Breaking Free, Inc.
120 Gale St.
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone (630) 897-1003   Fax (630) 897-1042

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VISION
 
A community where everyone reaches their full potential.

MISSION 
 
To provide the highest quality education, prevention and counseling services focused on drug and alcohol abuse, child abuse, family relationships, mental health and wellness.

VALUES
 
Excellence, Service, Integrity, Education, Stewardship and Respect

SERVICES

ABOUT BREAKING FREE

Breaking Free is committed to one goal: helping individuals and families live in a community where everyone reaches their full potential. We do this by building strong family foundations and rebuilding those impacted by substance abuse and other life challenges.

For 40 years Breaking Free's passionate and proven approach has been strengthening the lives of 15,000 people annually. Our compassionate staff uses nationally recognized prevention and educational programs to build the life skills people need to thrive and make positive decisions for themselves and their families.

We understand that every client comes to us with unique challenges. That's why we help them rebuild their lives with counseling and treatment services that are tailored to individual needs and focused on individual strengths to best ensure success. And our sliding scale fees mean no one will be turned away because of economic circumstances.

While our staff helps clients develop the strength to resist and provides the support to recover from challenging life circumstances they may encounter, Breaking Free's dedicated leadership continues to research, refine and expand the agency's programs to meet the increasingly complex needs of today's families.

Breaking Free cannot accomplish its goal alone. Based in Aurora, IL, we collaborate with schools, law enforcement agencies, local coalitions and other human service organizations to help strengthen communities in the five-county area we serve.

Breaking Free was founded in 1975 by a community coalition and incorporated in Illinois in 1977 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

Breaking Free has been accredited
by CARF International for its Intensive Outpatient Adolescent and Adult Integrated treatment programs, Outpatient Adolescent and Adult Integrated treatment programs, Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention programs, and Family Based child abuse prevention programs.
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CONTACT US

Breaking Free

120 Gale Street

Aurora, IL 60506-5084

(630) 897-1003 M-T 8AM-9PM F 8AM-4PM
(630) 897-1042
breakingfree@breakingfreeinc.org

Telephone

FAX

email

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Administration

  Teddi Krochman, LCSW
  Executive Director

  Jennifer Geltz, MSW, LSW
  Director of Operations

  Sue Aleckson
  Office Manager
Clinical Services

  David Miller, MD
  Medical Director

Prevention Services

  Nicole Lay, BS
  Prevention Program Director

  Betsy Santana
  Assistant Program Director

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Myrna Smar, President
Cynthia Heibel, Vice President
Marlene Colombo, Treasurer
Trudy Huberty, Secretary
Darrius Douglas
Nick Gaetke
Ronald Jones
Zaida Rodriguez
Dennis Wiggins
Kristen Ziman

Need Assistance?   630.897.1003
M-Th 8AM-9PM   F 8AM-4PM
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We build strong family foundations and
rebuild those impacted by
substance abuse, child abuse and
other life challenges.
We provide the highest quality education,
prevention and counseling services
focused on drug and alcohol abuse,
child abuse, family relationships,
mental health and wellness.