Low adult literacy can lead to negative health-related consequences, such as poor ability to make informed decisions about health issues, respond to emergency preparedness messages, and understand environmental health risks. (Mount Sinai School of Medicine)

For the Press

UNH’s work, member agencies, staff and board members have been featured in New York and national media outlets.

United Neighborhood Houses welcomes inquires from the media.

We can provide experts for interviews in many areas, including:
public housing, issues facing older adults, immigrants, at-risk youth, low-income working families, homelessness, and urban poverty.

We have programmatic expertise in child care, after-school, senior centers and meals on wheels, adult literacy, youth employment, and more.

All press inquiries should be directed to Lindsay Perry, 212-967-0322 x311. After hours cell: 203-382-4052

Recent press releases:

UNH Statement on FY2018 Preliminary City Budget