Salvation Army Prepared to Assist CPS Families During Teachers’ Strike

Oct 16, 2019

The Salvation Army is providing programming for families affected by the Chicago Public Schools/Chicago Teachers Union strike, starting Thursday, October 17. Programming will be different in each location, but can include time for homework, sports, arts and crafts, aquatics, Bible studies and more. 

Services are offered at the following locations - call for more information and to register:

Freedom Center - West Humboldt Park
825 N. Christiana Ave., Chicago

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Meals: light breakfast, lunch, and snack

Regular after-school program available 4 - 7:30 p.m., with dinner included

Cost: Free


Chicago Lawn Corps
5950 S. Spaulding Ave., Chicago

9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Meals: lunch

Cost: Free

Can accommodate as many as 50 children


Red Shield Center - Englewood
945 W. 69th St., Chicago

8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Meals: lunch and two snacks

Cost: Free

Can accommodate as many as 200 children


Kroc Center
1250 W. 119th St., Chicago

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Meals: lunch and snack

Cost: $15 daily charge, $50 weekly per child
Before-school care is offered 6 - 8 a.m. no charge
After-school care will be offered 3 - 6 p.m. no charge

Can accommodate as many as 200 children


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