Press Releases

Social Workers are Woven into the Fabric of Our Society

March is National Professional Social Workers Month

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Names Pat Whiteside to its Community Board

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Names Pat Whiteside to its Community Board

Legal Aid Society Brings Together Professionals to Fight Sex Trafficking in Chicago

Group helps survivors of trafficking recover and rebuild their lives.

Come Out for ‘Fresh Moves Fridays’ at Our Calumet Center

Come Out for ‘Fresh Moves Fridays’ at Our Calumet Center

Get the Facts on Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month

Make a Resolution that Makes a Difference

January is National Mentoring Month. Please consider becoming a mentor. The friendships and personal connections made through mentoring leave such a positive, lifelong impression on both mentors and mentees. You can make a difference.

1 in 5 Children Live in Poverty in the U.S.

Among the growing ranks of people living in poverty are the working poor who hold minimum wage jobs, seniors living on fixed incomes, and those who lost their jobs.

400 Families in Need will Receive Complete Holiday Dinners at the North Center

Holiday dinner fixings will help make the season merry for 400 client families of Metropolitan’s North Center

200 DuPage Families in Need will Receive Complete Holiday Dinners

Holiday dinner fixings will help make the season merry for 200 families at Metropolitan DuPage

Metropolitan Family Services Receives $1.27 Million Software Donation from Microsoft Corporation

Donation Will Fund Technology Enhancement to Deliver Improved Services to Low-Income Children and Families

Fresh Moves Mobile Produce Market Stopping at Metropolitan’s Calumet Center

Roseland is the Stop for Southside Deliveries by the Mobile Produce Market

You Did It! We are Now a Top-Rated NonProfit

Thanks to your reviews, Metropolitan Family Services is listed as a Top Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits

Metropolitan Family Services Raises More Than $1.1 Million at Holiday Celebration

Gala Attracts More Than 700 Guests

Three New Members Named to Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Community Board

Appointments Announced at Oct. 25 Annual Meeting

Eduardo Anguiano Named Center Director of the Metropolitan Family Services Southeast Chicago Center

Aguiano has 25 years’ experience in social services; will report to Laurie Sedio, Executive Director of the Southeast Chicago and Midway centers

Legal Aid Society Receives $400,000 Grant for Victims of Crime Services Assessment

Grant One of Only Six Awarded Across the Country

Metropolitan Family Services Holds Domestic Violence and Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Survivors Honored with One-Woman Play, Poetry Reading & Balloon Release

Attorney General Madigan Announces $650,000 Grant Supporting LAS Foreclosure Services

Attorney General Distributes Funds from National Foreclosure Settlement

Tickets on Sale for Metropolitan Family Services’ 31st Annual Holiday Celebration

Celebrate the Season of Giving and Get a Chance to Win an “Instant Wine Cellar”

Chicago Bears Honor Ricardo Estrada Through the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards

Awards Recognize Leaders in Each NFL Market

Join the Fun at “Day with Dad” Sept. 9 at U.S. Cellular Field

Proceeds Benefit Young Fathers Program and Parenting Programs

Charity Navigator Awards Metropolitan Family Services 4-Star Rating

Only 1 in 4 Nonprofits to Ear 4-Star Rating

Free Seminar on Sept. 7 Helps Vets Adjust to Civilian Life

Taking Place at MFS Southeast Chicago Center

Enrollment is Now Open for Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Head Start Programs

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Head Start programs are now accepting enrollment.

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Participates in Lean Six Sigma Training

The training is part of an innovative pilot project between DuPage business and human services sectors

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Gala Raises $207,000 for DuPage Families in Need

WLS-TV News Anchor Judy Hsu Emceed the Event that Drew 400 Attendees

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Celebrates Treasure House Expansion May 15

Come and See What’s New at the Grand Opening Event

Metropolitan Family Services Awarded Two Competitive Head Start Grants

Includes Early Head Start and Head Start Programming for Low-Income DuPage Children

The Metropolitan Family Services Metro Board Presents Metropolis 6/1

Young Professionals Share Cocktails for a Cause at Gallery 1028

Community Leader Chuck McKenna to be Honored at Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Gala

Event to be Held May 4 at Bobak’s Signature Events at Seven Bridges

March is National Professional Social Work Month

Metropolitan Family Services Salutes Social Workers for Making a Real Difference in the Lives they Touch

Metropolitan Family Services Names Mary Richardson-Lowry to Board of Directors

Partner in the Chicago office of Mayer Brown global law firm

Metropolitan Urges Parents & Teens to Learn the Signs of Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month

Metropolitan Family Services Receives Generous Donation from AHR Expo

$12,000 Award to be Applied to Head Start HVAC Systems Upgrade

Metropolitan Family Services To Manage Center for Working Families at Kennedy-King College

Agency Steps in After Jane Addams Hull House Association Bankruptcy

Metropolitan Staff Member Jody Kanikula Elected President of DuPage Association

New Head of DuPage Association of Volunteer Administration

Metropolitan Calumet Legislative Forum to be Moderated by WGN-TV’s Gaynor Hall

Will Discuss Key Issues Affecting Roseland Community

New Self-Help Web Center to be Launched at Markham Courthouse

LAS to Provide Staff Support

New Members Named to Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Community Board

Five New Members Join the Board

Metropolitan Family Services Offers Vital Support Groups for Veterans & Their Families

Groups Meet at Metropolitan’s Southeast Chicago Center

More than 400 Holiday Dinner Donations Make the Season Merry for Needy Families

400 Holiday Dinners Donated to North Center Community

Metropolitan Family Services’ Raises More Than $900K Gross at Holiday Celebration

Knuepfer Family Honored at 30th Annual Gala

Metropolitan Needs Your Vote Daily Thru 12/19!

Support Us in Contest Through 12/19

“All You Need Is [g]LOVE” Clothing Donation for Tots Brighten Holidays

Clothing Toy Drive Benefits Tots at Midway Children’s Center

Veterans with TriCare Military Insurance Now Able to Get Mental Health Services at Metropolitan

Services Available in Chicago and South Suburbs

Speaker Madigan & Rep. Burke Secure $825K to Benefit Midway Center Facilities

Funding benefits Midway Center, Children’s Center & Head Start

Metropolitan Events Recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Events throughout October Promote Issue Awareness

New Honoree Named for Legal Aid Bureau Awards Luncheon

Honorable David Coar (Ret.) to Be Honored on Oct. 6

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