Afro-American Family and Community Services Records

Institution: Chicago History Museum
Address:
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Website
Date: 1952-1982
Extent: 40.5 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None
Access to this collection is restricted; please contact the holding institution for details.

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
The mission of African American Family Services (AAFS) is to help the African American individual, family and community to reach a greater state of well being through the delivery of community-based, culturally-specific chemical health, mental health, and family preservation services.

Scope and Content Note:
The collection includes board of directors minutes, financial records, topical files, and client case files of the Afro-American Family and Community Services, an African American social welfare coordinating agency working in the areas of child welfare (adoption, foster care), family and individual counseling, and neighborhood organizations.

Related Material: None