Our Accomplishments


In 2016, University Settlement served 15,000 individuals with vitally needed support and services including:

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  • Our Hunger Center made possible a total of 262,260 meals through the distribution of grocery supplies; an average of 120 people attended the weekly congregate meals; groceries were delivered to 125 homebound clients each month; and 130,000 pounds of fresh produce were provided monthly.
  • SmartY’S (Smart, Young and Significant) Program provided approximately 125 enrolled youth with academic support, youth development, exposure field trips and Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Prevention education.
  • Our Housing Program helped nearly 300 individuals and 80 families maintain stable housing.

Our daily work is focused on removing barriers to help overcome poverty, thus empowering citizens in Slavic Village to maximize their potential. We do this by protecting children, advancing literacy, providing nutritious meals, strengthening families, and serving the elderly. With your support we are making a difference in their lives.