Thriving Families
Thriving Families
Strong Communities
Strong Communities
Lasting Solutions
Lasting Solutions
A fresh approach to fresh starts.
A fresh approach to fresh starts.

Give Today. Help for a Lifetime. 

With your support, we help thousands of children and families living in some of Chicago's most challenged neighborhoods to defy the odds. 

Our cradle-to-career services reduce infant mortality, teach parenting skills, and nurture babies and toddlers so they can thrive; provide safe passage so children can attend school, and give them the support system to ensure they graduate from high school and have options for college and career; offer vocational skills training and job placement to prepare young people to support themselves and their families; give a second chance to those who have lost hope of ever escaping a life of poverty and adversity. 

All SGA services are provided free of charge. With your help, we can transform communities, one child, one adult, one family at a time, with tailored support that breaks the cycle of poverty and creates instead a cycle of opportunity. 

If you care about the future of Chicago's youth, please join us to create hope and opportunity for them. Together we can create positive and lasting solutions. Give today - Help for a Lifetime.  

Make a donation today by clicking the "Donate to SGA" button on this page!

Read about Martin, Cynthia and Trameka who succeeded despite the incredible barriers they faced that threatened to keep them from achieving their full potential. 

Turning Adversity Into Opportunity-Success Stories

Chicago's children and families need your help now more than ever! We hope we can count on you this year to help us create more success stories

Here is another way you can help this holiday season! Drop off new toys for children ages 0-12 by December 15 at one of these SGA locations in Chicago: Administrative Office - 11 E. Adams Street, Suite 1500; Roseland Community Center - 420 W. 111th Street; Brighton Park Community Center - 3152-59 W. 47th Street 

Thriving Families. Strong Communities. Lasting Solutions.

Mission: SGA helps children, families and communities facing great challenges to realize their potential.

Our mission and approach to providing the most comprehensive services possible to help children, families and communities break the cycle of adversity and embrace opportunity has been consistently successful because of our track record of excellence in developing innovative programming. We find the necessary resources to sustain services, identify the right partnerships and track, measure and improve our outcomes through date-driven solutions. 

SGA provides a wide range of social services in some of Chicago's most challenged and consistently under served communities, and creates long-term and community-wide change. 


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