Community Resources

Hospitals
Central DuPage Hospital part of Northwest Medicine
Telephone: 630-315-8000
Website: http://www.cadencehealth.org/

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
Telephone: 331-221-1000
Website: http://www.emhc.org/contact-emhc/

Adventist Glen Oaks Hospital
Telephone: 630-545-8000
Website: http://www.keepingyouwell.com/agh

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
Telephone: 630-856-9000
Website: http://www.keepingyouwell.com/ahh

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
Telephone: 630-275-5900
Website: http://www.advocatehealth.com/gsam/

Linden Oaks at Edwards
Telephone: 630-305-5500
Website: http://www.edward.org/lindenoaks


Food Banks

Our Lady of Mount Carmel
8404 S Cass Ave
Darien, IL 60561
(630) 852-3303

Tue: 9am – 11am, 1pm – 3pm
Fri: 1pm – 3pm

Burr Ridge \ Clarendon Hills \ Darien \ Downers Grove \ Hinsdale \ Lemont \ Westmont \ Willowbrook
Other Info: May come once per month; Bring Photo ID and proof of residency (mortgage or lease and utility bill)

West Suburban Community Pantry
6809 Hobson Valley Drive, Suite 118
Woodridge, IL 60517
(630) 512-9921

Tue/Sat: 9am – 12pm
Thu: 9am – 12pm and 6pm – 8pm
donations accepted: 9am – 2pm

All DuPage County
Other info: Bring current utility bill, photo ID; Can come once a month; federal government income guidelines will be used to determine client eligibility

Our Lady of Peace Food Pantry
701 Plainfield Rd
Darien, IL 60561
(630) 325-9220

Wed: 9:30am – 11am

Burr Ridge \ Clarendon Hills \ Darien \ Hinsdale \ Willowbrook \ Unincorporated Hinsdale, Unincorporated Clarendon Hills
Other Info: Bring lease (first time only) and ID with current address (all subsequent visits)

Loaves and Fishes
1871 High Grove Ln
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-3663

Tue/Wed: 10am – 3pm
Thu: 2pm – 7pm
Sat: 8am – 12pm

All DuPage County
Other Info: Bring license or Photo ID and current utility bill (for household members age three and younger, bring birth certificates); Serve clients from Naperville and all DuPage County every 14 days

Saint Thomas the Apostle
1500 Brookdale Rd
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 355-8980

Every other Tue: 10am – 11am

Naperville \ Warrenville \ Aurora
Other Info: bring Photo ID and gas/water/electric bill with current address; other times call for appointment

Calvary Church Food Pantry
129 W Benton Ave
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 851-7000

Every Thurs: 9 – 11am

Aurora \ Naperville
Other Info: Bring Photo ID and proof of address (must have apartment number on proof of address); 1 box of food (extra bakery items and vegetables when available); Clothes Closet: may fill two bags of clothes; may come 5 times a year as often as you’d like (no specific waiting time between visits), but only 5 times total per year.

Lisle Township Food Pantry
4711 Indiana Ave
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 968-2087

Mon/Wed/Fri: 8:30-10:30am
Available from 2-4pm are fruits, vegetables, bakery items (not necessary to call ahead for these items)

Lisle Township
Other Info: Bring proof of residency (lease or current gas bill or current electric bill) and photo ID; Only within Lisle Township: North to I-88, South to 83rd St., East to Woodward Ave., and West to Washington St.; Non-perishable food available once every 30 days (call one day in advance)

REACH Food Pantry
2000 Warrenville Rd
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 969-9800

2nd Sat each month: 8am – 12pm
3rd Tue each month 2pm – 6pm
By appointment only

FISH
4340 Prince St
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 964-7776

Mon/Fri: 9am – 11:15am
3rd Saturday of the month (same hours)

Downers Grove \ Lisle \ Westmont
Other Info: Bring Copy of current lease or a current utility bill for each visit and photo ID; Food given once a month \ FISH also has a clothes closet

Hope’s Front Door
1047 Curtiss St, Room 610
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 322-9803

Darien \ Downers Grove \ Lisle \ Westmont \ Willowbrook \ Woodridge 

Saint Vincent DePaul Food Pantry at Saint Joseph’s
4824 Highland Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-964-0216

Thu: 9:30am – 11:30am

Downers Grove \ Westmont \ Woodridge (west of I-355)
Other Info: Bring Proof of residency

Saint Vincent DePaul Food Pantry at Saint Mary’s Gostyn
444 Wilson St
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 969-1063

Wed: 9am – 11am

Downers Grove
Other Info: Bring Proof of residency; No new clients from Westmont are being accepted

People’s Resource Center Southeast
649 Blackhawk Dr
Westmont, IL 60559
(630) 682-5402

Tues: 1:00-2:45 pm
Wed: 8:30am – 11:15am
Thu: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Sat: 8:30-11:15 am

Burr Ridge\ Clarendon Hills \ Darien \ Downers Grove\ Hinsdale \ Oak Brook \ Westmont \ Willowbrook
Other Info: Bring Every visit: proof of residency (current utility bill or lease or Medicaid card but not a driver’s license); Food available one time per month; client can use this panty or PRC pantry in Wheaton

HCS Family Services Food Pantry
19 E Chicago Ave
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-2500

Mon/Wed/Fri: 9:30am – 12:30pm

Burr Ridge \ Clarendon Hills \ Hinsdale \ Oak Brook \ Oakbrook Terrace \ Westmont \ Willowbrook
Other Info: Residents must bring their own bags; Can use once a month & mobile pantry in Willowbrook

Elmhurst and Yorkfield Food Pantry at Yorkfield Presbyterian Church
1099 S York Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 833-6600

Mon: 7pm – 8pm
Thu 1pm – 4pm
Sat 10am – 1pm

Addison \ Bensenville \ Elmhurst \ Lombard \ Villa Park \ Oak Brook
Other Info: Bring Photo ID and proof of residency (current utility bill) at first visit; Can use once per month

Disciples Food Pantry at Christian Church of Villa Park
1336 S Villa Ave
Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 833-7262

Wed/2nd Sat of every month: 9:30am – 11:30am

All DuPage County
Other Info: Also provides a Clothes Closet service

Salvation Army
1S415 Summit Ave
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 629-4948

Mon-Fri: 9am – 11:30am, 1pm – 3:30pm
every 2nd Sat except December: 9am -11am

Villa Park \ Oakbrook Terrace
Other Info: Bring Proof of residency or Photo ID; Can receive assistance once a month

York Township
1502 S Meyers Rd
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 620-2400

Mon-Fri: 9am – 11am
Tue & Thu: 1pm – 3pm

York Township
Other Info: Bring Photo ID and Proof of Residency; 30 days between visits; Patrons can receive a pantry card with proof of residency, monthly income for all in household (use USDA guidelines for monthly gross income)

Saint Vincent DePaul Society Christ the King Church
1501 S Main St,
Lombard, IL 60148
678-892-6163

Mon: 12pm – 2pm

Lombard
Other Info: Bring One ID (photo ID preferred); Food assistance only; must live within church boundaries

Saint Vincent DePaul Society Saint Pius X Catholic Church
1025 E Madison St
Lombard, IL 60148
301-262-2141 x10

Mon-Fri: 9am – 12pm
Wed: 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Lombard \ Villa Park
Other Info: Patrons must have a photo ID for all services; Anyone may come for food. For assistance other than food, please leave phone number.

Immaculate Conception Church Food Pantry
134 W Arthur St
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 530-8515

Mon-Fri: 10am – 12pm

Elmhurst
Other Info: Food Pantry only with a referral voucher from Elmhurst Walk-in Ministry. Visit Elmhurst Walk-in Ministry site at Saint Peter’s United Church of Christ only if you live in, go to school or church in Elmhurst, or are a member in good standing with PADs.

Hand and Hand Food Pantry at Harvard Avenue Evangelical Free Church
206 W Saint Charles Rd
Villa Park, IL 60181
630-834-2650

Every other Tue: 3pm – 5:30pm (call for specific days)

Elmhurst \ Lombard \ Villa Park
Other Info: Bring ID & proof of residency

Lombard/Villa Park Food Pantry
155 S Main St
Lombard, IL 60148
630-627-2508

Mon/Wed/Fri: 9am – 12pm

Lombard \ Oakbrook Terrace \ Villa Park
Other Info: Bring Proof of residency; No one turned down on first visit \ 2 visits per month for local residents

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, Inc.
493 Forest Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 469-8668

By appointment only during hours of:
Tue: 9-11am; 1-3pm; 5-7pm
Thurs: 1-3pm
Fri: 9-11am; 1-3 pm

Carol Stream \ Glen Ellyn \ Glendale Heights \ Lisle \ Lombard \ Wheaton
Other Info: Bring Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID or Green Card), piece of mail (current) showing name & address; Can use once a month up to six visits a year

People’s Resource Center
201 S Naperville Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 682-5402

Mon/Tue/Thu: 8:30am – 11:15am, 1pm – 2:45pm
Wed: 6pm – 8pm
Sat: 9am – 11:45am

All DuPage County
Other Info: Bring every visit: proof of residency (current utility bill or lease or Medicaid card but not a driver’s license); Food available one time per month

Milton Township
1492 N Main St
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630)668-1616

Mon-Fri: call for appointment
Wed: 8:30am – 11am (no appointment needed)

Milton Township

Saint Vincent DePaul Society Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church
0S233 Church St
Winfield, IL 60190
(630) 668-2625

Call for appointment

West Chicago \ Wheaton \ Winfield
Other Info: Western Wheaton residents must live west of Main Street; West Chicago residents must live south of Hawthorne Lane and north of Butterfield Road

New Life Bilingual Church
PO Box 157, 464 Ann St
West Chicago, IL 60186
(630) 231-3315

Tue: 6:15pm – 8:15pm

All DuPage County
Other Info: Must meet USDA income guidelines if receiving food; can use every week; mostly non-perishable food some frozen meats and produce; no referrals to other services

West Chicago Church of Christ
350 E James St
West Chicago, IL 60185
(630) 231-2062

By appointment; would prefer people to first contact Winfield Township; will assist a family in need on a monthly basis and refer to local pantry/township

Winfield Township
Other Info: Must fill out general information form

Feeding Northwest DuPage at Saint Mary’s Service Center
163 Garden St
West Chicago, IL 60185
630-293-4958

Wed/Thu/Fri: 10am – 1pm
Sat: 9am – 12pm

Winfield \ Warrenville \ West Chicago
Other Info: Bring Photo ID; proof of residency; West Chicago residents must live south of North Avenue; can receive food two times a month; Some assistance with utilities, rent, prescriptions

Wayne Township
27W031 North Ave
West Chicago, IL 60185
630-231-7140

Wed: 10am – 2pm

Wayne Township
Other Info: Bring Proof of residency (utility bill or lease); Photo ID; Wayne Township residents in financial hardship can receive food once a month; referrals and other services; assist on-site with food stamp applications, emergency & general financial assistance, & clothes closet; bread and bakery items available every Wed.

Feeding Northwest DuPage at Lutheran Church of the Master
580 Kuhn Rd
Carol Stream, IL 60188
630 665-5188

Mon-Thu: 10am – 1pm

Bloomingdale Township
Other Info: Bring Photo ID and proof of residency; Can visit 2 times per month; Some assistance with utilities, rent, & prescriptions

Humanitarian Service Project
465 Randy Rd
Carol Stream, IL 60188
(630) 221-8340

Mon-Fri: 9am – 5:30pm

Milton Township \ York Township
Other Info: DuPage County seniors only \ Must have a referral from: DuPage County Senior Services or Catholic Charities or Public Health Nurses \ County will confer with: Humanitarian Service Project and they would then contact the senior needing assistance

Interfaith Food Pantry at the Outreach Center
345 S President St
Carol Stream, IL 60188
630-665-6426

Mon/Wed: 9am – 12pm
Tue/Thu: 12pm – 3pm
Closed on Wed in July/August

Carol Stream \ Glen Ellyn \ Warrenville \ Wheaton \ Winfield
Other Info: Bring each month: Photo ID & Two proofs of address; Can come once a month \ costs $2.00 for a card per year ($5.00 for replacement card)

Saint Matthew Catholic Church
1555 Glen Ellyn Rd
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
(630) 469-6300

Appointment only; call during day for appointment and to determine eligibility

Glendale Heights
One photo ID and recent utility bill; Must live within parish boundaries

Messiah Baptist Addison
600 S Villa Ave
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 832-3328

1st Fri every month: 8:30am – 9:00am

All DuPage County
Other Info: Bring Proof of address; No residence restriction; One food box per household

Saint Joseph Pantry
330 E Fullerton Ave
Addison, IL 60101
630-279-6553

Wed: 8:30am – 11am

Addison
Other Info: Bring ID (Driver’s license); Addison residents or parishioners \ Can only use one time per week, two times per month

Addison Community Switchboard
193 W Michael Ln
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 628-2698

Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri: 9am – 12pm; After-hours can be arranged

Addison in Addison Township
Other Info: Bring Proof of address and copy of children’s birth certificates; Referrals only \ Call first \ Addison residents in Addison Township

Addison Township Food Pantry
401 N Addison Rd
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 530-8161

Thu: 9am – 11am

Addison Township
Other Info: Bring Proof of residency; Department Human Services guidelines \ Residents may only use the pantry every 30 days

Itasca Food Pantry at Center and Willow
PO Box 202, 336 W Center St
Itasca, IL 60143
630-775-2004

Sat: 8am – 11am

Itasca
Other Info: Refer by one of Itasca churches of Village of Itasca \ Will assist families in need for as long as they need help

Volunteer Council of Bloomingdale Township at the Annex Bldg.
123 N Rosedale Rd
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
630-529-9993

Mon/Wed: 9:30am – 10:00am by appointment

Bloomingdale Township
Other Info: First visit bring: proof of residency, current utility bill, Social Security cards, and proof of income for last 30 days. Residents may come 4 times per year, no less than 30 days apart

Hands of Hope
5700 Bartels Rd
Hanover Park, IL 60133
630-671-1570

Tue: 4pm – 7pm

Addison \ Bartlett \ Carol Stream \ Elgin \ Hanover Park

Feeding Northwest DuPage at Resurrection Catholic Church
30W350 Army Trail Rd
Wayne, IL 60184
(630) 289-5400

Mon: 10am – 1pm
Tue: 1pm – 4:30pm
Thu: 10am – 1pm
Sat: 8am – 12pm

Bartlett \ Hanover Park \ Wayne \ West Chicago
Other Info: Bring Photo ID; proof of residency; Can use two times a month; some assistance with utilities, rental, and prescriptions; West Chicago residents north of Route 64 (North Avenue) only

Bartlett Baptist Church
1500 W Stearns Rd
Bartlett, IL 60103
630-830-9888

Wed: 9am – 11am

Bartlett \ Elgin \ Hanover Park \ South Elgin \ Streamwood
Other Info: Bring Illinois picture ID and last year’s tax form needed for dependent and income verification only; Can only use once a month.

Bensenville and Wood Dale Food Pantry at Faith Community United Church of Christ
192 S Center St
Bensenville, IL 60106
630-834-2783

Wed/Sat: 8:30am – 11am

Bensenville \ Wood Dale
Other Info: Bring Driver’s License or State ID or utility bills; Can use once a month \ Federal government guidelines will be used to determine client eligibility


Housing

360 Youth Services
1305 W Oswego Road
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 961-2992
http://www.360youthservices.org/

Transitional Housing Program for young adult males in Kane and DuPage Counties between the ages of 18-21 to provide guidance and support toward establishing independence. Transitional Housing Program for young adult women in Kane and DuPage Counties between the ages of 18-21 to provide guidance and support toward establishing independence. Counseling for individuals, families, and couples on a sliding-fee scale. 24-Hour Crisis Intervention coordinated with state, county, and local police departments.

Bridge Communities
505 Crescent Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 545-0610 ext. 20
http://www.bridgecommunities.org/index.html

The Bridge Communities Transitional Housing Program provides housing and a stable, supportive environment for homeless families who are working on improving or developing the skills necessary to live independently. In addition, clients are offered mentoring services.

Catholic Charities
26 West St. Charles Road
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 495-8008 or (800) 240-7011
http://catholiccharitiesjoliet.org/

Transitional housing, shelter, assistance in rent, utilities and mortgage. Must call to make an appointment.

Community Housing Advocacy & Development
531 E. Roosevelt Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 456-4452
http://www.chadhousing.org/

CHAD’s mission as a non-profit corporation is to provide affordable housing for low to moderate income persons.

DuPage County Client Services
421 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 407-6500
http://www.dupageco.org/humanservices/

Shared Housing Program: 1(800) 942-9412 Housing throughout DuPage County matches those who have extra rooms to rent in their home and those who are looking for a home to share. SHIFT (Supportive Housing Initiative for Families in Transition): a collaborative program that works with agencies within the county to improve services for at-risk or homeless families with children. Emergency Shelter: 1(800) 941-8681

DuPage County Housing Authority
711 E Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 690-3555
http://www.dupagehousing.org/

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 6pm
The Housing Choice Voucher Program allows income eligible families, individuals, elderly persons and persons with disabilities to enter the competitive rental market on an even footing with others in the community. The Housing Choice Voucher holder can use his / her assistance to locate affordable rental units anywhere their voucher is accepted!

DuPage P.A.D.S. Inc. (Public Action to Deliver Shelter)
705 W Liberty Drive
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 682-3846
http://dupagepads.org/

October through April nighttime shelter at church sites. Other transitional housing programs for families throughout the year. Daytime program in Wheaton.

Family Shelter Service
605 E Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 221-8290
http://www.familyshelterservice.org/

HOTLINE: (630) 469-5650 Crisis center, residential short term housing for domestic violence cases. Court advocacy for women’s protection. Children and group counseling. Battered women’s program, men/women support group.

Hephzibah Children’s Association
946 North Boulevard
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 649-7100
http://www.hephzibahhome.org

Lifespring Center -Wayside Cross Ministries
215 E. New York Street
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 892-4239
http://www.waysidecross.org/ministries/lifespring.html

Lifespring Ministry is a 12-month residential program for the women and children in crisis. Assists “homeless-for whatever reason”-abused, addicted, unemployed, evicted, destitute, or desperate.

Lutherbrook Child and Adolescent Center
343 W. Lake Street
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 543-6900 x. 265
http://www.lcfs.org/page.aspx?pid=1392

Provides specialized residential treatment for children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties.

New Moms Inc
5317 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60651
(773) 252-3253
http://newmomsinc.org/what-we-do/transformation-center-housing/

New Moms, Inc. serves homeless teen moms and their children, with the mothers ranging from the ages of 13 to 21, in Cook County.

Pillars – Constance Morris House
24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 708-485-5254 24 hour
Sexual Violence Hotline: 708-482-9600
http://www.pillarscommunity.org/services/DomesticandSexualViolenceServices.asp

Domestic Violence Services provides a 24-hour hotline and crisis intervention, shelter (Constance Morris House), counseling, and legal advocacy for women and children experiencing domestic violence, helping to rebuild their lives.

Pillars Community Center – Hickory Hills
8020 West 87th Street
Hickory Hills, IL 60457
708-PILLARS (708-745-5277)
http://www.pillarscommunity.org/services/CommunityHousingInitiatives.asp

The Community Housing Initiatives provide housing options for adults and families.  Program goals include residential stability, an increase in skills and/or income and greater self-determination.

Senior Home Sharing INC
711 E Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 407-0440 ext. 10
http://www.seniorhomesharing.org/what-we-do/homes/

Shared housing for seniors.

The Crisis Center for South Suburbia
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-7255
https://crisisctr.org/

South Suburbia is a non-profit community organization that provides emergency shelter and other essential services for individuals and families victimized by domestic violence. Crisis Center 24 Hour Hotline 708-429-SAFE (7233)

Wings
PO Box 95615
Palatine, IL 60095
(847) 519-7820
http://wingsprogram.com/

*24-Hour Hotline: 847-221-5680 WINGS helps homeless and abused women and children by offering integrated services that meet their needs for shelter, education, guidance and support. Wings provides safe, secure living environments, through transitional housing and emergency shelter, in residential neighborhoods that allow women to go to school, work, and care for themselves and their children.


Youth
To learn more about what YOU can do to improve the mental health care system for children & adolescents, visit the Take Action section of the Child & Adolescent Action Center website. To learn more about what policies the Child & Adolescent Action Center is working on and advocating for, visit the Federal and State Policy & Legislation section of the website.

The following organizations are excellent resources regarding advocacy on behalf of children’s mental health:

The Addiction Center
877.680.9296
https://www.addictioncenter.com/

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
3615 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20016
(202) 966-7300
www.aacap.org

American Psychiatric Association
Division of Public Affairs
1400 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
(202) 682-6140
www.psych.org

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
1101 King Street, Suite 420
Alexandria, VA  22314
(703) 684-7710
www.ffcmh.org

National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)
900 Second St. NE, Suite 211
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 408-9514
www.ndrn.org

National Mental Health Association
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA  22314-2971
1-800-969-6642
www.nmha.org

The Children’s Defense Fund
25 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 628-8787
www.childrensdefense.org

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
1101 15th Street NW, Suite 1212
Washington, DC  20005-5002
(202) 467-5730
www.bazelon.org

The Balanced Mind Foundation
1187 Wilmette Avenue
P.M.B. #331
Wilmette, IL  60091
(847) 256-8525
www.thebalancedmind.org

Children and Adults withAttention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder(CHADD)
8181 Professional Place, Suite 201,
Landover, MD  20785 CHADD
1-800-233-4050
(301) 306-7070
www.chadd.org

Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation
49 S. Quaker Road
Pawling, NY  12564
(203) 226-2216
www.bpchildresearch.org

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
730 N. Franklin Street, Suite 501
Chicago, IL  60610
1-800-826-3632
(312) 642-0049
www.ndmda.org

Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association (DRADA)
Meyer 3-181, 600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD  21287-7381
(410) 955-4647
www.drada.org

Dr. Fassler is a Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist practicing in Burlington, Vermont.  He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.  Dr. Fassler is also a Trustee of the American Psychiatric Association (www.psych.org), a Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (www.aacap.org), and a member of the Board of the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (www.ffcmh.org).

www.StrengthofUs.org

www.OK2TALK.org

www.ReachOutHear.com

www.HalfofUs.com

www.TeensHealth.org

www.EachMindMatters.org

www.SuicideIsPreventable.org

24 Hour Crisis Hotline (630) 627-1700

Suicide Prevention Line (630) 482-9696

Teen Line (310) 855-HOPE (4673) Open 8pm-12am CT


Crisis Center

The DuPage County Crisis Intervention Unit is a mental health support system that deals with mental health emergencies on a 24-hour/7 day a week basis. Individuals in need can contact the Crisis Intervention Unit at any time and set up an interview either by phone or in person. If necessary, the Crisis Residential (Respite) program has up to ten beds available for short term crisis stabilization.

You can reach the Crisis Center at 630-627-1700 or visit their website at www.dupagehealth.org/access-and-crisis-center.


Suicide Hotline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

Visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org


Prairie State Legal Services

Prairie State Legal Services offers free legal services for low income persons and those over 60 who have serious civil legal problems and need legal help to solve them. They can be contacted at: PH: 630-690-2130 or 800-690-2130

Visit pslegal.org


DuPage County PADS

PADS provides overnight shelter, for those that are homeless, at various sites throughout DuPage County. They also provide case management and employment services. Download PAD’s June Housing schedule!

Visit dupagepads.org


DuPage PACE Bus

Paratransit services provide access to transportation for people with disabilities. These services include Dial-A-Ride, ADA Paratransit, and Call-n-ride. For more information please contact PACE BUS at 847-364-PACE.

Visit pacebus.com


Mental Illness Court Alternative Program (MICAP)

The purpose of DuPage County Mental Illness Court Alternative Program (MICAP) is to redirect individuals who have a mental health diagnosis that was a contributing factor in a crime. MICAP provides a sentencing alternative with the focus on integrated treatment services diverting the individual from traditional prosecution. Contact MICAP at 630-407-8846.

Learn more