Press Releases

South Side Students Set Goals High in Multi-State College Tour

Visits to 10 Universities and Colleges Including Howard, Hampton, Morgan State and Johns Hopkins to Help Propel Local Upward Bound Youth

Metropolitan’s CEO Discusses Dire State of Human Services

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.”

New Addison Children Center Opens

Site One of the First in DuPage to Serve Children 0 – 3 Years and Their Families

DuPage Gala Celebrates “Mpowered” Families

Wheaton Bank & Trust President Pam Sharar-Stoppel to Be Honored; ABC7’s Judy Hsu to Emcee

Summit Mpowers Metro’s DV Services

Metro’s Clinical, Court Advocacy & Legal Teams Learn How to Better Serve DV Clients

Susan C. Levy, EVP and General Counsel of Northern Trust, to Receive Equal Access to Justice Award

Anton R. Valukas, Jenner & Block Chairman, to Interview Honoree at Event

Catch Spring Fever on April 30!

Night of Fun, Food & Games Benefiting Metropolitan Evanston/Skokie Center

It Happens to Teens Too – Get the Facts on Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

The State of OUR State

Metropolitan stands up for families at the state Capitol

State of OUR State Rally on Jan. 27 in Springfield

Metro Joins Call for Human Services Funding

Get Aware – January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Details on Human Trafficking & How to Help

Generous Donors Make the Holidays Special for Metropolitan’s Families

Many thanks to all who provided warm hats and gloves, toys, and gift cards to more than 2,000 seniors, children and their families during this holiday season.

Mpower the Night Raises $1.2 Million for Metropolitan Family Services

Nearly 600 Guests Support Mpowered Families

“MPOWER” THE NIGHT AT Metropolitan’s Holiday Celebration

ABC7’s Ravi Baichwal to Emcee

Metropolitan DuPage Elects New Board Members

Four Business Leaders Join

Illinois Worst in US for Quality Child Care Access

IL Only State to Freeze Child Care Intake

Plenty of Anger. What’s Needed is Action.

As social service providers, we do need to turn up the volume about the human cost of the state’s budget fiasco.

YMCA: Families, Community Service Organizations Praise Mayor’s Proposed 2016 Budget

Coalition praises Mayor Emanuel’s continued investment in Chicago’s youth

Award Luncheon Recognizes Pro Bono Legal Excellence

More than $250K Raised – Most Successful Year Ever

Equal Access to Justice Award Luncheon Honors Pro Bono Excellence

ComEd President & CEO Anne Pramaggiore, Discover Financial Services & Kathleen Curtin to be Recognized

Life-Saving Turnaround With Metro’s Mental Health Services

Angela Love’s Hope, Life Restored Through Mental Health Services

Time Is Up! Illinois Needs a Realistic State Budget Today

With the state’s fiscal year expiring at midnight, Metropolitan Family Services today joined hundreds of Illinois not-for-profits in calling on Governor Rauner and the General Assembly to promptly pass a fair and adequately funded state budget.

6/19 Workshop for Mental Health Professionals

CEUs Available

Midway Center Holds 5K Summer Dash

Proceeds to benefit youth summer programs

Metro Rallies for Mental Health

Clients & Staff Attend Rally in Force

Celebrate Family and Community at the 14th Annual DuPage Gala

ABC7’s Judy Hsu to Emcee

Metropolitan Speaks Again on Teen Reach

Staff Member Leslie Chestnut Among Those at Press Conference

Teen Reach Students Rally at Thompson Center

Students Join Crowds to Show Support for After-School Program

Metro Supports Mental Health at 4/1 Budget Hearing

AMH Client Testifies About Importance of Mental Health Funding

Metropolitan Teen Stands Up For Families

Eighth grader testifies at a state Senate budget hearing about the impact of Teen Reach

Metropolitan Partners With Impact DuPage

New initiative collects data to drive policy and services in DuPage County

Metropolitan Will Be Open Thurs., 2/19

Severe Weather Conditions Expected

Legal Aid Society Announces New Executive Director

Former Leader Retires After 40-Year Legal Career

One in Four Asks You to Help Fight Mental Illness

One in Four Asks You to Help Fight Mental Illness

Metro Calumet Holds Health Care Enrollment Event 2/14

The deadline to be enrolled for health insurance is 2/15

Metropolitan Among Sponsors of “Innovations in Healthcare” Event 2/23

Event Presented by Leadership Greater Chicago

Human Trafficking Initiative Co-Hosts Conference & Training

Events Commemorate Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Sec. Jesse White Shares Life Lessons at Metro Calumet

White to Speak With Young Black Men About Positive Choices

Industry Expo Donates $16K to Metropolitan

Grant to Purchase Boiler/HVAC Components for Metro Southwest Center

Mayor Announces City Awarded $600 MM for ECE Programming

Emanuel Administration Will Triple Full-Day Pre-K Classrooms by 2019

Get Aware – It’s Human Trafficking Awareness Month

It’s estimated that more than 20.9 million people worldwide*, including children and adults, are trafficked – trapped in a modern-day form of slavery – each year. And it happens here at home.

Mpower Families With a Year-End Donation

Help Make Season Merrier for Families

DuPage Early Ed Benefits From $20MM Grant

Full-Day Preschool for 4-Year-Olds Expanded

Mpower the Night Raises $1.2 Million

Holiday Celebration Supports Metropolitan’s Programs and Services

“Mpower” the Night at the Holiday Celebration!

ABC7’s Judy Hsu to Emcee; More than 700 Expected to Attend

Legal Aid Society’s Award Luncheon Raises Nearly $250,000

U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon & Cam Findlay, General Counsel of ADM, Among Honorees

Town Hall Raises DV Awareness Oct. 16

Speakers, Video Presentation, and Expert Panel Discussion Among Highlights

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