As students complete their 10th week of e-learning, our Youth Development teams continue to maintain close contact with our students and their families, providing supplemental tools for academic enrichment and encouraging creative and fun ways of connecting. Collaboration with each local school has been essential in ensuring each child has the technology and support
During times of hardship, OCM Case Managers are on the front line advocating for children and families in need. They assist with resolving various crisis situations including financial issues, loss of employment, potential loss of housing, emergency food, legal matters and navigating public systems such unemployment insurance and disability. With the onset of COVID-19,
The Virtual Spring Dinner for the Outreach Community Center In Carol Stream is "LIVE"! Each year at this time we count on the Center’s “family of partners” to provide the financial foundation for the Center throughout the new year. Let me be honest – At first it felt very daunting to shift from
As part of their Take Action Project, Girl Scout Troops 55627 and 50038 raised money through cookie sales in order to donate children's books to the Books for Birthdays program. "Our girls love to read since stories allow us to explore different lands, learn about people and go on fun adventures. Books for Birthdays is
About 150 people gathered for the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the Wheaton Christian Center. The event featured an inspirational tribute by the Wheaton College Gospel Choir, as well as a special community circle discussion, led by RESTORE: Carol Stream Peacemakers. Outreach Community Center provided an update on the College
The Learn 2 Earn middle school summer program recently took a field trip to Adler Planetarium in Chicago and enjoyed time seeing downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan.
The OCC Learn 2 Earn middle school summer program schedule includes service learning, team building, STEM, money management/job readiness, art, and special trips to the DuPage County Courthouse and Carol Stream Police Department.
Participants in OCC's Older Adults Program received a special treat this June! Middle school students from First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton visited older adults living at Colony Park for “Coffee and Conversation.”
The 2019 Spring Dinner benefitting the Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream was held on April 11 at Embassy Suites Naperville. The event featured keynote speaker Ray McElroy, a former Chicago Bear and former Bears team chaplain.