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Dine and Dash With a Twist!

Dine and Dash With a Twist!

Get ready for a night of fun! Arab American Family Services will be hosting its first Dine and Dash, With a Twist, on Friday, March 3rd, 2017! The target audience for the event will be teenage and college students. Along with dinner, the program will be filled with interactive, enriching conversations that will address a wide range of questions and concerns raised by the youth throughout our communities. Be prepared to exchange dialogue and walk out with a few more friends! Seats are limited so be sure to claim your seat through the link...

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Arab American Women Meet and Greet with State Rep Kelly Burke

State Representative Kelly Burke will be meeting with Arab American women on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 6-8 hosted by a local community member. If you live in one of State Rep’s district area(s): Chicago Ridge, Oak Lawn, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Willow Springs, or Worth, and interested in engaging with your local politics, come out and join us. State Rep. Kelly Burke wants and is interested to hear and learn from you. This is a great way to become civically engaged. To attend, must RSVP to Nareman Taha:...

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AAFS to Host Annual Cosmic Bowling Night

Arab American Family Services will be hosting their Annual Cosmic Bowling on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Orland Bowl, 8601 West 159th St. We want everyone to come out and enjoy this awesome night of food, fun and bowling. Registration begins at 9 p.m. with food and games kicking off at 9:30 p.m. $30 will get you an unlimited pass to games and dinner, and shoes are included. Please join us. Purchase your tickets easily, online by clicking on the...

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AAFS to Host First Women’s Health Workshop on December 14!

Arab American Family Services will be hosting their first annual Women’s Health Workshop on Wednesday, December 14 at our office, 9044 S. Octavia in Bridgeview. The workshop, which will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m., will be an opportunity to discuss health issues including birth control, sexually transmitted diseases and sexual health. If women are interested in attending, we will have separate activities for your children to participate in during the workshop. For more information, or to RSVP, please call (708)...

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AAFS To Host First Women’s Cafe Club

The Arab American Women’s Cafe Club will be hosting their first meeting on Thursday, Dec. 29 and will continue to run on the last Thursday of every month. We want this to be an opportunity for women in the community to get together and create their own support system and talk freely about any issues they may struggle with on a regular basis. We want this to be a safe space for the women in the community who need to find other to talk to and relate with. They will have the opportunity to make suggestions on different topics they would...

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AAFS to Offer ESL and Civics Classes in January

AAFS to Offer ESL and Civics Classes in January

Arab American Family Services is proud to announce that we will be bringing back our English as a Second Language and Civic (Immigration) classes. The goal for these classes is to help prepare members of our community who are close to taking their American Citizenship test. Those interested in registering must be 18 or older. Registration will begin in January for upcoming sessions. Those interested in registering can call AAFS at (708) 599-2237 for more information.

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AAFS Back to School Drive

AAFS Back to School Drive

School is just around the corner! Arab American Family Services is hosting a Back to School Drive. We are asking for donation for all those who can help get a student on the right track and ready to face the new year! We are looking for donations of backpacks, pens, pencils, folders, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, rulers and glue, to name a few. Donations can be dropped of by Monday, August 15 at our office, 9044 S. Octavia. Education is the key to success, and if we give our younger generation the tools they need, early on, we are...

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AAFS to Host CEDA Rental Assistance Program

AAFS to Host CEDA Rental Assistance Program

Arab American Family Services will be hosting the CEDA to host the Family Support and Community Engagement Rental Assistance Program on Wednesday, August 10 at 9:30 a.m. at our office, 9044 S. Octavia in Bridgeview. The Rental ASsistance Program provides case management and household budgeting for eligible applicants living in suburban Cook County to help them maintain or achieve affordable housing. Financial assistance will be provided to applicants who qualify to further assist them in reaching their goals. Applicants must meet...

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9th Annual Walk in Faith Not in Fear is October 1

9th Annual Walk in Faith Not in Fear is October 1

Arab American Family Services is proud to announce the date for the 9th annual Walk in Faith Not in Fear, domestic violence and cancer awareness walk. The walk will be held on Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Lake Katherine Nature Center, 7402 W. Lake Katherine Dr. in Palos Heights. Registration fees are $25 for adults, $10 for children 10 and under. The walk is funded by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, the Chicago Foundation for Women and the Department of Human Services. For more information, or to register,...

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