Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Services
Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult):18+, Minimum Age:18+

Read-with-Me at HGS

Encourage creativity and a love of reading in children ages 3-6 or 6 to 13 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the children one-on-one or in small groups to read a book and complete a related art project. Through your involvement, you’ll help participants build literacy skills and an appreciation for reading and provide important individualized attention.

  • The project occurs at a confidential location.

  • Easy El access: Red Line

Partner: House of the Good Shepherd (HGS) provides housing and services for families affected by domestic violence. HGS has been a Chicago Cares partner since 1993 for this project, one of multiple Chicago Cares programs at this site.

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