Oak Park Township Youth Services FY2021 Contractor Applications Open

CONTACT:  Shannon Perryman, Youth Services Administrative Assistant,

Oak Park and River Forest Townships

Phone - 708-445-2727-8005,

Fax – 708-383-8062





November 21, 2019


Oak Park Township Youth Services

FY2021 Contractor Applications Open

In an effort to facilitate positive experiences for the youth of Oak Park and River Forest, Oak Park and River Forest Townships contract with more than 20 agencies annually, offering more than 50 educational, recreational and vocational programs that engage young residents. Opportunities include social emotional learning, community and civic awareness, career and future planning and offer a wide variety of learning experiences for youth.

Our all-volunteer Youth Services Committee, consisting of Oak Park and River Forest residents, advises the Township Board with funding recommendations based on available funds encouraging Mentoring strategies to address Youth Services' priorities of:

  • Programs that work with youth in the transition years, grades 5th-9th.

If you are interested in contracting with us for the 2021 Fiscal Year (April 1st, 2020 to March 31st, 2021), please download the contract request form and guidelines which are available online at https://oakparktownship.org/youth-services/ and return by mail to 105 S. Oak Park Avenue or by email to sperryman@oakparktownship.org.  All contract requests are due on or before 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

For more information, please contact Youth Services at 708-445-2727.

Oak Park and River Forest Townships Youth Services supports programs and services that address youth through the implementation of prevention techniques, crisis intervention, restorative justice, therapeutic involvement, case management and coordination of wraparound services with other community partners and agencies.  Youth Services also advocates for programs and services which enhance the social/emotional development of youth and their families.  Youth Services is committed to promoting positive opportunities for youth and families and to helping the youth and their families access needed services.


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