Empowering Communities




Our Community

Onward Neighborhood House is a community hub that provides support, resources, and assistance to all who need a helping hand. We began our work West Town in 1893. Today, Onward House proudly serves the northwest side of Chicago including Belmont Cragin and the surrounding neighborhoods of Austin, Hanson Park and Portage Park as well as Logan Square, Hermosa, and Montclare. We have partnership sites for Early Childhood Education and Family Support in the Austin neighborhood.

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At Onward House, individuals and families access programs that serve their immediate needs and long-term goals through our unique blend of services. Our core programming includes Early Childhood Education, School Age, Adult Education, and our Food Pantry. Onward House serves over 950 children and families (approximately 5,500 individuals) annually.

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