Slingshots teen center is helping teens in Chicago with vocational training, education, emotional support and of course spiritual guidance.  Our current location on the north side of Chicago has reached over 1,700 students in the first three and a half years. Multiply that by 77 neighborhoods and we would be helping over 115,500 teens in the next three years.  If we help the teens of Chicago - We help Chicago! Please consider becoming a monthly donor to Slingshots. Slingshots is a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Spiritual Guidance - Vocational Training - Emotional Support - Education Support

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Help us reach teens in Chicago

Hi Friends, Please help Slingshots reach teens in Chicago. We continue to help teens in vocational training (Carpentry/Fashion merchandising), education, emotional support and of course spiritual guidance. We are praying that God will help us do this all over the city of Chicago. For just over 2.5 million dollars a year we believe that we

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2017 School year hours

The school year will start in Chicago on September 5th. Slingshots will be open Monday – Thursdays from 3:00 – 6:00. Basketball on Thursday nights from 5:15 – 6:30. A program called AWANA will take place on Wednesday nights for all teens and their younger brothers and sisters from 6:45 to 8:30.


Slingshots Summer Hours Slingshots will be closed on Mondays during the summer. Tuesdays 2:00 – 5:00 Wednesday 2:00 – 5:00 Thursday 2:00 – 6:00 (basketball 4:30 – 6:00) Friday 2:00 – 5:00 Summer Hours will start on June 27th (Tuesday)

Slingshots Has Moved!

Slingshots has now moved! We are in our new location and it is amazing! We have increased 60 teens a week on average – now averaging over 210 teens a week and growing. We have added a Thursday night basketball program where over 60 boys have been playing. We are working toward adding a food

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