With over 65 coalition members, we are working hard to build the capacity of our community to dramatically improve outcomes for residents. We are committed to providing comprehensive support led by community members, social service agencies, and neighborhood schools.
This center is more than just a building; it's a space that will bring our community together and provide essential services to those in need. We're committed to creating a safe and thriving neighborhood for all, and we hope you'll join us in this mission. Check out the timeline below to see the progress we've made so far and what's ahead.
Contracted JGMA for Architectural and Engineering Services
Began Schematic Design
General Contractor Retained - Blackwood Construction
Finalized Schematic Design
Filed for Construction Permit
Adequately accommodate the much-needed space for BPNN partners to provide vital services for community residents.
Develop a centrally located service center to coalesce the strengths of the community partners below and dramatically increase the service capacity in the community.
BPNC: Case Management Services, financial services, HUD-approved housing counseling services, public benefits enrollment, homeless prevention services, youth employment services, youth engagement programs, health and nutrition programs, comprehensive immigration services, violence prevention & intervention resources, including: restorative justice spaces, community workshops, trainings and engaged community forums focused on addressing community violence.
Centro Sanar: Family clinical counseling services, individual trauma-informed clinical counseling, group counseling and support groups, victim support services, comprehensive case management.New Life Centers: Youth development programs, youth recreational programs, comprehensive case management for gang-involved youth.
PODER Works: Comprehensive workforce development programs for adults, case management, soft skills and job search skills development programs.
Beyond Legal Aid: Comprehensive legal assistance focusing on immigration legal services, renter’s rights legal aid, and family legal aid.
Provide a unique gathering space for BPNN partners and the Brighton Park community.
Create a highly visible center to provide direct services for community residents and promotion for the BPNN and all of its partner agencies.