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Gary Comer Youth Center

  • Gary Comer Youth Center
  • 7200 South Ingleside Ave
  • Chicago, IL 60619
  • 773-368-4100

Program Description

Gary Comer Youth Center was established in Chicagoâ??s Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood in May 2006. Our mission is to ensure students graduate from high school prepared for college and careers. We provide a safe and supportive environment for youth after school, on weekends and during school hours. We are committed to developing the full potential, talent and skill of young people from 5th grade through college graduation. We offer programming in three primary categories: academics, enrichment and college success.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%