1400 West Augusta Blvd, Chicago, IL 60642

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Food Pantry Hours of Operation

The Food Pantry is now open Tuesday through Thursday from 9am to 12pm. Our primary concern is your health and the health of others in our organization. As such, read following:

– Pantry will distribute pre-made food boxes on a first come, first serve basis

– Neighbors can pick up ONE (1) time per week

– Please bring ID

Help Northwestern Settlement Care for Our Community

There are many ways you can help Northwestern Settlement during the Coronavirus pandemic:

-Donate to the Food Pantry’s GoFundMe page to provide food for our community. 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.

-Purchase supplies off our Amazon Wish List page.

-Follow Northwestern Settlement on  & Facebook and share with your network! Help us get the word out so we can serve more families.

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.