Our Programs

Open Arms Ministry provides access to programs and service that help meet some of the basic needs of those who are currently experiencing the effects of financial poverty, namely homelessness and hunger. We believe in everyone’s ability to achieve a life of joy, fulfillment, and financial stability. The basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, and safety must be met for a person to begin setting other goals in their lives.

We seek to work alongside our brothers and sisters who are in a state of financial dependence and journey with them along a path that moves to independence. We want to be anti-transactional—meeting our brothers and sister's basic needs in a holistic way.

Currently, Open Arms has programs operating in the Logan Square neighborhood on the northwest side of Chicago.

Location

All our programs take place at in the basement of New Community Covenant Church at: 
2649 North Francisco Ave Chicago, IL 60647

Current Programs

Drop In
People meeting at Open Arms daily Drop In
10am-2pm

Every Tuesday & Wednesday

Clothing is provided on Tuesdays. For more info: dropin@openarmsministry.org
Food Pantry
Person handing food to someone at Open Arms' food pantry
4-6pm

Every Wednesday

Community Dinner
Our community dinner has been canceled until further notice because of COVID-19 concerns.
A girl serves food at Open Arms' community dinner
5:30PM-7PM

Every 2nd Thursday of the month

We gather to build and strengthen the bonds of community between Open Arms, the people we serve, Logan Square, and other Chicagoland neighborhoods over a delicious meal.

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