United African Organization

Events

December 25, 2023 – December 25, 2023

Christmas Holiday, UAO Office Closed

In observance of the Christmas holiday, the UAO office will be closed.

Start: December 25, 2023
End: December 25, 2023

November 23, 2023 – November 23, 2023

Thanksgiving Day, UAO Office Closed

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the UAO office will be closed.

Start: November 23, 2023
End: November 23, 2023

October 26, 2023

Info-Session: New Program to Sponsor Families & Friends

United African Organization (UAO) and HIAS, a refugee agency, invites you to learn about a new program for sponsoring refugees. This info-session will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn more about how the Welcome Corps program allows you to sponsor your family and friends to come to the US.

Please join us on Thursday October 26, 2023 at 6:00 PM CST.

Start: October 26, 2023 6:00 pm
End: October 26, 2023 6:00 pm
Venue: Join Via Zoom

October 18, 2023 – October 18, 2023

Chicago CityKey ID Card Registration Event

Event

Schedule your appointment: https://bit.ly/CityKeyOCT18

About CityKey

The Chicago CityKey is an optional ID that residents of Chicago can get to access city services. This helps people who are undocumented or experiencing homelessness who might have problems getting or maintaining an ID.

What you can do with your Chicago CityKey

The Chicago CityKey gives you access to:

  • Public transit (Ventra),
  • Chicago Public Libraries,
  • Services from city departments,
  • Services from hospitals and clinics,
  • Services from community banks and credit unions, and
  • Discounts for recreation and entertainment, sports games, cultural institutions, and goods at partnering businesses.

Covid Safety

Appointment Instructions

All staff and applicants are required to wear a mask or face coverings and practice social distancing throughout the entire printing process. To adhere to gathering restrictions and social distancing rules, we ask that all applicants arrive at their appointment time ONLY. A minor may be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

If you are experiencing any COVID-19 like symptoms or have knowingly been in contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19, we ask that you do not attend.

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Documents

Documents needed to apply

  • Proof that you live in the City of Chicago
  • Proof of identity (Foreign Passport, Birth Certificate)

CityKey Application Fees

According to the office of the City Clerk, the CityKey is free for the first 100,000 applicants. After that, there will be a fee.

The fees are different based on age:

  • 18 years and under: $5
  • 19-64 years old: $10
  • 65 years old and over: free

The applications fees are waived for:

  • Low-income residents,
  • Individuals experiencing homelessness,
  • Domestic violence survivors,
  • Members of the re-entry community,
  • Veterans, and
  • One Summer Chicago participants.

Start: October 18, 2023 11:00 am
End: October 18, 2023 11:00 am
Venue: United African Organization
Phone: 312-949-9980
Address:
6042 S Indiana Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60637, United States

September 4, 2023

Labor Day, UAO Office Closed

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the UAO office will be closed.

Date: September 4, 2023

August 16, 2023

Chicago CityKey ID Card Registration Event

Event

Schedule your appointment: https://bit.ly/CityKeyAug16

About CityKey

The Chicago CityKey is an optional ID that residents of Chicago can get to access city services. This helps people who are undocumented or experiencing homelessness who might have problems getting or maintaining an ID.

What you can do with your Chicago CityKey

The Chicago CityKey gives you access to:

  • Public transit (Ventra),
  • Chicago Public Libraries,
  • Services from city departments,
  • Services from hospitals and clinics,
  • Services from community banks and credit unions, and
  • Discounts for recreation and entertainment, sports games, cultural institutions, and goods at partnering businesses.

Covid Safety

Appointment Instructions

All staff and applicants are required to wear a mask or face coverings and practice social distancing throughout the entire printing process. To adhere to gathering restrictions and social distancing rules, we ask that all applicants arrive at their appointment time ONLY. A minor may be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

If you are experiencing any COVID-19 like symptoms or have knowingly been in contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19, we ask that you do not attend.

.

Documents

Documents needed to apply

  • Proof that you live in the City of Chicago
  • Proof of identity (Foreign Passport, Birth Certificate)

CityKey Application Fees

According to the office of the City Clerk, the CityKey is free for the first 100,000 applicants. After that, there will be a fee.

The fees are different based on age:

  • 18 years and under: $5
  • 19-64 years old: $10
  • 65 years old and over: free

The applications fees are waived for:

  • Low-income residents,
  • Individuals experiencing homelessness,
  • Domestic violence survivors,
  • Members of the re-entry community,
  • Veterans, and
  • One Summer Chicago participants.

Start: August 16, 2023 11:00 am
End: August 16, 2023 11:00 am
Venue: United African Organization
Phone: 312-949-9980
Address:
6042 S Indiana Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60637, United States
Cost: Free

July 4, 2023

Independence Day, UAO Office Closed

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, the UAO office will be closed.

Date: July 4, 2023

June 16, 2023

Juneteenth Holiday, UAO Office Closed

In observance of the Juneteenth, the UAO office will be closed.

Date: June 16, 2023