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Feed Our Community During COVID-19

The food pantry is still running and feeding hundreds of families, but we need your help! Donate to our Go-Fund-Me Page today – all donations go directly to feed those in need. With the help of our generous partners, your contribution will have double the impact as all donations made within the next three weeks will be matched, up to $37,500. The food pantry is operating Monday-Thursday from 9-12 with contactless distribution. 

Emergency Supplies for Families During COVID-19

Families and friends are relying on Northwestern Settlement now more than ever. Household essentials are becoming increasingly difficult to find. Help us give our families the care they deserve by purchasing any of the items off our Amazon Wish List. You can directly help someone in need today!

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.