A JUST HARVEST
A Just Harvest’s mission is to fight poverty and hunger in the Rogers Park and greater Chicago community by providing nutritious meals daily while cultivating community and economic development and organizing across racial, cultural and socioeconomic lines in order to create a more just society.
Continually operating since 1919, the Anixter Center serves people with disabilities, behavioral health needs, and those who are Deaf, DeafBlind, or Hard of Hearing through a variety of programs. These programs include day services, residential services, and employment services for these populations. To find out more, please vist their website at anixter.org.
C24/7 is a faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and young adults in the North of Howard neighborhood by providing the necessary tools, security and environment for them to thrive economically, socially and spiritually. They provide after school programming, job development services, and community outreach to support some of Rogers Park's most vulnerable residents. To learn more, please visit their website at c247fam.org.
CARE FOR REAL
Established in 1970, Care for Real provides food for our neighbors, serving more than 1.25 million meals a year. In addition to their food pantry, they also operate a free clothes closet, a pet food pantry and support services. To learn more, please visit their website at careforreal.org.
For over 35 years, Centro Romero has been a community-based organization that serves the refugee immigrant population on the northeast side of Chicago, including the 49th Ward, aiming to bridge a disenfranchised community of immigrants and refugees into mainstream American society as well as improving their opportunity for upward social mobility. Their programs include the Youth Learning and Leadership Program, Family Services (encapsulating the Domestic Violence Prevention Program, the Public Benefits Program, and the New Americans Initiative), Adult Education, and Legal Services. To learn more, please visit their website at centroromero.org.
CIRCLES & CIPHERS
Circles & Ciphers is a hip-hop infused restorative justice organization led by and for young people impacted by violence. Through art-based peace circles, education, and direct action they work to collectively heal and to bring about the abolition of the prison-industrial complex. Programming includes six different peace circles centered around different populations, locations, and styles. To learn more, please visit their website at circlesandciphers.org.
Family Matters partners with youth and families in northeast Chicago to address and overcome structural racism and systemic oppression to build an equitable society and to facilitate both personal and collective justice. Programming includes teen and family groups as well as one-on-one mentoring and leadership and personal development services. To learn more, please visit their website at familymatterschicago.org.
GirlForward serves girls ages 14-21 in grades 9-12 who identify as refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers. They support this population through three core programs -- their Mentoring Program, Education Program, and Safe Spaces Program. To learn more, please visit their website at girlforward.org.
GOOD NEWS PARTNERS
Good News Partners has a mission to end homelessness and hopelessness, to foster justice, and build bridges of reconciliation.
Tracing it's history back to Jane Addams in the late 1800's, the Heartland Alliance is the midwest's leading anti-poverty organization, and works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. They operate a variety of programs and services to support vulnerable populations. To learm more, please vist their website at heartlandalliance.org.
HEARTLAND HEALTH CENTERS
Heartland Health Centers is a federally qualified health center with 17 locations serving Chicago’s north side and nearby suburbs. As a medical home, HHC ensures comprehensive, affordable, quality, safe, and coordinated health care that is culturally competent and orientated to addressing health care needs. To learn more, please visit their website at heartlandhealthcenters.org.
HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN
Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW) works to empower individuals and families to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness. HOW provides access to stable and affordable housing through the creation and maintenance of housing units for households who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Programs include Affordable Supportive Housing and Supportive Services. To learn more, please visit their website at how-inc.org.
HOWARD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER
Howard Area Community Center is a social service agency that provides affordable and free education, employment, and health assistance programs for the greater Rogers Park area. Many of HACC’s services are life-sustaining. Individuals and families set their own goals, and HACC is here to lend a helping hand along their journey to success.
Leeda Services Of Illinois, Inc. is a health care organization in Chicago that provides community and behavioral health services. Their phone number is (773) 274-9760 and they're located at 1607 W Howard St Unit 400 Chicago, IL 60626-1675.
Madonna Mission is a not-for-profit organization providing education and resettlement support programs for refugee individuals and their families in Chicago. Their primary focus is teaching English language and reading skills through ESL classes, after school tutoring, and summer camps. To learn more information, please visit their website at madonnamission.org.
NORTHSIDE COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Originally founded as Rogers Park Community Council in 1952, Northside Community Resources has been providing social services in Rogers Park and surrounding Northside neighborhoods for over 60 years. Today, our housing, seniors and immigrant services programming reflects a diverse client base, with needs that are equally diverse.
ONE Northside organizes people from over 100 institutions, as well as individual community residents, from Rogers Park, Edgewater, Uptown, Ravenswood, North Center, Lake View, and Lincoln Park. ONE Northside organizes community residents into Issue Teams including Affordable Housing, Education, Economic Justice, Mental Health Justice, Healthcare, Violence Prevention, and Youth Issues. ONE Northside also collaborates with community partners through the Grow Your Own Teachers and Ceasefire programs. To learn more, onenorthside.org.
PACTT's mission is to assist individuals with autism in becoming as independent as possible with the ability to integrate effectively into their homes and community. PACTT offers several programs, including Schol & Transition, Residental, and Adult Vocational Programs. To Learn more, please visit their website at pactt.org.
Redwood Literacy's mission is that all students with literacy struggles can access their dreams. By cultivating hope and restoring confidence, Redwood Literacy helps students dramatically improve their literacy skills regardless of socio-economic background or learning differences. To learn more, please visit their website at redwoodliteracy.com.
A SAFE HAVEN
A Safe Haven provides pathways to recovery from substance abuse, economic and housing challenges. They provide each individual a case manager to coordinate a multi-faceted team of professionals who work together to help identify individual or complex root causes of their crisis situation. They address a variety of social issues and serve a diverse array of populations. To learn more, please visit their website at asafehaven.org.
THE NIGHT MINISTRY
The Night Ministry is a Chicago-based organization that works to provide housing, health care and human connection to members of our community struggling with poverty or homelessness. To learn more about their programs, visit their website at thenightministry.org.
Thresholds provides services and resources for persons with serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders in Illinois. They work with many populations, including youth and young adults, veterans, young mothers, deaf, and individuals experiencing homelessness, and others. Thersholds offers a diverse range of programs for these populations, and you can learn more at their website at thresholds.org.
Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare is a private not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization with nearly 50 years of experience serving people with serious mental illness in the City of Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. Trilogy’s mission is to support people in their recovery from mental illness by helping them discover and reclaim their capabilities, life direction and well-being. They provide a variety of programs to support individuals with serious mental illness, and you can learn more at trilogyinc.org.
UNITED CHURCH OF ROGERS PARK
The United Church of Rogers Park is a United Methodist Church located at Ashland and Morse. UCRP runs the New to You thrift store as well as a weekly Community Feast, where all those in need get a free nuturious meal. To learn more, please visit their website at ucrogerspark.org.