Empowering at-risk children, families and communities

The heart of SGA beats to the rhythm of community revitalization. When families are given opportunities to improve their lives through our programs, they have the power to bring positive change to their communities. 

Our Mission: What We Do

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

Our Vision: What We Accomplish

SGA works to transform challenged neighborhoods in the greater Chicago area into healthy communities.

Our Purpose: Why We're Here

SGA creates and implements innovative, tailored solutions based on best practices to continuously improve outcomes for individuals and communities.

Our Values: How We Work

SGA is committed to fulfilling its mission with respect, integrity and accountability

Our Pillars: What Drives Success

  • Innovative Services
  • Sustainable Programs
  • Collaborative Efforts 
  • Measurable Outcomes


"I want to give my son what I never had-love, support and a father. SGA helped me to get a job. SGA helped me to learn to be professional, helpful and courteous. I can go to the ends of the Earth to support my son now." 

Review our FY16 Annual Report.

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