Serving the North Side since 1952

COVID-19 CLOSURE NOTICE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Illinois Governor Pritzker’s Stay at Home order, the NCR office will be closed for in-person services from Monday, March 16th until further notice. During this time, NCR’s staff will be working remotely M-F from 9am – 5pm and providing services on a limited basis, by telephone and email. All planned community workshops will be facilitated online through Zoom.com until further notice. If you need assistance or require more information about services at this time, please contact a member of our team by clicking on “About” at the top of the page and then the “Staff Directory” tab on the left side of the screen to see their email address and telephone extension. Thank you.

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Northside Community Services is celebrating Fair Housing Month, even in these difficult times. Fair Housing is the right for all people to live where they choose, rent or buy housing, and enjoy the full use of their homes without unlawful discrimination. We celebrate the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act in April 1968, just days after the assassination of one of its key supporters, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Please contact us at (773) 338-7722 Ext. 16 or via email at: tabitha@northsidecr.org if you believe you have experienced discrimination based on race, disability, national origin, family status, gender, religion, criminal history, or source of income, including Housing Choice Voucher. And, please join us to promote the elimination of discrimination and segregation and equal opportunity for all in Chicago!

Empowering Lives. Enriching Neighborhoods.

Northside Community Resources (NCR) was founded in 1952 as the Rogers Park Community Council. NCR's mission is to build and strengthen communities among the diverse populations of Chicago's North Side.

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COVID-19 Community Emergency Fund

27 MAR 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people across our great city, state and country have been negatively affected by this outbreak, including hundreds in our immediate community who are facing reduced hours at work, layoffs or outright losing their jobs. As a result, they are facing a dire economic consequences and unable to purchase food, medicines […] . . .


COVID-19 Housing Grant

30 MAR 2020

On March 27th, 2020 Mayor Lightfoot announced a $2 million dollar COVID-19 Housing Grant Program to assist residents who have suffered economic hardship due to COVID. The fund will award 2,000 individuals a one time $1,000 grant. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 1, 2020. You can view the application here:  Rental Assistance . . .


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