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Phalanx Family Services (PFS) Youth Services Department provides mentoring and programming for in-school and out-of school youth.  Our mentoring programs are delicately handled with care as we recognize the fragility of our young people. We provide individualized youth services and select the most appropriate resources for youth based on needs, barriers, abilities, and suitability.  Our goal is to change the trajectory of youth lives, via social, emotional, mental, and physical opportunities.

Youth WIOA

Job placement program for out-of school youth (graduate or dropout) ages 16 to 24.


Training and support program for youth residents of Far South priority areas.

Mentoring and Enrichment

Elementary and high school youth mentoring and after school gaming and coding program.

Project ReImagine

Youth engagement and development program conducted at area public high schools.


Program which provides mentoring and employment placement services for youth ages, 16-24.


Paid job readiness training and placement program for youth ages 16-29.

Boss Up

Job and life skills training component for youth ages 16-24.

Roseland Reconnection Hub

One-stop wraparound education, housing, employment, etc, service for youth, ages 16-24.

Build & Grow

Construction training program for in and out-of-school youth (current, graduate, or dropout), ages 16-24.

Violence Prevention

Provides street-level youth engagement through popups, programs, and outreach information distribution.

Chicago Youth Service Corps

Subsidized work experience and job placement program for low-to-moderate income individuals.

Phalanx Family Services

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Tel. 773.291.1086
837 W. 119th St

Chicago, IL 60643

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