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Community Resources

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services maintains a list of resources provided by the community including counseling, homelessness, domestic violence and substance abuse.

If you are in a crisis, visit the Crisis Resource page immediately.

DuPage County Health Department

(non-emergency for Intakes)

(630) 682-7400

Multiple locations

  • Sliding fee available
  • Psychiatrist available
  • Many insurances accepted
  • Typically has wait list

Metropolitan Family Services

(630) 784-4800

Wheaton, Warrenville

  • Sliding fee available
  • Psychiatrist available
  • Many insurances accepted
  • Typically has wait list

Edgewood Clinical Services

(630) 428-7890, Ext .320

Naperville, Plainfield, Lisle

  • Sliding fee available
  • Psychiatrists available
  • Many insurances accepted
  • Psychological testing

Riverwalk Counseling Center

(630) 848-0445

  • Naperville
  • May be conducted by interns for lower cost ($25 per session)
  • Many insurances accepted
  • Substance abuse, mixed gender, DBT groups

Oak Brook Counseling & Wellness

(630) 710-5729

Oak Brook

  • Sliding fee available
  • Many insurances accepted
  • Mindfulness coping, emotional regulation, etc.
  • Adults, young adults, children, LGBTQIA

Summit Clinical Services

(630) 260-0606

Naperville, Wheaton

Up to individual practitioners to lower cost

Blue Cross & Medicare

Innovative Counseling Partners

(773) 312-3612

Multiple

  • Sliding fee available
  • Many insurances accepted
  • Mindfulness groups available

Northwestern Medicine Behavioral Health

(630) 933-4000

Winfield, St. Charles

  • Sliding fee available
  • Psychiatrists available
  • Medicaid accepted
  • Young adult mental health track program available (18 to 25)

Pillars

(708) 745-5277

Western and South Western Suburbs (many)

  • Sliding fee available
  • Outpatient, Addictions, Employment, Grief Support, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Parent Support, Crisis
  • Many insurances, Medicare
  • English, Spanish, Arabic, Polish

Insight Behavioral Health Centers

(312) 239-6016

Oakbrook, Northbrook, Evanston

  • Mood and anxiety; eating recovery
  • Comprehensive, mindfulness-based
  • Residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient
  • Out-of-pocket or insurance

Thresholds Chicago

Westmont

  • Early intervention programs for emerging adulthood with intensive outpatient needs (decrease symptoms & prevent hospitalization)
  • Multidisciplinary (therapy, peer mentors, supported employment, family support)
  • Accepts most insurance and Medicaid

SamaraCare

(630) 357-2456

Many locations

  • Sliding fee available
  • Psychological testing and assessment
  • Many insurances accepted

DuPage Pads

(630) 682-3846

Variable, throughout DuPage County

  • Interim Overnight Housing
  • Client services (basic needs assistance, laundry & shower, groups & workshops)
  • Career & employment Assistance

Catholic Charities (Hope House)

(630) 495-8008, (630) 941-3868

Lombard Villa Park

  • Transitional housing
  • Emergency services

Community Housing Association of DuPage (CHAD)

(630) 456-4452

Wheaton

Offers below market rents to income qualified applicants

360 Youth Services

(630) 717-9408 ext. 1148

Naperville, Lisle, Aurora

  • Transitional Housing
  • For young adults (18 to 24)
  • Offers men, women, and LBTQ programs
  • Structured program focusing on life skills
  • 24/7 support, up to 24 months

Bridge Communities

(630) 545-0610

Glen Ellyn

  • Transitional Housing
  • Case management
  • Educational services
  • Must be over 21 and have at least 1 child under 18

Wheaton Youth Outreach

(630) 682-1910

  • Transitional Housing
  • Case management
  • Ages 17 to 24

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Sexual Assault Services – Family Center

(630) 790-6600

Addison

  • Individual & group counseling
  • Anonymous phone counseling
  • Help with police & court processes
  • Emergency shelter

Family Shelter Service

(630) 469-5650

Wheaton

  • Supportive case management
  • Support groups
  • Assistance with order of protection
  • Emergency shelter
  • Spanish-speaking

Pillars

(708)745-5277

Western and South Western Suburbs (many)

  • Sliding fee available
  • Outpatient, Addictions, Employment, Grief Support, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Parent Support, Crisis
  • Many insurances, Medicare
  • English, Spanish, Arabic, Polish

Jubilee Village

(630) 665-1584

Wheaton

  • Transitional Housing for young, single moms
  • Must be 18 to 24 to qualify
  • Must be pregnant with, or parenting first child
  • Counseling, case management, vocational training

Pillars

(708) 745-5277

Western and South Western Suburbs (many)

  • Sliding fee available
  • Outpatient, Addictions, Employment, Grief Support, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Parent Support, Crisis
  • Many insurances, Medicare
  • English, Spanish, Arabic, Polish

Serenity House

(630) 620-6616

Addison

Outpatient, intensive outpatient, DUI, halfway houses

Gateway

(630) 966-7400

Aurora

Adult Intensive Outpatient Aftercare program

Health Alternative Systems (HAS)

(630) 344-0001

Wheaton

Offers gender-specific programming (diversity focused)

Breaking Free

(630) 897-1003

Aurora

Education, prevention, counseling services

Woodridge Interventions

(630) 968-6477

Woodridge

  • Residential treatment programs for adolescents and adults
  • Step-down recovery home for older teens
  • Outpatient treatment services

Edward Hines VA Hospital

(708) 202-8387

Hines

Primary and specialty health care services for veterans

Aurora Vet Center

(630) 585-1853

Aurora

  • Community-based outpatient Hines VA clinic
  • Individual, group, family, substance abuse, employment

Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Program

(708) 202-4960

Hines

Assistance with VA healthcare, programs, benefits

Veterans Assistance Commission

(630) 407-5655

Wheaton

Annual, one-time, emergency financial assistance program

MSHV Freedom Commissary

(630) 871-8387

Wheaton

Free thrift store for clothing, household, basic needs

DuPage County Crisis Services

If you are experiencing a crisis and need to speak to a mental health professional. 24/7

  • (630) 627-1700

Rape Crisis Hotline

Provides survivors of sexual violence and their significant others immediate support, crisis intervention and referrals for the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The volunteers and staff at the hotline have received extensive training in sexual assault crisis intervention. 24/7.

  • (630) 971-3927

Pillars Crisis Support

Helps stabilize personal and family emergencies and sudden traumas that impact entire communities. These services are available in English and Spanish, at no cost.

  • (708) 745-5277
  • Domestic Violence: (708) 485-5254
  • Sexual Assault: (708) 482-9600

Contact Information

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200
Phone: (630) 942-2259
Email: Ask a counselor or program advisor a quick question
  • Main Campus Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • COD Centers Hours

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