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The Cancer Support Center is here to give strength, guidance and support to anyone living
with a cancer diagnosis, as well as to their loved ones. We do this as a community-based, volunteer-driven, donor-supported organization. Our programs, resources and services are always delivered by professional therapists, counselors, nutritionists, and experts; and are provided in a warm, welcoming and nurturing setting at no cost to participants.


Homewood Location

2028 Elm Road (west of the corner of Dixie Highway and Elm Road)
(708) 798-9171


The Homewood Public Library aspires to enrich and enhance the lives of our patrons and community. We provide continuously evolving service that responds to patrons’ changing needs, access to information, literature and the arts that supports life-long learning, discovery and cultural enjoyment. Our library is a stimulating, pleasing and welcoming space for patrons to meet, discuss, create and collaborate. We host cultural, educational and recreational programs which inspire and entertain and we support area schools, organizations and participate in village events.


17917 Dixie Highway

(708) 798-0121



Homewood Science Center (HSC) has a mission to create interactive opportunities to explore and connect with science, technology, engineering, art, and math through strong community partnerships. Drop in for PopUp SCIENCE the 4th Saturday May-September from 10am-1pm! These free events create hands-on opportunities for families to explore STEAM together.  Additionally, HSC offers summer camps and paid programs for kids in 1st-8th grades. HSC’s South Suburban STEAM Network (SSSN) convenes parents, educators, business leaders, and community enthusiasts to strengthen STEAM initiatives in Chicago’s Southland; SSSN is a recognized hub within the STEM Learning Ecosystem, an international network of STEM providers. Initiated by an SSSN member to address gender inequity in STEAM professions, Girls STEAM Ahead was developed as an intervention bringing together female students in 7th-12th grades with women in STEAM fields. HSC has a fantastic field trip opportunity for elementary students, Roller Coasters: An Inventor’s Journey. Aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, the learning objective of this field trip is to increase elementary school students’ skill, understanding, and self-efficacy in the engineering design process. Plan your visit to Homewood Science Center during Open Hours for Families or enjoy one of their special events!


18021 Dixie Highway

(708) 206-3369


The mission of South Suburban Family Shelter, Inc. is to provide comprehensive, coordinated services for families in which domestic violence exists. The Shelter is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, social service agency which is accountable and accessible to all segments of the community. To that end, competent professional and/or trained volunteers will help clients identify options in their life situations without imposing any one solution.


18137 Harwood Avenue

(708) 794-2140


The Village Artists is a non-profit group, furnishing the members with a work-shop, work space, classes, exhibits, Museum and Gallery tours, paint-outs, etc. The members have their own key and may work at the studio any time. The studio is fully equipped with easels, sculpture stands, a kiln, two pottery wheels and shelf space where each person may keep supplies. The Village Artists organization is a base for anyone interested in art and a place to work alone or in a group. The purpose of the Village Artists is to advance, promote, encourage and elevate the artistic interests of members and of the community. 


1957 Ridge Road

(708) 798-4774


The Village of Homewood is the right place to work, play, learn, be creative and put down roots. From an award-winning school system and outstanding park district to ease of commuting to Chicago, Homewood's amenities add up to a superior quality of life.


2020 Chestnut Road

(708) 798-3000


The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is a 501 (c)(3) and a nationally recognized leader in the field of women’s economic development.

The organization was founded in 1986 to provide services and programs to support and accelerate women’s business ownership and strengthen the impact of women on the economy by creating jobs, fueling economic growth, and building strong communities. 

The mission of the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is to support and accelerate business development and growth, targeting women and serving other underserved communities and veterans, in order to strengthen their participation in, and impact on, the economy.

Women’s Business Development Center

1 University Parkway

University Park, IL 60484