Erie Neighborhood House is a community service agency founded in 1870 that promotes a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action.
Erie Neighborhood House empowers Latino and diverse low-income communities to reach their fullest potential with a range of award-winning educational programs for all ages.
Established in 1870 in the settlement house tradition, Erie House evolved into one of the first comprehensive social service agencies in Chicago and is now a recognized nonprofit leader. Erie's educational programs reach over 5,000 participants annually, providing a pathway to success and strengthening communities.
1. To affirm the dignity and capacity of all persons to reach their fullest potential
2. To strengthen the voice of the disenfranchised
3. To embody a spirit of service and respect
4. To forge creative solutions and promote social change