Individuals + Families

Resources. Opportunities. Support. Get connected all in one place.

At Grand St. Settlement, we empower individuals and strengthen families, enabling them to join a close, supportive community. In response to your needs, we offer a range of activities, programs and services for all ages in our Community Centers and neighborhood locations in both Manhattan and Brooklyn. Connect with us to access existing financial resources, opportunities for education, counseling, and training, as well as one-on-one support.

What We Do

Securing Resources

One-on-one appointments with Grand St. Settlement staff and active partnerships with other agencies can get your finances, insurance coverage, and more on track. We help with everything from paperwork to counseling, so you have someone focused on helping you get results.

Expanding Opportunities

Master English, earn a degree, or explore job opportunities – whatever your goals, we can help.

Advance your education with free classes, all of which open to adults of all ages and experiences. Explore new career paths and job opportunities with our network of experts to gain access to training and placement programs.

Lending Support

The staff, caseworkers and social workers of the Grand St. Settlement family create a community with a lot of heart. Every last one of us is invested in your success – it’s at the heart of what we do. From self-care strategies to accessing insurance, we’re here to help when you need us. We’ll also help you become a better advocate for yourself and others in the future.

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Our team partners with colleagues at all of our neighborhood locations, bringing services and support everywhere we are. Stationed in our 80 Pitt Street Community Center, we love walk-ins and scheduled appointments and welcome New Yorkers from any neighborhood or borough to connect with us.
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Single Stop USA

In just one visit, meet one-on-one to get connected with the things you need most: low-cost healthcare, nutrition assistance, and financial and legal aid and more! We help with tax preparation, screenings for benefits and entitlements, accessing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and receiving legal and financial counseling.

Lower East Side Employment Network

Our community is full of job opportunities - let us help you find the right one for you. We're part of the Lower East Side Employment Network, a collaboration of experienced workforce development agencies that partner with local companies to recruit, hire, and retain quality employees. Through LESEN, we'll coach, train, and support you throughout the job search and placement process.

High School Equivalency Exams

Our adult education classes are always free - and feature flexible times and childcare options for busy parents. Connect with us to learn more about class offerings and schedules.

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Our free classes go beyond stepping up your English skills - we tackle some of the communication barriers you might be facing as you work to navigate city, housing or health care systems. Learn more about languages and locations so that you can join today.

Meet the Team

Parvin Begum

Director
Single Stop

Humanity and compassion are the most important components of my work. I find satisfaction in finding services and support that aid New Yorkers looking to move up the economic ladder and revel in solving complex issues for community members.

Contact

You Belong Here.

It's easy to join our programs and access our services, everyone is welcome. Contact us today and join the Grand St. Settlement family.

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