Arab American Family Services (AAFS)

AAFS offers support in the areas of public benefits, immigration, domestic violence, mental health, and elderly services and sponsors outreach programs to build healthier families and communities. As a locally focused, nonpolitical and nonreligious agency, AAFS takes a leading role in building bridges respect and understanding between Arab-American and mainstream-American cultures. We not only assist Arab speakers in their native language and dialect, we are increasingly recognized by government agencies and other nonprofits as the best local resource for cultural exchange and translation services. AAFS serves as a catalyst for social change by actively seeking to confront the myths and taboos that have kept some Arab Americans from obtaining the assistance they need. By helping local neighbors overcome personal crisis, strengthen their families, and live healthier, more successful lives, Arab American Family Services is making a profound and positive impact in our community.

2 protests

January 8, 2018, 6:00 pm

Palos Hills, IL

Kick off 2018 right, another protest to say #ResignBrannigan

اجتمع مجتمعنا وحلفاؤنا معا في عام 2017 للمطالبة بوضع حد للعنصرية في بلدة بالوس، ومنذ تموز / يوليه من العام الماضي، كنا نجتمع لتوضيح أنه "لا وجود للكراهية في مجتمعنا".

هذه البلدة فشلت، ولا تزال تفشل في خدمة السكان الذين انتخبوهم لخدمتهم...

November 20, 2017, 6:00 pm

Palos Hills, IL

We demand #ResignBrannigan and transparency!

Over the past few months, the entire Palos Township Board have been avoiding and outright silencing our community members. Their tactics include not providing the community with reasonable notices, constantly postponing and cancelling meetings...