Passages Partners


altCommunity and Funding Partners

Passages serves as a focal point and connector for families in crisis. In that capacity, we link youth and adults to a myriad of services. Through our strong relationships with collaborative partners, we provide and receive referrals, many of which are related to economic survival.   Grand Boulevard Federation, ChildServ, Lutheran Social Services, TASC, Chicago Youth Centers,  Hull House Association, Ada S. McKinley, Beatrice Caffrey Foster Care Program, Center for Working Families, Catholic Charities, the Circuit Court of Cook County at various locations, the Chicago Park District, The Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Schools.  Passages is also a member of the South Side Empowerment Zone (SSEZ), and the Bronzeville Chamber of Commerce.

Through the affiliations of Passages Board of Directors , Passages has received support from  Harris Bank, Jewel-Osco, the Chicago Urban League, DePaul University and Loyola University. Passages also has recruitment and referral relationships with Trinity United Church of Christ, Progressive Baptist Church, Pleasant Green Baptist Church, Black-on-Black Love’s Godfather Mentoring Program and the Black Star Project.

Through all of these these partnering and collaborative relationships, Passages markets and recruits clients for its myriad services.

Passages acknowledges with gratitude funding support from the following agencies, foundations and governmental entities.

Department of Children and Family Services

City of Chicago

LLH (Lawyers Lend A Hand)

The Chicago Community Trust

The Field Foundation

Administration for Children and Families

Illinois Mentor Network

Illinois State Board of Education

Illinois Department of Human Services                

Illinois Department of Health Services


Black United Fund of Illinois

Chicago Department of Aging

Illinois Department of Corrections

Office of Administrative Courts

Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity


Passages also generates income through the provision of transportation and visitation services for court-ordered out-of-state private cases and the following social services agencies:


Illinois Mentor

Unity Parenting and Counseling Services

Youth Advocate Program

Lakeside Community Center

Kids Hope United

Child Link

Baby Fold



Easter Seals

Camelot Youth Services

Passages Alternative Living Programs Inc