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Sankofa offers a comprehensive approach that encompasses a range of services designed to strengthen the family unit, and to promote individual and family support:

  • Sankofa House; an innovative intergenerational supportive housing facility designed for grandparents raising grandchildren and youth aging out of foster care;
  • A 24-Hour Helpline for families needing urgent support 1-844-669-5049;
  • Supportive & Referral Services, assessments, case management, advocacy, reunification, individual and/or family counseling, life skill coaching, education, employment, healthcare, housing, legal services, transportation, TANF, LIHEAP, & substance abuse services;
  • Parenting Classes / Anger Management / Domestic Violence Counseling / Family Conferences;
  • Grandparent Raising Grandchildren Support – GRG support groups, senior services, case management, financial assistance, respite services, computer classes, and intergenerational activities.
  • Health & Wellness workshops, community awareness trainings, and fitness classes.
  • Informed Trauma Center – In March 2013, Sankofa was chosen to become an Informed Trauma Center to help community agencies and individuals identify trauma and empower them with tools to promote a sense of safety, calming, sense of self and collective efficacy, connectedness, and hope.
  • Youth Empowerment Programs
  • Restorative Justice Services
  • After School Computer, Tutorial & Mentoring services

Call today and join us because “Working together, the ants ate the elephant”; If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem. – African Proverbs

We can be reached at the following:

Sankofa House – Westside Office
4041 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, Illinois 60624
Office: (773) 542-9900 Fax: (9790)

Southside Office – F.O.R.U.M.

200 E. 75th St., Suite 208

Office (773) 874-7234 Fax: (7236)


Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

24 – HOUR; 7 DAYS a Week


1 (844) 669-5049


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