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


  • Believe In Kids Dinner

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    This year’s Believe in Kids Dinner featured Honorary Chairs are Prue and Frank Beidler, Jay Beidler and his wife Deborah Witzburg. Guests also heard from keynote speaker, Wes Moore, author of The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates. Learn More

    May 10, 2014 Ξ
  • Unlock Chicago’s Potential

    Friday, June 20, 2014

    More than 125 guests joined CYC's Auxiliary Board for their annual summer soiree at the Floating World Gallery. Learn More

    May 9, 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.


Transforming our Communities: One Paintbrush at a Time

Transforming our Communities: One Paintbrush at a Time

Look everyone, CYC - Centro Nuestro in Humboldt Park has a beautiful new playground fence. A huge "thank you" goes out to one of our Head Start parents for donating his time and painting skills. Let the summer fun begin!

Jun 26, 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
Media Release

Jun 12, 2014 Ξ