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News and Events

Celebrate the Grand Reopening of 1012 N. Noble!

Come to the reopening of our Vittum Theater and 1012 N. Noble building on February 15th for tours, celebration and a reading of Carlos Murillo’s I Come From Arizona. Reserve your tickets today!

Rowe Celebrates 10 Years

Are you an alumnus of Rowe Elementary School? Email Miss McDermott your updates. We are specifically interested in hearing from the high school graduating class of 2020 (Rowe’s first graduating class) – where are you off to college?

Settlement Donation Opportunities

As you prepare to clean out your home as you start the new year, please consider giving gently used items to our Family Services program. If you would like to learn more about what donations we accept, visit our Give page or email Yasmin Rodriguez.

Board Member of the Month

This January, we are honoring Board of Directors member and Adventure Stage Chicago Auxiliary Board president, John Conneely. John lives in Chicago with his wife Janet.

Nurture | Educate | Inspire

For 127 years, Northwestern Settlement has served its Chicago neighbors through a variety of programs that nurture, educate and inspire the American dream.


The Food Pantry and Supportive Services help meet our families’ immediate needs in a variety of ways: providing food, health screenings and educational opportunities on money management, budgeting, and translation services.

The Settlement’s After School program offers school readiness and recreational activities for children ages 5-12 in a safe environment before and after the school day.

The Family CARES Center provides counseling to children and families in the Settlement’s Early Childhood education and Rowe Elementary communities.


Rowe Elementary and the Early Childhood Education collaborate on instruction to ensure that Early Childhood graduates who enter Rowe Elementary are kinder-ready and do not lose momentum as they make their transition.

The Gold Star and NAEYC accredited Early Childhood Education (ECE) program at the Settlement, integrates responsive care into a research-based curriculum known as the “creative curriculum”, aimed at developing social-emotional, physical, cognition, literacy, mathematics, science, technology and language acquisition skills.


Our nationally recognized Adventure Stage Chicago develops arts programming that is an integral part of our curriculum through creative play and performances.

The House In The Wood Camp in Delavan, WI, provides residential camping experiences for families during the summer months and outdoor education for students during the school year.

AmeriCorps Project YES! connects caring adults with youth in and around West Town. Members serve the community through mentorship, educational, service, artistic, and recreational activities. Additionally, members develop their professional trajectory through their experience and professional development sessions throughout their service year.