The mission of Urban Upbound is to provide resident of public housing neighborhoods and other low-income New Yorkers with the tools and resources needed to achieve economic mobility and self-sufficiency, and to break cycles of poverty.
Their mission is to provide residents of public housing neighborhoods the tools & resources needed to achieve economic mobility & self-sufficiency.
Urban Upbound works with low-income families to tackle poverty and to change lives. Urban Upbound offers a community-based, comprehensive group of accessible, vital, and impactful services: employment services; financial counseling services; youth development/college access programming; banking services via the Urban Upbound Federal Credit Union; and community revitalization services. Though Urban Upbound primarily targets public housing residents, it welcomes anyone with the drive to seek and to take advantage of educational, financial, and professional opportunities.
Since 2004, Urban Upbound has paved the way for a brighter future for more than 6,000 individuals each year.See more