East Side House Settlement

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East Side House Settlement
Founded 1891
Type Nonprofit organization
Focus Education and Workforce Development
Headquarters 337 Alexander Avenue, Bronx, New York, 10454
Location
Executive Director
John A. Sanchez
Employees
400+
Website www.eastsidehouse.org

East Side House Settlement is a non-profit organization located in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx area of New York, New York, United States. It has served the Mott Haven section of the Bronx since 1963, and in 2015 has a staff of over 400, with an emphasis on programs serving children and families.

Mission[edit]

East Side House believes that education is the key that enables all people to create economic and civic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their community. Their focus is on critical developmental periods – early childhood and adolescence – and critical junctures – points at which people are determined to become economically independent.

They enrich, supplement and enhance the public school system and place college within reach of motivated students. They provide services to families in order that other family members may pursue their educational goals. They provide technology and career readiness training to enable students to improve their economic status and lead more fulfilling lives.

History[edit]

East Side House Settlement – one of New York City’s oldest non-profit social services organizations – was established in 1891 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. In 1962-63 it moved to the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx, within one of the country’s poorest congressional districts.[1]

Still headquartered in the South Bronx, East Side House has expanded its reach to serve residents of surrounding communities in the Bronx and Northern Manhattan. Today, a staff of more than 400 full and part-time teachers, social workers, and other experts serve 8,000 individuals from 18 program locations annually, with a budget in excess of $11 million – a significant percentage of which comes from private philanthropy.

Throughout its history, East Side House’s mission has been to help improve lives and enrich the quality of life in the community. To learn more about East Side House’s unique history and legacy of philanthropy. Learn more by reading "A Neighborhood Place."[2]

Programs[edit]

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Young Adult Education/HSE
  • Jobs-Plus
  • Senior Citizens
  • Social Services
  • Community Technology
  • Literacy Development

Sites[edit]

Administration

  • 337 Alexander Avenue: Young Adult Education Services (YAES)/Social Services

High Schools

Middle Schools

  • Entrada Academy
  • Urban Assembly Bronx Academy of Letters
  • Urban Assembly Academy of Civic Engagement
  • The Angelo Patri Middle School
  • Public School 18: Park Terrace (Inwood, Manhattan)

Elementary Schools

  • Public School 179

Head Start Program & Daycare Centers

  • Children’s Pride (Patterson Houses, NYCHA)
  • Mill Brook Community Center (Millbrook Houses, NYCHA)"
  • Mill Brook Community Center (Millbrook Houses, NYCHA)"
  • Winifred Wheeler Nursery (Millbrook Houses, NYCHA)"

Community Centers

  • Mill Brook Community Center (Millbrook Houses, NYCHA)"
  • Mitchel Community Center (Mitchel Houses, NYCHA)
  • Mill Brook Community Center (Millbrook Houses, NYCHA)"
  • Patterson Community Center (Patterson Houses, NYCHA)

Senior Citizen Centers

Recognition[edit]

East Side House received four stars out of a four star rating, an overall rating of 98.92 out of 100 as evaluated by Charity Navigator.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sisk, Richard (September 29, 2010). "South Bronx is poorest district in nation, U.S. Census Bureau finds: 38% live below poverty line". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 1, 2015. Retrieved on July 1, 2015
  2. ^ "A Neighborhood Place" (PDF). East Side House Settlement website. Retrieved July 1, 2015.  Retrieved on July 1, 2015
  3. ^ "Charity Rating: East Side House Settlement". Charity Navigator. Retrieved July 2, 2015. Retrieved on July 2, 2015

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