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19th Judicial Circuit > Services & Programs > List of Social Service Agencies serving Lake County
 

Social Service Agency
of 
Lake County, Illinois


    The Service Agencies listed below are those available within Lake County.  This list is by no means an all inclusive list, but is provided here as a public service only.

# = Designates Bilingual Spanish available.

NOTE: Current as of  12/2009

Adoption Services

Hotlines for Various Services

Services for the Aged

Human and Rehabilitation Services

Services for Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Legal Aid Services

Services for Child Abuse Victims

Legal and Court Services

Family Counseling Services

Services for Mentally Challenged

Services for Family Planning

Self Help Groups

Services for Food and Shelter

Social Security Information

Foster Care Services

Woman Abuse and Rape Services

Services for the Hearing Impaired

Services for Youth/Teens

Lake County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment Service Providers (English)

Lake County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment Service Providers (Spanish)  

~Disclaimer~
The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit by listing these agencies here does not solely 
endorse these agencies, nor are we referring you to these agencies. 

They are listed here only as a public service.

ADOPTION SERVICES

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Adoption Information Center of Illinois (Ref)
  Website:
adoptinfo-il.org
800.572.2390
800.401.7740 TTY
312.346.0004 Fax
Catholic Charities of Lake County Services #  
  Website:
www.catholiccharities.net
847.782.4000
847.782.1030 Fax
IL Department of Children & Family Service, Waukegan (DCFS) #
  500 N. Green Bay Road
  Website:
www.state.il.us/dcfs
847.249.7800
Jewish Children's Bureau
  Website:
www.jcfs.org
  • Northwest Suburban Child & Family Counseling Center - Arlington Heights
  • Elaine Kersten Children's Center - Northbrook

 
 

847.392.8970
847.412.4350

St. Mary’s Services / Lake County Office 847.870.8181
888.STM.ARYS
Uhlich Children's Advantage Network - Lake/McHenry County #  
  830 West End Court, Vernon Hills
UCAN - Uhlich Children's Advantage Network - Chicago
   Website: 
www.ucanchicago.org/
847.362.2111

773.588.0180
773.588.7762 Fax

SERVICES FOR THE AGED

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Condell Intergenerational Care - Day Center
  801 S. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville
  Website:
www.advocatehealth.org
847.990.5800
Catholic Charities of Lake County Services #  
  Website:
www.catholiccharities.net/
847.782.4000
847.782.1030 Fax
Illinois Attorney General
  Website:
www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov
312.814.3000
312.814.3806
Jewish Family & Community Service
  Website: 
www.jcfs.org 
847.272.2882
847.568.5200 TTY
Lake County Housing Authority #  
   Website: 
www.lakecountyhousingaauthority.org
847.223.1170
Lutheran Home and Services
  Website:
www.lutheranhome.com 
847.253.3710
Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging
  Website:
www.ageguide.org
800.528.2000
Social Security Administration # 
  Website:
www.ssa.gov
800.772.1213
800.325.0778 TTY
Veteran’s Administration
   - Adult Day Health Center # 
  Website:
www.va.gov
847.688.1990
224.653.9286
Provena Home Health Care
  Website:
www.provena.org/seniors
847.360.7660

SERVICES FOR ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE ABUSE

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Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups
  Website:
www.al-anon.org/index.html
Northern Illinois Al-Anon/Alateen Meeting Sites & Schedules
  Website: www.niafg.org
847.680.4640
Barrington Youth and Family Services #  
  Website:
www.barringtonyouthandfamilyservices.org 
847.381.0345
Bridge House (Halfway House)
  Website:
www.nicasa.org
847.662.4124
Highland Park Hospital - Behavioral Services
  Website:
www.northshore.org
847.480.3720
Comell Interventions/Contact - Wauconda
(Girls Inpatient, Boys and Girls Outpatient Programs)
  Website:
www.abraxasyfs.org
847.526.0404
Lake County Community Health Department - Addictions Treatment Program (ATP)
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/Health/want/ATP.htm
847.377-8200
Northern Illinois Council on Alcohol/Substance Abuse (NICASA) #
  Website:
www.nicasa.org 
847.244.4434
PADS Crisis Services - HELP Center, PADS, & Resource Center
 
Website: www.LakeCountyPADS.org
847.689.4357
Veterans Administration Medical Center #  
  Website:
www.va.gov
847.688.1900

SERVICES FOR CHILD ABUSE

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Community Youth Network (CYN) #  
  Website:
www.cyngrayslake.org
847.548.6000
847.5486040 Fax
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) # 
  Website:
www.state.il.us/dcfs
800.25A-BUSE
(800.252.2873)

Omni Youth Services
  Website:
www.omniyouth.org

  • Buffalo Grove
  • Ela/Lake Zurich
  • Wheeling Townshipn
  • Vernon Hills
 


847.353.1500
847.540.0680
847.293.6010
847.634.9360
State’s Attorney for Lake County
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/StatesAttorney
847.377.3000
Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center # 
    formally Lake County Council Against Sexual Assault (LaCASA)  
  Website:
www.ZCenter.org   
847.244.1187

FAMILY COUNSELING SERVICES

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Advocate Family Care Network, Barrington
  Website:
www.advocatehealth.com/system/services/outpatient 
800.216.1110
Barrington Youth and Family Services #  
  Website:
www.barringtonyouthandfamilyservices.org 
847.381.0345
Catholic Charities of Lake County Services # 
  Website:
www.catholiccharities.net
847.782.4000
847.782.1030 Fax
Community Youth Network (CYN) #  
  Website:
www.cyngrayslake.org
847.548.6000
Epilepsy Services of Northern Illinois #  
   Website: 
esniinfo.org/viewpage.asp?id=4
847.433.8960
Family Service of South Lake County
  Website:
www.fsslc.org
847.381.4981

Jewish Children's Bureau
  Website:
www.jcfs.org

  • Northwest Suburban Child & Family Counseling Center - Arlington Heights
  • Elaine Kersten Children's Center - Northbrook

 
 

847.392.8970
847.412.4350

Lake County Health Department
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/Health
847.377.8000
Northshore University Healthcare, Mental Health
  Website: www.northshore.org
847.570.2500
Omni Youth Services
  Website:
www.omniyouth.org
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Ela/Lake Zurich
  • Wheeling Township
  • Vernon Hills
 


847.353.1500
847.540.0680
847.293.6010
847.634.9360
PADS Crisis Services - HELP Center, PADS, & Resource Center
 
Website: www.LakeCountyPADS.org
847.689.4357
Youth & Family Counseling
  Website:
www.yfc-libertyville.com
847.367.5991
Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center # 
    formally Lake County Council Against Sexual Assault (LaCASA)  
  Website:
www.ZCenter.org   
847.244.1187

SERVICES FOR FAMILY PLANNING

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Lake County Community Health Department - Family Planning # 
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/Health/want/WomensHealth.htm
847.377.8400

SERVICES FOR FOOD AND SHELTER

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American Red Cross (Disaster Emergency)
  Website: 
www.chicagoredcross.org
847.949.1000
Catholic Charities of Lake County Services #
  Website:
www.catholiccharities.net
847.782.4000
847.782.1030 Fax
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
  Website: 
www.hfs.illinois.gov
800.447.4278
800.526.5812 TTY
Lake County Family Community Health Center
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/Health/CHS.htm
847.377.8000
Lake County Housing Authority (for Families) #  
  Website:
LakeCountyHousingAuthority.org
847.223.1170
Libertyville Township Supervisor General Assistance (food only)
  Website:
www.libertyvilletownship.us
847.816.6800
Northern Illinois Food Bank
  Website: 
www.northernilfoodbank.org/
   Get Help:  www.northernilfoodbank.org/GetHelp.aspx
847.336.3663
847.336.3265 Fax
Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS)
  Website:
www.LakeCountyPADS.org
847.689.4357

FOSTER CARE SERVICES

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Adoption Information Center of Illinois (Ref)
  Website:
adoptinfo-il.org
800.572.2390
800.572.2390 TTY
Catholic Charities of Lake County Services # 
  Website:
www.catholiccharities.net
847.782.4000
847.782.1030 Fax
Kids Hope United (Formerly Central Baptist Family Services)
  Website:
www.kidshopeunited.org
847.245.6500
847.356.1021 Fax

SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

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Illinois Department of Human Services #  
  Website: 
www.state.il.us/agency/dhs
800-843-6154
800-447-6404 TTY
Kids Hope United (Formerly Central Baptist Family Services)
  Website:
www.kidshopeunited.org
847.245.6500
847.356.1021 Fax
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) #  
  Website:
www.state.il.us/dcfs
800.624.KIDS (800.624.5437)

Jewish Children's Bureau
  Website:
www.jcfs.org

  • Northwest Suburban Child & Family Counseling Center - Arlington Heights
  • Elaine Kersten Children's Center - Northbrook

 
 
 
847.392.8970
847.412.4350

HOT LINES FOR VARIOUS SERVICES

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A Safe Place / Lake County Crisis Center  #  
  Website:
www.asafeplaceforhelp.org 
  • Lake County Crisis Center Hotline (24 hour) #  
847.249.4450
847.249.6557
TTY
 
847.249.4450
Aid for Women of Northern Lake County 847.249.2700
Cancer Hotline 800.4.CANCER
(800.422.6237)
Child Abuse 800.252.2873
Cocaine Anonymous (24 hrs.)
  Website:
www.ca.org  
773.202.8898
Lake County Health Department - Crisis Care Program (CPP)
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/Health/want/CCP.htm
847.377.8088
IL Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) - Child Abuse Division #  
  Website:
www.state.il.us/dcfs
800.25A.BUSE (800.252.2873)
Illinois Department of Human Services #  
  Website: 
www.state.il.us/agency/dhs
800.843.6154
800.447.6404 TTY
Illinois Poison Center
  Website:
www.mchc.org/ipc 
800.942.5969
800.222.1222
Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse (Information) 800.638.8736
Medicare Hotline
  Website: 
www.medicare.gov/CallCenter.asp
800.638.6833
National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) – Eating Disorders
  Website:
www.anad.org
847.831.3438
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
  Website: 
www.ncjrs.gov
800.851.3420
National Drug and Alcohol Treatment (Routing Service) 800.662.HELP
          (4357)
National Health Info Center
  Website: 
www.health.gov/NHIC
800.336.4797
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  Website:
www.msillinois.org
800.Fight MS
(800.344.4867)
National Runaway Switchboard (for parents and runaways to leave messages)
  Website:
www.nrscrisisline.org
800.621.4000
773.929.5150

800.621.0394
TTY
PADS Crisis Services - HELP Center, PADS, & Resource Center
  
Website: www.LakeCountyPADS.org 
847.689.4357
PHD, Counseling Center 847.359.4919
Tri-County Pregnancy & Parenting Services Center - Grayslake
Carenet Crisis Pregnancy Center - Crystal Lake
   Website: 
www.informedchoices.org
847.231.4651
815.455.0965

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center # 
    formally Lake County Council Against Sexual Assault (LaCASA)
 
  Website:
www.ZCenter.org 

  • Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center Hotline  

Office
847.244.1187


847.872.7799

HUMAN & REHABILITATION SERVICES

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Advocate Family Care Network, Barrington
  Website:
www.advocatehealth.com/system/services/outpatient 
800.216.1110
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington
   Website:
www.advocatehealth.com/gshp
800.323.8622
Countryside Association
   Website: 
www.countrysideassn.org
847.438.8855
Easter Seals 
  Website: 
chicago.easterseals.com
  • Dental Care for Special Needs Children #  
866.448.2372
312.939-5115 #  

708-349-1818

Illinois Department of Human Services #  
  Website: 
www.state.il.us/agency/dhs
800-843-6154
800-447-6404 TTY
Lake County Health Department - Women’s Residential Services
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/Health/want/WRS.htm
847.478.5510
Lake Forest Physical Therapy 847.535.6520
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  Website: 
www.ric.org
312.238.1000
312.238.1059 TTY
Special Education District of Lake County (SEDOL)
  Website:
www.sedol.k12.il.us
847.548.8470
University of Illinois - Division of Specialized Care of Children # 
  Website:
www.uic.edu/hsc/dscc
312.996.6380
312.996.9063
312.996.3099 TTY

LEGAL AID SERVICES

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Illinois Attorney General
 
Website: www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov
312.814.3000
312.814.3374 TTY
Prairie State Legal Services #  
  Website:
www.pslegal.org
847.662.6925
800.942.3940
847.662.4441 TTY

LEGAL & COURT SERVICES

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Administrative Office of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit #
  Website:
19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us
847.377-3600
847.360.2975 TTY
Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorist (AAIM)
  Website:
www.aaim1.org/ibhp.htm 
847.240.0027
A Safe Place/Lake County Crisis Center  # 
  Website:
www.asafeplaceforhelp.org 
  • Lake County Crisis Center Hotline (24 hour) #  
847.249.4450
847.249.6557
TTY
 
847.249.4450
Barrington Youth and Family Services #  
  Website:
www.barringtonyouthandfamilyservices.org 
847.381.0345
Court Appointed Special Advocate of Lake County (CASA)
  Website:
www.casalakecounty.com 
Admin: 847.808.9154
Juv Off: 847.377.7975
Naval Training Center - Legal Service Office (Military & dependents only)
   Website:
www.jag.navy.mil/html/NLSOGlakesmain.htm 
847.688.4753 x111
Prairie State Legal Services #  
  Website:
www.pslegal.org
847.662.6925
800.942.3940
847.662.4441 TTY
Public Defenders of Lake County
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/PublicDefender
847.377.3360
State’s Attorney for Lake County
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/StatesAttorney
847.377.3000
Treatment Alternatives to Street Crimes (TASC)
  Website:
www.tasc-il.org
847.360.3312

SERVICES FOR THE MENTALLY CHALLENGED

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Glenkirk Association
  Website:
www.glenkirk.org  
847.272.5111
Illinois Department of Human Services #  
  Website: 
www.state.il.us/agency/dhs
847.548.8470
847.244.8474 TTY
Lambs Farm
  Website: 
www.lambsfarm.org
847.362.4636
Little City Foundation
  Website:
littlecity.org  
847.358.5510
Mount St. Joseph (Women only)
 
847.438.5050
Northpointe Resources, Inc.
  Website:
www.northpointeresources.org
847.872.1700
847.872.1700 TTY
Riverside Foundation
  Website:
riversidefoundation.org  
847.634.3973
Special Education District of Lake County (SEDOL)
  Website:
nsn.nslsilus.org/wrkhome/SEDOL
847.548.8470
Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County
  Website:
www.sraclc.org  
847.816.4866

SELF HELP GROUPS

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Alcoholics Anonymous
  Website:
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org
                Local Meeting Sites and Schedules
312.346.1475
312.346.8070 TTY
Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups
  Website:
www.al-anon.org
                Local Meeting Sites and Schedules
847.680.4640
American Lung Association of Lake County 847.295.5864
Arthritis Foundation
  Website: 
www.arthritis.org
800.283.7800
312.616.3470
Compassionate Friends (for Bereaved)
  Website:
www.compassionatefriends.org 
630.990.0010

Cocaine Anonymous
  Website:
ca.org
                Local Meeting Sites and Schedules

773.202.8898
Crohn’s-Collitis Foundation 
  Website:
www.ccfa.org 
847.827.0404
American Diabetes Association 
  Website:
www.diabetes.org
312.346.1805
312.346.4997 TTY
National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) – Eating Disorders
  Website:
www.anad.org
847.831.3438
Feingold Association
  Website:
www.feingold.org 
800.321.3287
Gam-Anon
  Website:
www.gam-anon.org/gamanon/  
708.802.0105
Gamblers Anonymous -Chicago Hotline
  Website:
www.gamblersanonymous.org
              Local Meeting Sites and Schedules
312.346.1588
Gateway Foundation
  Website:
www.gatewayfoundation.org  
847.356.8205
847.356.8205 TTY
Highland Park Hospital - Behavioral Services
  Website:
www.hphosp.org
847.480.3720
Lake County Health Department - Information
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/Health
847.377.8000
Leukemia Society of America
  Website: 
www.leukemia.org 
312.726.0003
Make Today Count
  Website:
www.condell.org 
847.362.2900 x5275
National Alliance for Mentally Ill of Lake County (NAMI)
  Website:
web.nami.org/namilake  
847.249.1515

Narcotics Anonymous
  Website:
na.org
      Chicagoland Narcotics Anonymous
      Local Meeting Sites and Schedules

708.848.4884
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  Website:
www.nationalmssociety.org/ILD/home  
312.421.4500
800.344.4867
PADS Crisis Services - HELP Center, PADS, & Resource Center
 
Website: www.LakeCountyPADS.org
847.689.4357
The Parent Group 847.263.7272

SOCIAL SECURITY INFORMATION

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Social Security Administration
  Website:
www.ssa.gov
800.772.1213

WOMAN ABUSE AND RAPE SERVICES

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A Safe Place/Lake County Crisis Center  #  
  Website:
www.asafeplaceforhelp.org 
  • Lake County Crisis Center Hotline (24 hour) #  
847.249.4450
847.249.6557
TTY
 
847.249.4450
Lake County Health Department - Mental Health Division
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/Health/want/GroupHome.htm
847.377.8000
PADS Crisis Services - HELP Center, PADS, & Resource Center
 
Website: www.LakeCountyPADS.org
847.689.4357
State’s Attorney for Lake County
  Website:
www.lakecountyil.gov/StatesAttorney
847.377.3000

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center # 
    formally Lake County Council Against Sexual Assault (LaCASA)  
  Website:
www.ZCenter.org  

  • Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center Hotline

Office
847.244.1187


847.872.7799

SERVICES FOR YOUTH/TEENS

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Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lake County
  Website:
www.bbbslc.org
847.360.0770
Boy Scouts of America 
  National Website:
http://www.scouting.org 
 
 
 
847.433.1813
847.824.6880
ChildServ
  Website:
www.childserv.org
847.263.2200
Community Youth Network (CYN) #  
   Website:
cyngrayslake.org/page1.aspx
847.548.6000
Deerfield Youth and Social Services
  Website:
www.deerfield-il.org/police/youth.htm 
847.945.3120
Families in Touch/Teen Moms
  Website: 
fitmoms.org
847.244.8306
Girl Scouts of America
  National Website:
www.girlscouts.org 
 
 
 
847.573.0500
Grandma Please 773.525.0395
Highland Park Youth Services
   Website:
www.cityhpil.com/cmo/youth_center.html
847.433.3090
Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
  Website: 
www.isac-online.org
847.948.8550
800.899.4722

Jewish Children's Bureau
  Website:
www.jcfs.org

  • Northwest Suburban Child & Family Counseling Center - Arlington Heights
  • Elaine Kersten Children's Center - Northbrook

 
 
 
847.392.8970
847.412.4350

Jewish Council for Youth Services
  Website: 
www.jcys.org
847.740.5010
LINKS - North Shores Youth Health Services
  Website: 
www.linksyouth.org
847.441.6191
Lake County High Schools Tech Campus
  Website:
www.techcampus.org
847.223.6681
Lake County Sheriff's Crime Prevention & Community Services Division
  Website: 
www.lakecountyil.gov/Sheriff/services/CommunityPresentations.htm
847.377.4350
Lake County Urban League 847.249.3770
Lakeshore Family Services 847.336.1746
847.356.1021
National Runaway Switchboard
  Website:
www.nrscrisisline.org
800.621.4000
800.621.0394 TTY
North Area Youth for Christ
  Website: 
www.mcyfc.org
847.259.7880
Ombudsman Educational Services
  Website:
www.ombudsman.com 
847.367.6383

Omni Youth Services
  Website:
www.omniyouth.org

  • Buffalo Grove
  • Ela/Lake Zurich
  • Wheeling Township
  • Vernon Hills
 
  

847.353.1500
847.540.0680
847.293.6010
847.634.9360

The Salvation Army - Corps Community Center
  Website:
www.salarmychicago.org
847.662.7730
United Way of Lake County
  Website: 
www.uwlakeco.org
847.775-1000
University of Illinois - Extension Service
  Website: 
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lake
847.223.8627
Warren Township Youth Services
  Website:
www.warrentownship.net
847.244.1105
Y.M.C.A. Lake County Family
  Website:
www.centrallakeymca.org
847.360.9622
= Designates Bilingual Spanish available.

NOTE: Current as of  12/2009

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