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Impact

Supporters like you fuel our social impact. Thanks to your generosity, we're opening the door to opportunity in the community. 

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Participant Jose, a male participant in our LSE program, walking down the sidewalk with his little brother, and his mother at his side.

What We Do

Since 1899, we have served a vibrant, multicultural community. We use a trauma-informed, culturally responsive model to promote health and wellness and create opportunities for educational and economic advancement.

Harriet Sadauskas, former Executive Director and CEO gazing out the windows on the 6th floor. Right above the park, you can see a perfect view of the Chicago city skyline.

Why We Do It

We were founded on the belief that every person should be able to pursue their life's purpose. Working in areas of high economic hardship, we fill the gaps that leave low-income individuals and families struggling.

Photograph of Jose, a male hispanic participant and his brother, mother and father sitting together on the couch laughing and smiling.

How We Do It

We serve thousands through direct services in four divisions that work collaboratively to meet the varied needs of those we serve: Association House High School, Child Welfare, Behavioral Health, and Community Health & Workforce Development.

We respond to real and urgent needs in our community. 

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Low Educational Attainment

29% of adult residents have not graduated

high school.

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High Unemployment

Humboldt Park’s unemployment rate of 18% is double the national average.

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Barriers to Health Care

Nearly 30% of residents do not have health insurance.

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Children at Risk

16% of children experiencing abuse in Illinois were abused again within 12 months from the first substantiated report.

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Opioid Crisis

40% of all Chicago opioid overdose EMS calls were from within 2.5 miles of Association House.

And make a lasting impact. 

Photo of multiple, diverse male and female students in cap and gown at their graduation ceremony throwing their caps in the air and celebrating.

High School Graduation

38 students earned their high school diploma at Association House High School

Photograph of multiple diverse, male and females from our BankWorks program.

Living Wage Jobs

71 individuals received job training allowing them to access jobs that start at above minimum wage providing stability for their families.

Community Mental Health

3 diverse female staff members, in scrubs and professional attire standing in front of a huge colorful mural in one of the building's hallways.

134 individuals completed Mental Health First Aid training, increasing community capacity to address mental health.

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Child Safety

99% of children served by Association House’s Child Welfare team remain free from abuse following service, helping to break the cycle of abuse.

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Reducing Substance Use

70% of Visions participants successfully reduce drug use within 30 days of treatment, many reach full abstinence.

Support Our Work

You can be the key to opportunity for the next person we serve. Whether we're awarding a scholarship to promising graduates, giving out food packages to struggling families, or helping an individual heal from years of trauma - this work is made possible by a village of supporters just like you. At Association House, no person is alone. 

Photograph of the 2 female hispanic recipients of the Harriet Sadauskas Scholarship, along with their large cardboard checks.

Past Annual Reports

Audited Financials