New Life Centers deeply appreciates partnerships with a variety of organizations, without which we could not fully impact our communities:

  • Adler University
  • Beyond the Ball
  • Mayor Rahm Emmanuel’s CARE Team
  • City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
  • Cook County Latino Taskforce
  • Cook County Juvenile Court
  • Cook County Justice Advisory Council
  • Enlace Chicago
  • Family Bridges
  • Gateway Foundation
  • Good City
  • Harambee Chicago
  • Here’s Life Inner City
  • Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
  • International Teams
  • Lawndale Christian Legal Center
  • Lee University
  • The Little Village Violence Prevention Collaborative
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • Meier Clinics
  • Michael Reese Health Trust
  • Moody Bible Institute and Moody Graduate School
  • Navigators
  • Neighborhood Sports Little Village
  • New Life Community Church
  • North Park University
  • Polk Brothers Foundation
  • Precious Blood Ministries of Reconciliation
  • Renew Chicago
  • Sit Stay Read
  • Steward’s Market
  • United Latinos for Empowerment, Education and Development (ULEED)
  • Talenton Financial
  • YoungLife
  • YouthWorks, Inc.
  • Farragut High School
  • Kanoon Elementary School
  • Little Village Academy
  • Castellanos Elementary School
  • Spry Elementary School
  • Cameron Elementary School
  • Family Bridges – CCHMR
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • The Springboard Foundation
  • UP2US – Coaches Across America
  • United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Youth Outreach Services

Based on strong performance, New Life Centers has received renewed or increased funding from 94% of funders as long as funders’ guidelines allow.

New Life Centers is also sustained by income from Arise Creations and urban immersion teams, as well as generous individual donors.

New Life Centers serves as an advisor in the following capacities:

Chair of Cook County Juvenile Court – JDAI Alternatives to Detention Committee
Mayor’s Office Little Village CARE Executive Committee
Trained local churches, governments, police departments, and school districts across Chicagoland and nationwide in our community-based model for gang intervention, including Orange County Juvenile Court and Orange County Department of Education
New Life Centers’ recent awards include:

Faith-Based Partner of the Year 2011 from CeaseFire Illinois for excellence in mentoring youth on probation
Springboard Award 2012 from the Springboard Foundation 
for innovation and growth in after-school youth programming
More God Less Crime National Contest Award for most effective practice in using a faith-based approach to combat crime or delinquency
2013 Community Partner of the Year from Youth Outreach Services for excellence in mentoring youth on probation