Mental Health Funded Agencies
5341 West Cermak Rd., Cicero, IL 708-222-4503
7022 Riverside Drive, Berwyn, IL 60402 708-788-4548
The Children’s Center has been a part of the Cicero and Berwyn community since 1978 providing children and their families a safe learning environment.
- Child Care
- Head Start Programs
- Full/Half Day Pre-school
- Parent Programs
1851 South Ninth Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153 708-338-1724
6634 West Roosevelt Road, 2nd Floor, Oak Park, IL 60304 708-338-1724
Housing Forward’s mission is to transition people from housing crisis to housing stability. They offer a full range of programs and services that are 1) participant-centered, 2) integrated, 3) modeled using best practices and 4) designed to reduce the length of time and impact of trauma associated with homelessness and housing instability. Housing Forward impacts the lives of over 2,000 adults and families with minor children each year.
320 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60302 708-848-0528
The Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society is a diverse member-driven organization with an abiding commitment to assuring the health and well-being of children. Through our IWS Children’s Clinic, the Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society provides the highest quality medical, dental, and social services to those who are unable to afford the cost of private care.
814 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL 60303
NAMI Metro-Suburban saw a need in the community for a social outlet for those suffering alone with mental illness and established the first free-standing, consumer operated, peer support facility in Illinois in 1993. The Center provides an array of services for people living with mental illnesses.
- Drop In Center
- Art Therapy
- Life Skills
- Relationship Groups
- Computer Instructions
- Supportive Employment
6918 Windsor Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402 708-745-5277
Pillars is the largest nonprofit provider of mental health and social services in the western and southwestern suburbs of Chicago, serving 10,000 people each year through direct client services. Pillars mission is to build healthier communities by making connections and changing lives. Staff members are working hard to empower people to face challenges and live healthy, independent lives. They focus on helping clients remain in the community and avoid hospitalization.
- Individual Counseling
- Family Counseling
- Mental Illness Substance Abuse (MISA) Groups
- Substance Use Disorder Counseling
- Children & Adolescent Counseling
1820 S. 25th Ave., Broadview, IL 60155 708-338-3806
Proviso Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) is a safe and child friendly environment for children and adolescents that are involved in investigations of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, and other forms of child maltreatment. Proviso CAC provides forensic interviewing and advocacy services to residents living in the 4th Municipal District of Cook County and support services and community education to those living in the surrounding western suburbs of Cook County.
24-hour crisis line: 708-386-4225
Sarah’s Inn is a community-based organization whose mission is to improve the lives of those affected by domestic violence and to break the cycle of violence for future generations.
- Crisis Intervention
- Community Education
- Violence Prevention ProgramYouth Programs
7222 West Cermak Road, Suite 200, North Riverside, IL 64546 708-447-2448
Solutions for Care is the main provider of senior and disability services for Berwyn, Cicero, and Proviso Townships. They are committed to preserving the independence and dignity of all older adults and those living with disabilities, being their advocate and working to find the best available resources that lead to greater self-sufficiency and a higher quality of life.
Proksa Park, 3001 South Wisconsin Avenue, Berwyn, IL 60402 847-455-2100 ext. 236
West Suburban Special Recreation Association (WSSRA) has partnered with Berwyn Township 708 Community Mental Health Board to provide SibShops. SibShops provide young brothers and sisters peer support and information in a lively, recreational setting. It is a program designed specifically for brothers and sisters of children with special needs. Sibs will have the opportunity to meet other sibs, talk with other sibs who “get it,” learn about the services their brothers and sisters receive and most importantly PLAY GAMES and HAVE FUN!
3401 Gunderson, Berwyn, IL 60402 708-484-7400
Youth Crossroads is a community-based organization whose mission is to act in the best interest of youth, guiding them through life’s challenges, and inspiring them to discover new opportunities for personal development, healthy relationships, and positive community involvement.
- School Based Counseling
- After School Programs (SD100)
- Youth Leadership Programs
- Community Education
- Crisis Intervention