Future Plans


Slingshots currently has one location at 4839 W. Irving Park Rd. in Chicago. The first location has been open since September 2014. We are thankful for all those who have played a part in Slingshots success so far. Teens come everyday to a fun/safe place where they can hang with friends, get help with homework, be encouraged and listened to.

The Portage Park location will be relocating to 3859 N. Central on April 10th, 2017. This location gives Slingshots 15,000 square feet including a gym, computer lab, cafe/snack shop/game room, pleanty of other spaces that will include an art space, music rooms, food pantry, etc. The new location is located inside of the North Side Gospel Center.

Slingshots has partnered with Youth For Christ to open a second location in the Woodlawn area on the south side of Chicago. The area is in need of after school programs to help teens with education, emotional support and spiritual guidance.

Slingshots has started vocational training in area of Carpentry and Fashion Merchandising in the Portage Park location.

Our goal is to open up Slingshots teen centers in all 77 neighborhoods in the city of Chicago. Slingshots goal is to partner with local churches and youth pastors to set up after school programs that help teens with education, emotional support, vocational training and spiritual guidance. The teen years are very challenging to navigate and Slingshots can be a place where teens can be cared for and challenged as they move from 6th grade to 12th grade.

Slingshots is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Please consider a financial contribution to Slingshots.

Slingshots has monthly supporters along with one time donors. If you would like to be a monthly donor please email Bob Anderson at slingshotschicago@gmail.com. If you would like to make an online donation please click on the Donate tab. You can also mail checks to Slingshots 4839 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60641


If you are ever in the area and would like to see Slingshots teen center please contact Bob Anderson either by email slingshotschicago@gmail.com or by phone 847-873-4762


For more information contact Bob Anderson slingshotschicago@gmail.com


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