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Crisis Hotlines

Get Help If You Need It

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Crisis Hotlines are for those individuals who need immediate
assistance in attempting to develop options for specific problems.
Crisis Hotlines do limited problem-solving and refer callers to
appropriate agencies.

The MHAGC referral and resource list is not an all-inclusive list
and is subject to change. Each day our team will be adding new
resources and building to our website. If you have trouble
finding a referral within your area, we encourage you to call
(312) 781-7780 for more information.

Reference to any treatment or therapy option, or to any program,
service, or treatment provider is not an endorsement by MHAGC.*

Hotlines

 

Alcohol and Drug...................................................1-800-622-2255

Child Abuse............................................................1-800-252-2873

Child Help USA......................................................1-800-422-4453

Drug Abuse............................................................1-800-444-9999

Hunger....................................................................1-800-359-2163

Illinois Poison Control............................................1-800-222-1222

Mental Health Crisis Intervention........................1-800-248-7475

Suicide Prevention/Crisis Intervention.................1-800-248-7475

 

More Help Numbers

Abuse (Child)

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Child Abuse Hotline..1-800-252-2873

Juvenile Protective Hotline..............................................312-440-1203

Community Crisis Center (Elgin)....................................847-697-2380

Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.................217-789-2830

AIDS

AIDS Legal Council of Chicago.....................................312-427-8990

AIDS Drug Assistance Hotline (State of Ill.)..................800-825-3518

Illinois AIDS Hotline.......................................................800-243-2437

Alcohol/Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous...................................................312-346-1475

Disabled

Illinois Relay Center (Telecommunications for the Hearing
Impared) TDD..................................................711 or 1-800-526-0844

American Foundation for the Blind.............................1-800-232-5463

Family Resource Center on Disabilities..........................312-939-3513

Equip for Equality............................................................312-341-0022

Illinois Attorney General Disabled
Persons Advocacy....................................................1-800-382-3000
TDD.............................................................................312-814-7123

Community Concern for Alcohol and Substance Abuse
RENZ-Passage Program (Elgin)..................................847-888-8315

Domestic Violence

City of Chicago Domestic Violence Helpline..............1-877-863-6338

National Organization for Victim's Assistance............1-800-879-6682
Help in locating proper agency or crisis center for victims

Employment

Federal Equal Employment.............................................312-353-2713

Women Employed...........................................................312-782-3902

9 to 5 Job Survive Hotline (working women)..............1-800-522-0925

Financial Services

United Charities...............................................................312-986-4000

Homeless - Emergency Services

Teen Living Programs.....................................................773-833-0025
3179 N. Broadway, Chicago IL 60657

Excellent Way..................................................................773-375-1500
Alternate #..................................................................773-375-0215
2510 E. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60649

Cornerstone Community Outreach..................................773-271-8163
4626 N. Clifton, Chicago, IL 60640

Neopolitan Lighthouse....................................................773-722-0005

Clara's House...................................................................773-778-8861
1650 W. 62nd St., Chicago, IL 60636

Pusada Por El Dia (Humbolt Park)..................................773-342-8071

Association  House of Chicago Visions...........................773-772-7170
2150 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647

Gospel League Home.......................................................312-243-2480
955 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

Maryville Academy..........................................................312-491-3500
Paulina House, 1658 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL

St. Martin De Porres Center..............................................773-643-5843
6423 S. Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60617

Wellspring Christian Ministries........................................773-734-0093
2810 E. 79th Street, Chicago, IL 60617

Maria Shelter.....................................................................773-994-5350
7320 S. Yae, Chicago, IL 60621

Circle Emergency Care.....................................................773-921-1446
118 N. Central Ave., Chicago, IL 60644

New Moms........................................................................773-252-3253
2825 W. McLean Ave., Chicago, IL 60647

Tabitha House...................................................................773-261-1100
580 N. Pine, Chicago, IL 60640

Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance........................312-655-7500
721 N. LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60608

Inner Voice Learning Center.............................................312-666-2577
1600 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60612

The Port............................................................................773-778-5955
Family Shelter 5017 S. Hermitage, Chicago, IL 60609
Men's Warming Center Oct-March
5054 S. Ashland, Chicago, IL 60609

Respond Now...................................................................708-755-4357
Chicago Heights, IL

Legal Services

AIDS Legal Council of Chicago.........................................312-427-8990

Chicago Bar Association
Referral Services............................................................312-554-2001

Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago
343 S. Dearborn...............................................................312-341-1070
TDD.................................................................................312-265-2019
Legal Aid Bureau (United Charities)..................................312-986-4200
IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law.....................................312-906-5000
Lawyer Referral Service (DuPage)....................................217-525-5297
Life Span's Center for Legal Services................................312-408-1210

Mental Health

National Mental Health Association..................................1-800-969-6642

Sexual Assault

Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline................................................888-293-2080

Rape Hotline of Lake County (Zion)....................................847-872-7799

Crisis Line of Will County....................................................815-722-3344

Crisis Line of Grundy County...............................................815-942-6611

Illinois Masonic Medical Center...........................................773-975-1600
836 W. Wellington Avenue

Norwegian American Hospital.............................................773-292-8200

St. Francis Hospital.............................................................847-492-4000
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital......................................773-878-8700
4646 N. Marine Drive

Shelters for Battered Women

CAWC Greenhouse (North side).........................................773-27-4566

House of Good Sheperd (North side).................................773-935-3434

Family Rescue (South side).................................................773-375-8400

Community Crisis Center (Elgin).........................................847-697-2380

Constance Morris Crisis Center
(Summit) Hull House.......................................................708-485-5254

Evanston Shelter Crisis Line..........................877-718-1868 (Toll Free)

Apna Ghar..........................................................................312-334-4663

National Resources............................................................800-799-SAFE

Crisis Center for South Suburbs..........................................708-429-7233

A Safe Place (Waukegan)...................................................847-249-4450

State of Illinois Department of Human Services Hotlines

DHS Hotline......................................................................800-843-6154

Disability Services Hotline................................................800-225-3607

Provider Assistance Hotline...............................................800-804-3833

Human Services Hotline....................................................800-323-4769

Other
Family Service & Mental Health Center of Cicero..........708-656-6430

In-Touch Hotline..............................................................312-996-5535

Oak Park/River Forest Family Service............................708-383-7500
and Mental Health Center

Suicide Prevention - Family Services..............................815-385-6400

 

Will County Resources

AIDS Hotline.................................................................800-AID-AIDS

Alcohol...............................................................................800-Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous....................................................815-741-6637

Child Help USA...............................................................800-422-4453

Cocaine Hotline.............................................................800-662-HELP

Crime Stoppers...............................................................800-323-6734

Department of Children and Family Services..............800-25-ABUSE

Narcotics Anonymous.....................................................708-848-4884