Association House’s COVID-19 Update

We are closely monitoring developments related to the spread of the virus, and our priority remains the health and safety of our staff/families as well as the participants we serve. Read more.

Association House of Chicago serves a multi-cultural community by providing comprehensive, collaborative and effective programs in English and Spanish. We promote health and wellness and create opportunities for educational and economic advancement.


Staff and Participants Move Back Following Last Winter’s Flood

As you know, last winter Association House experienced a flood that impacted 25,000 square feet on multiple floors, which required restoration efforts that occurred throughout 2019.

Prior to reconstruction, Association House had to relocate staff and participants of the affected areas throughout the building in order to ensure services went uninterrupted. Read More

Buena Vista Participant, Diana, Finds Her Family With Help of AHC

Diana, a resident of our Buena Vista group home, has received assistance with her moderate intellectual disability at Association House for years. With the help of AHC, she increased her competency areas and even held a job, which has allowed her to save money for an annual trip to celebrate her birthday. Her past trips included cruises and island adventures, but this year’s 77th birthday trip was especially meaningful. Read More

Letty Sargant and Friendship Presbyterian Church Give Back through the Holiday Smiles Toy Drive

Letty Sargant has found a passion for giving back to Association House for the past 20 years through her church. As a member of Friendship Presbyterian Church, who has partnered with us for many decades, she has led initiatives, including volunteering with the afterschool program; donating food for our food pantry; and, participating in the annual Holiday Smiles Toy Drive. Through Friendship’s annual toy drive efforts, church members have adopted more than 700 children over the last two decades with Letty’s leadership. Here’s a bit about Letty and Friendship Presbyterian Church’s giving in her own words. Read More

Get to Know Association House’s New Board Member, Kathleen Smith

Association House is proud to announce the addition of a new member to our Board of Directors, Kathleen Smith, VP, director of business transformation at BMO Harris Bank. Kathleen continues the rich history between Association House and BMO Harris. As a member of our board, she will provide leadership and insight for the execution of our efforts of being a community resource to Chicago through educational, vocational and health programming. Read More

Association House Welcomes Students Back to School, Hosts Fair for Community Members

Tuesday, September 3, staff and faculty of Association House High School welcomed more than 120 students back to our hallways for the start of another school year. Read More

CVS Health Grant to Expand Mental Health First Aid Program with Opioid Reversal Training

Association House of Chicago is grateful to be a recipient of a $25,000 grant to support our Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training program. Funding enables Association House to expand our training to include a component focused on the opioid reversal, and specifically, the administration of Naloxone. Read More