Goodwill Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Popularity:#5 of 7 Goodwill Stores in Chicago#26 of 28 Goodwill Stores in Cook County#146 of 164 Goodwill Stores in Illinois#5,329 in Goodwill Stores

Goodwill Chicago Details

Address and Phone Number for Goodwill Chicago, a Goodwill, at South Wabash Avenue, Chicago IL.

Goodwill Chicago
819 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60605

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About Goodwill Chicago

Goodwill Chicago, located in Chicago, IL, is a branch location of Goodwill Industries International, Inc., a charitable non-profit organization. Goodwill's mission is to help individuals with disabilities and others facing barriers to employment. Goodwill offers multiple programs to help individuals reach their full potential and increase their self-sufficiency. Dating back to 1902, Goodwill has also collected donated clothing and household goods for resale at its Goodwill Stores. These stores train and hire impoverished workers.

You may contact Goodwill for questions about:
  • Chicago Goodwill Stores
  • Donating clothing and goods
  • Chicago Job placement and training programs
  • Financial coaching
  • Goodwill jobs and employment
Chicago Goodwill Stores

Goodwill operates stores in the Cook County area, which sell donated items. Goodwill Stores accept donations of clothing and goods for its thrift stores, which sell household items and more. Goodwill also accepts donations of furniture, small appliances, toys, electronics, and other goods. Contact Goodwill for information about its stores in the Cook County area or about its donation policies.

Goodwill Support Programs

Goodwill offers multiple support programs for people in the Cook County area, including case management service to help individuals identify and apply for financial assistance or other services from government or social service providers. Goodwill also offers classes to pass the GED and English as a Second Languages (ESL) courses. In addition, Goodwill provides financial coaching services, assistance in setting up a bank account, and tax preparation assistance for qualifying individuals.

Cook County Goodwill Job Training

In Chicago, Goodwill offers job training programs for people with disabilities. The Adult Day Training Program promotes job readiness and job skills training, with the option to gain manufacturing skills in a controlled work environment. The Day Training Program teaches work responsibility and reliability skills, co-worker relations, and how to follow directions, while building confidence and a strong work ethic. Participants in the Cook County Day Training Program can progress to Community Employment.

Goodwill Job Placement in Cook County, IL

The Community Employment Specialists at Goodwill develop relationships with employers in the Cook County area to connect participants with suitable jobs. These may include administrative or clerical roles, jobs in shipping and receiving, roles like grounds keeping, or positions in grocery stores or retail establishments. In Chicago, Employment Specialists identify suitable positions, connect individuals with available opportunities, and work with prospective employees to develop job skills like reliability, teamwork, and communication. Goodwill also provides internship opportunities with Cook County employers.

Contact Goodwill Chicago

You may contact Goodwill Chicago by calling 312-212-1290, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Goodwill Chicago, 819 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60605.