of Project Safe Aurora. More information about Project Safe Aurora is available here: https://kanehealth.com/Pages/Violence-Prevention.aspx
Empowered Pregnancy is a free montly program that provides education and resources to expecting parents. Topics include early pregnancy, labor and delivery, breastfeeding basics, newborn care, breathing and relaxation techniques.
Provides mentoring, rite of passage, leadership development, cultural connection, manhood/womanhood (adulthood) training, life skills, job/career readiness and social and emotional well-being to at risk youth ages 7-21.
of Project Safe Aurora. More information about Project Safe Aurora is available
Free gun locks available for pick-up: To schedule a pick-up, email email@example.com or call 630-606-1910
Free drop-in hours serve all teens 5-12th grade with free tutoring for grades 5-12, Teen Advisory Board, Teen-led programs and clubs. Free meals served at drop-in with the Northern Illinois Food Bank for 18 and under, Free Summer Camps.
See website for program information
Behavioral health services including mental health outpatient (adult and children), supervised living, supported living, community support team, victims services and 24-hour crisis line.
In addition to other services, AID recently opened The Living Room, a mental health crisis alternative for adults. It is a comfortable, non-clinical space that offers an alternative to hospital emergency rooms for those experiencing stressful and anxiety-provoking situations (psychiatric emergencies) so that they can be resolved without more intensive intervention.
The Living Room is open 3-8pm Monday-Thursday at Association for Individual Development, 1240 N. Highland Avenue, Aurora, IL. No appointment needed.
More information on this program: www.the-association.org
Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry distributes food three days a week from our client-choice pantry, we also deliver food with Pantry-to-go and Text4Food, and our street outreach programs
Autonomy Works offers job training and a supportive environment for individuals with special needs to work in the technology or manufacturing fields.
Treatment for Substance Use Disorder, Mental Health conditions such as Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar and Schizoaffective Disorder and Eating Disorders. Care in the Community Provider for the Veterans Administration and accept veterans at all of our locations.
Batavia Township provides general and emergency financial assistance, rental and utility assistance.
The Boys & Girls Club of Elgin is an after-school and out-of-school based youth enrichment program with elementary, middle, and high school locations across Kane County. We provide full meals, safe spaces, and caring adults who deliver programming rooted in the arts, sports, recreation, health & wellness, academic success, social emotional learning, social justice, service & leadership, and college & career readiness.
Dance-African & Liturgical (Praise Dance), Education-Reading & Math Tutoring/ African American History, Mentorship- Meals, Field Trips, Group Discussions, Volunteerism, Galas, Outreach
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy services provided in clinic, home, school & community settings, Telehealth services. Visit website to schedule a free consultation, behavioral screening & to view free parent support groups & webinar trainings.
Applied Behavior Analysis, Diagnostic evaluations for Autism Spectrum Disorder and psychological services. We work on increasing communication, social skills, independent living skills (e.g., toilet training), and preparing children with school-readiness skills. We assist families with Medicare by providing independent contacts to help with identifying funding sources for ABA therapy. We provide therapy both in Clinic and in home. We work with families based on their individual needs.
Parent/Caregiver Learning, Support Groups, SEL@Home support for Parent-Child Interactions on Social/ Emotional, Resilience-Building, and Self-Regulation Skills, Community-Based Facilitated Learning Groups for Teens/Young Adults (12-24 years old). Youth program exploring personal strngths, unique qualities, and relationships.
Child and Family Connections is the point of entry into the Illinois Early Intervention System for children birth to 3 years old who have suspected or diagnosed developmental delays or disabilities.
Ywca/CCAP (offers financial assistance), Preschool, Child care ages 6weeks-12 years, before and after care, summer camp, full time & Part time care, live camera system
Early Head Start /Head Start program providing qualified education and support staff, training and screening, parent and child enrichment activities to boost academic development, safe and quality education, prevention initiative, home visiting for 0-3 to enhance parent/child interaction and better understand your child's developmental stages. For Parents: Family support services, parent engagement services, valuable resources and helpful community connections, parent and father engagement services, monthly parent meetings.
Community Care Program (In-home services), Adult Education Programs, ESL, Healthcare Bridge/ABE class, Citizenship Services, Case Management, Workforce Development. Social Services. Illinois Welcome Center
Free 1-on-1 Professional Financial Coaching as a Public Service to all Greater Aurora Residents
Connecting seniors and individuals with disabilities with information and supportive services throughout the city of Aurora.
Services include after-school programs, summer camps, middle-school athletics, including the City of Lights tournaments & the Aurora Sports Festival, Youth Court peer jury program, Resource Fairs, Aurora, STEAM Academy, and other community events.
We offer developmental screenings for children 2-34 months. Services also include caregiver support, referrals, parent education and training. Parents as Teachers curriculum
Preschool for 3-5 yr olds. Both full and half day programming available.
Defy Ventures is a nonprofit with a vision to cut recidivism in half by leveraging entrepreneurship to increase economic opportunity and transform lives. Defy's programs are helping currently and formerly incarcerated people defy the odds by providing pathways to employment, entrepreneurship, and a successful reentry. Defy has free Entrepreneurship Bootcamp classes that provide the educational foundation to start a small business. We couple the academic content with access to our executive volunteers who provide free mentoring and coaching. We also have a a free Business Accelerator for justice impacted individuals who complete the Bootcamp and desire to scale their business. At the end of the Business Accelerator, individuals can pitch their idea for start-up funding from Defy.