Sista Afya Community Care, NFP

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Sista Afya Community Care, NFP is the non-profit arm of the social enterprise Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness. Sista Afya Community Care provides free individual therapy, community workshops, and professional development to people in the Chicagoland area.


Mission: Sista Afya Community Care builds sustainable mental wellness communities through providing affordable and culturally-centered community mental wellness care and education.

Thrive in Therapy Fund: The Thrive in Therapy Fund provides free community mental wellness care for women experiencing multiple barriers to care. This includes but is not limited to individual therapy with a trained mental wellness professional.


Community Care: : Community Care provides low-cost workshops and wellness classes where Black women can connect, learn, and support one another with their mental wellness. 


Developing Mental Wellness Warriors: Developing Mental Wellness Warriors provides low-cost professional development training to local organizations and businesses that focus on supporting people with mental health conditions. This includes Mental Health First Aid trainings and topic-based trainings that are relevant to communities served. 


Executive Director

Camesha L. Jones, LCSW

Board of Directors

LaCreshia Birts

Iris Patterson

Natalie Keeton

Dana Davenport


Give monthly or one-time to Sista Afya to keep our services low-cost and free for our community. Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness' non-profit arm, Sista Afya Community Care NFP, is fiscally managed by the Black United Fund of Illinois a 501(c)3 organization.

You can make a tax deductible donation by giving online by clicking the button below. 

If you would like to send us a check, please make it out to: Black United Fund of Illinois (w/memo to Sista Afya Community Care, NFP).

Mail the check to: Black United Fund of Illinois, 1809 E. 71st Street, Chicago, IL 60649

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