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Social Services Available in Will County

Listed below are some of the available services in Will County. To view a more complete list or for more information, contact the United Way of Will County at (815) 723-2500 or visit their website at


Agency Name Services Provided
United Way of Will County

United Way of Will County works with local volunteers to identify and solve critical issues faced  by many Will County residents.

54 N. Ottawa Street Suite 300
Joliet, IL 60432

Fax: 815-723-2814 

Crisis Line of Will County

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, comprehensive suicide prevention hotline, information, referral and "Sunshine" calls. Services are available for the hearing impaired.

(815) 722-3344; non-emergency (815) 744-5280

Catholic Charities Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, translates God's reconciling love into professional human services. The agency works closely with the Will County community to provide foster care, adoption, assistance to women facing unplanned pregnancies, counseling, Head Start and childcare programs, and senior volunteer programs such as the Foster Grandparent Program, Senior Companion Program and the Retired and Senior Volunteer program. In addition Catholic Charities operates Daybreak Shelter which provides shelter for the homeless as well as emergency financial assistance with basic needs such as food, clothing and rent or mortgage assistance. Daybreak's Transitional Housing Program also provides housing for single mothers and their children while they work towards permanent housing and employment.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
203 North Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432

Community Service Council of Northern Will County

Provides family, marital, and individual services.
(815) 886-5000; (630) 759-9494

The Salvation Army

Provides food, disaster relief services, financial assistance, and counseling.
(815) 726-4834.

Will County Center for Community Concerns

Help with utility bills for those needing assistance.
(815) 722-0722

Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center

Child welfare agency offering comprehensive services to youth

Guardian Angel Community Services

GACS provides services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

Senior Services Center of Will County (815) 723-9713 or or 
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago provides relief to victims of single-family emergencies and community, national and international disasters; and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Riverside Resolve Center Provides a full range of Drug and Alcohol Counseling for adults and adolescents. Includes outpatient group, individual and family counseling, aftercare counseling, long term residential treatment for adolescent males. Also provide a full range of DUI services and educational programs for school, corporate and community groups. Also provide medically supervised detox in a hospital setting if needed. All evaluations are conducted free of charge. Accept Medicade, Medicare, Private insurance, sliding fee scale and grant money available for low income families. For information or an evaluation contact Central Intake at (815) 468-3241.

Main Campus:
411 W. Division St.
Manteno, IL 60950

Monee Campus:
25711 S. Egyptian Trail
Monee, IL 60449

Kankakee Campus:
1905 W. Court St.
Kankakee, IL 60901
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will & Grundy Counties Helping children (age 6-13) reach their potential through community, one-to-one, mentoring relationships.

Phone: 815-723-2227 
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Will County
CASA recruits, trains and supervises volunteers to be court advocates for abused and neglected children.  CASA volunteers are the child's voice in court.

3200 W McDonough St.
Joliet IL 60431
(815) 730-7072
Will County Children's Advocacy Center Serving Will County; provide child sensitive interviews for victims of child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse; other services include counseling, child sensitive medical exam resource, full case management, dog greeter, and community resource/referral.

Phone: 815-774-4565
Bridges to a New Day

A non-profit counseling agency that provides the following services: couple, family, individual (adult and child) counseling; parenting workshops; one-on-one parenting consultation; free domestic violence services to victims and their children; professional trainings.  We do accept insurance payments for counseling services.  Based on financial need, counseling fees and parenting service fees may be reduced.
Contact Person: Carolyn or Karen or 
Contact Info:
       English speaking services:
       (815) 838-2690
       Monday evening
       Tuesday and Thursday 9 am-7 pm

Located: located at 215 W. Romeo Road, in Romeoville


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI of Will County)

A non-profit agency with a mission to reduce the loneliness and isolation inherent in mental illness through the empowerment and strengthening of individuals and families affected by the disease with advocacy, education and support.
Phone: (815) 731-9103


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