Listed below are some of the available service in Will County. To view a more complete list or for more information, contact the United Way of Will County at 815.723.2500 or visit their website at http://www.uwwill.org.
United Way of Will County
United Way of Will County works with local volunteers to identify and solve Critial issues faced by will county residents.
54 N. Ottawa Street Suite 300
Joliet, IL 60432
Crisis Line of Will County
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, comprensive suicide prevention hotline, information, referral and "Sunshine" calls. Services are available for the hearing impaired. Phone 815.722.3344/ non-emergency 815.744.5280 Website: www.crisisline247.org.
Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, translates God's reconciling live into professional human services. The agency works closely with the Will County community to provide foster care, adoption, assistance to women facing unplanned pregnancies, counseling, Head Start and childcare programs, and senior volunteer programs such as the Foster Grandparent Program, Senior Companion Prgram and the Retired and Senior Volunteer program. In addition, Catholic Charities operates Daybreak Shelter which provides shelter for the homeless as well as emergency financial assistance with basic needs such as food, clothing and rent or mortgage assistance. Daybreak's Transitional Housing Program also provides housing for single mothers and their children while they work towards permanent housing and employment.
Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
203 North Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Community Service Council of Northern Will County
Provides family, marital, and individual services. Phone: 815.886.5000; 630.759.9494 Website: www.thecsc.org
The Salvation Army
Provides food, disaster relief services, financial assistance and counseling. Phone: 815.726.4834 Website: www.jolietsalvationarmy.org.
Will County Center for Community Concerns
Providing programs and services for energy assistance, housing counseling, rent or mortgage assistance, homeless services, home accessibility improvements, and home weatherization. For more information and to see how to qualify call 815-722-0722. Website:www.wcccc.net
Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center
Child welfare agency offering comprehensive services to yourth. Website: www.auntmarthas.org
Guardian Angel Community Services
GACS provides services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Website: www.gacsprograms.org/
Senior Services Center of Will County
Phone: 815.723.9713 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.willcountyseniors.org
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago provides relief to victims of single-family emergencies and community, national and international disasters; and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Website: http://www.redcross.org/il/chicago.
Riverside Resolve Center
Provides a full range of Drug and Alcohol Counseling for adults and adolescents. Includes outpatient group, individual and treatment for adolescent males. Also provide a full range of DUI services and educational groups. Also provide medically supervised detox in a hospital setting if needed. All evaluations are conducted free of charge. Accept Medicaid, Medicare, Private insurance, sliding fee scale and grant money available for those who qualify. For information or an evaluation contact Central Intake at 815.468.3241.
Main Campus: 411 W. Division St., Manteno, IL 60950
Monee Campus: 25711 S. Egyptian Trail, Monee IL 60449
Kankakee Campus: 1905 W. Court St., Kankakee, IL 60901
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties
Helping children (age 7-13) reach their potential through community and site-based, one-to-one, mentoring relationships. Phone: 815.725.4324 Website: www.bbbswillgrundy.org.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Will County (CASA)
CASA of Will County recruits and trains community volunteers to serve the best interests of abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system. Our volunteers are the eyes and ears of the juvenile court judge. Our goal is to strive toward achieving permanency for all abused and neglected youth in our community.
Bridges to a New Day
A non-profit counseling agency that provides the following services: couple, family, individual (adult and child) counseling; parenting workshops; one-on-one parenting consultation; free domestic violence services to victims and their children; professional trainings. We do accept insurance payments for counseling services. Based on financial need, counseling fees and parenting service fees may be reduced.
Contact Person: Carolyn or Karen
Carolyn@bridgestoanewday.org or Karen@bridgestoanewday.org
English speaking services:
Monday evening,Tuesday and Thursday 9 am-7 pm
Located: located at 215 W. Romeo Road, in Romeoville
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI of Will County)
A non-profit agency with a mission to reduce the loneliness and isolation inherent in mental illness through the empowerment and strengthening of individuals and families affected by the disease with advocacy, education and support. Phone: 815.731.9103 Website: www.nami.org.