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Breakthrough Urban Ministries, Chicago, Illinois

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Address: 402 N St. Louis Ave
Chicago, Illinois  60624  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 800
Number of People Being Served: 1000
EIN: 36-3810926
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Mission Statement


Breakthrough Urban Ministries demonstrates the compassion of Christ by providing neighborhood-based holistic services that empower individuals, families and urban communities to overcome poverty, addiction and isolation.

Description


Breakthrough's Men's Services Program provides support for homeless, unemployed men over the age of 22. Programming focuses on both emergency and long-term needs and is designed to help men break the cycle of poverty and homelessness. Breakthrough's Women's Services Program provides support for women in crisis. Programming focuses on both emergency and long-term needs and is designed to help women break the cycle of homelessness, abandonment, addictions, domestic violence and abuse. Breakthrough's Youth and Family Services Program creates a safe environment that encourages personal development and school completion for neighborhood youth. The Program also connects families and community members with opportunities for advancement.

Breakthrough's Men's Services Program provides support for homeless, unemployed men over the age of 22. Programming focuses on both emergency and long-term needs and is designed to help men break the cycle of poverty and homelessness. Breakthrough's Women's Services Program provides support for women in crisis. Programming focuses on both emergency and long-term needs and is designed to help women break the cycle of homelessness, abandonment, addictions, domestic violence and abuse. Breakthrough's Youth and Family Services Program creates a safe environment that encourages personal development and school completion for neighborhood youth. The Program also connects families and community members with opportunities for advancement.

Mission Statement: Breakthrough Urban Ministries demonstrates the compassion of Christ by providing neighborhood-based holistic services that empower individuals, families and urban communities to overcome poverty, addiction and isolation.

Organizational Statement of Faith


Our Core Values: 1. GOD: We recognize that Breakthrough is God’s mission 2. PEOPLE: We respect the dignity of all people as image bearers of God 3. RELATIONSHIPS: We build bridges that connect people 4. REDEMPTION: We want everyone to experience the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ 5. STRUCTURE: We value structured environments that foster personal growth 6. COLLABORATION: We value our partnerships with others 7. COMMUNITY: We value positive community relationships 8. RACIAL JUSTICE: As one we celebrate the many


Denominational Affiliations


Non-denominational


Local Affiliation



Organizational Affiliations


TechMission Member, TechMission Corps, TechMission, Christian Community Development Association (CCDA)


Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes