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Community Organizations

See below for more information on community organizations in and around Tinley Park.


Community Groups

Bridge Teen Center, The
15605 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 614-6972  |  https://thebridgeteencenter.org
Nonprofit community center that was designed around the interests and needs of teens in the suburbs  

Harald Viking Lodge No. 13
6730 W. 175th St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-7220  |  https://haraldvikinglodgenumberthirteen.com/#
A fraternal order serving Tinley Park members

Kiwanis – Orland Park
13350 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, IL 60462
https://orland-park.kiwanisone.org/(X(1)S(vtzlno3akvtftprmnsd0ahri))/Page/8728
Global organization of members from every age dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time

Knights of Columbus Fr. C.C. Boyle Council #4698
6707 W. 175th St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 426-5743  |  https://www.knights4698.org
World's largest Catholic fraternal service organization

Odyssey Golf Foundation
19110 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-7400  |  https://www.odysseygolffoundation.org
Provides therapeutic/recreational benefits of golf to veterans, active military personnel and those with special needs

PAWS (Peoples Animal Welfare Society)
8301 W. 191st St., Tinley Park, IL 60487
(815) 464-7298  |  https://pawstinleypark.org
Animal shelter dedicated to the protection of domestic animals

Tinley Moraine Genealogists
7851 Timber Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-0160  |  https://www.facebook.com/Tinley-Moraine-Genealogists
Local genealogy society in the southwest suburbs of Chicago

Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce
17316 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-5700  |  http://tinleychamber.org
Brings information and opportunities to businesses and the community to create a strong economy

Tinley Park Fire Department Firefighters Association
Tinley Park, IL 60477
https://www.facebook.com/TinleyParkFire
An association for Tinley Park firefighters

Tinley Park Frankfort Rotary Club
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-9000
https://tinleyfrankfort.clubexpress.com
Provides humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standard in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world

Tinley Park Friends of the Library
7851 Timber Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-0160  |  www.tplibrary.org/friends-of-the-library
Helps the library by conducting fundraisers to support special events and library programs

Tinley Park Garden Club
Tinley Park, IL 60477
http://www.tinleyparkgardenclub.com
Local gardening club based in Tinley Park

Tinley Park Historical Society
6727 W. 174th St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-4210  |  https://tinleyparkhistoricalsociety.org
Documents and displays Tinley Park's rich history

Tinley Park Lions Club
Tinley Park, IL 60477
https://e-clubhouse.org/sites/tinley_park
Local humanitarian service organization

Tinley Wish
7850 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-5765  |  https://tinleywish.org
Delivers holiday gifts to Tinley Park families in need

Toy Box Connection
P.O. Box 1146, Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 691-2715  |  https://www.toyboxconnection.com
Children’s nonprofit located in the south suburbs of Chicago


Sports Organizations

Tinley Park Bobcats
P.O. Box 488
Tinley Park, IL 60477
http://www.tinleyparkbobcats.org
Volunteer organization that offers recreational/instructional programs in soccer, baseball, softball, flag football and cheerleading

Tinley Park Bulldogs
6601 W. 171st St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
https://tpbulldogs.org
Provides football, boys and girls lacrosse, wrestling and cheerleading opportunities for ages 5 to 14


Veterans Groups
                    
American Legion Post 615
17423 S. 67th Court, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-1737  |  www.post615.com
For Tinley Park veterans who have served federal active duty in the Armed Forces and have been honorably discharged or are still serving

American Legion Riders Chapter 615
17423 S. 67th Court, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-1737  |  http://www.post615.com/riders.html
American Legion Post 615's official motorcycle club

Korean War Veterans Association South Suburban Chapter 23
17211 S. Odell Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-5950  |  http://kwva.us
Serves Tinley Park veterans of the Korean War

Marine Corp League, Kevin Clarke Detachment 1217
17147 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 614-6093  |  www.mclnational.org
Serves Tinley Park Marines; named after Marine Cpl. Kevin M. Clarke, who was killed in Iraq in 2005

USS Chicago SSN 721 Base of Submarine Veterans
17147 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-2333  |  Facebook Page
A chapter of the U.S. Submarine Veterans Incorporated (USSVI)

Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.) Post 2791
17147 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-2333  |  www.vfw2791.org
Serves veterans, the military and the community; advocates on behalf of all veterans


Social Services Organizations

Access to Care (formerly Suburban Primary Health Care Council)
2225 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2507, Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 531-0680  |  https://accesstocare.org
Nonprofit primary health care program for residents of suburban Cook County and northwest Chicago who are lower-income, uninsured and underinsured

Alcoholics Anonymous Illinois
(800) 839-1686  |  alcoholicsanonymous.com/aa-meetings/illinois
AA Illinois helps individuals struggling with alcoholism find the help they need on a local basis.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
601 E. Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20049
(888) OUR-AARP  |  https://states.aarp.org/illinois
Organization serving all Illinois seniors age 50 and older

Aunt Martha's Youth Services
20000 Governors Drive, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
(877) 692-8686  |  https://www.auntmarthas.org
Provides substance abuse counseling, a health and dental clinic; foster care, summer youth employment and GED counseling to youth; serves 600 Illinois communities

Catholic Charities
12731 S. Wood St., Blue Island, IL 60406
(708) 430-0428  |  https://www.catholiccharities.net
Works to support families, reduce poverty and build communities

CEDA (Community and Economic Development Association)
567 W. Lake St., Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 782-2332  |  https://www.cedaorg.net
Works with communities in the Chicago area to empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency and improve their quality of life

Community Services Foundation
6775 Prosperi Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 361-3650  |  https://www.csfil.org
Develops and creates opportunities for individuals with disabilities that support and inspire independence

Crisis Center for South Suburbia
P.O. Box 39, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-7233  |  https://www.crisisctr.org
Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, advocacy and community education

CTF Illinois
6800 Centennial Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708)  429-1260  |  https://www.ctfillinois.org
Works to create a culture where people are not defined by their differences, but recognized for the value they bring to their communities

Down in the Southland
P.O. Box 831, Tinley Park, IL 60477
https://www.downinthesouthland.org
Fosters the development of lifelong education and social and life skills among individuals with Down syndrome and their families

Easterseals Academy Tinley Park
17300 Ozark Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 802-9050  |  https://www.easterseals.com/chicago
Nonprofit health care organization for people with disabilities

GiGi's Playhouse
15954 S. Harlem Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 620-8400  |  https://gigisplayhouse.org
Works to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all

Grand Prairie Services
17746 Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-1012  |  https://gpsbh.org/about-gps/locations
A broad array of high-quality mental health, community support, educational and related services

Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs
7258 W. Benton Drive, Frankfort, IL 60423
(708) 756-2015  |  http://www.chicagolandhabitat.org
Nonprofit housing organization that builds homes, communities and hope

I Can Dream Center
18501 Maple Creek Drive, Suite 200, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 798-4200  |  https://icandreamcenter.com
Connects youth to a world of possibilities so they can better thrive within their community

Infinitec Southwest and UCP Sequin of Greater Chicago (United Cerebral Palsy)
7550 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-8460  |  http://www.infinitec.org  |  https://ucpsequin.org
Advances independence and promotes inclusive opportunities for children and adults with disabilities through technology

Orland Township
14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 403-4222  |  https://orlandtownship.org
Offers programs and services that enrich the lives of residents and the community as a whole

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metro Chicago
(312) 341-1070  |  https://www.legalaidchicago.org
Provides free civil legal services to people living in poverty in Cook County

Painted Turtle, The
17459 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-1260  |  https://www.ctfillinois.org
Art studio for individuals with disabilities to learn new skills and techniques, participate in art therapy and create their own work 

P.A.S.S. (Pregnancy Aid South Side)
17214 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 614-9777  |  www.PassPregnancyCareCenters.org
Provides confidential pregnancy and parenting services in the Tinley Park area; counselors available by appointment only

Pathlights (formerly PLOWS Council on Aging)
7808 W. College Drive, Suite 5E, Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 361-0219  |  www.facebook.com/PATHLIGHTSIL
Services for people age 61 and older to help maintain independence, pride and dignity

Respond Now, Inc.
1439 Emerald Ave., Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 755-4357  |  https://respondnow.org
Provides immediate relief for residents of Chicago's south suburbs who are in the most need

Sertoma Centre, Inc.
4343 W. 123rd St., Alsip, IL 60803
(708) 748-1951  |  https://sertomacentre.org/home
Evaluation and therapy to people with speech, language, learning and/or hearing problems

South Suburban Family Shelter
P.O. Box 937, Homewood, IL 60430
(708) 794-2140  |  https://ssfs1.org
Comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their families

South Suburban PADS
414 W. Lincoln Highway, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 332-7700  |  http://www.sspads.org
Provides temporary shelter and supportive services to area homeless

South Suburban Special Recreation Association
19910 S. 80th Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60487
(815) 806-0384  |  https://www.sssra.org
Provides individuals with disabilities or special needs the opportunity to be involved in year-round recreation

Special Olympics Illinois
605 E. Willow St., Normal, IL 61761
(309) 888-2551  |  https://www.soill.org
Helps people with intellectual disabilities realize their full potential in sports and in life

St. Coletta's of Illinois
18350 Crossing Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60487
(708) 342-5200  |  https://www.stcolettasofil.org
Residential care, educational programs, medical care, vocational services and specialized facilities for children and adults with developmental disabilities

Tinley Park Food Pantry
6875 W. 173rd Place, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 614-7739
Provides free food to people struggling with hunger

Together We Cope/NU2U Resale Shop
17010 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 633-5040  |  https://togetherwecope.org
Emergency assistance in crisis situations (homelessness, client advocacy, crisis intervention, etc.)


Scouts Organizations

Boy Scouts of America
1218 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 421-8800  |  https://pathwaytoadventure.org/ScoutsBSA
Educational programs for boys and young adults that are designed to build moral strength and character

Cub Scouts of America
1218 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 421-8800  |  https://www.scouting.org/programs/cub-scouts
Available to boys and girls from kindergarten through fifth grade, or 5 to 10 years and their families 

Girl Scouts – South Cook County
(708) 957-8100  |  www.girlscoutsgcnwi.org
Serves girls in kindergarten through 12th grade and includes Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors