Provides comprehensive services for homeless, at-risk, domestic violence, and ex-offender youth ages 14 to 24, including young single parents and their children. Young people live in shared, supervised apartments or houses, sharing common areas such as kitchen, living room, and bath while they receive counseling, Independent living skills training, parenting classes and employment services. The goal of the 18 to 24-month Long program is to help you become self-sufficient adults with strong connections to the community. The emphasis of this program is on the self-direction and self-determination. the purpose of transitional housing is to provide not only longer-term residency to the homeless, but also a safety network of supportive services that provides opportunities to improve educational, social and economic status so that youth May regain Independence, self-sufficiency and return to more traditional and/or their own residential housing.


Provides career focus development and training to prepare participants for both employment and entrepreneurial opportunities to inspire youth through programs and trainings and services to enhance our students physical appearance and mental wellness. Also to help you develop skills to go out and start their own businesses in the cosmetology field; but not limited to.

  • School Based Mentoring

Group mentoring is offered to Chicago public schools, Charter schools, private schools. Sessions will be held by trained staff mentors and a group of students that is identified by each school personnel.

  • Site/Comm. Based Mentoring

Provided by train staff and/or with a community partner.


The primary mission is to give young women, women in general in dire housing circumstances, the tools, and resources to move towards and then excel in every area of life that will benefit her as well as the growth of her child. ML4U2 also focuses on developing youth emotionally, intellectually, academically and spiritually.

We are dedicated to fostering an environment that ensures safety, provides encouragement, support, and complete healing.

Our vision is to transform communities by empowering and inspiring our participants to accomplish goals with gratitude and determination. We aim to provide life changing services now and for future generations.


Our MISSION is to EMPOWER & INSPIRE our youth by helping them to develop skills needed to build successful Cosmetology Businesses. We accomplish this objective through mentoring, training, and coaching our participants.
Our VISION is to teach strategies and techniques to address challenging life experiences, and provide a supportive environment is conducive to learning. Our programs enhance the confidence, well-being, and awareness of opportunities for our young people to enable them to create a successful future for themselves, their families, and their communities.


We have ran our programs in over 5 CPS in the City of Chicago.



As long as poverty, injustice & inequality persist, none of us can truly rest. It doesn’t take much to change a life, Get in touch today and start making the difference.