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WHAT’S NEW!

Beaujolais Nouveau Virtual Wine Tasting

Monday, November 23rd

6-7pm

Enjoy Child Link’s Annual Beaujolais Nouveau wine tasting event in the comfort of your own home: This year, the wine comes to you! Each purchase comes with a link to our virtual wine tasting. Join us in learning about and discussing tasting notes of this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau wines. 

Purchase wines or become a sponsor here

Annual Holiday Toy Drive

It’s that time of year again! We are now accepting donations to our annual holiday toy drive! All toys can be dropped off or shipped to our address at 955 W. Cermak, Chicago, Illinois 60608. 

Alternatively, if your company is interested in participating contact us to receive a donation box. Email jsmith@childlnk.org

You can also donate to the toy drive through our donation page! https://cutt.ly/childlinktoydrive

View our children’s Amazon wishlist here and have a toy delivered directly to our office. You can also select Child Link as your Amazon Smile charity and we will receive donations for each Amazon purchase you make. 

Brews, Bands, Benefit

Local favorite bands El Rando and Evil Burrito will each play for about 90 minutes.  Your first beer is included in the price of admission.  All proceeds benefit Child Link and Beds Plus. 

The safety and comfort of guests, volunteers, the bands and staff is of the utmost importance. 

–        Attendance will be limited to 70 ticketholders.  All tickets must be bought on line.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

–        Masks will be required at all times when not seated at a table, regardless of social distancing, including while dancing. 

–        The event will be in the parking lot.  The indoor of Blue Nose will be open for purchase of beer and use of restrooms only.

–        Staff, volunteers and band will gently remind those who may forget the requirement.  On the third ask, you will be told to leave the event without refund.  Sorry if this seems harsh, but it is imperative we provide a safe environment for all.  If you are at all uncomfortable with this policy, please consider other ways of contributing to these worthy causes.

–        Volunteers will be floating around handing out raffle tickets to those who are in compliance with the mask policy.  Raffle tickets for valuable prizes will be drawn throughout the evening.

–        Should the event be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, ticket holders will be offered a refund, less cost of processing.  In the event of inclement weather, an alternate date to be determined with Blue Nose management and the bands.  The event will be held moderate rain (no lightning) or shine.

–        A taco truck will be available for food purchase from approximately 7:30 to 9:30

Brews for Benefit

Unable or uncomfortable to attend but still want to support Child Link and Beds Plus purchase two Growlers (32 oz tap beer canned fresh at Blue Nose) of your choice from the on tap options The Growlers can be selected and picked up anytime at Blue News Brewery during normal business hours from August 31st to September 5th.  The cost is $30.  We have an unlimited number of Growler packages available for purchase.

Get Involved – Donate Today 

Every child needs a loving family. Every family needs resources. Your donation can help us continue to provide resources for the children and teens in our care.

COVID-19

Due to state and WHO guidelines, our offices will be closed until further notice. As we continue to provide support and services to our foster families, our TLP, and our ILP girls, health and safety remains a top priority. For any questions or concerns, contact us at info@childlnk.org.

As an emergency provider designated by the Department of Labor, Child Link is in need of your help as we continue to service our youth and children in need.

 
Our staff continues to provide critical support within the community to vulnerable children and youth whose safety and well-being remain a top priority. If you would like to make a donation to help support our various foster care programs click the button below. 

Our very own licensed clinician, Natalie Beck, offers tips to promote mental health during quarantine. 

Managing Anxiety During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Strategies for Managing Anxiety Symptoms

Strategies for Managing Distress: The BOSS Method

10 Ways To Promote Positive Mental Health In Quarantine

Counseling Services

 

Meet Our Clinical Staff

 

Nicole Chirillo LCSW

 

 

 

Arturo Huizar 
 

 

 

 
 
Priscilla Aguilera 
 
 

 

 

Child Link is now accepting new Blue Cross Blue Shield clients for our counseling services. 

Our skilled clinicians work with a variety of presenting clinical issues including anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, and attachment concerns. We provide tailored integrative clinical services that are as individualized as the people we treat. Services include youth, couple, and individual counseling.

Visit our counseling page to learn more or email counseling@childlnk.org to set up consultation.