Communities in Schools of Chicago

Award / $50,000

Priority / Social Determinants of Health / Health Equity

Location / Chicago, IL Cook County area of focus

Grant Summary

Communities In Schools of Chicago is expanding the evidenced-based Intensive Program which provides low-income youth with access to health prevention and education services, and school-based mental health and social-emotional support services. Through this program, we place a fulltime, Masters-level social worker in Chicago Public Schools in high need communities in order to coordinate and provide services for youth, keeping them in school, building critical skills, and on the path to graduation and success in life.