Josselyn Center - Nuestro Center


501 Bank Lane
Highwood, IL 60040

(847) 681-0208

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


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.


Must be a Highland Park or Highwood resident



Program Fees:

Fees vary

Intake Process:

Call or visit during program hours

Documents Required
- None


Program Contact Information

Primary Contact

Program Contact Information

(847) 681-0208

Phone Numbers

Primary Program Phone

(847) 681-0208

Address Listings


PO Box 637
Highwood, IL 60040

Physical (Primary)

501 Bank Lane
Highwood, IL 60040

Handicap Accessible?



You may make your contribution in any of the following ways:
- Via credit or debit card or ACH transfer using the form below.
- Via check payable to The Josselyn Center NFP and mailed to 405 Central Ave, Northfield, IL 60093.
- Via a donor-advised fund (DAF) or a gift of stock. Please contact for additional information on these options.

School Supplies
Books (English and Spanish)

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

Date of Official Change:

January 5, 2024

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  • Illinois
    • Lake County
      • Highland Park
      • Highwood
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