HCS Family Services has been involved as an active member of the Willowbrook Corner Coalition for many years. The Coalition is a collaboration of organizations working to empower this area of DuPage County through initiatives involving a multi-faceted, multi-agency approach to meeting or exceeding the identified needs of this community. Many of the approaches used ion the Willowbrook Corners community have applications through our service area.
The following is a list of coalition agency members and what they do:
The Community House – Have an outstanding tutoring program that works with grade school and Junior High School children.
Burr Ridge Police Department – Their primary goal is safety in the community. Police representative also work in the community to do finger printing, and teach safety techniques.
Downers Grove Township – Their goal is to provide substance abuse and violence prevention services to the community.
United Way of Metro Chicago – They want to improve lives and make a positive community impact, especially in the areas of income, education and health, by mobilizing caring people to invest in the community where their resources are needed most.
Metropolitan Family Services-DuPage Center – The Center provides and mobilizes the services needed to strengthen families and communities and strive to meet this mission in partnership with the community.
Hinsdale Lake Terrace – Provides a quality living environment at an affordable price.
Indian Prairie Public Library – Supports children and families of Willowbrook Corners with programming and materials that can help them succeed in school, build reading skills, obtain early childhood and family literacy skills and explore their individual interests.
School District 180 – wants to link the school and community and be aware of what is going on in the community.
DuPage Health Department – Their goals are the elimination of racism and violence prevention.
Hinsdale South High School – is a community of learners committed to education in an environment that promotes excellence, respect and responsibility.