The organization first opened its doors in West Town on December 4, 1870 CHICAGO — Erie Neighborhood House, a social services nonprofit headquartered in the West Town neighborhood, is celebrating its 150th anniversary of service to Chicago’s immigrant and low-income communities on December 4, 2020. Erie House was originally founded as a “little Dutch Church”…

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Read this article at Better.net. Erie Neighborhood House, the oldest operating settlement house in Chicago, has seen plenty of change in its time — but its essential support and services have remained a constant upon which Chicago’s immigrant community can rely.  Since 1870, the nonprofit has worked to provide the comprehensive aid which immigrant and…

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