SUPPORTS & RESOURCES
5100 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644
Humboldt Park Office
3328 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
BUILD, INC is growing and has opportunities for employment as well as projects for volunteers and placements for students seeking internships. Be part of a talented and diverse team helping young people see and work toward their best possible futures. Lend a hand at BUILD and make an important difference to the thousands of children and families we serve each year.
CP4P via Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Peace Initiatives
Provides family support and Services.
Corazon Community Services
Safety & Violence Prevention. Corazón has long had a commitment to the reduction of violence in Cicero through peace-oriented work, such as the Peace Movement; our Break the Violence project, funded through the Town of Cicero; and our monthly gang tattoo removal service. Additionally, our FUERZA Youth Center keeps youth off the streets during after-school hours.
The Dovetail Project
7300 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL 60619
The Dovetail Project, created in 2010, is dedicated to giving young fathers a chance to break the cycle. We provide young African American and Hispanic fathers – ages 17 to 24 – with the skills and support they need to be better fathers for their children and better men in their communities.
Bright Star Community Outreach
4518 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL 60653
Our mission is to empower residents to share in the responsibility of building community through resource development and collaborative partnerships. We will accomplish our mission by developing innovative performance-based practices and programs to address the need for Violence Prevention, Community Engagement, Economic Development, Education, Healthy Children/Youth and Families.
Acclivus, Inc. is community health organization, focusing on the health and well-being of individuals living in Chicago’s most vulnerable neighborhoods. Our commitment is to support community health and well-being for Chicago area populations at risk for violence and other negative health outcomes. Our vision is to provide individuals the opportunity to reach their full human potential regardless of their past misdeeds, disappointments, or challenges.
ALSO Alliance of Local Service Organizations
ALSO works both locally and nationally to end violence. By expanding its reach, ALSO informs its national work from a local perspective and brings knowledge and best practices from around the country to our neighborhoods in Chicago.
Future Ties provides homework help and after school activities five days per week, as well as a summer camp when school is not in session. The program for older students includes preparation for college, including SAT and ACT tutoring, and job skills training. Future Ties runs a mentorship program for 50 eighth graders who attend the Dulles School of Excellence.
Mujeres Latinas en Acción
West Suburban Office: 7222 W. Cermak Road. 509
North Riverside, IL 60546
Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Mujeres), a bilingual/bicultural agency, empowers Latinas by providing services which reflect their values and culture and being and advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives. Mujeres has developed a comprehensive array of social services and advocacy initiatives that promote non-violence, reproductive health and leadership development. Mujeres offers services that support all programs, which include general intake, volunteer training and childcare. Childcare is provided for clients while they are receiving services.
Austin (Main Office):
819 N. Leamington St.
Chicago, IL 60651
Tel: (773) 417-7421
We’re here to fight violence peacefully and lovingly. That’s why we provide street outreach and critical programs and services to help strengthen victims and their families, build up communities, and teach nonviolence throughout Chicago. Nonviolence Chicago offers a nonviolence training that provides trainees with the knowledge and skills they need to engage in peaceful problem solving.
Pillars Community Health is a nonprofit provider of health, educational, and social services.
PLCCA, Inc. - Violence Prevention and Reduction Program
411 Madison St. Maywood, IL 708-450-3500 ext 250
Serves Youth 14-25 in Proviso & Leyden Township and Austin Area
Resiliency Services- New Life Centers of Chicagoland
Locations in: Little Village
The resiliency services team is composed of two departments: victim advocacy and case management. Victim advocates walk with families and individuals directly affected by violence. They attend to the physical, emotional, financial, and spiritual well-being of victims on their journey towards healing. Case managers work with participants to achieve their employment, educational, and housing goals. They provide connections to community resources, intense engagement, advocacy, and mentorship.
The Safety Box
The Safety Box ® CIC programs are accredited through AQA and are a refined system of training and development in helping young people and young adults develop important skills such as leadership, communication, team working, presentation, high risk conflict resolution, violence reduction, personal development and problem solving. We recognise that these are some of the essential keys to success. They open doors to learning, to life in addition to work.
Our programs empower students and unite communities. We provide four approaches to youth and community development: Continuum of Programming, SEL Suite of Services, 21st Century Programming, and Adult programming. Each approach expands on the inherent power of play to support youth as they learn and grow.
6501 Stanley Ave, Berwyn, IL 60402
Youth Crossroads seeks to provide youth with a comprehensive system of support, positive structures, and role models to help them navigate the personal and academic challenges they face in their daily lives, including counseling services, mentorship, tutoring, after-school enrichment programs, youth leadership training, college and job readiness, and community service.
Youth Outreach Services
Youth Outreach Services (YOS) is a Chicago-based non-profit organization that partners with at-risk youth and their families to help them discover what they are capable of achieving. We inspire positive development through a variety of child welfare, counseling, juvenile justice and prevention services to help overcome challenges such as abuse, substance use and homelessness