West End Neighborhood House

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Welcome to West End Neighborhood House

Located in the city of Wilmington’s historic ‘Little Italy’ district, West End Neighborhood House has been improving the lives of an ethnically, economically and culturally diverse community since 1883. In 2013, the agency served over 9,000 individuals. By employing a continuum of care approach to meet clients’ comprehensive needs and encourage ultimate self-sufficiency, West End provides assistance through outcomes-driven programming, utilizing innovative solutions to resolve complex social challenges throughout Delaware. West End is a registered 501c3 organization, whose mission is to help individuals achieve self-sufficiency, reach and maintain their maximum potential, and live responsibly and harmoniously in a healthy community and complex world.

2012 Annual Report

Click here to view West End’s 2012 Annual Report.  (The file may take a few moments to load.)

Read Our Newsletter!

Check out what’s happening at West End by reading our monthly newsletter.  Click here to view the archive!

Winter Poinsettia Fundraiser

Although the growing season is now behind us, West End’s Bright Spot Farms program will still be busy through the fall! From Thanksgiving through Monday, December 22nd, 2014 our beautiful poinsettia plants will sell for  $7.95 each.  Orders of twenty-five or more are delivered free of charge to one location within New Castle County. Contact Onie Hall at 302-658-4171 x 112 or email helpkidsgrow@westendnh.org to reserve yours today!

Check out this season’s musical lineup on the right to see when your favorite group is scheduled!

Also, don’t miss the Mobile Market – our Bright Spot Farms Urban Ag. Program’s latest edition. To see when we’ll be in your neighborhood, check out the schedule on brightspotfarms.org.

West Side Revitalization

The West Side Revitalization Plan includes initiatives for improving area parks, growing local businesses, strengthening housing and creating more opportunities for youth on the West Side.  To view a copy of the entire plan, click here. For an executive summary of the plan, click here.

United Way of Delaware – 2014 Campaign
West End’s United Way Agency Code is 540

Funding received by West End from the United Way of Delaware is critical to the agency’s overall success. The relationship between the United Way of Delaware and West End represents true collaboration and remains among the strongest of partnerships in West End’s history. The presence of the United Way of Delaware is felt in nearly every program and service at West End. Their continued leadership in policy and advocacy for West End Neighborhood House and other social service agencies has helped build strong families and neighborhoods throughout Delaware. Through the United Way, you can directly help West End Neighborhood House and the over 9,000 individuals we serve annually. To allocate your 2014 United Way gift to West End, enter our code 540 on campaign forms! THANK YOU!