Erie House’s Board President, Nicolas Guzman, Recognized by Crain’s

A heartfelt congratulations to our Board President, Nicolas “Nick” Guzman, for being featured as one of Crain’s 2021 Notable Nonprofit Board Leaders! For over 10 years, Nick has served on the Erie House Board in a variety of capacities from finance and fundraising committees to executive committees, and currently as the Board President. But his…

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Back to School Supplies and Backpack Donation Drive

Erie House kids need help preparing to go back to school this fall. Help us collect backpacks and school supplies for the nearly 300 kids in our programs. Here’s how you can help: Donate a backpack with school supplies for kids ages 5-17. School supplies needed include: notebooks 2-pocket folders #2 pencils crayons markers glue sticks…

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Protect The Inalienable Right To Vote – And Our Democracy

Scores of Americans of all races and nationalities have relentlessly fought for years – and even died – to protect our right to vote. As a unified collective of nonprofit organizations, partners and affiliates nationwide, we firmly believe that every American’s vote is their voice. Any attempts to undermine voters’ access to the ballot box are contrary…

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Erie House receives donation of 30,000 surgical masks from the American Medical Association and Project N95

Last week, Erie House received an incredible and sizable donation of 30,000 quality-certified surgical masks through the American Medical Association’s (AMA) collaboration with Project N95, a not-for-profit national clearinghouse for PPE.  Through this partnership, Erie House and other community organizations have received generous donations of ASTM-rated surgical masks to distribute to our community and help those hardest hit by…

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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 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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Early Childhood Team Builds Community and Continues to Support Families While Looking to the Future

At Erie House, our NAEYC-accredited, full-day early childhood education program provides a safe, nurturing space for children ages 2-5, supporting working parents in the process. Our child-centered curriculum develops crucial kindergarten-readiness skills, with 97% of our 5-year olds meeting literacy expectations. Our classroom teachers also collaborate with a clinical psychologist and family workers to foster cognitive, socio-emotional and physical well-being for…

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Proyecto Cuídate Provides Remote Trauma-Informed Counseling and Supportive Groups for our Community through COVID-19

In our Proyecto Cuídate community wellness and safety programs, we help individuals and families heal following trauma. Through counseling, case management, support services, and restorative practices, we build stronger, healthier families and communities. In the midst of a pandemic with devastating effects on already at-risk communities, these services are critically important. So, the Proyecto Cuídate team…

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