Join Us at a Family Resource Fair at Dr. Effie O. Ellis YMCA Head Start

July 27, 2017


Come and see what the different vendors have to offer and take advantage of the different activities, giveaways and more."

The Dr. Effie O. Ellis YMCA Head Start is proud to co-host the Garfield Community Service Center (GCSC) Family Resource Fair on August 8, 2017. The fair will provide relevant and helpful information about the resources available to families within the Chicago’s West Side area. All families are welcome to participate.

There will be over 40 participating vendors featured, providing vital and useful information for the entire family. Some activities and opportunities include open mic, giveaways, back-to-school vaccines, employment opportunities, child care programs and much more.

This event will be held at the Garfield Community Service Center grounds at 10 S. Kedzie, Chicago Illinois, 60612 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

We are proud to support this collaborative initiative along with our GCSC facility partners, Catholic Charities, Department of Public Health, Legal Assistance Foundation, Franciscan Outreach, RCADD, Salvation Army and the GED Program.

Some participating vendors include, but are not limited to: Marillac St. Vincent Family Services, SRHAC, Maryville, Hope Learning Academy, Inspiration Kitchen, FODVC, Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce, Field of Dreams Visionary Center, Single Room Housing Assistance Corporation, Eden Supportive Living, Dental Van Smile Bright Dental Center, Mt. Sinai Hospital – Sinai Health Institute, Department of Water Management, Sinai Community Institute, Westside Justice Center, Helping Her Life, Connections for Abused Women and Children, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Senior, Mother and Child Nutrition Program, Fresh Moves/Growing Power, Illinois State’s Attorney Office, Community Justice Center, Chicago West Learning Center, Peoples Gas, Youth Emergency Shelter, Walgreens, 011 District CAPS, Hartgrove Behavioral Health System, Illinois State Treasury Office, First Institute Training and Management Academy, Molina Healthcare, COSTCO, Cook County Health Systems, Chicago Messenger, Faith Ministries, and the Illinois Secretary of State Mobile DMV Unit.

For additional information contact Dr. Anelyn Jablo, Site Director at 773.533.9011 or Mr. Direoce Junirs, GCSC District Manager at 312.533.9011.