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I found my voice”

Youth Development Services provides neighborhood youth, between the ages of 6-18, opportunities to develop leadership skills and achieve their academic goals through dynamic, evidence-based after school and summer enrichment programs.

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I learned so much from watching my daughter with her classroom teachers. The teachers at this school are role models to children and to adults alike.”

The hallmarks of the HACC’s NAEYC-accredited Early Childhood and Home Visiting Programs are small class sizes, low child to staff ratios, highly trained teachers, age-appropriate curricula and continuous communication with parents.

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I found opportunity”

The Adult Education Department & Employment Resource Center offers ESL, ABE, GED and employment training and job training for adults and re-entry populations.

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I found my smile”

The Health and Human Services Department offers programs aimed at strengthening families and promoting healthy lifestyles. Each year over 4000 families receive vital services including case management, counseling, dental services, HIV education, testing services and medical case management,domestic violence support groups, and crisis intervention.

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Programs & Services

The faces of Howard Area Community Center are as vital and varied as the community we serve. We are continually evolving programs and services in response to the ever-changing needs of family, friends and neighbors here at home.

From the birth of a baby to the passing of an elder, HACC assists individuals and families in the tradition of helping people help themselves. Be it immediate help in these economically challenging times, support during a crisis, a chance to connect, compassionate guidance for an ongoing problem or the opportunity to help another human being, HACC is here for you:

Our Mission

To assist low-income individuals and families in the greater Rogers Park and adjacent communities to stabilize their lives and to develop the social skills necessary to become effective community members.

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2013 HACC Annual Report

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