Who We Are
Kids Above All.
It’s who we are. It’s what we believe. And it’s what we do.
At Kids Above All, we place the safety, well-being and education of kids and families above everything else, so they can build better lives.
Join us and learn how you can make a difference in the lives of young people who have experienced poverty, violence and injustice.
ALL children, no matter what they look like or where they are from, deserve the same opportunity to achieve their full potential.
PROTECT, HEAL AND EDUCATE CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SO THEY CAN BUILD BETTER LIVES.
Since 1894, Kids Above All’s mission has impacted more than 150,000 children and families in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Lake counties through trauma-informed programs, including early childhood learning, foster care and adoption services, counseling and housing for teens and homeless young adults.
Young people who have experienced trauma can become independent adults who lead meaningful, productive lives.
Every child in our care has experienced trauma — abuse, neglect, poverty, violence or injustice. Kids Above All provides the support our clients need to have the best possible life.