Welcome to the Heart of the Lower East Side

We Are Here for You!

Get the support you need to live a vibrant life on the Lower East Side.

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Need Home Health Care?

UJC has more than 800 home health care aides who can provide non-medical care to help you stay in your home. Let us find the perfect Home Health Care Aide for you.

Home Health Care

Need a Helping Hand?

Our Social Workers can assist you with housing, immigration, medical benefits and legal issues, among other problems. We want to help.

Get Help

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Join Us!


UJC offers senior services such as lunch programs, exercise classes, arts and crafts, computer basics, social activities, sing-a-longs, ballroom dancing & more!

Join Us


Join the Lunch Club!

What’s hot and cheap and lots of fun? UJC’s Lunch Club! Only a $1.50 donation for a tasty kosher meal with friends, old and new. How about roast chicken or salmon or a nice brisket? Lunch is served Monday through Friday at noon at our Senior Centers at 15-17 Bialystoker Place and 12 Avenue D.

Want to know what’s for lunch this week?

See this Week’s Menu

Our Clients Say it Best…

“The United Jewish Council is the center of our lives. No one place can compare with the UJC… it’s like a friend and family.”

– Mona S., UJC Client

How You Can Help

Donate Today, and Help Mend the Safety Net

UJC offers a wide range of social services and community programs for seniors as well as for families and children. Your donation underwrites critical needs that are not funded by federal, state, city funds or foundation support.

Give Now

Visit Our Thrift Shop

If you want to buy something elegant, funky or just plain fun, shop at the Vintage Thrift Shop. All proceeds from the shop help UJC strengthen the Lower East Side — and donations of gently used items are tax deductible.

Village Thrift Shop
286 Third Ave. (between 22nd & 23rd Streets)

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Visit the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy

Our affiliate, the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy, helps preserve America’s most famous immigrant neighborhood. While UJC keeps the vigor of the neighborhood alive in the present, the Conservancy takes you on tours back in time.

See Public Tours   Schedule a Private Tour

We’re in the Neighborhood



Orenstein Building
15-17 Bialystoker Place
New York, NY 10002

Lillian Wald Houses
12 Avenue D
New York, NY 10002

235 East Broadway
New York, NY 10002

500A Grand Street
New York, NY 10002