Help Us Change the Future
Our mission is to express the love of God by surrounding young moms and their children with all they need to transform their lives. With your help we can break the cycle of poverty and change the future for young moms who are experiencing poverty and homelessness in Chicago.
Help make a difference in the lives of young moms and their children who are facing poverty and homelessness. Join the New Moms volunteer team and help us in our mission to transform lives.Volunteer Now
New Moms provides comprehensive, individualized services to young moms and their children experiencing poverty and homelessness, allowing them every opportunity for success, as they work toward economic independence and family stability.Learn More
All the services and mentoring provided by New Moms are made possible by your generous donations. Your support is invaluable–thank you.Donate Now
Our Cooperative Living Program represents 78% of beds in the City of Chicago for this young population—yet we annually turn away over 600 homeless adolescent-led families, due to lack of space..Did you know?
Education re-enrollment is a key component in New Moms’ attempt to break the cycle of poverty—the average annual income for a female high school dropout it $8,472; whereas the national average across educational levels is $33,606.Did you know?
The number of pregnant and/or parenting homeless female youth in Illinois has more than doubled in the last 20 years, rising from 33-68%.Did you know?
New Moms is the only Chicago agency offering holistic services—supportive housing as well as individualized case management; parenting education; early childhood programming; and self-sufficiency services—to this particularly vulnerable group of moms and children.Did you know?
It may seem counter-intuitive, but in reality, Poverty is Expensive. Poverty looks like: Hopelessness for families
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