3410 W. Roosevelt Road Chicago, IL 60624.  (773) 826-2929


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Welcome to I AM ABLE
Center for Family Development, Inc.


Come inside the hearts and hands of I AM ABLE. We are here for the growth and development of families; the world's most precious resource. Our professional team of clinicians, educators and administrators have given themselves to academic training, research-based solutions and best practices. Our commitment is to compliment the strength of each family member, as we work together to enhance the lives of individuals who will impact the next generations.


"Celebrating The Healing Power of A Strong Family"

Join I AM ABLE for our annual fundraiser:
Contact Charrise Greer for event details (773.840.8062) click HERE for more information.  

2014 "Protectors of the Flame: The New Legacy of Trauma: Generational Incarceration"

I AM ABLE is hosting its 4th annual conference this year, focusing on the impact of trauma in our communities. Dates and details TBA.  Stay Tuned for more information.

"TR4IM - Trauma Response, Recovery, Reduction & Removal Intervention Movement"

TR4IM is a seamless network of collaborative partners committed to impact varying sectors of the community, 8-blocks at a time, until all sectors are included.  Please feel free to join us in the final planning stages of this movement, before the train leaves the station.   Working Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at: Sinai Community Institute, 2653 W. Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60608  FROM 11 am-1 pm, lunch provided by partners!

TR4IM Meeting Dates for 2014 are as follows: Tuesday March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18 & Dec. 16 FROM 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please call or email to RSVP your attendance to the meeting by the FRIDAY BEFORE THE MEETING.
Juanita Shelby @ 826-2929 ext. 1015 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Interested in additional information about Mental Health and Wellness?  Clink on any of the featured topics below to learn more!

Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse

ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Depression: Major Depression & Unipolar Varieties Depression: Major Depression

Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Anger Management Anger Management

Anxiety Disorders Anxiety Disorders



The Steans Family Foundation has once again shown its generosity and support of I AM ABLE, as our top foundation sponsor in 2013.

The Liesendahl Foundation has shown its generosity to I AM ABLE as the 2nd highest foundation sponsor of 2013.

We are grateful to every partner and supporter who has given to, prayed for, been present with or volunteered at ABLE, especially our Board of Directors!




"Empowering Families, Building Community"