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For 125 years, Northwestern Settlement has served its Chicago neighbors through a variety of programs that nurture, educate and inspire the American dream. Learn how we fulfill this mission.


News from the Settlement

Northwestern Settlement Opens New Family CARES Center

With the aim of battling the impact of childhood poverty on mental health, on June 1 Northwestern Settlement hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch its new mental health collaboration with Children's Home + Aid. Read More

Settlement's Worn Doorstep Part Two Released

Part Two of Northwestern Settlement's history, The Worn Doorstep, is now available, and recounts the past twenty-five years of work, accomplishments, and of course, people at the Settlement. The Worn Doorstep Part Two: 1991-2016 is available here.

Rowe Scholars work with Cast of Hamilton

A group of our Rowe Elementary school scholars spent 6 weeks working with members of the Hamilton Chicago cast that culminated in a march around the neighborhood and a presentation of dance, spoken word, and visual art to our larger school community about social justice.
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2017 Annual Meeting Honorees

Northwestern Settlement’s Annual Meeting: A Celebration of Sharing honors Steve Solomon, Global Philanthropy Director at Exelon, and Cossette.
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