urban SOCIAL WORK Placements

The following organizations are examples of sites where Chicago Center students have recently been placed. Click on the logos to learn more about each organization. 

Access Living

Access Living is committed to fostering an inclusive society that enables Chicagoans with disabilities to live fully–engaged and self–directed lives.

Weiss Memorial Hospital

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital is an urban hospital located in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago.

Heartland Alliance

Heartland Alliance works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.

Teen Living Program

Teen Living Program has supported and strengthened Chicago’s most vulnerable young people for over 40 years.

Chicago House & Social Services

Chicago House serves individuals and families disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ marginalization, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity. 


RefugeeOne creates opportunity for refugees fleeing war, terror, and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity, and self-reliance.

Association House of Chicago

Since 1899, Association House has worked with Chicagoans who seek tools to lead more productive lives.


Featherfist serves homeless men, women and children and those “at risk” of becoming homeless throughout the City of Chicago.  

Girls in the Game

At Girls in the Game every girl finds her voice, discovers her strength and leads with confidence through fun and active sports, health and leadership programs.