A rich history, spanning over 130 years
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement, with its history spanning over 130 years, has played a pivotal role in its community. Founded on the principles of social reformer Jacob A. Riis, the settlement’s commitment to empowering underserved populations has made it a cornerstone of local support. Throughout its long history, it has adapted to meet the changing needs of its community, providing a range of essential services and programs such as education, workforce development, and community support. Today, it continues to uphold its commitment to improving the quality of life for everyone it serves, fostering resilience and self-sufficiency among individuals and families.