Join us for our annual community wellness fair and block party! Our Buen HOGAR program will be presenting a bilingual workshop covering affordable housing, tenants rights and public benefits, and there will be lots of other workshops, games, free resources, raffles and more.

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Erie Neighborhood House produced a pair of “Memos to the Mayor” on the topic of mental health following The Chicago Community Trust’s citywide On the Table initiative earlier this month. Program staff facilitated conversations at Erie House sites in West Town and Little Village in order to gather feedback, perspective and ideas from a cross-section…

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A brand new honor will be introduced during the Erie Neighborhood House Future of Promise Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 14, at Chicago’s Radisson Blu Aqua (221 N Columbus Dr). The signature Future of Promise Award, underwritten by The Custom Companies, Inc., will be presented to Pastora (Pas) Ramirez and her son, Felix Garcia. Their…

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The Michael Reese Health Trust (Michael Reese) provided Erie Neighborhood House with a $40,000 grant to help fund its Domestic Violence Project for the 2019 calendar year. The initiative is a unique collaboration between the Citizenship & Immigration and Proyecto Cuídate programs at Erie House. Together they are able to coordinate services to provide free…

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A $75,000 grant from the Healthy Communities Foundation (HCF) will strengthen Erie Neighborhood House’s efforts to create access to free counseling and mental health services for people living on the Southwest Side of Chicago as well as neighboring Berwyn and Cicero. Proyecto Cuídate, a wellness initiative at Erie House that aims to restore relationships as…

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Rosa Sanchez joined the Proyecto Cuídate staff when the program was still getting off the ground. Back in 2014, the violence prevention initiative at Erie Neighborhood House was piecemealing together grant funding and staff assets to address needs in Chicago’s South Lawndale/Little Village community, located on the city’s Southwest Side. Today the program has grown—quite…

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Healthy Communities Foundation (HCF) has provided Erie Neighborhood House with a $50,000 grant to support general operations of its Proyecto Cuídate program and further its efforts to foster wellbeing in the community. “We’re grateful for this generous support from Healthy Communities Foundation,” says Erie House executive director Kirstin Chernawsky. “Our mission is to work toward…

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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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