Lower East Side residents and other New Yorkers through social service, arts, and health care programs.
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. Services are also available to those already employed who wish to advance in their career.
In a supportive and encouraging environment, Henry Street’s dedicated staff and close community partners work one-on-one with participants to help them achieve success and financial independence.
The program offers:
- Job Placement Assistance
- Financial Literacy Workshops and Individual Financial Counseling
- GED Classes
- Career Advancement Assistance
- Free Tax Prep
- Access to Legal Services
- Benefit and Entitlement Screening
To get started, residents of the Wald or Riis houses can go to 24 Avenue D, New York, New York, or call 212.254.4333. The hours are weekdays 10 a.m.–6 p.m., except Tuesdays, 1 p.m.–7 p.m.