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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

What We Do Means Something

We believe that education is the key that enables all people to create economic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities. We enrich, supplement, and enhance the New York City education system and put post-secondary options within reach of students. We provide workforce development and career readiness training infused with technology to enable community participants to improve their economic status and lead more fulfilling lives.

Exemplify Our Values


Our commitment is to address critical needs in our community with reliability and respect.


Our ability to deliver high quality services establishes us as groundbreaking innovators in the field.


Our vision is that concern and care for all should be integral to the programs and services we provide.


We lead from a place of understanding to ensure that dignity and humanity are weaved into the services and treatment of each life we touch.


We live by our settlement house roots, embedding ourselves in the communities we serve.


Learn more about East Side House’s unique history and legacy of service.



We’re proud to have a staff of approximately 450 professional educators, counselors, and social workers.


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