Memberships and Affiliations

Memberships and Affiliations

Garden of Prayer Youth Center has many memberships and affiliations within the Kankakee County community, including with United Way, Teen REACH, Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Human Services, Child Care Resource and Referral of Joliet, Grundy Livingston and Kankakee Counties Workforce Board, American Camp Association, and the Regional Office of Education.

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My United Way mobilizes resources to strengthen lives, build a caring community and create a vision for tomorrow.

United Way values:

  • Social, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Opportunities for life-long learning
  • Financial independence and self-sufficiency

United Way vision: Leading Change... Living United

10K SB ALUMNIGoldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services. 10,000 Small Businesses is funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation. Garden of Prayer Youth Center was selected to participate in the first nationwide business develop cohort for nonprofit organizations. Michael Maloney, Executive Director/CEO, completed the intensive executive training program on behalf of GOPYC on February 8, 2014.


Department of Children and Family Services

Department of Human Services

I-Kan Regional Office of Education

Kankakee Child Welfare Action Team

Kankakee DCFS Action Team

Child Care Resource & Referral

Workforce Board

American Camp Association

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P.O. Box 532, Kankakee, IL 60901
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