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A community youth center on Chicago’s west side

The Peace Corner Youth Center is a safe haven for youth on Madison Street in the Austin neighborhood. Kids and teens engage in after-school programming with carefully chosen adult mentors. We support academics and life skills through structured recreation and small group interaction. Parents and guardians are warmly welcomed to the Peace Corner family. Call or stop by today!


NOW OPEN after school!

September 2021 Update: We are so happy to resume after-school fun for kids aged 8-16! Come on by for sports in the gym and homework help. Mondays through Fridays 3-6pm. PLEASE NOTE we will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 6.


Please wear a mask. Free vaccines available for ages 12+ at Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison, Tuesdays-Fridays 9am-1pm (updated Sept 2021).


Our Programs

I love the Peace Corner because I never had a place to come when I was a little kid, and it’s helping me now become a better man.

PCYC Volunteer