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You Have the Power to Transform Lives.

Welcome to St. Joseph Services: A Chicago Nonprofit

St. Joseph Services is a Chicago nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives in some of the city's most underserved neighborhoods. By addressing the root causes of violence and poverty through educational and supportive programming, we empower individuals and communities to thrive. 


With a comprehensive range of programs, we provide valuable opportunities for personal and academic growth, equipping students with essential resources and fostering strong support networks.

We serve with the guiding vision:
Transforming Lives to Transform Communities

Transforming Lives Through Education

St. Joseph Services empowers individuals in underserved communities across Chicago.

Whether it's helping youth thrive or assisting adults in achieving their goals, our purpose is to create opportunities that transform lives.

Explore Our Programs

  • After school youth programs

  • Weekend activities for youth

  • Seasonal camps during school breaks

Youth Programs

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Young Adult Programs

  • Weekend athletic programs

  • Job readiness programs

  • Life skills mentoring programs

  • Learn English as a Second Language (ESL) 

  • Computer Literacy classes

  • Citizenship classes 

Adult Programs

Success Stories

“Ever since 6th grade, they have gotten me to be better with my life … They help me mentally and physically. That has gotten me where I am today.”

Youth Program Student

News & Events

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