Almost Home Kids

Almost Home KidsAlmost Home Kids (AHK) provides short-term transitional and respite care in a home-like setting to medically fragile children with complicated health needs, as well as training for their families. Many client families rely on financial donations and state aide in order to receive services. The children are often depending on a ventilator for breathing support, a feeding tube for nutrition and the use of other hi-tech devices. Family members are taught how to operate the equipment before the child goes home.

The facility in Naperville is the only model of its kind in Illinois. Volunteers spend time with the children and represent the organization at special events.  Almost Home Kids welcomes those that are at least 16 years of age to join their volunteer team to help enrich the lives of the children at AHK.  You will need to attend one of the monthly Volunteer Orientations, have a current TB test and seasonal Flu shot. 

Please visit the AHK website and click on the tab How to Help to see a page dedicated to the Volunteer Program.  You can also support AHK by donating items on the Wish List which is also located on the website.

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