Youth and Family Enrichment Programs

Educational Enrichment Programs

Our goal is to develop girls and boys into young women and men with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others. We stress the total development of each child spiritual, intellectual, social and physical.

Student Excel with Family Enrichment (S.E.F.E – after school)

The S.E.F.E. program provides individual and group tutoring and mentoring services in order to decrease school suspensions and address the mental health and academic needs of students.

Teen REACH (after school)

Teen REACH (Responsibility, Education, Achievement, Caring, and Hope) is an after-school group that helps youth (6-17 years old) by participating in activities that improve the likelihood for future success, provide positive choices, reduce at-risk behaviors, and develop career goals.

Community Youth Employment

The purpose of this program is to assist persons served with achieving independence and self-sufficiency by providing job readiness and employment opportunities. This program targets at-risk low income youth between the ages of 16-24 years.

Summer Day Camp

We combine academics and athletics to facilitate healthy minds and healthy bodies. Campers are provided with academic enrichment, physical education, healthy meals, field trips, and arts and crafts for 8 weeks. We are an approved American Camping Association campsite.

After School Child Care

We now offer after school child care for children ages 6–11 years. Afterschool child care hours begin at 3 pm and end at 6 pm Monday – Friday. During this time your child will be given a snack, and provided with homework assistance as well as recreational activities. We utilize experienced and trained staff to monitor the safety and well being of your child while in our care.

There are two options of payment:

1. Out-of-Pocket Fees (per child basis)

Days in Attendance 5 4 3 2 1
Fee per Day $90 $75 $60 $40 $20
Fee for 2 Kids $80 $65 $50 $35 $20
Fee for 3 Kids $70 $55 $40 $30 $15
Fee for 4 or more $60 $45 $30 $25 $15


2. Financial Assistance through Child Care Resource & Referral – Click link below for application and instructions.

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P.O. Box 532, Kankakee, IL 60901
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