Cabrini Connections

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Basic Information

Address: 800 W. Huron, Chicago , Il . 60622
Phone Number: 312-492-9614
Fax Number: 312-492-9795

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Additional Information

Focus: Volunteer-based tutoring, mentoring, learning
Director: Ana Llorens
Schools Served: Chicago (Jenner, Schiller, Lincoln Park , Wells, Lane Tech)
School District: Chicago Public Schools
County: Cook
Schedule: 4-8 pm Mon-Thurs
Ages: 13-18
Capacity: 75
Membership/Pricing: Students must participate weekly; no cost

Students and one-on-one mentor/tutor volunteers meet at the Cabrini Connections site, at 800 W. Huron, once each week from 6 to 8pm. Once student is matched with a volunteer he/she stays with same volunteer for one or more years. In addition to one-on-one mentoring students can participate in arts, technology, writing, video and college and career activities.


Cabrini Connections is a non profit organization formed in 1993. It's roots extend back to 1965 when volunteers from the Montgomery Ward Corporation began to tutor 2nd to 6th grade students living in the Cabrini Green neighborhood of Chicago . Many of the programs leaders have been involved for 10 or more years.

Program Highlights:

More than 480 7th to 12th grade teens have participated since 1993. 38% of the students have stayed involved for one to 7 consecutive years. In addition to one-on-one mentoring students participate in a variety of other learning and enrichment activities, including a 10 day trip to Ireland for 2-3 students each year.

Support Services:

Homework help, mentoring, career coaching


One on one tutoring, mentoring, and group learning activities, such as writing, arts, technology and video

Program Information:

Cabrini Connections is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization, formed in 1993. While the activities of this program are unique, what makes this organization really special is that its founders also created the Tutor/Mentor Connection in 1993, as they were launching the Cabrini Connections program. The T/MC maintains a database of most Chicago area tutor/mentor programs and leads activities that help each program get volunteers, donors and training needed to constantly improve. Visit our web site to learn more.