Metropolitan Family Services DuPage welcomes four new members to its Community Board. All active supporters of the DuPage County communities Metropolitan serves, Sara Hammang Clark, of Wheaton; Christopher Dabovich, of Wheaton; Carol Dimas, of Naperville; and Dennise Vaughn, of Lisle; contribute experience in fields including accounting, business, advocacy and healthcare.
More than 400 guests from DuPage County’s business and philanthropic communities will celebrate family and community at the 17th Annual DuPage Gala. ABC 7’s Tracy Butler will emcee the event.
Metropolitan Family Services CILA Residents Among Those at Risk Starting May 1
City’s Fastest Growing Racial/Ethnic Group Faces Challenges in Housing, Education & Labor
Metropolitan Family Services North Children’s Center received the Gold Circle of Quality designation from ExceleRate Illinois, the state’s new quality recognition and improvement system for early learning and development providers.
DuPage County resident Rita Lopez Brosnan has been named the new Executive Director of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Center, located in Wheaton.
Join Metropolitan for a night of fun, food, and games benefiting our Evanston/Skokie Center and its Family Support & Prevention program.
Kimberly Stapleton to Be Honored; ABC7’s Tracy Butler to Emcee
Strong families make strong communities, and 400 DuPage County leaders will celebrate an evening of “Mpowering” children and families through early learning at the 17th annual DuPage Gala.
Miguel C. Keberlein has been named the new Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society (LAS) of Metropolitan Family Services. He will assume the position March 1, 2018 and be based at LAS’ headquarters in downtown Chicago.
Metropolitan Family Services North Center is now enrolling first-time prenatal mothers to participate in its newly re-established Healthy Families program, which provides direct service and trauma-informed support to families in order to promote child well-being from birth to age five.
The Human Trafficking Initiative of Metropolitan’s Legal Aid Society (LAS) has been at the forefront of the fight against human trafficking, rendering legal aid to trafficking survivors since 2012.
Like most high school seniors, 17-year-old Sarina Shane looked forward to college with anticipation and excitement. But as Sarina stepped on the campus of Spelman College in Atlanta in fall 2014 the experience will mean a little more. She is taking advantage of an opportunity her parents never had—attending college.
Six hundred of Chicago’s business and philanthropic leaders will celebrate 160 years of “Mpowering” families at the “Mpower the Night” gala, taking place from 5:30 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago. ABC 7’s Leah Hope will emcee.
Cook County Dept. of Public Health COO Dr. Terry Mason to Provide Keynote
The Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services is pleased to announce that Elena Kraus, Senior Vice President & General Counsel of Walgreen Co., will be honored for her contributions to pro bono law at the 2017 Equal Access to Justice Award Luncheon, taking place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.
First Work of Its Kind in 10 Years
Information & Referrals Provided in Spanish & English
ABC 7’s Will Jones to Serve as Event Emcee
Metropolitan Serving as ACT Now’s Financial Sponsor
Proceeds benefit youth summer programs on Chicago’s Southwest Side
Proceeds to Benefit Families & Individuals Served by Metropolitan Family Services DuPage
Event attracts 150 Guests
ABC 7’s Tracy Butler to Emcee
Marks Partnership Between Bridge Communities & Metropolitan Family Services
Tonti Elementary Among Those Highlighted
John and Stephanie Stitzell to Be Honored; ABC7’s Tracy Butler to Emcee
Metropolitan Family Services Launches Program March 3
Night of Fun, Food & Games Benefiting Metropolitan Evanston/Skokie Center
Nava brings more than 25 years of business expertise.
New Role Effective Jan. 1, 2017
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month
Help Is Available
Program Seeking iTunes Donations & Volunteers
Anton R. Valukas, Jenner & Block Chairman, to Interview Honoree at Event
Plan Is Part of the Get IN Chicago Initiative
The Financial Opportunity Center to provide financial tools and training opportunities
Honored for Outstanding Service
Position Effective Sept. 1, 2016
Role Effective August 1, 2016
Dads and Community Partners Recognized
Host Committee Chair Named; New Venue Featured
Agencies Partner to Offer Services for Children and Families in Evanston and Skokie
Event Raises $32K for Metropolitan’s Programs and Services
Strategies to engage and support dads are the focus of the “Power of Fathers,” an event taking place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2017 at Kennedy-King College, 740 E. 63rd St in Chicago
Metropolitan DuPage Collecting Donations Through May 31
ABC7″s Judy Hsu to Emcee
Visits to 10 Universities and Colleges Including Howard, Hampton, Morgan State and Johns Hopkins to Help Propel Local Upward Bound Youth
Our CEO Ric Estrada joined CEOs Marca Bristo of Access Living and Wendy DuBoe of United Way of Metropolitan Chicago on March 28 at the City Club of Chicago to share stark facts related to “The Future of Social Services in Illinois.”
Site One of the First in DuPage to Serve Children 0 – 3 Years and Their Families
Wheaton Bank & Trust President Pam Sharar-Stoppel to Be Honored; ABC7’s Judy Hsu to Emcee