Neighborhood Associations and Groups

Joining a neighborhood association or group is a great way to get involved in your community, meet your neighbors and advocate for shared interests.

Andersonville South Neighborhood Association (ASNA)

For over 40 years, a nonprofit organization, the Andersonville South Neighborhood Association is dedicated to making a safe, friendly and attractive place to live and work. Borders are Ashland on the East, Ravenswood on the West, Foster on the North and Winnemac on the South in Chicago, Illinois.

Bowmanville Community Organization (BCO)

Established in 1987, the Bowmanville Community Organization (BCO) is the community’s officially recognized Chicago Neighborhood Organization. Run by a volunteer group committed to maintaining and improving the quality of life for Bowmanville residents.

East Andersonville Residents Council (EARC)

The East Andersonville Residents’ Council is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that represents the common interest of the community members with regard to community development, preservation of diversity, enhancement of quality of life, and safety.

Greater Rockwell Organization (GRO)

The east/west borders are the river to Western; north/south borders are Lawrence to Wilson. The organization is split between the 40th and 47th wards. Established in 1979.

Heart of Lincoln Square (HOLS)

The Heart of Lincoln Square Neighbors Association (HOLS) is a group of local residents and small businesses who care about our neighborhood and its continued success. We value the community and getting to know one another as we work together to support our schools and public spaces, sustain healthy business districts, and maintain public safety.

Lakewood Balmoral Residents Council (LBRC)

The Lakewood Balmoral Residents’ Council (LBRC) is a block club in the 48th Ward and nonprofit organization since 1969. Located north of Foster and south of Bryn Mawr, is includes the blocks of Wayne, Lakewood, Magnolia, Berwyn, Balmoral and Catalpa. Working to create a viable urban community, LBRC organized to confront the problems of urban life and to carry out activities that nurture a community spirit.

Lincoln Square North Neighbors

The Lincoln Square North Neighbors organization was founded in 2012 to foster a greater sense of community among the neighbors and businesses from Lawrence to Foster and Western to the river. Our goal is to improve the social, educational and economic well-being of our neighborhood.

Neighbors of Edgewater West (in the Highlands of Edgewater)

This group is for those living in the Highlands of Edgewater to communicate about what is going on in and around the neighborhood. The Highlands are the area bordered by Devon Ave, Clark St, Peterson St, and Ravenswood St in Chicago, IL.

West Andersonville Neighbors Together (WANT)

West Andersonville Neighbors Together (WANT) is a neighborhood organization whose boundaries are the north side of Foster Ave. to the south side of Bryn Mawr Ave. and the west side of Clark St. to the east side of Ravenswood Ave.

WANT’s purpose is “to develop, encourage and promote neighborhood beautification, education, school-community relations, city service, physical and mental health programs, youth programs, senior citizen activities, community social activities, and property rehabilitation.”

West Edgewater Area Residents (WEAR)

Bordered by Bryn Mawr to the south, Peterson to the north, Ravenswood to the West and Clark street to the east, WEAR has supported neighborhood activities for more than 17 years. We are partly responsible for the relatively low density of the neighborhood, the garden site on Ravenswood, and the effort to turn the abandoned hospital into a park.

WFCW Block Club – Winona Foster Carmen Winnemac

Founded in 1962, we are a social organization striving to better our community through cooperative actions. We welcome and encourage all residents, renters, and home owners to become members. We are supported by a dues and donations.

Winnemac Park Neighbors

Winnemac Park Neighbors functions as a Facebook Page primarily for neighbor news around the park. No formal structure or non-profit status.