Urban Upbound provides low-income New Yorkers the tools and resources needed to achieve economic mobility and self sufficiency.
In the last three years
New Yorkers benefited from Urban Upbound programs
Individuals were counseled on their financials
Individuals achieved a financial milestone (opening up a savings account, reducing the debt load, increasing credit scores, saving money, etc)
individuals got a job from our program
Individuals had their taxes prepared across Urban Upbound’s Tax sites
Returned to the community
NYCHA rent payments processed
High school students enrolled in the College Access Program
College Access participant’s average SAT score improvement
Our donors' generosity brings an end to cycles of poverty in New York City neighborhoods—one person at a time. We enjoy speaking to our clients and listening to their inspiring stories of how utilizing Urban Upbound's services help their fight against generational poverty — whether it's through starting a career, getting financial aid for college, or increasing their credit score. We compile their experiences and stories in our Medium blog.