Afro-American Family and Community Services (Chicago, Ill.).

Title:

Afro-American Family and Community Services records

Identifier:

BMRC.CHM.AAFCS.SURVEY

Repository:

Chicago History Museum

Extent:

40.5 Linear feet

Dates:

1952-1982

Historical note

The mission of African American Family Services (AAFS) is to help the African American individual, family and community to reach a greater state of well being through the delivery of community-based, culturally-specific chemical health, mental health, and family preservation services.

Scope and Contents note

The Afro-American Family and Community Services records include board of directors minutes, financial records, topical files, and client case files of the Afro-American Family and Community Services, an African American social welfare coordinating agency working in the areas of child welfare (adoption, foster care), family and individual counseling, and neighborhood organizations.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2010 October 11 by Lisa Calahan.

Conditions Governing Access note

Access to this collection is restricted; please contact the holding institution for details.

Subjects

INVENTORY