• For Youth

    Riis Academy is the largest youth services provider in western Queens, serving over 1,000 youths in grades K-12 at Eight campuses including two community centers and six public schools. We believe every child can achieve his/her goals when given the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive environment.
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  • For Seniors

    The Queensbridge/Riis Senior Center offers health, nutrition and social services to seniors 60 and older. We work hard to ensure that seniors are able to maintain healthy and independent lives throughout our community.
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  • For Immigrants

    Our Immigrant Services program offers free ESOL classes, case management and legal services to support immigrants on their journey towards self-sufficiency in the United States. We value the contributions of immigrants and celebrate the diversity they bring to our communities.
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  • Recent News

    • Multicultural Fair 2016

      On Friday, March 4th, Riis Settlement hosted its annual multicultural fair at the Queensbridge community center. The event, titled Passport: A celebration of Cultures and...
    • Queensbridge Community Center Upgrades

      Thanks to the efforts of City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, local community leaders, and concerned residents, the much-needed and long-awaited renovation project at our...
    • Volunteer Spotlight: Scott Warren

      Volunteers are a crucial part of the success and growth of many non-profit organizations and Riis Settlement is no exception. In the past year, 721...
    • Remembering Mrs. Elizabeth McQueen

      This past February, Riis Settlement lost another great friend and champion, Elizabeth McQueen. Elizabeth served on the Riis Settlement Board of Directors for over twenty-two...
    • Join us at our annual Spring Arts Festival this Saturday June 4

      What? Come join us this Saturday June 4 as we host our 18th annual Spring Arts Festival. The festival celebrates life, community and creativity through...
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