Empower. Educate. Employ.2021-05-18T21:30:59-05:00

Empower. Educate. Employ.

The mission of Ada S. McKinley is to empower, educate, and employ people
to change lives and strengthen communities.

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Changing lives and strengthening communities

Having just completed celebrating its 100th anniversary, Ada S. McKinley serves more than 7,000 people
annually at over 70 locations, primarily in Illinois/Chicago with additional sites in Indiana and Wisconsin.

Our investment in the community provides people with the essential
services they need to become self-sufficient and economically viable.

75K+

PLACED IN
400+ COLLEGES / UNIVERSITIES SINCE THE 1960s

1500+

JOBS
PROVIDED ANNUALLY

800+

CHILDREN SERVED IN
EARLY LEARNING & CARE ANNUALLY

4K+

MENTAL HEALTH
CRISIS INTERVENTIONS ANNUALLY

600+

PERSONS WITH
DISABILITIES SERVED ANNUALLY

7K+

PEOPLE
HELPED ANNUALLY

Behavioral health & clinical services

Ada S. McKinley provides mental health counseling services to more than 3,000 behaviorally challenged, mentally ill or at-risk children and their families annually, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
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Child development & youth services

Services include providing early learning, foster care, student-centered academic and career counseling, college placement, financial aid, test prep, tutor and mentor support to over 2,500 youth annually.
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Employment & community support services

Our Employment & Community Support programs serve over 1,600 diverse individuals annually through a wide range of training and employment opportunities, and community living options throughout Chicago.
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Over 70 Locations

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How to Write a Piece

June 21 @ 9:15 am

Social Emotional Learning

June 21 @ 9:15 am

Healthy Living During Covid

June 21 @ 10:00 am

Life Ball

June 21 @ 10:00 am

Ada S. McKinley has suspended all in-person agency-wide events scheduled for 2020-21 based on Department of Public Health guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic impact. Gatherings are being held virtually until further notice.

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