Empowering Generations


  • Chipping in for Chicago Youth Golf Outing

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    Wintrust Commercial Banking proudly presents the 22nd Annual Chicago Youth Centers Chipping in for Chicago Youth Golf Outing at the exclusive Skokie Country Club in Glencoe. Learn More

    May 22, 2014 Ξ


  • Travelers Safari Adventure Day: A “Roaring” Good Time

    On Wednesday, July 23, Travelers Insurance's New to Industry Team partnered with Chicago Youth Centers on a carnival event for more than 150 children ages 3-5. Held at CYC's Elliott Donnelley Youth Center in Bronzeville, our Head Start children were led through ten safari-themed stations with help from more than 40 volunteers. LEARN MORE

    Jul 31, 2014 Ξ

Our Mission

Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) invests in youth in underserved communities in Chicago to help them discover and realize their full potential.

Caring for Our Communities

For 57 years, CYC has steadfastly served communities on the south and west sides of Chicago. Today CYC centers are in seven communities across metro Chicago. We consistently deliver programming to serve the needs of kids, parents and communities—focusing on academic achievement, social and emotional skill development and parent/family engagement. Our centers are characterized by passionate and committed staff and serve as learning centers for our kids, community resources, and safe spaces.

Our Programs

Early Childhood Education - (ages 3-5) 900+ children served annually
School-Age Child Development - (ages 6-12) 1,200+ served annually
Teen Leadership Development & Intervention - (ages 13-19) 570+ served annually
Intervention – (ages 7-18) 637+ served annually
Camp Rosenthal - (ages 7-15) 390+ served annually

Your Dollars at Work

We are careful stewards of the dollars you invest in our work. We are very proud that more than 85% of every dollar raised goes directly to support of our programs.


CYC Leads College to Career Scavenger Hunt

CYC Leads College to Career Scavenger Hunt

On Wednesday, July 30, 20 children from Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) participated in a College to Career Scavenger Hunt led by CYC staff. The event kicked off at United Airlines with a tour and concluded at CareerBuilder headquarters. LEARN MORE

Aug 4, 2014 Ξ

Featured Sponsors

Thank you for Chipping in for Chicago Youth!

Golf Outing Logo

CYC gratefully acknowledges and thanks our 22nd annual Chicago Youth Centers Chipping in for Chicago Youth Golf Outing Sponsors


Title Sponsor


Stainless Steel Sponsors


Marmon Group

Stephen M. & Carol Slavin

Aluminum Sponsors

Patrick Hardiman


Hole Sponsors

Phil & Cindy Doherty
Judy Macior

Prescient Solutions
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Media Release

Jun 12, 2014 Ξ