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Brown Elephant, The
217 Harrison Street Oak Park
Tel: 708-445-0612      
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Cool stuff every day. Furniture, clothes, music, housewares, computers, toys, etc. etc. Hours: Monday – Friday: 12 - 7 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm.

Cluster Tutoring
5460 W. Augusta Chicago
Tel: 773-378-5530      
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Make a difference in the life of a child! Tutor a student from the Austin community.

Hephzibah Children's Association
946 North Blvd Oak Park
Tel: 708-386-8417 Fax: 708-386-8639   

Kidz Express
342 S. Laramie Chicago
Tel: 312-231-8262      
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Kidz Express is a volunteer organization serving children between the ages of five and eighteen who reside on the west side of Chicago. Our volunteers develop positive relationships with children for the purposes of building life skills, enhancing self-esteem, and encouraging academic excellence. Our program bridges the gap between diverse ethnic, economic and spiritual communities and expands the horizons of our youth. In our 2005-2006 programming year, we mentored approximately 60 children per week with a total enrollment of 120 children.

MAD Dads
6110 W. North Ave. Chicago
Tel: 773-287-1960 Fax: 773-287-1980   
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Men Against Destruction - Defending Against Drugs and Social-Disorder.

MAGIC Foundation
6645 North Ave. Oak Park
Tel: 708-383-0808 Fax: 708-383-0899   
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The MAGIC Foundation is a national nonprofit organization created to provide support services for the families of children afflicted with a wide variety of chronic and/or critical disorders, syndromes and diseases that affect a child's growth.

Oak Park Area Arts Council
123 Madison Street Oak Park
Tel: 708-358-5690 Fax: 708-383-6692   
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The Oak Park Area Arts Council celebrates supports & promotes artists & arts organizations in Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park.

Parenthesis Parent-Child Center
405 S. Euclid Ave. Oak Park
Tel: 708-848-2227 Fax: 708-848-2269   
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Parenthesis seeks to strengthen family bonds and facilitate the healthy development of parents and young children by affirming the parent/child relationship, improving parenting skills, and alleviating family isolation. Programs offered at Parenthesis are the Morning Drop-In Program, Parenteen, Parenting On Our Own, and Family Wrap/Postpartum Depression Support Group.

Seguin Services
3100 S. Central Ave Cicero
Tel: 708-222-4844      
We serve and provide support to people who have impairments.

United Way of Oak Park & River Forest
1042 Pleasant St Oak Park
Tel: 708-386-4885 Fax: 708-386-4886   
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West Suburban Access News Association
P.O Box 3221 Oak Park
Tel: 708-383-6258      
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The West Suburban Access News Association is a non-profit membership organization which provides information on disability issues. We also publish a monthly newsletter with information on disability issues.

Wonder Works: A Children's Museum in Oak Park
6445 North Ave. Oak Park
Tel: 708-383-4815 Fax: 708-383-5730   
A hands-on environment intended to strengthen the social, emotional & intellectual development of children up to age ten.

Economy Shop, The
103 S. Grove St. Oak Park
Tel: 708-383-2449 Fax: 708-386-4164   
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16 Rooms of Extraordinary Bargains! Proceeds benefit 6 OP & RF Charities. See website for dates & times.