United Neighborhood Houses

United Neighborhood Houses
Organization Name:
United Neighborhood Houses
Primary Address 1:
1512 Townsend Avenue
Primary Address City:
Bronx
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10452
Long Organization Description:

UNH promotes and strengthens the neighborhood-based, multiservice approach to improving the lives of New Yorkers in need and the communities in which they live. A membership organization rooted in the history and values of the settlement house movement, UNH supports its members through policy development, advocacy and capacity-building activites. We seek to promote the settlement house approach to strengthening neighborhoods and the individuals and families that live within them.

Organization Phone Number:
(718) 716-8000
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Jack Doyle
How often does your organization use social media?:
Multiple times per day
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
United Neighborhood Houses’ (UNH) member agencies provide nearly 1.8 million meals to 8,000 individuals each year through their child care centers, senior centers, meals on wheels, afterschool programs, homeless shelters, and HIV/AIDS programs.
Number of volunteers:
10,188
Number of staff/employees:
10,149
Annual Budget:
$730 million aggregate budget
Year Started:
1919
Major Funders:
Foundations: 46%; Special Events: 21%; Individuals & Corporations: 12%; Membership Dues: 12%; Fees and Interest: 5%; Government: 4%
Organization Type:
Community Advocacy, Nutrition Education, Provide Emergency Food
Latest Project:
Communities for Healthy Food NYC Addresses healthy food access in neighborhoods by incorporating programming into existing services, educating residents about nutrition, and creating a new and/or improved healthy food venue.
Areas Served:
Bronx
Core Programs:
Various programs for Children, Youth, Voter Mobilization, Adult Literacy and Immigrant Services, Older Adults, Emergency Preparedness, Healthy Food, Strengthening Settlement Houses, Next Generation of Settlement House Leaders.
Health specific: Healthy Food Program aims to improve health outcomes by increasing access to affordable fresh food.
Afterschool Conservation club: environmental education that teaches adaptation, recycling, human impacts, aquatic life and stewardship ethics.
Current neighborhood projects include maintaining butterfly gardens and creating recycling and composting programs.
Major Issues:
Community Advocacy, Food Security, Increase Food Access
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#buildingwellbeing #NICIP #UNHFamily #UNHNY
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#bronx
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