About Us


Youth who have suffered trauma can become our future leaders


UCAN strives to build strong youth and families through compassionate healing, education and empowerment

UCAN's Core Values:

  • We hold true the belief that healing is possible and that providing care with compassion is essential to our work
  • We challenge all individuals to become advocates for justice
  • We believe that integrity and honesty are the cornerstones of our work
  • We honor the intrinsic value of all people and believe inclusiveness is a strength
  • Providing youth a voice is a personal healing experience as well as a chance to advocate for others
  • Excellence derives from knowledge, hard work and innovation
  • We strive for fairness and equality for our clients and in our workplace
  • Financial viability is necessary and requires control and individual responsibility


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UCAN's memberships, licenses and accreditations include:

Child Care Association of Illinois logoIAACP logo

Guide Star logo exchange seal


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