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Kids Served by Barnabas Ministries

New - Video Describing the
Barnabas Project Ministries

Click here to view - about 3 minutes in length

The Barnabas Project began serving the needy of the Chicago area in 1988 with housing and support for homeless and abused families. Today its ministries include:

  • Cornerstone Community Outreach - In the Uptown neighborhood, support for homeless and abused women and families -- CCO offers shelters for individuals and families and other neighborhood services
  • Leslie's Place - On the west side, a long running ministry providing housing and support for women just released from prison
  • Safe Families - A volunteer movement that connects the children of parents in distress with host families who offer their homes and support for vulnerable children
  • Young Men's Educational Network - Aiding the youth of the Lawndale neighborhood
  • Hope House - Hope House recently moved to Genoa in rural Chicago. It continues to serve youngsters from the Humbolt Park neighborhood in Chicago, as well as those from rapidly growing Hispanic areas in the city's northwest suburbs.
  • Celebrate Re-Entry--Provides regular Bible Study for ex-felons in McHenry county
  • Camping Ministry - Providing free summer camp experience for inner city kids served by Barnabas Project supported ministries

Logo to Donate

You can now contribute to the ministries of The Barnabas Project online.  Click on the image to the left to use the secure website of Network for Good, a non-profit service or select the button on the right to use PayPal.  Both services accept credit card payments.


For more information about these people-focused ministries, write the Barnabas Project at
PO Box 95,  Medinah, IL 60157 or send an e-mail to