Office of Faith Based Initiatives (OFBI)
The Office of Faith Based Initiatives is proud to announce the Summer Safe Haven Program for 2016. The free program runs from Tuesday, July 5th until August 12th; Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Students will be provided a free breakfast and lunch through our partnership with New Life Ministries.
We are also excited to introduce enrichment programs from our corporate sponsors Junior Achievement and Common Threads. Students will learn financial literacy and the value of healthy and nutritious meal preparation. Registration is open now. If you would like to register a student, please contact a Safe Haven provider in your area. For a complete list, please refer to the list below.
For additional information, please call The Office of Faith Based Initiatives at 773-553-2500.
The Safe Haven program is housed in the Office of Faith Based Initiatives of Chicago Public Schools and provides a safe haven for CPS students that is a reliable and no cost alternative place for students and parents during critical high violence periods in the city. The mission of Safe Haven to eradicate bullying and instill practices to combat youth violence and to engage students in workshops that focus on positive conflict resolutions, anger management, anti-bullying, and anti-violence. Safe Haven is a partnership between CPS and the Faith Community. There are currently over 120 established partners.