Our Impact

Strengthening New York City neighborhoods in the Lower East Side and Brooklyn is central to Grand St. Settlement’s work. We currently support more than 7,500 New Yorkers of every age, and have doubled our number of program sites this year to reach more neighbors!

Our Neighborhoods

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In Early Childhood

Early Childhood Graph
116
children graduated to kindergarten in 2015
90%
of all 4-year-olds met or exceeded development goals for their age
2x
as many special needs children are now in general education compared to national average

In Youth

Youth Graph
3,000
hours of hands-on learning were provided in 2015
87%
of youth increased their stem skills through our summer day camp
89%
retention of youth workers from school year to summer day camp

In Individuals + Families

178
households received legal and tax services in 2015
$339,420
in cash benefits were provided, such as food and tax credits
$1,229,115
in non-cash benefits provided, such as housing and insurance

In Seniors

39,060
breakfasts and lunches were served in 2015
780
exercise classes were offered, including Zumba and Tai chi
$97,429
in benefits were provided, including food and tax credits