Empowering Communities




Our Community

We are a trusted human services and resource center in Belmont Cragin neighborhood of Chicago. By developing deep bonds with the families in our area, we are able to effectively provide a welcoming, safe space and holistic educational and social services that increase the self-sufficiency of the residents in our community. Language and technology literacy is a critical need in Belmont Cragin. Low literacy translates into lost wages, foregone promotions, unemployment and the likelihood of government assistance. 

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Onward is dedicated to empowering communities through direct service and education. That means we dedicate our programs to serve individuals and their families, to foster the security and stability they need to open doors.
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Our Stories

Here are a few of the remarkable individuals who inspire our work here at Onward. We chose to highlight a few stories that show not only successful outcomes but how we work within the community every day.

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