Community Directory

The LAC is dedicated to discussing and meeting the current needs of the Altgeld-Murray community.

ARC was established in 2008 with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to bring together a consortium of community partners to work together to design a strategy addressing a target and identified crime problem in the Riverdale Community.

The Altgeld-Riverdale Early Learning Coalition's mission is to build a comprehensive community infrastructure that ensures that all children born within the Altgeld-Riverdale area are on track to succeed by third grade.

By the Hand

We are a Christ-centered, after-school program that takes kids by the hand and walks with them through college, helping them have abundant life—mind, body and soul.

Carver Military Academy

Carver Military Academy strives to be the top rated college prep academy in the state by promoting leadership, respect, integrity, and self-awareness through academic excellence that ensures post-secondary success.

Carver Primary School / Wheatley CPC

Carver Primary School and the Wheatley Child-Parent Center are committed to educating the whole child to his /her fullest potential academically, socially, and emotionally. Our staff is also committed to educating students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment and providing them with equal opportunities to excel.

Carver School
Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities fulfills the Church’s role in the mission of charity to anyone in need by providing compassionate, competent and professional services that strengthen and support individuals, families and communities based on the value and dignity of human life.

Centers for New Horizons (Altgeld Gardens)

Centers for New Horizons' mission is to develop the capacities of families to become self-reliant, to improve the quality of their lives, and to participate in rebuilding their community.
Chicago Housing Authority

CHA is the largest owner of rental housing in the city of Chicago, providing homes to more than 50,000 families and individuals, while supporting healthy communities in neighborhoods all across the city.
Chicago Police Department – 5th District (Calumet)

The Chicago Police Department, as part of and empowered by the community, is committed to protect the lives, property and rights of all people, to maintain order, and to enforce the law impartially. We will provide quality police service in partnership with other members of the community. To fulfill our mission, we will strive to attain the highest degree of ethical behavior and professional conduct at all times

CICS Lloyd Bond

Welcome to CICS Lloyd Bond. We are a tuition-free public charter school serving students in grades K-6. CICS Lloyd Bond is a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools.

Lloyd Bond
City of Chicago – 9th Ward Alderman’s Office

It is our mission to provide guidance and assistance that is exemplary and efficient. As residents, business owners and visitors of the 9th Ward, you are entitled to first class treatment. We do hope that you walk away from this experience informed and confident in the Alderman and staff of the 9th Ward of the City of Chicago.​

CYC – Dorothy Gautreaux Child Development Center

The center’s goal is to give children the tools, support and guidance they need to reach their full potential.

East Lake Management

Since it's founding in 1984, East Lake has earned a reputation as an expert in the field of real estate services. We have built our name by renovating neighborhoods and raising the QUALITY of LIFE for residents - an ideal we strive for in all our projects. At East Lake we develop more than just buildings, we develop communities.

George Washington Carver Farmers Market

George Washington Carver F.A.R.M.S. is an organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for farmers to distribute their produce throughout the country fresh to the table of the consumers.

Golden Gate Day Care Center

The mission of Golden Gate Day Care Center is to provide quality child care for the residents of the Golden Gate, Pullman, Eden Green, Altgeld Gardens and, neighboring Riverdale communities. Our center offers a comprehensive child development program. The creative curriculum is our model. The teaching initiative is grounded in rich literacy and child initiated or teacher guided child exploration hands on arts and nature projects. GGDCC provides a quality program to help children develop socially, emotionally, mentally, physically, and cognitively.

*Evening options are available.

Golden Gate
Golden Gate Homeowners Association

"Building a Neighborhood, One Neighbor at a Time"

Ira F. Aldridge Elementary School

The vision of Ira F. Aldridge is to motivate and develop an environment that is conducive to learning for ALL students, and create a positive, student centered learning climate in which to educate, and prepare ALL of our students to become life-long learners and positive contributors to society and the global community.

Metropolitan Family Services

Metropolitan Family Services' mission is to provide and mobilize the services needed to strengthen families and communities.

Peter Rock Church

"Loving God, Loving People"

Progressive M.B. Church

Christian based Church looking to save souls in a troubled world.

Riverside Village (The Habitat Company)

Riverside Village is a tax-credit property that offers town homes and apartments. Layouts include one- to four-bedroom styles. Riverside Village is professionally managed by The Habitat Company.

TCA Health, Inc.

The mission of TCA Health, Inc. is to improve health outcomes for the medically underserved community through the provision of high quality, affordable and accessible primary health care and support services. We are committed to serving the needs of men, women, and children in all life cycles. We are also dedicated to empowering individuals and families by providing education that enhances and improves quality of life.

TCA Health
W.E.B. DuBois Elementary School

It is the mission of W.E.B. DuBois Elementary School to establish a student and community learning center with high expectations for student performance, designed to facilitate stimulating learning experiences in which each individual has the opportunity to realize his or her full potential. As we strive to achieve our stated mission, DuBois School will work diligently to ensure that the tenets of the Chicago Reading Initiate become a driving force behind our practice of delivering dedicated guidance and instruction.

Youth Guidance

Youth Guidance creates and implements school-based programs that enable at-risk children to overcome obstacles, focus on their education and, ultimately, to succeed in school and in life.

Upcoming Events

February 1, 2018
  • Early Learning Coalition Meeting

    February 1, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Carver Park Fieldhouse, 939 E. 132nd Street

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