Each year The Door serves more than 11,000 young people from all over New York City, with a wide range of services including reproductive health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, GED and ESOL classes, tutoring and homework help, college preparation services, career development, job training and placement, supportive housing, sports and recreational activities, arts, and nutritious meals - all for free, completely confidentially, and under one roof. University Settlement is the nationâs first settlement house, assisting 30,000 low-income and immigrant New Yorkers every year as they make their way to a better life.
Federal and Private
The Doorâs mission is to empower young people to reach their potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment.
To help young people to: -Successfully complete high school or get their HSE (formerly GED) -Re-enroll in high school if they dropped out and wish to return -Figure out their post-graduation plans, whether that’s college, a vocational training program, or a non-traditional or alternative program -Determine which school is right for them by arranging college trips and visits from college representatives -Prepare for SATs, ACTs, Regents and other standardized exams -Understand how they can pay for college, find scholarships and get financial aid -Prepare for life in college, including how to be successful once they arrive -Continue to be successful each year in school
College and Postsecondary Planning:
Middle School (6-8):
High School (9-12):
Other (including military, workforce, vocational/trade school):
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
American Indian or Alaska Native:
Black or African American:
White (Including Middle Eastern):