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Our Mission

We positively influence, and instill hope in, the individuals, families and diverse communities we serve by providing the highest quality education, prevention, and counseling services focusing on substance use, child abuse and mental health.

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Our Impact

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.

- DREAM After-School Program in West Chicago had over 255 youth enrolled in the program
- Nurturing Parenting Curriculum was delivered to 751 adults and children
- Counseling Services helped 881 clients with substance abuse disorders and mental health concerns
- Community Comprehensive Prevention Programs impacted over 13,981 people



Years Serving our communities

Services are provided throughout Kane, DuPage, Grundy, Kendall and Will counties



Thousand individuals Impacted annually

We assist all persons in need regardless of their ability to pay


Our Programs

We provide the highest quality education, prevention and counseling services focused on substance use, child abuse, family relationships, mental health and wellness.


Substance Use Services

Counseling programs and services for adolescents and adults incorporate evidence-based programs and practices to treat drug and alcohol problems, mental illness and relational problems. Our services include: comprehensive assessments, individual and group counseling, outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment programs for adolescents and adults, gender-specific outpatient and intensive outpatient programs for women, specialized  treatment programs for adolescents and adults involved in the criminal justice system, specialized substance use treatment services at Hesed House in Aurora, drug and alcohol alternative to suspension programs and school-based counseling for adolescents, and Anger Management classes for adolescents and adults.

COMMUNITY Based Prevention Services

Prevention programs and services incorporate evidence-based programs that help children and adolescents make healthy choices and remain drug- and alcohol-free.  Services include: after-school programs, communication campaigns, youth advisory committees, classroom-based curriculums, training and technical assistance for parent groups, schools, and community coalitions, and community-wide public policy development.

Family Based Prevention Services

Family Based programs and services develop healthy nurturing parenting skills that prevent child abuse and neglect. Our Services include on-site and community-based parent education utilizing the Nurturing Parenting Program.


Recovery: a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential.

SAMHSA , Recovery & Recovery Support


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We have long term and one-time volunteer opportunities available. Contact us for more information.

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