Chicago Westside and Southside Police and Youth Sports Conference Partnering with the members of the 7th, 10th, 11th, 15th and 25th Police Districts, the Community Safety Team and members of the faith-based community, City of Refuge - Chicago is sponsoring and administering this innovative sports program. The distinctive is the partnership defined within each team which includes the youth, three coaches, (a police officer, a member of the faith-based community and a nonprofit). All come together to fully support every aspect of the child and their families, especially in the areas of character development, health and wellness, mentoring and athletics. Currently zero cost AAU baseball and basketball are offered. (We have expanded to include Englewood basketball in 2023.) To register, click here.
The FISLL Project
NBA great Alan Houston partnered with Michele Clark High School and City of Refuge - Chicago to launch his impactful youth mentoring program FISLL. FISLL stands for Faith, Integrity, Sacrifice, Leadership and Legacy. The FISLL Project combines leadership teaching and restorative behavior to cultivate healthy relationships between youth and adults. More information about the FISLL Project can be found here
City of Refuge - Chicago assists young adults who have recently graduated from college in moving into their own homes. City of Refuge - Chicago locates, picks up, stores and finally moves items. Through this assistance, the goal is to allow young adults to "launch" well on their own with either no or very little debt. Financial counseling is also offered.
Resource and Care Center City of Refuge - Chicago partners with Chicago West Bible Church to offer a variety of resources including counseling, financial literacy training, limited financial resources, household goods, and nonperishable grocery items available upon request. Please fill out the form below for assistance. For more information, please email Stephanie at email@example.com