No child is refused admission into our program based on academic ability. We commit to students who are ready to work hard, strive to do their best, and persevere against the challenges they face. We commit to students who commit to their futures.

Interested in joining Horizons for Youth?

If you meet our enrollment requirements, get in touch! We are currently keeping a waitlist of interested applicants. For questions, please contact Meghan Colgan at meghan@horizons-for-youth.org .

  • Applicant must be the legal guardian and have legal custody of the children for whom you are applying.
  • Applicant child must be no younger than kindergarten nor older than third grade.
  • If applying on behalf of multiple children, one must meet the above age requirements and siblings entering up to 6th grade are also accepted. Children entering 7th and 8th grade will be eligible after a separate student interview.
  • Applicants must have a permanent address within the City of Chicago limits.
  • Applicants must show proof of financial need with income no greater than two times the Chicago Area Median Income guidelines (click here to read our income guidelines).

Want to learn more? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

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