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.


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CAPTAIN JAMES A. LOVELL FEDERAL HEALTH CARE CENTER

Providing medical and dental services to U.S. military veterans, recruits, active duty, and eligible beneficiaries.

3001 Green Bay Rd., North Chicago, IL 60064  |  847-688-1900


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


COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF LAKE COUNTY

Helping low-income families reach self-sufficiency through emergency assistance for families in crisis needing immediate aid, case management, prevention services, and scholarships.

2424 Washington Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 | 224-412-8945


COMMUNITY PARTNERS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

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

847-263-7478
800 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 201 | Libertyville, IL 60048
400 Central Avenue, Suite 111 | Highland Park, IL 60035


ERIE HEALTHREACH WAUKEGAN HEALTH CENTER

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 OF LAKE COUNTY

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


FOSS PARK DISTRICT

Providing parks, recreation services, and facilities to men, women, children, and families residing in North Chicago

1730 Lewis Ave., North Chicago, IL 60064  | 847-689-7480


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.

2835 W. Belvidere Rd., Suite 212, Waukegan, IL 60085 | 847-505-7986


LAKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT/COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

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

3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 | 847-377-8000


DICKINSON HALL (LAKE FOREST - LAKE BLUFF SENIOR CENTER)

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.

270 E. Westminster Avenue, Suite 200, Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 847-295-9075


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


MIDWEST VETERANS CLOSET

Providing free clothing, household items, furniture, food pantry, and employment assistance to veterans.

2323 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064  |  847-354-2108


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


PADS LAKE COUNTY

Providing immediate, critical services to individuals and families that are experiencing homelessness in Lake County.

1800 Grand Ave., Waukegan, IL  60085  |  847-689-4357


PHOENIX RISING FOOD PANTRY

Assisting residents of Lake County who are experiencing financial difficulties by providing healthy food options.

847-579-9739 | [email protected]


PRAIRIE STATE LEGAL SERVICES

Offering free legal services for low-income persons and those 60 and over who have serious civil legal problems and need legal help to solve them.

325 W. Washington St., Suite 100, Waukegan, IL 60085  |  847-662-6925


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
[email protected]


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
[email protected]


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


YOUTH & FAMILY COUNSELING

Offering caring, confidential, personalized counseling services for adults of all ages, children/teens, couples, and families, on a sliding fee scale.

1113 S. Milwaukee Ave., #104, Libertyville, IL 60048 | 847-367-5991


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.

2303 Kemble Avenue, North Chicago, IL 60064 | 847-473-3483


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
[email protected]


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