Near West Side Community Development Corporation

The Near West Side Community Development Corporation (Near West) was founded in 1988 to create a viable, mixed-income community in West Haven without displacing low and moderate-income residents.  It not only maintains and helps develop the area’s commercial corridor but also offers a range programs focused on job preparation, life skills training, and financial literacy; social services to public housing residents; permanent housing to residents facing homelessness; and diverse youth programming.  Moreover, as a lead agency for LISC Chicago’s New Communities Program, Near West works directly with residents to develop, design, and execute sustainable community development strategies.

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