Welcome to The H.O.Y.C.E. Center! We are thrilled to have you here, joining us on a journey of compassion, community, and positive change. At The H.O.Y.C.E. Center, we firmly believe that even the smallest acts of kindness can ignite a powerful ripple effect, transforming lives and brightening the world around us.
News and Events
Donate for Our Annual Season of giving
We are preparing for our Annual Season of giving event ! We are so excited to support our youth this year by providing toys, pajamas, and books. Please support our Toy Drive by purchasing toys today!!
You can purchase items between $10 and $200. No gift is a small gift. Click below to visit our virtual toy drive or capture the QR code.
If you would like to make a cash donation click below and you will be directed to our donation page!
Services and Programs
At The H.O.Y.C.E. Center, we’re dedicated to enhancing the lives of youth in Chicago and Urbana, Illinois communities with our wide range of enriching activities and programs. Our programs have been designed to be socially and educationally engaging, Since 2009, youth have benefited from our variety of programs. Check out what we to offer.
The Blessing Bank
Activities for Everyone to Enjoy
In partnership with the Walmart in Champaign, Illinois. The H.O.Y.C.E Center gives away donations received every two weeks at various events throughout Urbana and Champaign.
Passport To Success
Stop by Our Center
As youth transform into different areas of programming more opportunities become available based on program series completion. This is a program that addresses many topics that teach youth about the life and self skills needed in order to survive school, relationships, and life. In collaboration with other community based programs, H.O.Y.C.E monitors youth success in programs.
Teens Helping Teens
Youth Advancement in Community Media
This program provides youth the opportunity to develop media for teens from teens. Each cohort will develop their own webpage and social media handles for their chosen collaborative project.