FamilyWorks

FamilyWorks, powered by YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, offers a Family-Centered Coaching (FCC) approach to working with Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) families. Our aim is to connect families with the right supports, resources and opportunities to foster family wellness and economic growth. Family-Centered Coaching: 

  • Recognize parents are the experts at what they need for their families
  • Support parent-driven goals
  • Build on families’ aspirations, grit, and resilience

Family-Centered Coaching services include:

  • Outreach, engagement, and home visiting
  • Assistance with lease compliance
  • Summer youth employment programs and other youth out-of-school activities
  • Elder screenings & check-ins
  • Mental health and wellness services
  • Help with career planning and preparation
  • Computer training
  • Help with connecting to local resources and supports

Visit our offices:

FamilyWorks – Dearborn Office – 2840 S. State, Suite 101
FamilyWorks – Cabrini Office – 523 N. Locust (Temporary office)
FamilyWorks – Scattered Sites North Office – 4429 N. Clifton, 2nd Flr. (Temporary office)

FamilyWorks Hours:

Dearborn & Cabrini Offices
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursdays, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
3rd Saturday of each month, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Scattered Sites North Office
Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dearborn Digital Resource Center – 2910 S. Dearborn
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
3rd Saturday of each month, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information, please contact FamilyWorks@ywcachicago.org and connect with us on social media.