In addition to offering courses and self-paced training, we have limited time available for open lab to allow those without computer access to use our computers to suit their computer needs such as checking email, online shopping, social media, working on files, printing, etc.

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Henry Street Settlement
 301 Henry Street
 New York, NY 10002
 (212) 771-6048

Instructinal Technology Coordinators
Haydee and James

Center Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:30am - 8pm
Friday & Saturday: 9:30am - 5pm



Instructional Training

Computer Basics

This course is catered to individuals who have little or no experience/knowledge of computers. In this course, participants learn the basics about computers, navigating through Windows 7, using basic features of Word 2010, surfing and searching the Internet, and using e-mail. By the end of the course, participants should be able to pass the Digital Literacy test and obtain their Digital Literacy Certificate, which is required to be submitted in order to move onto other courses.

Microsoft Office 2010 Introduction Courses
These courses are for participants who desire to learn Word, Excel, and PowerPoint by teaching them both beginner and intermediate skills. An intro course completion is required to join the certification level course in the program. *Microsoft Office is not taught as a suite; only one program per course. Prerequisite: Digital Literacy Certificate.
*Microsoft Office is not taught as a suite; only one program per course.
Prerequisite: Digital Literacy Certificate.

Microsoft Office 2010 Certification Courses
These courses prepare participants who desire to take the Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access or Outlook by learning advanced skills in those programs and test preparation to pass the exam.
*Microsoft Office is not taught as a suite; only one program per course.
Prerequisite: Digital Literacy Certificate is required for all. Excel, PowerPoint, and Word require an intro course completion for appropriate program or passing a Pre-Certification test instead of completing the intro course. Outlook requires e-mail knowledge and a certification in any program. Access requires at least intermediate knowledge of Excel and a certification in any program.
*Note* There is no introduction level classes for Access and Outlook.
Self-Paced Training
Take advantage of the following self-paced trainings available and earn certificates for completion. Please note that these courses are only available on-site in the lab.

Employability Skills

Career Exploration and the Workplace (Workplace Reading), Working with People, Workplace Math, Workplace Math and Reading Assessments

Academic Skills
Adult Vocabulary Development, Math I, II, & III, Reading I, II, & III, Writing I & II, Expressive Writing, Academics Mathematics Assessment, Academics Reading Assessment, Academic Language Assessment (Writing), and Topics in Science, Social Studies, and Literature

Life Skills Series
Child Care Parenting, Life Skills Program, and You Can Make It Happen

Occupational Skills
Building Maintenance Carpentry, Electrical & Plumbing, Child Care I, II, & III, Customer Service Representative, Home Care Aide, Nursing Assistant Program, Health Care: Certified Nurse Assistant Assessment, Office Skills Program, Security Officer Program, Security Officer Assessment

Independent Curriculum
ELLIS Academy (ESL – English as Second Language), Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, Microsoft Digital Literacy (Basic Computer Literacy), Microsoft Digital Literacy Advanced (Resume, E-mail, Online Resources, and Social Networking)
Contact Info

Haydee and James
301 Henry Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 771-6048

*Instructors are Microsoft Certified*

Please leave a message if no one is able to answer the phone and we will call you back as soon as possible

*NOTE* All lab hours are subject to change. Please contact the lab by phone or check the website for an updated calendar.

Come during registration times, as noted on our calendar, to register in person.

Calendars are available on-site at 301 Henry Street or can be accessed online.

New calendars come out the last week of every month for the following month’s schedule.

Pre-register for classes before they start to help secure a place. You must be registered with the lab to pre-register for classes.


The Henry Street Settlement ATTAIN Lab is located at 301 Henry Street between Montgomery and Jackson Street. You can reach the lab by taking the F to East Broadway or to Delancey Street. You can also take the M, J or Z train to Essex Street. The walk from the train is about 10-15 minutes. The M14A, M22, and M21 buses stop nearby. The M9 and the M15 buses stop further away but also within walking distance from the lab.