Health & Leadership

We equip you with the tools and resources you need to make a healthy lifestyle more accessible and help you achieve well-being for you and your family. 

Program Fact Sheet

Health – Children & Youth

We want well-being to be both accessible and fun for students at Erie House. Your child will learn about healthy nutrition and become more aware of their food choices, be active, and develop the confidence to live a healthy lifestyle through our Super H initiative.

For ages 2–12; must be enrolled in one of our programs for children and youth.

Hours:

Varies

Location:

West Town – House
West Town – Center
Humboldt Park

Contact:

Eleni Kaldis
Program Coordinator
ekaldis@eriehouse.org
(312) 432-2261

Health – Adults

We host workshops and cooking demonstrations, provide coaching, and deliver other resources to support wellness, including diabetes prevention and cardiovascular health.

If you would like to organize a health workshop in your community, please contact us.

Location:

West Town – House
Various community sites

Contact:

Elva Serna
Community Engagement Specialist
eserna@eriehouse.org
(312) 666-3430 x2202

Know Your Rights

We host Know Your Rights workshops to you with knowledge and resources if you are ever confronted by law enforcement or immigration officials.

If you would like to organize a Know Your Rights workshop in your community or become a trained Community Navigator, please view our volunteer opportunities.

Location:

West Town – House
Various community sites

Contact:

Elva Serna
Community Engagement Specialist
eserna@eriehouse.org
(312) 666-3430 x2202

Volunteer

You can help us expand access to greater well-being by lending a hand at one of our workshops either at Erie House or in the community.

Workshop Assistant

Lead a nutrition workshop or fitness activities with our Super-H students. 

Ideal Commitment: varies

Health Promoter 

Help us host community cooking and nutrition workshops to help expand access to well-being in our communities.

Ideal Commitment: varies

Community Navigator

Help us provide Know Your Rights workshops and training to support immigrant families and individuals.

Ideal Commitment: varies

OUR IMPACT

565 adults

participated in a

nutrition education workshop

211 children

participated in weekly

nutrition education workshops and activities

9894 community residents

attended a

Know Your Rights session

PROGRAM NEWS & EVENTS

News

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Parfaits

$10,000 Grant Will Support Health Initiatives at Erie House

Erie House received a $10,000 grant from Red Nose Day/Comic Relief Fund of The Chicago Community Foundation to ...

Events

There are no upcoming program events at this time.