What's new at CCWF?

CCWF Spring Fundraiser

May 5, 2015


On March 15, the CCWF Spring Fundraiser at Villa Verone was a huge success. Thank you to all our attendees and supporters! Here pictured are interns, board members and CCWF staff getting ready for the big night!




Book Libraries Delivered!

February 18, 2015


Thanks to various CCWF book donors such as Houghton Mifflin, we are able to donate 100-book libraries to each of our 2015 ICDP Projects! So far this year books have been delivered to Melrose Park, Cicero, Hermosa, and Englewood.

2015 Ultimate PlayHouse Planning
Februrary 17, 2015

Planning for the CCWF 2015 Ultimate PlayHouse Project: Public Awareness Campaign & Raffle has BEGUN! Kimberly Svevo & John Hall pictured at planning meeting with Vanessa LaSota. Let the PlayHouse Project Planning Begin. Stay Tuned for Architectural Drawings Debut at the CCWF Spring March 15 Fundraiser at Villa Verone, Geneva, IL. See Event Details & Register Now (space limited).

New ICDP Program in Melrose Park!

Februrary 2, 2015


Today CCWF Coordinator Cynthia and Intern Cristal went to support our ICDP group from Family Focus Melrose Park! We are excited to have started ICDP in a new location and we know that facilitators Adriana and Carmen, along with their wonderful childcare team, will host an excellent program there smile emoticon

ICDP Facilitator Training Workshop-Chicago Public Schools 

January 28, 2015


We have completed the final day of workshop 1 for our first ever group of facilitators from Chicago public schools! Congratulations to our new facilitators from Bass and Langford schools in Englewood!

Superstar Volunteers! 

January 15, 2015


Thank you to our superstar volunteers Robert, Rob, Ryan, and Jake!!! With their help we are ready to send out invitations to our March 15th Villa Verone Fundraiser! We appreciate your help very much and we hope to have you back very soon!

ICDP Facilitator Training Workshop-
Humboldt Park

January 13, 2015


We have concluded our Workshop 1 in Humboldt Park! We once again had a great group of individuals who we are confident will run strong ICDP groups for parents!! We had participants from VIVA Children's Home & Aid, Howard Area Community Center, and SGA Youth & Family Services. Congratulations to our facilitators on completing your first step towards Facilitator Certification!!!

Presentation at Yellow Ribbon Event

January 10, 2015


CCWF President Kimberly Svevo; Andy Balafas, Veteran Liaison-Vitas Healthcare, 1st Vice Commander, AMVETS 503; Major Jack Erwin (ret.) and Dennis Wambangco, 933D MP CO FRG represented our ICDP Military Family Development Program in a plenary plus workshop for National Guard members and partners on Sat. Jan. 10 for the 108th National Guard Brigade. Family Groups starting in Elgin Feb 5th, and Chicago, tentatively April or May! 

Happy New Year from the CCWF team!

January 6, 2015


We wish you a Happy New Year on behalf of the CCWF Team! We have some new faces this year, including Marketing and Events Manager Vanessa Bell-LaSota, and Aurora University MSW Interns Cristal Solórzano and Vanessa Botti. It's going to be a great year!



Tel. 630-909-9411

411 Stevens Street,

Geneva, IL 60134



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