Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I get a pro bono lawyer?

You may contact:
Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
111 W. Jackson Blvd, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel. (312) 347-8335 
2. How do I become a member of ECAC?
To become a member, please fill in the application form and submit.
3. How can I help Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago?
  • Through membership and participating in ECAC's activities. 
  • By volunteering time, expertise and resources. 
  • By joining special fundraising efforts. 
  • By making a tax-deductible contributions and in-kind donation. 
    Please donate online or make checks payable to: 
    Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago
    1730 W Greenleaf Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60626
    Thank you for your support!
4. For asylum related questions:
Please visit the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services website:
5. How can I contact Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago?
Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago
1730 W Greenleaf Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: (773) 508-0303, Fax: (773) 508-0309 
6. What are the volunteer opportunities?
Volunteers are welcome in all service and program departments, including refugee resettlement, community outreach, after-school programming, ESL instruction, computer instruction, grant writing and special event coordination. Days and hours are flexible. Any assistance is appreciated. 
For more information please visit our volunteer page:
7. How can I learn about ECAC's financial position and do you have an Annual Report?
ECAC is committed to raising, spending and accounting for funds with the highest degree of integrity and stewardship. Audited financial statements for the most recent fiscal year can be made available by request. Our most recent 990 forms can be found here. Our most recent Annual Report can be found here.
8. What is your privacy policy?

The Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago is committed to protecting your privacy. We do not rent, sell or exchange our mailing lists and do not disclose any financial information you provide us with any third party. We treat your personal data with care and go to great lengths to ensure that it is guarded against loss, theft and unauthorized access.

Any information we collect from you will be used solely for internal purposes, such as communicating with you and processing donations. Our website donation page links to a securely encrypted Paypal site with industry standard security methods, and any personal or financial information we collect during a donation will be used solely to complete the transaction(s) you specify.

If you have comments, questions or concerns, or to remove yourself from our mailing list at any time, please call us at (773) 508-0303 or email us.


1730 W. Greenleaf Ave. | Chicago, IL 60626
Tel: (773) 508-0303 | Fax: (773) 508-0309
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