Champion for Chicago’s Most Vulnerable Children


Champion for Chicago’s Most Vulnerable Children


Champion for Chicago’s Most Vulnerable Children


We’re building a secure and hopeful today, so children facing health issues and poverty succeed tomorrow

Our Approach

Children’s Place Association intervenes at critical points in a child’s development by stabilizing the most vulnerable children and families, crafting personalized plans for their well-being and providing comprehensive services that break the cycle of poverty and illness.

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Voices of Impact

“Children’s Place made an incredible impact in my life. It gave me a childhood I didn’t expect I would ever have… and a foundation that has allowed me to grow.”

Dominique Former Children’s Place client and HIV survivor University of Illinois Springfield, Class of 2016

Place the Hope 2019

On Thursday, October 24 we celebrated the outstanding work our partners in Africa and the Caribbean have done to help children and youth in poverty. Photos from the night are now live.

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Once Upon a Time Gala

Our annual black-tie gala, Once Upon a Time, returns on April 25, 2020 at Union Station, Chicago. The spring event raises needed funds for Chicago’s most vulnerable children. Check back soon for more details and be sure to save the date!

How You Can Help


Change the future for Chicago’s most vulnerable children by supporting our work. Learn More

Get Involved

Explore ways to join our community of caring through activities and volunteer opportunities. Learn More