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Access to Care
The Access to Care program has provided primary health care services ($5 doctor visits; $5 x-rays and lab tests; low-cost prescriptions and more) to residents of suburban Cook County and northwest Chicago who have lower-incomes, are uninsured, or underinsured.
Alivio Medical Center
Non-profit Medical Center
4413 Roosevelt Rd #104, Hillside, IL 60162
Retail mattress and bedding sales
4004 Roosevelt Rd
Early Childhood collective Impact collaboration focused on kindergarten reediness through community education and supports.
5341 W. Cermak Rd
Cicero, IL 60804
Birth to Five Illinois
Facilitate a statewide regional infrastructure that will amplify input from communities in early childhood decision making.
Catholic Charities- Family Strengthening Center
Educational/Literacy classes, fitness, and wellbeing workshops for youth and adults.
Dental & Vision Care Assistance
6141 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 222-3824 ext.4831
Helps woman, infants, and children get nutrition information and free food
6026 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Cicero, IL 60804
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Legal services for families experiencing housing insecurity including assistance with access to education, fee waivers, transportation and public benefits.
Chicago Workers Collaborative
We assist with filling out Medicare applications. Immigration Lawyer, Labor Lawyers, and Health information/resources for factory workers.
Cicero Community Collaborative (CCC)
The Cicero Community Collaborative is committed to enhancing the quality of life for Cicero children, youth and families by working together to improve educational outcomes, parent engagement, health and safety.
HIGH SCHOOL COMMITTEE- Resources for Parents of High School students / Student engagement programs.
6501 Stanley Ave
Berwyn IL 60402
CCC- (708) 800-9571
HS Committee- (872) 600-1210
CCC Email- firstname.lastname@example.org
HS Committee Email- email@example.com
Community Center- Casa Esperanza
Access to State Services and Other Non-Profits
Cook County Health and County Care and Austin CBC Initiative
Provide medical services across Cook County and especially out of our North Riverside Health Center. We also do enrollment into the County Care Medicaid Plan.
Chicago, North Riverside, and many more other locations.
Austin CBC Initiative Location-
4800 W. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60651
CCH- (312) 864-0200
Austin CBC Initiative- 773-826-9918
DCFS- Department of Child and Family Services
Child safety tips, employment information and information to become foster parents.
DLD For Youth
DLD for Youth, Inc. was established in 2009 to facilitate a safe and violence-free environment that is focused on helping the youth who are underserved, underprivileged, and disenfranchised population. Our program focus areas are gun violence prevention, computer literacy, economic literacy, vocational skills, and job readiness classes. We help young males ages 8-25 expand their creative and social skills through recreational and community services.
1404 S 14th Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
Easterseals- Early Learning Services
Head Start/Early Head Start learning program offering services to families with children 0 to 5 years and expectant mothers. We promote school readiness in children of all abilities.
Family Focus provides immigrant families and individuals with bilingual services to provide pathways to success including assistance with citizenship process by accredited staff, DACA renewal, interpretation services, ESL and GED classes, citizenship classes, referrals to healthcare, education and employment resources, home visiting program, doula service, and more.
1500 S. 59th Ct
Cicero, Illinois 60804
For Home Visit and Doula Services- 773-372-8021
Healthcare Alternative Systems (HAS)
Mental Health and Substance Abuse services
1915-17 W. Roosevelt Rd
Broadview, IL 60155
Illinois Action for Children
We are a Not For profit organization that provides resources and service to parents and childcare providers.
1340 S. Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) was created in 1957 and is the college access and financial aid agency in the state of Illinois that administers scholarship, grant and student loan repayment/forgiveness programs.
ISAC's mission: To provide Illinois students with information and assistance to help make education beyond high school accessible and affordable.
1755 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
ISPB and Prevent Blindness Illinois
Eye Health and Safety Education
225 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60606
Latino Policy Forum
The Latino Policy Forum is a non-profit organization that provides policy analysis and information and pursues more just housing, education, and immigration laws for the Latino community in Chicago and Illinois.
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601
Lyons School District 103
Lyons School District early childhood education programs servicing families with pregnant members through 6 years old. These services include personal visits, group connections, resource network, screenings, early intervention, preschool.
Lyons, Stickney, McCook, Forest View, and Brookfield
Maywood Public Library District
Provides resources, programs, and services to everyone. A community hub and safe space that allows expression, creativity, discovery, and learning.
Mujeres Latinas en Acción
Mujeres Latinas en Acción is the longest standing Latina-led organization in the nation offering community services that empower Latinas and their families, and supports them as they heal, lead, and thrive within our programs
NAMI Metro Suburban
FREE Mental Health Peer support
Local Locations in Summit, Lagrange, Broadview, and Oak park
National Kidney Foundation of Illinois
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois improves the health and well-being of people at risk for or affected by kidney disease through prevention, education and empowerment.
215 W Illinois Street
Chicago, IL 60654
PASO- West Suburban Action Project
PASO is a community organization that provides services and helps the community connect with other community organizations. Busca crear una comunidad que se informe,y tengan vidas dignas y plenas sin importar su estatus.
3415 W. North Ave
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Non-Profit (Children & family Services, Youth & Family Services, Employment and Training, Energy/Water Assistance, Behavioral Services, and Support Services
411 Madison St.
Rincon Family Services
Provides Mental Health/ Substance Use services. Provides information on legal assistance for eviction prevention.
We strive to foster an environment that demonstrates compassion and caring with timely and effective communication through comprehensive, clinically excellent behavioral health care services. Our goal is to be a leading provider of quality behavioral health services for children, adolescents and adults, exceeding the expectation of our customers.
Sahara Home Care
Providing free home care services for seniors and hiring care givers.
8104 S. Roberts Rd.
Justice, IL 60458
We provide free and confidential services to survivors of domestic violence and their children so that they get the support they need to find safety, rebuild their lives, & heal.
Various Locations including Forest Park and Oak Park
Prevention Trainings for adolescence and adults.
Self- Help Federal Credit Union
Our commitment is to provide quality financial services to all, with a focus on reaching people of color, women, rural residents, and low-income communities.
4811 W. Cermak Rd
Cicero, IL 60804
150 S. 5th Ave
Maywood, Il 60153
SGA Youth and Family Services
Free Home Visiting program
3152 W 47th St
Chicago, Il 60632
Email- firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Solutions for Care
Senior services and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program
The Children's Center of Cicero Berwyn
We offer multiple center based programs for children 6 weeks - 5 years (Head Start/ Early Head Start, Preschool for All, childcare) , as well as home visiting programs for pregnant women and families with children birth thru age 5. The Children’s Center of Cicero Berwyn provides a nurturing, developmentally appropriate atmosphere for children, while supporting parents and caregivers in their critical role as their child’s first teacher.
The Quinn Center
Weekly Meal Distribution, After School & Summer Program, Senior & Caregiver Programs
1832 S 8th Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
We view money as a tool, not a goal, to help you find financial clarity for a meaningful life.
Unity of Oak Park
Unity is practical spirituality for modern life and for people who might call themselves spiritual, but not religious. It is for those who sense the depths of their own being and celebrate the awareness of a power greater than themselves. The teachings in Unity bring together ancient wisdom with new interpretations of what it means to be alive and human. Unity inspires different ways to think about the force of love and intelligence that many people call God.
West Suburban Parenting Program of Catholic Charities
We are a home visiting program that works with pregnant mom's and families who have children from the ages of 0-3 years.