Double your 2020 impact

We're matching all year-end gifts up to $15,000.

Programs for Children & Youth are open

We're keeping our children safe — and we're expanding for more families!

A more just and inclusive society

Erie House stands with Black Lives Matter. Read our full statement.

Erie House is a social services nonprofit organization providing the most comprehensive support immigrant and low-income families in Chicago need to thrive.

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We empower the people we work alongside to build powerful communities.

OUR WORK

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Legal Services

Our in-house team of attorneys and legal representatives help their clients navigate the US citizenship and immigration system, keeping families together, and allowing them to achieve a greater sense of security.

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Mental Health & Community Wellness

Healthy communities are empowered communities. We make a healthy lifestyle more accessible with workshops, support groups, and counseling, all through a trauma-informed and culturally-sensitive lens. 

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Children & Youth

We work with young people from infancy through high school graduation to equip them with tools and resources to build a bright future, including educational programs and activities, mentoring, and family support. 

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Adult Education & Training

Through foundational academic and professional programs like ESL, civics education, workforce development, and more, we provide the tools adults need for long-term success. 

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Community Resources & Empowerment

We equip our community with the tools and information needed to thrive in the face of adversity, including “Know Your Rights” trainings and direct outreach. 

Support our work

When you give to Erie House, you support programs and services that empower communities.

Get involved

Find volunteer opportunities with our programs, including virtual tutoring, legal clinic support, and more.

News & Stories

Dec 1 2020

Better Media: Erie Neighborhood House, A Bedrock Organization for Chicago’s Immigrant Community, Marks 150 Years of High-Impact Service

Read this article at Better.net. Erie Neighborhood House, the oldest operating settlement house in Chicago, has seen plenty ...

Oct 2 2020

Erie House English Student Receives Illinois Spotlight on Achievement Award

Erie House English as a Second Language (ESL) program graduate Beatriz Navarro has been selected as a winner ...

Upcoming Events

Erie House 150th Anniversary

December 4

Holidays with Heart Virtual Celebration Week

December 7 @ 8:00 am - December 11 @ 5:00 pm

Future of Promise | Futuro de Promesa Virtual Dinner

March 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm