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Larry's Boys School Program

West Chicago Suburbs

Founded more than 30 years ago, the mission of Larry’s Boy’s School is “Saving one Child at a Time.”

Our motto, “We’re Better Together,” rings true with a 20-member strong constituency of volunteers and supporters. This strategic,

hands-on, job & career-focused training program targets at-risk youth and has gained trade-work support within the Maywood, Oak Park, Highland Park and Proviso Township communities, suburbs of Chicago, IL.

Village of Maywood in the western suburbs of Cook County, Illinois

Township is Proviso

Population 27,300

Area; 2.72 square miles, 4-miles west of Chicago

Postal code 60153, 60154, and 60155

Area code 708

Neighboring villages are Broadview to the south, Forest Park and River Forest to the east, Melrose Park to the north, and Bellwood to the west.

We service the following:

We have a population of 27,300but when you add in the illegal immigrants and the part of our population that does not answer the census that figure goes well over 35,000.

Maywood has 3-High Schools, 7-elementatary school, 3-ospitals including a Major Trauma Center (Loyola Hospital) 4th District Courthouse (Maybrook), a major highway running thru, railroad, Desplaines River and 2-Major streets (1st Ave & Roosevelt Rd) which helps brings in a combination of over combined 100,000 people and vehicles thru our community Monday thru Friday from 6am to 7pm. Geographic Area Served.

Come Grow with Us.

Changing Lives; One Student at a Time!

Youth Job Training

Our job-training program offers youth, that have already been identified as at-risk, an opportunity to work with a caring mentor to improve their ability to develop a positive attitude towards their future. The long-term goal of the Larry's Boys School Program is to empower the young person to break the habits that are leading to trouble in school and in the streets.

Community Service

The Larry's Boys School Program is a program that is in direct response to the growing number of young people that are either falling through the cracks at school or are already entangled with the juvenile court system.

The goal of the program is to identify youths who are going to have a turbulent transition to adulthood and offer a positive support system to avoid the pitfalls that can derail their lives. We support program interventions developed through adaptations, refinements, and modifications of promising violence prevention and crime reduction models that are tailored to at-risk minority youth and young adults (15-24 years old) and integrate a problem solving approach.

Our "FREE Summer Feeding Program!"

We address hunger, nutrition center projects, youth land, Historic Preservation and the economic needs of low-income kids.

Our local educational agency is serving a high percentage of economically disadvantaged students and our graduation rate is less than 70%.

We address hunger, during the summer months we offer a feeding project, youth land and the economic needs of low-income individuals. Our program is improving lives, strengthening communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering.

Future Philanthropists

Our Future Philanthropist Program provides high school students with the opportunity to learn how to be philanthropists and grantmakers.

Our Entrepreneur Programs for High school Age Students. Select the Programs that Suit them. We Develop Skills to Prepare Youth to Be a Better Entrepreneur. Sign Up in Minutes In-Person and or during our online session. We are Preparing Today's Youth for the Future.

Our program is developed to give students who don't have access to after-school programming a voice in philanthropic decision-making.

Our Youth Philanthropy involves a variety of activities, including resume writing, grantmaking, volunteering, and junior or next generation board involvement. Our Youth grantmaking programs provide young people money and mentorship to directly fund nonprofit organizations. Done well, youth philanthropy helps young people.

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