Empowering, educating, and employing people to change lives and strengthen communities.
Empowers youth to build safer and vibrant communities through youth development programs and behavioral health services.
Health and wellness services for children and adults throughout 600 communities.
Midwest’s most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people of Chicagoland.
Remote services Monday-Saturday afternoons. On site “Grab & Go” providing basic needs to youth experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity every Wednesday 12pm-2pm. Open Gym Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm.
LGBTQ Violence Resource Line supports LGBTQ and HIV-positive survivors and witnesses of any kind of violence. Callers can receive crisis counseling, safety planning, support in filing a police report (if desired), and referral to needed services such as personal and legal advocacy. All calls are confidential, and callers may choose to remain anonymous.
Text “connect” to talk to a bot to find resources for people experiencing homelessness.
Identity-affirming support services to LGBTQ youth connected to the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.
Ignite envisions a world where all young people have the support they need to be defined by their potential, not their circumstances.
Emergency shelter for minor-aged youth. Provides a safe and temporary place to stay while efforts are made to reunite youth with their families or secure alternate living arrangements. 4 beds available. Placed through CCBYS. Open 24/7.
Helping prevent suicide. Providing 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you and your loved ones. Texting is available at 741741.