The Community Behavioral Health Community Partners

Heartland Alliance sign

Heartland Alliance

Heartland Alliance is an anti-poverty organization based in Chicago that addresses poverty through health, housing, jobs and justice particularly for the poor and the displaced.

Lake View Lutheran Church

Night Ministry

The Night Ministry provides housing, health care, outreach, spiritual care, and social services to adults and youth who struggle with homelessness and poverty.

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Rush School-Based Health Centers

Rush operates three school-based health centers to provide access to mental and behavioral health services. Since 2019, we addressed trauma-based issues with 500 students through screening, assessment and treatment in partnership with ORR Academy, Kipp Academy, Simpson Academy and Richard T. Cane Medical Prep High School.

A mom with her three sons


I AM ABLE is a faith-based, trauma-informed care agency providing therapeutic counseling, trauma response and domestic violence prevention.

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Chicago

Catholic Charities fulfills the Church’s role in the mission of charity to anyone in need by providing compassionate, competent and professional services that strengthen and support individuals, families and communities based on the value and dignity of human life.

Oak Park Library

The Oak Park Library

The Oak Park Library provides library facilities and meeting and outreach space for a wide range of community outreach services.

READI participants


READI CHICAGO is an innovative response to gun violence in Chicago that engages and supports men who are most highly impacted by gun violence.

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Institute for Nonviolence

Institute for Nonviolence Chicago infuses high doses of nonviolence through community members and role models to change the prevalence and status quo of violence.

Two young men in front of the Orthogenic School

Orthogenic School

The Sonia Shankman Orthogenis School is a residential treatment center and therapeutic school for children and adolescents typically classified as emotionally challenged.

A room in the Brook Whitted Center

Brook Whitted Center

The Brook Whitted Center is a transitional living center for young adults on the autism spectrum or those requiring mental health care or support for social-emotional issues.

Outside of Chicago Easter Seals Therapeutic Day School

Chicago Easter Seals Therapeutic Day School

Chicago Easter Seals Therapeutic Day School provides comprehensive services for individuals with disabilities or other special needs and their families to improve quality of life and maximize independence.

Outside of Esperanza Community Mental Health

Esperanza Community Mental Clinic

Esperanza Community Mental Clinic provides a wide range of mental health services from youth to adults.

Outside of Maryville


Maryville is a Roman Catholic institution for the treatment of physically, sexually, and emotional abused children.

Section Contact

Deanna Doss
Administrative Assistant
1645 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 302
Chicago, IL 60612