FAMILY SERVICE OF LAKE COUNTY - Nuestro Center

Address

501 Bank Lane
Highwood, IL 60040

(847) 681-0208

www.famservice.org

Service Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

AKA:

La Escuelita

Description:

**During the COVID-19 response period, facility is closed and programs have been suspended until further notice. Staff is reaching out to clients and letting them know of the ongoing changes and providing support to family's needs (updated as of 5/26/2020).**

Provides counseling, education and support services for families in the community. Offers after school programs that help students with the following:
- Homework help
- Cultural activities
- Field trips
- Academic enrichment activities
Also provides educational workshops and ESL classes for adults that cover a variety of topics.

Eligibility:

Must be a Highland Park or Highwood resident

Languages:

Spanish

Program Fees:

Fees vary

Intake Process:

Telephone for service
Walk in for service
E-mail inquiries accepted

Contacts

Program Contact Information

Primary Contact

Program Contact Information

(847) 681-0208

lchavez@famservice.org

Liz Chavez

Program Manager

(847) 681-0208

lchavez@famservice.org

Phone Numbers

Primary Program Phone

(847) 681-0208

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

501 Bank Lane
Highwood, IL 60040

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Wishlist:

School Supplies
Books (English and Spanish)
Gifts

Volunteer Opportunities:

1. Elementary School Tutor - Volunteers help first to fifth grade school students with their assigned homework and academic learning. Hours: Monday- Thursday 3:30-5:00 pm during the school year. Tutors must commit to at least one day per week for a minimum of 4 months to ensure consistency for our younger learners.

2. Nuestro Verano Volunteer - Volunteers assist with recreational and educational activities with 60 grade school youth at summer camp. Programming takes place in afternoons during summer months.

3. Senior Program - Volunteers assist with lunch, arts and crafts, and cultural activities for Latino senior participants. Bilingual volunteers preferred. Hours: Mondays 12:30 - 2:30 pm year-round.

4. Project Based Assistant Volunteer - Volunteers assist with administrative tasks, data entry, policy documentation, cleaning/organization, help with food distribution during food pantries, child care assistance, and more. We contact volunteers on our project-based opportunities list when needs arise.

Contact Name for Volunteer Opportunities - Liz Chavez at 847-681-0208 or lchavez@famservice.org

Date of Official Change:

April 15, 2020

Geography Served

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  • Illinois
    • Lake County
      • Highland Park
      • Highwood
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