Will County Social Service Agencies

Listed below are some of the available service 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 http://www.uwwill.org.

United Way of Will County

United Way of Will County works with local volunteers to identify and solve Critial issues faced by will county residents.

54 N. Ottawa Street Suite 300
Joliet, IL 60432
Fax: 815-723-2814
Email: unitedwaywillcounty@yahoo.com
Website: www.uwwill.org 

Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, translates God's reconciling live 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 Prgram 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
Phone: 815.723.3405
Website: http://catholiccharitiesjoliet.org/

Community Service Council of Northern Will County

Provides family, marital, and individual services.  Phone: 815.886.5000;   630.759.9494   Website: www.thecsc.org

The Salvation Army

Provides food, disaster relief services, financial assistance and counseling.  Phone: 815.726.4834  Website: www.jolietsalvationarmy.org.

Will County Center for Community Concerns

Providing programs and services for energy assistance, housing counseling, rent or mortgage assistance, homeless services, home accessibility improvements, and home weatherization.  For more information and to see how to qualify call 815-722-0722. Website:www.wcccc.net

Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center

Child welfare agency offering comprehensive services to yourth.  Website: www.auntmarthas.org

Guardian Angel Community Services

GACS provides services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.  Website: www.gacsprograms.org/

Senior Services Center of Will County

Phone: 815.723.9713  Email:seniorservices@agingspecialists.org  Website:   www.willcountyseniors.org

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.  Website: http://www.redcross.org/il/chicago.

Riverside Resolve Center

Provides a full range of Drug and Alcohol Counseling for adults and adolescents.  Includes outpatient group, individual and treatment for adolescent males.  Also provide a full range of DUI services and educational groups.  Also provide  medically supervised detox in a hospital setting if needed. All evaluations are conducted free of charge.  Accept Medicaid, Medicare, Private insurance, sliding fee scale and grant money available for those who qualify.  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 and Grundy Counties

Helping children (age 7-13) reach their potential through community and site-based, one-to-one, mentoring relationships.  Phone: 815.725.4324   Website: www.bbbswillgrundy.org.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Will County (CASA)

CASA of Will County recruits and trains community volunteers to serve the best interests of abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system.  Our volunteers are the eyes and ears of the juvenile court judge.  Our goal is to strive toward achieving permanency for all abused and neglected youth in our community.

Phone: 815-730-7072

Website: www.casaofwillcounty.org

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

Carolyn@bridgestoanewday.org or Karen@bridgestoanewday.org 
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  Website: www.nami.org.