Hope has a home

Off The Street Club. Providing hope, play and Casual Joy since 1900.

Off the Street Club

Who We Are

Founded in 1900, Off The Street Club is Chicago’s oldest boys and girls club. We currently serve more than 3,000 kids in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the country, West Garfield Park. We are grateful to all our supporters, including the Chicago advertising, marketing and media community.

We are a place where kids can truly find hope. Every child seeking a safe place to go is welcome to join us for games, play and mentorship.

Off the Street Club

What We Do

Against the backdrop of West Garfield Park, where crime, gangs and drugs are a daily threat, we offer hope. Off The Street Club is a place where kids living in this neighborhood have a safe place to learn, laugh
and play without worry.

We offer several afterschool programs, tutoring and mentorship opportunities for all the kids that pass through our doors. Off-site, we run a number of programs throughout the Chicagoland area, including our very own summer camp, Camp Mathieu in Wheaton, IL.

Off the Street Club

How Your Donation Helps

Your donations, time and passion give our kids a chance to be kids.

Beginning with a safe place to play, our kids depend on the programs we offer, including:
– Mentoring
– Sports and athletic activities
– Music, art, woodshop and theater
– A computer center for afterschool homework
– The full summer camp experience at Camp Mathieu

Off the Street Club

How You Can Help

Every penny makes a difference. Our club stays open thanks to donations from individuals and organizations all over Chicago. Your generous support and dedication give our kids the opportunity to grow and thrive.

There are many other ways you can help

Learn more on our volunteer page or attend any of our upcoming events.

Even like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and YouTube.

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