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Archive for October 2017

Q&A with Stephanie Kanter

Stephanie Kanter is new to the Erie Neighborhood House Board of Directors. The business support manager at Chicago’s Shirley Ryan AbilityLab brings more than 2 decades worth of experience in the nonprofit sector with her and is looking forward to helping Erie House grow and develop as an organization. How did you get connected with…

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Erie House Receives Grant to Support Buen HOGAR

Erie Neighborhood House received a $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support its housing program, Buen HOGAR, that provides information, resources and referrals to Chicago residents. “We’re grateful for the support Wells Fargo has provided,” says Erie House executive director Kirstin Chernawsky. “Far too many people lack access to valuable information and assistance related to…

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Erie House Seeks to Provide Healing in the Midst of Trauma

A new initiative at Erie House is providing critical case management and mental health services to immigrant individuals who have been impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. Funding for the initiative is provided by the 1984 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) through the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA). Designed to…

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