Our Social Service Partners

The following are some of the social service agencies we often find helpful in meeting the needs of residents. Also see www.FindHelpLakeCounty.org, an interactive website that allows you to search for the type of assistance you need.


AFFORDABLE HOUSING CORPORATION OF LAKE COUNTY

Increasing and preserving affordable housing opportunities throughout Lake County via high-integrity, high-impact services and partnerships that protect and empower consumers and communities.

1590 S. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 312, Libertyville, IL 60048 | 847-263-7478 | Fax: 847-263-9381


CAREER RESOURCE CENTER

Providing professional assistance to adults seeking employment.

40 E. Old Mill Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 847-295-5626 | Fax: 847-295-5430


CATHOLIC CHARITIES

Providing a variety of services for men, women, children, and families. Services include housing, emergency assistance, and an emergency shelter/motel voucher program.

671 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085 | 847-782-4000


DAISY'S RESOURCE AND DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER

Providing individuals and their families opportunities and assistance to become self-sufficient through educational, vocational training, childcare services, and community development in order to achieve financial independence.

1919 Dr. Daisy M. Brooks Dr., North Chicago, IL 60064 | 847-473-4898 | Fax: 847-473-4908


ERIE HEALTHREACH WAUKEGAN CLINIC

Providing medical, dental, and pharmaceutical programs to Lake County's low-income and medically underserved populations.

2323 Grand Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085 | 847-666-3494


FAMILY SERVICE: PREVENTION, EDUCATION & COUNSELING

Delivering proven, high-quality counseling and education services to the family, regardless of socioeconomic backgrounds.

Headquarters: 777 Central Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035 | 847-432-4981


GLASA (GREAT LAKES ADAPTIVE SPORTS ASSOCIATION)

Providing inclusive recreational, fitness, and competitive sports activities for youth and adults who have a primary physical or visual impairment.

400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 847-283-0908 | Fax: 847-283-0973


I-PLUS LAKE COUNTY

Working to help chronically homeless individuals become financially responsible and lead them to a higher quality of life by providing them with housing, mentoring, and treatment partnerships.

3001 Green Bay Rd., Building 9, Room 100, North Chicago, IL 60064 | 847-689-4290


LAKE COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PROJECT (CAP)

Providing a variety of assistance that includes rent, utilities, food, referrals, employment, placement assistance, Head Start Program (3- to 5-year-olds), and the Low Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

106 S. Sheridan Rd., Waukegan, IL 60085 | 847-249-4330


LAKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT/COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

Providing a variety of primary care services that include general/family medicine, pediatrics, family planning, and dental.

2400 Belvidere Rd., Waukegan, IL 60085 | 847-377-8400


LAKE FOREST - LAKE BLUFF SENIOR CENTER AT DICKINSON HALL

Providing a welcoming environment for older adults by developing programs and services that foster independence, involvement, and continued personal growth.

100 E. Old Mill Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 847-234-2209


LEAD

Dedicated to promoting healthy family relationships and preventing alcohol, tobacco, drug use, and other risky behavior by youth.

400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 847-295-9075 | Fax: 847-295-9076


MARISTELLA

Promoting self-sufficiency of homeless women and mothers with children in Lake County, Illinois.

745 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048 | 847-367-5360 | Fax: 847-680-4094


MOTHERS TRUST FOUNDATION

Supporting social service providers by offering assistance that cannot be obtained elsewhere to children in need in Lake County, Illinois.

400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 847-482-9189 | Fax: 847-482-9193


NICASA

Providing substance abuse prevention and treatment, and promoting healthy lifestyles through advocacy, training, and education programming.

Headquarters: 31979 N. Fish Lake Rd., Round Lake, IL 60073 | 847-546-6450 | Fax: 847-546-6760


READING POWER INC.

Providing reading tutoring for students in North Chicago elementary schools through professionally developed, cutting edge, research-based curriculum customized daily for each student.

736 N. Western Avenue, Suite 226, Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 815-867-7476


A SAFE PLACE

Providing shelter, court advocacy, referrals, and comprehensive counseling programs for victims of domestic violence - women and children who have been physically, verbally, or emotionally abused.

Location undisclosed (northeastern Illinois)
24-hour help line: 847-249-4450 or 1-800-600-SAFE | Office: 847-731-7165 | TTY: 847-249-6557


SALVATION ARMY, WAUKEGAN CORPS

Providing rent, mortgage, utility, prescription, and clothing assistance.

850 S. Green Bay Rd., Waukegan, IL 60085 | 847-336-1880 | Fax: 847-336-0323


SAMARITAN COUNSELING CENTER

Providing professional counseling and educations services to individuals and families. The center also integrates a person's faith into the healing process. A sliding fee scale is available.

588 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
219 W. Maple Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048
Administrative offices: 690 Oak Street, Winnetka, IL 60093
Other office sites are available, including the Chicago Loop

847-446-6955


SOUTHEAST LAKE COUNTY FAITH IN ACTION VOLUNTEERS

Professionally trained and supervised volunteers helping older adults maintain their independence. Assistance is available to help with transportation, grocery shopping, respite care, friendly visits, and light household chores.

1510 Old Deerfield Road #205, Highland Park, IL 60035 | 847-721-8414
info@selfia.org


UMMA CENTER (URBAN MUSLIM MINORITY ALLIANCE)

Empowering the lives of underprivileged individuals in Lake County by providing educational support and community resources.

221 Washington St., Waukegan, IL 60085 | 847-336-6136
info@ummacenters.org


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION - LAKE COUNTY

Providing life skills training for youth.

100 South US Highway 45, Grayslake, IL 60030 | 847-223-8627 | Fax: 847-223-9288


YOUTHBUILD LAKE COUNTY

Helping low-income young adults complete their education, learn the necessary skills to become gainfully employed, and build a hopeful future for themselves and their families.

3001 N. Green Bay Rd., Building 1, 3rd Floor, North Chicago, IL 60064 | 847-473-3483 | Fax: 847-473-1023


YWCA LAKE COUNTY

Serving 30,000 underserved, uninsured and low income women, children and families annually, through four main programs: Women's Economic Advancement, Child Care Resource & Referral, Women & Girls' Health, and Youth Development.

1425 Tri-State Parkway, Suite 180, Gurnee, IL 60031 | 847-662-4247 | Fax: 847-855-0329
information@ywcalakecountyil.org


ZACHARIAS SEXUAL ABUSE CENTER

Providing 24-hour crisis intervention, counseling services, and advocacy support for victims (and their loved ones) of sexual assault, abuse, and rape.

4275 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL 60031
24-Hour Hotline: 847-872-7799 | TTY: 847-244-1367 | Fax: 847-244-6380 | Office: 847-244-1187