Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

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Uniting public, private, and community partners to ensure the safety, health and well-being of abused children.

Validators

Paloma Paloma
My job title is Bilingual Intensive Case Manager. I have been working here for almost 4 years. My work involves providing comprehensive case management services to child victims of sexual abuse and their families. My goal is to assist parents in becoming self-sufficient while improving the… More
Portia Portia
My job title is Family Support Specialist. My work involves providing comprehensive case management services to child victims of sexual abuse and their families. My goal is to assist parents in becoming self-sufficient while improving the systems that may support the family.What I like about my job… More

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1 supporter
Funded on 11/8/2013

Amber from Chicago, IL

I'm about to graduate college! I need the commencement fees so I can participate in the ceremony

I want my children to see me graduate! But I can't pay the required fees, because I need to support my family and pay the bills with my paycheck. More

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$560of $560

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/31/2013

Andrea from Chicago, IL

I'm helping my daughter recover from abuse and I need a bed for her and a crib for my son

I didn't work for 8 months because I was helping my 8-year-old heal from sexual abuse. Now I'm working again but can't afford beds for my children. More

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$780of $780

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20 supporters
Funded on 12/10/2013

Sandra from Chicago, IL

I'm a single mom of 6 helping my daughters heal from abuse; we need to replace our bedbug mattresses

I quit my job to help my daughters heal from abuse. We had bed bugs so now I need beds for my 6 children so we can all move forward with better sleep. More

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$450of $450

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/31/2013

Sara from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to support my family; I need cleaning supplies to start my own business

I'm starting my own cleaning business. All I need are supplies to get started! Then I'll be able to get an apartment and a car, and support my kids. More

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$560of $560

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19 supporters
Funded on 12/18/2013

Aaron from Chicago, IL

I'm a new grad & I need a certification to work as a Certified Professional Coder

I'm trained in medical billing and coding, but without a certificate, employers won't hire me. I need to take the certification exam so I can work. More

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$780of $780

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/31/2013

Sarafina from Chicago, IL

I'm a mom dreaming about a future with a GED & a job; my family needs beds & a table to move forward

I'm working to find employment and get my GED to eventually have a career in culinary arts. I need two beds and a dinning room table for my family. More

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$580of $560

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2013

Rosa from Chicago, IL

I'm raising my 3 daughters. We just got a new apartment & need help with the security deposit

My children and I are finally in a safe home, but I need to pay our security deposit. I'm trying to provide for my family on my part time job. More

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$335of $335

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2013

Monique from Chicago, IL

I am a mom training for a better job; I need furniture to make my family's house a home

I'm in school to get a stable full time job. My kids need a bed for sleeping & a dining table for family time while we all work towards our goals. More

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3 supporters
Funded on 12/18/2013

Juan from Chicago, IL

I am a father of 4 looking for work; I need a license plate sticker to continue my search

I need help paying the fees for my license plate sticker so I can continue using my car to provide for my children and look for full time work. More

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6 supporters
Funded on 1/22/2014

Veronica from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to work, but I don't have a work visa yet. I need passports for me and my daughter

I need to get passports for me & my daughter so we can begin the U-Visa process. Then I can become legally employed and work to support my family. More

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4 supporters
Funded on 2/24/2015

Marie from Chicago, IL

I'm working full time to provide for my son. I need to fix the heat in my car.

I don't make enough to be able to fix my car's heat. It doesn't work at all and I need to keep my son from getting sick in Chicago's cold winter. More

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13 supporters
Funded on 5/5/2014

Jazmin from Chicago, IL

Left domestic violence shelter! I need furniture to rebuild my kids' sense of home.

My kids & I have been in a lot of shelters over the years. Furniture would help my kids feel like they have a real home where we can have family time! More

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12 supporters
Funded on 7/1/2014

China from Chicago, IL

My daughter and I need a fresh start! Bus tickets to FL will move us forward.

We're ready to move - I've secured housing with family and prepared for my job search. We need the bus tickets to get us there! More

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1 supporter
Funded on 6/13/2014

Cristina from Chicago, IL

I'm enrolling my daughter in daycare. Just need her birth certificate to sign her up.

I'm making sure my children have everything they need. Early Head Start will ensure my daughter is cared for while I look for work. More

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$450of $450

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1 supporter
Funded on 8/29/2014

Amber from Chicago, IL

Bedbugs infested my children's beds. I need help replacing their mattresses.

I'm a mother of 5 struggling to find a stable job. Meeting this need will give my kids a place to sleep and help me as I try and move forward. More

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$45of $45

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1 supporter
Funded on 3/3/2016

Sherrice from Chicago, IL

I'm a single mom of 4 who survived abuse. Help me renew my employment registration.

I need $45 to renew my Permanent Employee Registration Card so that I can look for work as a security guard. More

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$100of $600

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/5/2015

Sarah from Chicago, IL

Housed after 3 years homelessness! Household items will offer stability for my kids!

Proud to have found housing for my 3 kids, but still have a fixed income due to disability. These items will help my family as we build a safe home. More

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1 supporter
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Liza from Chicago, IL

I value my kids' education above everything. They need bus fare to make it to school.

Right now, I often have to cut my work hours to drive my kids to & from school. Bus passes will let me keep my hours and make sure they get to class. More

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