York Community Resource Center
Serving at: The Taiwanese Community Church
1420 S. Meyers Road, Lombard, IL 60148
York Community Resource Center is a multi-purpose neighborhood resource center serving residents of Villa Park, providing them the opportunity to become all that God intends them to be. Staff are professionally trained to serve each person’s physical, social and spiritual needs. Services are available without preference to all people and, where fees apply, based on one’s ability to pay.
Elementary: After-School & Summer Program
York provides educational programs that wrap around the public school for children in elementary school. Students are provided homework assistance, social-emotional learning and recreation. During the school year, services are offered each day after school.
During the summer an all day program is offered, which provides students continuing educational support and social activities in addition to special field trips and camps.
“York has helped my children grow. Their performance at school has improved and they look forward to going every day while I’m at work. I am so thankful for everyone at York.”
– Juana, mother of two students
Middle School: After-School & Summer Program
The middle school program for 6th-8th grade students combines academic performance, recreation and life skills activities. Academic assistance gives students the educational foundation they need to enter high school with confidence. Life skills classes teach students decision-making strategies, the importance of self-control, effective strategies for resolving conflict and how to succeed in life. Students also take part in community service projects.
Case Management services help individuals and families gain stability and create goals for their future by assisting people in a wide variety of concerns, including housing, child care, employment and legal matters. Services include emergency financial assistance and linkage to other agencies for additional support services.
“I don’t know what I would have done without my case manager. I am so grateful for the financial support, which helped keep our family stable in between jobs.”
– Angelo, father of three
Counseling services are available for individuals, couples and families through the Outreach Community Counseling Centers. Staff therapists are trained in the latest research and use practices that have been shown to work in addressing a wide variety of concerns. Outreach’s professionally trained therapists work with more than 1,000 people in the community each year.