Hoffman Estates Chapter, The Links Inc.



The Services to Youth Facet focuses on providing innovative, substantive and sustainable  Pre-K-16 programming which contribute proven results to key educational or social/community issues. Our Mission is "Links seizing the opportunity to help our youth achieve"

Services to Youth Scholarship Luncheon
Services to Youth


The Hoffman Estates Chapter of the Links Inc., provides scholarships to high school seniors within the Elgin/Northwest Chicago Suburban communities. Our scholarship recipient have attend many prestious universities such as Howard, University of Illinois and Spelman.

One of the major components of this facet includes our participation in the national Project Lead Program (Links Educate Accommodate and Develop with High Expectations). This program is designed for grades 4th through 8th with the following goals: 
  • Emphasize closing the middle school academic achievement gap
  • Eradicate childhood obesity 
  • Support the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education and Career Readiness Initiative
  • Involve and empower youth to become leaders in violence prevention 
  • Introduce and promote college readiness
  • Develop effective mentoring relationships between children and positive role models

In support of this program the Hoffman Estates Chapter of the Links Inc. has facilitated financial literacy modules, childhood obesity seminars and Youth Summits for middle school students living in Elgin.