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Urban Resource Institute



From eight program sites scattered throughout Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan, URI delivers human services to more than 1,600 persons annually. Approximately half are minors. Overall, nearly 70% are women and children. URI staff is multi-ethnic, consisting of 280 full and part-time employees, approximately 25% of whom are professionals. URI spends 18 million dollars annually on goods, services and staff salaries, making it an important economic resource, especially within the deprived communities it serves.

Mission: Established in 1980, Urban Resource Institute (URI) is committed to the identification and reduction of major psychosocial failures impacting the economically indigent New Yorker.
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