Family Support Services

By building the assets of our parents, we can help build their capacity to be better heads of households and encourage self-sufficiency. Onward House social workers in the Family Support Program offer emergency assistance to families and individuals who have suffered recent personal and economic hardships. Additionally, the Family Support social workers collaborate directly with children, parents, individuals and staff to provide ongoing support, ensuring that those at-risk families and individuals have access to resources that will increase personal growth and autonomy. The Family Support Services program includes Senior Services and a Food Pantry at our West Town location.

Resources offered by Onward House Family Support Services include:

Educational workshops in the areas of:

For more information regarding Onward House's Family Support Services, contact Yolanda Colon at 773-622-3215 or

Our Mission

The mission of Onward Neighborhood House is to empower families and individuals in need to achieve their full potential in a community-based setting through participant-driven educational, recreational and social service programs.

Onward House Locations

Administrative Offices
5413 W. Diversey Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639

Belmont Cragin
5423 W. Diversey Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639

Contact Us
Ph: 773.622.3215
Fax: 773.622.4074

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