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US Featured on BRIC TV

May 16, 2017 | see full post

Watch our Performance Project and Brooklyn Director discuss University Settlement's rich history and upcoming SHARE! Series, featuring emerging local artists. continue

ABC7 Talks to our ED about Proposed Cuts to Arts Funding

Apr 26, 2017 | see full post

Our executive director, Melissa Aase, explains how potential cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will hurt NYC communities and organizations like University Settlement during an interview on WABC 7 Eyewitness News.  continue

Resources for Immigrants

Apr 3, 2017 | see full post

We've put together a list of resources for individuals and families that have questions or concerns about immigration rights and need additional assistance. continue

US Expands Behavioral Health Services for LES Children and Families

Mar 2, 2017 | see full post

Our latest grant from the Manhattan DA's Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative ("CJII") will support evidence-based counseling for parents, helping them build stronger relationships with their children; it will also support our work with children of all ages in mental health counseling and wellness. continue

US Awarded Grant by Manhattan DA

Feb 27, 2017 | see full post

University Settlement is proud to announce that it has been awarded a 4 year, $1.3 million grant to provide behavioral health services to Lower East Side children and teens, and their families. This grant is funded through the Manhattan District Attorney's Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative ("CJII")continue

Right to Counsel Passes in NYC

Feb 15, 2017 | see full post

For more than 30 years, University Settlement has paved the way in innovative programming to address housing insecurity and homelessness. In New York City, more than 70% of tenants do not have an attorney to represent them in Housing Court, while more than 99% of landlords do. continue

Court Navigators: Changing Lives & Making Headlines

Jan 27, 2017 | see full post

Our life-changing Court Navigators program - part of our eviction prevention program, Project Home - was just featured on Fox 5 NY. More than 70 percent of low-income tenants in NYC go without lawyers in Housing Court, while nearly 99% of landlords have attorneys to represent them.  continue

Groundbreaking Childhood Mental Health Program in the News

Jan 19, 2017 | see full post

University Settlement's groundbreaking partnership with NYU Langone's Center for Early Childhood Health and Development was recently featured in DNAinfo. The partnership, called ParentCorps, is integrated into early childhood centers - including many of ours - to provide parents with strategies to solve behavioral problems at home while simultaneously educating teachers to reinforce those strategies in the classroom.  continue

Innovative Program with NYU to Bunk Seniors & Students

Dec 19, 2016 | see full post

University Settlement and New York University are partnering together to launch a brand new program to address both the affordable housing crisis for college students and the rising population of lower-income older adults. continue

US Fights Eviction Injustice

Oct 11, 2016 | see full post

Imagine facing off alone against a team of lawyers trying to evict you from your home in one of the most complicated legal systems in the world. That describes the unfair housing court system that we are battling to correct. continue

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