Our Mission

Village Treasure House is proud to provide twice-yearly grants to 15 local agencies. These agencies provide vital services in our own communities. Since 1998, we have given away  $1,560,000!  We invite you to learn more about the organizations we support.

Children’s Advocacy Center

Recognizing the right of all children to a safe childhood, The Children’s Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County continuously strives to reduce trauma and provide support to child victims of violence and their families. The Center serves as a community resource to facilitate the identification, intervention and prevention of child abuse. Village Treasure House grants help support Counseling Services and our Coordination, Advocacy, and Sensitive Interviewing Program. www.cachelps.org

 

 

 

 


Connections for the Homeless

Connections is ending homelessness by preventing people from losing their homes, housing the homeless, and providing support to help people at risk achieve long-term self-sufficiency. Village Treasure House grants help support our Family Housing Program which currently serving over 400 families. The program assists low-income families who have been forced to leave their homes or are at risk of losing housing. www.cfthinc.org

 

 


Erika’s Lighthouse

“Your generous support has helped us help teens in a variety of ways including presentations of our Red Flags program, a curriculum for students about mental illness and social well being, training faculty to recognize the important role they play in identifying students who might need emotional support,teen workshops and panel discussions in area middle schools, and the creation of our popular and informative teen video. erikaslighthouse.org/

 

 

 

 


Family Promise Chicago North Shore

At Family Promise Chicago North Shore, we are dedicated to helping families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless get back on their feet and provide a stable lifestyle for their children. Our main focus is to help our guest families get back into permanent and sustainable housing and employment as quickly as possible. When we help parents meet their basic needs and give them the opportunity to create a plan to get back on their feet, they can begin to realize their dreams of providing a better life for their children. This improves the lives of future generations and also changes our community for the better. www.fpcnorthshore.org
 


Family Service Center

The Family Service Center offers individual, couples, and family therapy for a wide range of emotional, relationship, and substance abuse problems. Village Treasure House grants support the clinical services provided to Glenview and Northbrook families who seek help for emotional, relationship, behavioral and substance abuse problems and who can’t afford full costs. www.familyservicecenter.com

 

 

 


Hunger Resource Network

Hunger Resource Network is a network of business partners, recipient agencies, and volunteers that service those in need by supplementing food pantries, shelters, and soup kitchens throughout our network. The mission of Hunger Resource Network is to establish a non-denominational network dedicated to the alleviation of hunger by linking together businesses, food providers, soup kitchens, houses of worship, shelters, pantries and volunteers.
www.hungerresourcenetwork.org

 

 

 


Haven Youth & Family Services

Haven Youth & Family Services helps youth and their families in crisis offering specialized programs focused on prevention, intervention and private counseling. Haven collaborates with schools and other community agencies to counsel youth and to identify and prevent crises. The money Haven receives from Village Treasure House is put directly towards our crisis services, which include a 24-hour hotline, crisis counseling and emergency housing for program for youth. All of Haven’s services are free of charge. www.havenforyouth.org

 

 

 


LINKS

The grant we receive from the Village Treasure House supports our medical clinic, which served 637 young women (up to age 25) last year. Links provides confidential and non-judgmental reproductive health care, including routine gynecological exams, affordable access to birth control, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy testing. Counseling is always available, and no one is ever turned away due to an inability to pay. Facebook:  www.facebook.com/linksyouthservices

 

www.linksyouth.org

 

 

 


Metropolitan Family Services

For more than 150 years Metropolitan Family Services has been a voice for families. From early childhood programs to elder care services, every family member is encouraged to work together to realize their amazing strength. Village Treasure House grants help support our Family Support and Prevention Program Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program. www.metrofamily.org

 

 

 

 


Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter

We are grateful to Village Treasure House. Midwest CareCenter provides hospice, palliative care and grief support services to our community. Your partnership over the years has funded CampCare, our annual grief support program that helps at risk children, teens and parents/caregivers cope with the death of a loved one and guide them through the journey of grief. Thank you! www.carecenter.org

 

 

 

 


Northfield Township Food Pantry

The Northfield Township Food Pantry is extremely grateful for the continued support of Village Treasure House. Grant monies are used to purchase perishable or non-perishable food items and grocery cards in support of the Pantry’s monthly distribution program. Without this support we would not be able to provide this much-needed assistance to our neighbors in need. twp.northfield.il.us/Pantry.htm

 

 

 

 


Shelter, Inc.

Shelter, Inc. provides community based, emergency and longer-term housing for children and adolescents who are abused, neglected, dependent or in need of supervision. Village Treasure House grants support our Special Assistance Fund which pays for special medical, dental, physical or mental health needs of Shelter’s children. www.shelter-inc.org

 

 

 

 

 


The Harbour Inc.

“Funding from generous community supporters such the Village Treasure House enables us to continue our programs providing emergency shelter, crisis intervention, counseling, educational and employment support, transitional living services, and support for pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 12-21.” www.theharbour.org

 

 

 


Wesley Child Care Center

A nonsectarian, not-for-profit organization, Wesley is licensed by the Department of Children and Family Services. The mission of Wesley Child Care Center is to provide a nurturing, secure, and developmentally appropriate environment for children, incorporating the diverse needs of individual families within the community. Village Treasure House grants provide tuition assistance for families in need. www.wesleychildcarecenter.com

 

 

 


WINGS

WINGS helps homeless and abused women and children by offering integrated services that meet their needs for shelter, education, guidance and support. We provide safe, secure living environments, through transitional housing and emergency shelter, in residential neighborhoods that allow women to go to school, work, and achieve financial and emotional independence. www.wingsprogram.com

 

 

 

 


Youth Services of Glenview / Northbrook

The Village Treasure House grant is being used to support our work with some of our most at-risk young people through our Therapeutic Mentoring program. This is the most sought after program we offer and is unique to our agency. With your support we will be able to continue to serve children regardless of their ability to pay. We are very grateful for your assistance and appreciate the confidence you have shown in the work we do. www.youthservices-gn.org

 


YWCA Evanston/Northshore

The YWCA Evanston North Shore operates the only comprehensive residential domestic violence program serving the northeastern Chicago metropolitan area. At the heart of our Domestic Violence Services are those for families in crisis, providing the resources for more than 800 women and children to get safe, stay safe and heal from the violence in their homes. The YWCA is able to supply them with emergency shelter, help them obtain orders of protection, and offer counseling and support during what may be the most difficult decision they have ever made. At the same time, through educational programming in local schools, we teach over 1,000 children how to recognize and build healthy relationships in hopes of breaking the cycle of violence once and for all. The Village Treasure House is our loyal partner in each of these endeavors, supplying critical funding for our Domestic Violence Services. www.ywca.org/evanston

 

 


Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him. ~Albert Schweitzer