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Programs and Services

Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation

Provides home-based intervention to families formed through adoption or subsidized guardianship. Counseling, crisis intervention and 24-hour on-call assistance help address adjustment, grief/loss resolution, attachment, educational and emotional issues. This DCFS-supported program also provides therapeutic respite services, psycho-educational and support groups, workshops and help securing resources. Serving DuPage, Lake, McHenry, Kane, Kendall, Will, Grundy, Kankakee.

Behavioral Health

Builds on individual strengths and capacity for change while addressing special needs, behavioral and situational problems, or mental health. Our clinical intervention and prevention services help individuals and families improve, learn and practice new coping skills and manage problems and stress at home, school and in the workplace. Counseling, case management, and psychiatric services are offered for children, families and adults. Services are provided in the office, via telehealth, client homes, schools, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and other human service agencies.

Early Childhood Collaboration

Brings together school districts, community agencies, early childhood providers and supporters to improve school readiness for children in under-resourced areas of Wheaton, Warrenville and Addison.

Early Childhood Education Services

Serve pregnant women, children 0-5 years of age, and their families to ensure school readiness for our youngest residents and empower families to improve their children’s future. Home-based, half day and full-day services are available.

Family Shelter Service of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage (FSS of MFSD)

Transforms lives by offering help and hope to those affected by domestic violence. Programming includes emergency shelter, court services and orders of protection, supportive services for children and adults, community-based services and prevention services.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Mobilizes support services for older caregivers who are raising children, including clinical observance, assessment, referrals, support and educational groups, and for both grandparents and grandchildren, if needed, family and individual counseling.

Intensive Placement Stabilization

Provides short-term, clinically intensive therapeutic interventions to youth in care who struggle with emotional and behavioral issues. Services are provided based on trauma symptoms, emotional/behavioral concerns and risk behaviors.

Legal Aid Society

Provides legal assistance and community education to low-income individuals in the areas of domestic violence, immigration, human trafficking, employment and other legal topics. *Información sobre los programas del centro también está disponible en Espanol. Consulte con el personal para una copia.

Senior Counseling

Helps physically, emotionally and/or economically vulnerable older adults function as independently as possible. It includes in-home or office assessments, family and individual counseling, support groups, case management and links to resources.

Supportive Housing Initiative for Families in Transition (S.H.I.F.T)

Works with community partners to provide permanent housing and long term stability through mental health services, housing, case management and employment counseling.

WEGO Together for Kids

A collaboration mobilizing West Chicago schools and community to address the health, safety and well-being of students and families. Our newest partner, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, invests through its United Way Neighborhood Network.