Oak Park River Forest Walk-in Ministry is now Prevail

Prevail [prē vāl] – to overcome adversity, become stronger, to succeed.

Prevail’s compassionate volunteers work with clients to help them address factors contributing to their immediate financial crisis. Together with the client, volunteers then create customized plans that put clients on the path forward to prevail. Serving our neighbors in the Oak Park, River Forest and surrounding communities.

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Are you looking for a job? Let our trained volunteers help you put your best foot forward. Prevail’s Job Readiness Program is available by appointment on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Call 708-386-1946 x 2104 to make an appointment.

Could you use some help managing your budget? Our Financial Literacy Program provides one-on-one practical financial counseling.  

Please call 708-386-1946 x 2108 to schedule an appointment or for more information.




Thank you Uncork volunteers!

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More than 50 volunteers arrived to help staff ticket tents and the Prevail tent at Uncork Illinois on Saturday, May 31st.  Those hard-working volunteers attended to a sell out crowd and made Uncork a huge success. 

Thank you to everyone who helped!

Volunteer Spotlight

After working together for more than 30 years as counselors at Oak Park River Forest High School, it was only natural that Deborah Bluminberg and Kathi Kyrias would end up working together again…at Prevail.  Find out more about this "Dynamic Duo."

Deborah and Kathi