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Senior Centers with 5,000+ members citywide offer health, social and nutritional services to seniors over 62.


Behavioral Health program is the largest outpatient clinic focused on the Asian community in the east coast.


Early Childhood offers a variety of day care options for children between the ages of 2 months and 6 years old.


The Music School provides accessible and affordable music lessons in violin, viola, piano, voice, guitar and steelpan for children ages

5-12 and adults.


Immigrant and Community Services that provide legal assistance, health screenings, financial counseling, case management, language translation, application assistance and advocacy.

Hamilton-Madison House is a non-profit settlement house established in 1898 to improve the quality of life for NYC. 

Located in Chinatown/Lower East Side Two Bridges neighborhoods, we foster the well-being of vulnerable populations including the elderly, children, the ill and handicapped, new immigrants and refugees and the unemployed.

Hamilton-Madison House delivers critical, timely and culturally appropriate services for all stages of life.


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Tel: (212) 349-3724

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Smith Senior Services NORC Testifies at a NYCHA Hearing


Hamilton-Madison House's Director of Smith Senior Services NORC testifies at a NYCHA hearing on the need for NYCHA to improve response to facility issues and allocate more resources to capital improvements.

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(Article is from The World Journal in Chinese, please view on Google Chrome for English translation.)




Donation From The Howard Hughes Corporation


Hamilton-Madison House is very grateful to The Howard Hughes Corporation for their $25,000 donation presented during the South Street Seaport "Block Party". Also, Thank You to Council Member Margaret S. Chin for her recognition of our work and service to the community.




Caregiver Program at Hamilton-Madison House


After suffering a prolonged illness from pneumonia, Yuet Ching Quan, an 81-year-old New York City resident, found support in the Caregiver Services Program at Hamilton-Madison House, supported by the New York City Department for the Aging. 

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OCA-NY Community Service Award


Hamilton-Madison House is very honored to receive

the Community Service Award from the 

OCA-NY 42nd Annual Community Service & Leadership Awards Gala. 

We also congratulate our fellow honorees, the Honorable Randall T. Eng

and Donald Hong, President of UA3, Inc.



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Too Much Stress?

How Long Term Stress Affects Mental Health


Dr. Yu-Kang Chen, Staff Psychologist of the Hamilton-Madison House, discussed mental health issues in the Asian community (stigma, cultural differences, insurance, referral resource etc.) in a TV show on Sinovision.





Hamilton-Madison House Early Childhood Programs


Hamilton-Madison House Early Childhood Programs offers quality care and education for children 3 months to 4 years old in home-based and center-based models.  For further information contact ask4headstart@hmhonline.org.






Aging & Alone


A powerful story following the day in the life of our Social Adult Day client Mrs. Chu, a Chinese American senior that lives alone in New York City.

Filmed by the NextDayBetter and AARP AAPI Community.







 Devotion: Learning to Love a Stranger Unconditionally


A touching story of our client King and his caregiver Nancy Mak-O’Leary that was filmed by the NextDayBetter and AARP AAPI Community.





Distinguished Service Humanitarian Award - Suki Terada Ports


On October 3, 2017, Suki Terada Ports accepted the Distinguished Service Humanitarian Award by Hamilton-Madison House 5th Annual Japanese Dinner.  Please learn about the profound impact Suki has made in her lifetime.  As a young 80s, find out why she continues to be the voice of 

all people.  






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