Onward House in Belmont Cragin supports immigrants by providing food, resources, English classes, childcare.
THANK YOU NOTES “My name is Jocelyn. As a child, I attended Onward House when it was located at 600 N Leavitt. I’ve had family members who have worked for the agency and I currently have my two-year-old son attending Onward House. It has truly been a positive experience. Onward House has helped us in … Continue reading 2021 Fall Newsletter
Chromebook Distribution Thank You Notes In partnership with the Illinois Department of Human Services, Office of Immigrants & Refugee Welcoming Centers, we provided ESL and digital literacy classes to students who had lost all or part of their income. Graduates of this initiative received Chromebooks to continue their job search and education efforts. “I would … Continue reading Spring 2021 Newsletter
Belmont Cragin, the resilient and diverse community that Onward Neighborhood House calls home, has been impacted greatly in 2020. Reports and experience have shown that we are at an intersection of inequity, topping the lists in the city of COVID-19 cases, first time unemployment, and lack of access to the technology needed to participate in … Continue reading 2020 Winter Newsletter
“I love this center because they treat my children like family…all of my children have been a part of this program.” Friends,Chicago is a world-class city built by immigrants. Since our founding in 1868, Onward Neighborhood House has been refuge and community center for hundreds of thousands of newcomers who left their home county and … Continue reading Winter Newsletter 2019