"Working with clients, partners, communities and friends/supporters, we will continue to expand our services and provide the maximum impact to Mpower families and their communities."
- Ric Estrada, Metropolitan CEO



Southeast Chicago Center celebrates its 30th anniversary by highlighting its Community Schools programs

“We provide these opportunities that families would never have thought possible." More from Executive Director Vanessa Schwartz

Children at our Midway Learning & Wellness Center are growing in more ways than ever – by helping with the center’s garden!

"Everyone down to our infant/toddler youth are having fun maintaining the plants by helping to water them every day!" More from Education Coach Rakesha Battie



Metropolitan & the mayoral election: CP4P Training Director Vanessa Dereef asks a question during ABC7’s mayoral debate, and Metropolitan sponsors an inVEST Chicago panel

A Domestic Violence Summit educates Metropolitan staff on overcoming barriers to resources


Introducing the Metropolitan & Legal Aid Associate Board: The Metro Board and Associate Board of the Legal Aid Society combine forces into M-LAB

The Gerst Family Young Fathers program honors graduates at its annual awards banquet: meet Ivan, Hector, and Justin



C is for Community!
Cookie Monster, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Governor Pritzker help kick off another summer of Light In the Night with CP4P partner Breakthrough




Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that Mpowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.