1300 W. Northwest Highway
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
​Phone: 847-392-2344
​Fax: 847-392-2427​​
​Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
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Our Mission
The Mission of Northwest Compass is to enhance our community by providing emergency services, education, and empowerment which foster personal responsibility for those who are vulnerable or in crisis. 
NEED HEALTH INSURANCE? Northwest Compass offers free services from our licensed navigators. They assist individuals, families, small businesses, and their employees as they look for health coverage options; whether its through the Marketplace or Illinois Medicaid. 
Northwest Compass’ First Annual Strike Out Hunger Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser was a success! Our fundraiser, which had taken place on Sunday, December 14th at Arlington Lanes, raised $2000, which will be used for our Food Connection Program.

We would like to acknowledge and say thank you to those that participated and donated!

Special thanks to our raffle prize donors:
Cooper's Hawk in Arlington Heights
Culver's in Arlington Heights
Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center in Arlington Heights
FLO Fitness & Martial Arts in Palatine
Hair Directors in Buffalo Grove
Noodles & Company in Arlington Heights
Nothing Bundt Cake in Mount Prospect
Natural Arts Landscaping, Inc.
Shapes Supply in Arlington Heights
Starbuck's in Arlington Heights

Also, a special thanks to our lane sponsors:
Erick Park
Human Services Program at Harper College
Kameron Hill
Stephen's Family
Steve Chung
Susan Smoley
Village Bank & Trust in Arlington Heights

Due to everyone's involvement, we have been able to continue to support moderate to low income families in the northwest suburbs.

On behalf of Northwest Compass, and the families we serve, thank you for your participation and generous gifts. You have made a difference in the lives of many individuals, whom will be able to turn a crisis into an opportunity.

Giving Thanks

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Thank you to all the volunteers that participated in the 2015 Unshelter Homeless Count in Suburban Cook County!
Robert Bosch Corporation, a power tool company not only cares about being the leading global provider of technology and services, but also about strengthening their local communities. On February 12, employees from Bosch, in Mount Prospect, came to Northwest Compass and packed boxes for our Mobile Food Connection.​
The Mobile Food Connection is a service within the Food Connection Program at Northwest Compass. The service distributes food to areas in need, areas that do not have enough access to food. Those in need, not only get easy access to food, but they also got the opportunity to seek additional safety-net resources from Northwest Compass.
The group of volunteers donated over 2 hours of time, and packed over 150 boxes, containing nutritional food! They know their hard work was going to pay off, and that the Mobile Food Connection that took place later in February at Palatine High School, would assist numerous students and their families!
Thank you to Bosch employees: Sierra Anderson, Suzanne Jordan, Matt Manolkis, Hasina Dossaji, Eric Crtiz, Rene Torres, Michael Randcanu, Dan Wenzel, Michael Karch, Kathleen Pawloski, Karen Chang, Xiao-Feng John Hsu, Tadhg Moviavty, Scott Pavlik, Brooke Kashnwski, & Vickie Katradis. You truly made a difference in the lives of Palatine residents!

​​​​​It was National Volunteer Week, April 12-18! ​
​We can not THANK our volunteers enough for all they do! 
Read below for why some volunteers donate their time, passion, skills, and knowledge to Northwest Compass! 
Want to volunteer at Northwest Compass? Contact us to learn more!​
Iron Mountain is a corporation that truly makes their neighborhoods better places to work and live! Iron Mountain employees, Julie Rivera, Carol Braband, & Anthony Sciullo donated their time to our February 17 Mobile Food Connection, which allowed over 100 families at Palatine High School to get easy access to food! Then in April, Iron Mountain donated $3500 to support our Food Connection Program! Iron Mountain is "Moving Mountains" and we can not thank them enough for the positive difference they are making in our community!