About Us

BBF Family Services is a community.

Our commitment to our community and the families of North Lawndale has led to the development of a holistic hub as our program model.

The model is designed to address the issues within the North Lawndale area including: low educational attainment; high unemployment rate; high crime; high incidence of chronic diseases; high incidence of trauma; and a need for general support services and resources by providing families access to all services needed in one place.

BBF Family Services provides programs to families that include: education, employment, youth services, health & wellness, and family services.

The array of coordinated services, founded in best practices, level the playing field for our families provide them with the best opportunity for success.

BBF has demonstrated the value of its work and the quality of its programming through more than 50 years of dedicated service to the North Lawndale community. Since its founding in 1961, BBF’s mission has been to improve the quality of life for North Lawndale are youth and their families by providing experiences that enhance emotional, social, academic, and career development. BBF is a beacon for everyone who believes that our future lies in development of the potential inherent in our young people. Please explore the site to learn more about our history, our facility, our programs, and the many people who make our work possible.