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The Breakthrough FamilyPlex is designed to support our neighbors by empowering them to live fuller, healthier lives; and their children by inspiring them to envision possibilities they didn’t see before.

The FamilyPlex is Home To

students in a circle doing an activity at Breakthrough Beginners preschool

Breakthrough Beginners (Preschool)

Ages 2-5

Equipping students with the education and skills necessary for success in kindergarten and beyond

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girl shaping pottery on spinning wheel

London Johnson Arts & Technology Academy (LJATA)

Age 6+

Engaging youth in state-of-the-art STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) opportunities

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students practicing math with flash cards

Nettie Bailey Student Achievement Program (NBSAP)

Grade K-8

Offering year-round academic programs for youth including literacy enrichment, science, math, and technology

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Sports and Fitness Academy

Ages 6-18

Improving physical well-being and fostering peer and adult relationships with sports and fitness offerings

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Breakthrough Beyond high school programs

Breakthrough Beyond (High School & Post-Secondary Programs)

Ages 14-24

Expanding college access and career opportunities for high school and post-secondary students

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runners on treadmills at Breakthrough Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Age 18+

Offering an affordable, convenient way to stay active and build connections locally

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Doctor listening to boy's breathing with stethoscope

Breakthrough Clinic (LCHC)

All Ages

Providing quality, accessible healthcare for the whole family with on-site services

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Chicago Icons Local Legends Garfield Park Breakthrough FamilyPlex

Chicago Icons, Local Legends Gallery

Blending art, sports, history, and culture, the Chicago Icons and Local Legends exhibit celebrates the impact of teachers and students, political leaders and local residents, elite athletes and youth coaches.

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3219 W Carroll Ave

Monday-Friday, 7am-9pm
Saturday, 9am-4pm
Sunday: CLOSED