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Community Services

Association House Of ChicagoProvides social, educational, and health programs promoting health and wellness, educational advancement, and economic empowerment. Community Services include career-oriented education and training, employment programs, child guardianship and adoption of children, and prevention, treatment and education for mental health issues. Association House also provides an alternative High School (The Association House High School; formerly El Cuarto Año High School).

Phone Number: 773-772-7170
Location: 1116 N. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL 60651
Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (BNPC)Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (BPNC) is a community-based, nonprofit organization serving the needs of residents on Chicago's Southwest side. Programs and organizing focus on five core issue areas: economic justice, health care affordability and access, Immigrant justice, community safety and violence prevention, and education justice.

Phone Number: 773-523-7110
Location: 4477 S. Archer Ave., Chicago, IL 60632
Enlace ChicagoEnlace is a community-based organization with focus in four areas: education, health, immigration and violence prevention. Enlace engages four key strategies that include organizing and advocacy, program implementation and service delivery, convening and community planning and individual and community capacity building. Enlace organizes community-based workshops, provides free legal services and engages in policy advocacy through a partnership with the Community Activism Law Alliance (CALA).


Main Office
Phone Number: 773-542-9233
Location: 756 S. Harding Ave., Chicago, IL 60623

Troy Office
Phone Number: 773-823-1062
Location: 2329 S. Troy St., Chicago, IL 60623
Erie Neighborhood HouseErie Neighborhood House is a non-profit community organization committed to the well-being of families. Provides programs for children and youth, adults, and families.


Erie Neighborhood House
Phone Number: 312-666-3430
Location: 1347 W. Erie St., Chicago, IL 60642

Erie Community Center
Phone Number: 312-563-5800
Location: 1701 W. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60622

Little Village
Phone Number: 773-542-7617
Location: 4225 W. 25th St., Chicago, IL 60623

Erie Elementary Charter School
Phone Number: 773-486-7161
Location: 1405 N. Washtenaw St., Chicago, IL 60622
Family FocusFamily Focus promotes well-being of children and families through programs in early childhood development, youth development, and family support services.

Phone Number: 773-722-5057
Location: 3517 W. Arthington St., Chicago, IL 66024
Garfield Community Service Center, Chicago Department Of Community ServiceDFSS Community Service Centers help individuals and families in need access a wide range of resources from shelter, food and clothing to domestic violence assistance, job training/placement and prisoner re-entry. Residents can get information about rental, utility and other financial assistance programs. The facilities serve as Warming and Cooling Centers during periods of extreme weather. DFSS’ six Community Service Centers are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Phone Number: 312-746-5400
Location: 10 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
Healthy Families Chicago- Westside Family Advocacy CenterHealthy Families Chicago is a nonprofit community based organization providing services to families through programs and services that include: home visitor program for parents, resources and support for families who have assumed guardianship of children, adoption respite, birth parent mentoring, family advocacy, and mentoring for women and mothers coming out of the correctional system.

Phone Number: 773-257-0111
Location: 2100 S. Marshall Blvd., Chicago, IL 60623
Metropolitan Family ServicesMetropolitan Family Services provides a variety of programs and services to strengthen families including education to economically challenged families, academic achievement and social and emotional development among children, youth and families, supportive, caring counseling for individuals and families, and legal services for cases of domestic violence, family and elder law, and housing and consumer issues.

Phone Number: 312-986-4000
Location: 1 N. Dearborn St., Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60602
North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council (NLCCC)NLCCC is a group of community-based organizations, business owners, elected officials, and individuals committed to improving the physical, economic, and social conditions in North Lawndale through strategic and comprehensive planning, civic engagement, and implementation of stakeholder-driven initiatives.

Phone Number: 773-826-1356
Location: 1111 S. Homan Ave., Suite 201, Chicago, IL 60624
Angel Parents “Padres Ángeles"Violence prevention with actions based on faith and love. Their work is focused on family restoration and strengthening for creating safe communities.

Phone Number: 773-510-8900 or 773-698-9974
Location: 2651 S. Central Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60623
St. Pius – Hope ProgramSt. Pius V is a Catholic parish in the Pilsen neighborhood on Chicago’s near southwest side. The church assists with needed services including emergency services (soup kitchen, food pantry, referrals to other services), counseling and family services at St. Pius (counseling, domestic violence services, marriage enrichment, parenting skills), and legal services (The Chicago Legal Clinic operates at St. Pius and provides low-cost legal assistance for immigration and other matters).

Phone Number: 312- 226-6161
Location: 1919 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60608
Salvation Army La Villita Corps.The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church and provides social services such as rent assistance, utility assistance, and food pantries.

Phone Number: 773-257-0700
Location: 3621 W. 24th St., Chicago, IL 60623
Sinai Community InstituteSinai Community Institute (SCI) provides a wide variety of community-based services and programs including workforce development, WIC, social services for the elderly and people with disabilities, early childhood development, afterschool programs, summer camps, and connecting people to health resources.

Phone Number: 773-257-6508
Location: 2653 W. Ogden, Chicago IL 60608
Southwest Organizing ProjectThe Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) is a broad-based organization of 34 Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith institutions, public and private schools, and other institutions in Southwest Chicago. Activities address efforts to end predatory lending and foreclosures, reduce violence, win rights and protect the civil liberties of immigrants, and improve achievement in public schools through parent, student and school staff engagement.

Phone Number: 773-471-8208
Location: 2558 W 63rd St., Chicago, IL 60629
Taller De JoséTaller de José is a resource center that accompanies and connects people in need to services and services to people. Services include: referrals to other services, offsite accompaniment via public transportation, assistance completing forms or reading and translating documents, emotional support, advocacy, and basic case management.

Phone Number: 773-523-1402
Location: 2831 W. 24th Blvd., Chicago, IL 60623
Telpochcalli Community Education Project (TCEP)Telpochcalli Community Education Project (TCEP) is a nonprofit organization located in the Little Village/South Lawndale community of Chicago’s west side. TCEP offers a variety of cultural and educational programs for community members by community members.

Phone Number: 773-534-1402 ext. 60768
Location: 2832 W. 24th Blvd., Chicago, IL 60623
Universidad PopularUniversidad Popular is a nonprofit organization focused on promoting community empowerment through participatory learning. Programs include: Learning to Succeed (adult education and ESL), Digital Literacy Program (technology class where participants learn how to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Internet basic skills. Students also create resumes, letters, banners, flyers, business cards, Power Point presentations, Excel budgets). UP to Youth (youth program to foster civic engagement, cultivate a positive self-image and healthy living, improve academic performance and achievement, foster creative problem-solving skills, and expand parent involvement), Health Literacy Initiative (a program to improve residents’ quality of life through nutrition, exercise, and stress reduction) and Overcoming Barriers to Success (a program for young adults, adults, seniors with physical, emotional, or intellectual disabilities in Little Village and the surrounding communities of Chicago).

Phone Number: 773-733-5055
Location: 2801 S. Hamlin Ave., Chicago, IL 60623
Youth GuidanceYouth Guidance creates and implements school-based programs that enable youth, in underresourced communities, to overcome obstacles, focus on their education and, ultimately, succeed in school and in life. Programs and Services include: counseling and prevention, workforce development, and community and afterschool programs.

Phone Number: 312-253-4900
Location: 1 N. LaSalle St., Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60602

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