2022 BACKPACK GIVEBACK

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HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS...

Access to Care

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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.

708-531-0680
Email-info@acesstocare.org
www.accesstocare.org

Alivio Medical Center

Non-profit Medical Center

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6447 W Cermak Road
Berwyn, IL 60402
773-579-2662
Email-amelgoza@aliviomedicalcenter.org
www.Aliviomedicalcenter.org

WEST40.ORG
4413 Roosevelt Rd #104, Hillside, IL 60162

American Mattress

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Retail mattress and bedding sales

4004 Roosevelt Rd
Hillside, IL
708-540-6226
Email- kpechtel@americanmattress.com
americanmattress.com

AOK/ECC Collaboration

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Early Childhood collective Impact collaboration focused on kindergarten reediness through community education and supports.

5341 W. Cermak Rd
Cicero, IL 60804
708-222-4503
Email- aokcicero@gmail.com

Birth to Five Illinois

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Facilitate a statewide regional infrastructure that will amplify input from communities in early childhood decision making.

Bloomington, IL 
309-270-5672
Email- tdraine@birthtofiveil.com
www.birthtofiveil.com

Catholic Charities- Family Strengthening Center

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Educational/Literacy classes, fitness, and wellbeing workshops for youth and adults.

1448 Wesley Ave 
Berwyn IL 60402
708-303-3679
Email- ssanchez@catholiccharities.net
www.catholiccharities.net

CEDA

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  • Case Management

  • Dental & Vision Care Assistance

  • ​Transportation Assistance

  • Family Nutrition

  • Trade Skills

  • Employment Services

6141 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 222-3824 ext.4831
www.cedaorg.net

CEDA WIC

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​Helps woman, infants, and children get nutrition information and free food

6026 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 708-445-3314
Email- wic@cedaorg.net
www.cedaorg.net

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

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Legal services for families experiencing housing insecurity including assistance with access to education, fee waivers, transportation and public benefits.

Located in Chicago 
312-641-4140
www.chicagohomeless.org

Chicago Workers Collaborative

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We assist with filling out Medicare applications. Immigration Lawyer, Labor Lawyers, and Health information/resources for factory workers.

1914 Ashland Ave 
Chicago, IL 60608
847-596-7491
Email- rosalia@chicagoworkersollaborative.org
Chicagoworkerscollaborative.org

Cicero Community Collaborative (CCC)

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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- cicero.collaborative@gmail.com
HS Committee Email- ccchsc17@gmail.com
Cicerocommunitycollaborative.org

Community Center- Casa Esperanza

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Access to State Services and Other Non-Profits

1115 N. 23rd Ave
Melrose Park, IL 60160
708-345-3632
Email- pablocruz.olmc@gmail.com
olmcparish.org/casa-esperanza/

Cook County Health and County Care and Austin CBC Initiative

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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
Email- mgarcia6@cookcountyhhs.org
Email-alfredo.delgado@cookcountyhhs.org

www.cookcountyhealth.org

DCFS- Department of Child and Family Services

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Child safety tips, employment information and information to become foster parents.

1911 S. Indiana Ave 
Chicago, IL
312-328-5000
www2.illinois.gov/dcfs

DLD For Youth

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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
708-732-3630
Email- dld4youth@gmail.com
dld4youth.org

Easterseals- Early Learning Services

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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.

Multiple locations throughout the West and South Suburbs as well as throughout the Chicagoland area
708-330-4490
www.easterseals.com/chicago/our-programs/childrens-services/head-start.html

Family Focus

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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
Email-Elizabeth.rios@family-focus.org
331-256-7759
www.family-focus.org

Healthcare Alternative Systems (HAS)

Mental Health and Substance Abuse services

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1915-17 W. Roosevelt Rd
Broadview, IL 60155
708-498-0200
Email- CCalvillo@hascares.org
www.hascares.org/

Illinois Action for Children

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We are a Not For profit organization that provides resources and service to parents and childcare providers.

1340 S. Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 823-1100
Email- CCAPquestions@actforchildren.org
actforchildren.org

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

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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
(847)831-8292
Email- Olivia.Sanchez@Illinois.gov
isac.org

ISPB and Prevent Blindness Illinois

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Eye Health and Safety Education

225 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 400 
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 363-6029
Email- efineman@preventblindness.org
www.eyehealthillinois.org

Latino Policy Forum

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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.
Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60601
312-376-1766
Email- education@latinopolicyforum.org
latinopolicyforum.org/

Lyons School District 103

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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
(708) 783-4100
Email- westki@lyons103.org
sd103.com

Maywood Public Library District

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Provides resources, programs, and services to everyone. A community hub and safe space that allows expression, creativity, discovery, and learning.

121 S 5th Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153
708-343-1847
Email-mpld@maywoodlibrary.org
www.maywoodlibrary.org

Mujeres Latinas en Acción

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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

7222 W. Cermak Rd 
Suite 509
North Riverside, IL 60546
708-442-1299
Email-mail@mujereslat.org
www.mujereslatinasenaccion.org

NAMI Metro Suburban

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FREE Mental Health Peer support

Local Locations in Summit, Lagrange, Broadview, and Oak park
708-524-2582
www.namimetsub.org

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois

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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
Suite 1-C
Chicago, IL 60654
312-321-1500
Email- ghuerta@nkfi.org
www.nkfi.org

PASO- West Suburban Action Project

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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
(708) 410-2000
Email-Adminis@pasoaction.org
www.pasoaction.org

PLCCA, Inc.

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Non-Profit (Children & family Services, Youth & Family Services, Employment and Training, Energy/Water Assistance, Behavioral Services, and Support Services

411 Madison St.
Maywood, IL
(708) 450-3500
Email- info@plcca.org
www.plcca.org

Rincon Family Services

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Provides Mental Health/ Substance Use services. Provides information on legal assistance for eviction prevention.

Various Locations
(773) 564-9070
Email- contactus@rinconfamilyservices.org
www.rinconfamilyservices.org/

Riveredge Hospital 

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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.

8311 W. Roosevelt Rd 
Forest Park, IL 60130
708-771-7000
riveredgehospital.com

Sahara Home Care

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Providing free home care services for seniors and hiring care givers. 

8104 S. Roberts Rd. 
Justice, IL 60458
(708) 594-2273
Email- saharahomecare@yahoo.com
www.sharahomecare.com

Sarah's Inn

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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 
(708) 385-04225
Email- sarahsinn@sarahsinn.org
Sarahsinn.org

Selah Freedom

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Prevention Trainings for adolescence and adults.

Illinois
(312) 883-2548
Email- Kassandra@selahfreedom.com
www.selahfreedom.com/

Self- Help Federal Credit Union

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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.

Cicero Location
4811 W. Cermak Rd
Cicero, IL 60804
877-369-2828
Email- mariar@self-help.org

Maywood Location
150 S. 5th Ave
Maywood, Il 60153
708-450-4100
Email- claudia.rossi@self-help.org
www.self-helpfcu.org

SGA Youth and Family Services

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Free Home Visiting program

3152 W 47th St
Chicago, Il 60632
773-321-9019
Email- ibepi@sga-youth.org or truiz@sga-youth.org
sga-youth.org

Solutions for Care

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Senior services and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program

7222 W Cermak Rd.
North Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 447-2448
Contact Form HERE
www.solutionsforcare.org

The Children's Center of Cicero Berwyn

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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.

708-652-1202
Email- cccbinfo78@gmail.com
www.childrenscenterciceroberwyn.org

The Quinn Center

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Weekly Meal Distribution, After School & Summer Program, Senior & Caregiver Programs

1832 S 8th Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
(708) 397-611
Email- qcprogramdir@quinncenter.org
www.quinncenter.org/

Thrivent

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We view money as a tool, not a goal, to help you find financial clarity for a meaningful life.

Glen Ellyn, Illinois
815-535-7166
Email- rusty.lindsey@thrivent.com
connect.thrivent.com/rusty-lindsey

Unity of Oak Park

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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.

405 N. Euclid Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
708-848-0960
Email- unity@unityoakpark.org
www.unityoakpark.org/

West Suburban Parenting Program of Catholic Charities

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We are a home visiting program that works with pregnant mom's and families who have children from the ages of 0-3 years.

Maywood, IL 60153
773-243-7380
Email- jmcgowan@catholiccharities.net
www.catholiccharities.net/Home.aspx