10537 South Roberts Road
Palos Hills, Illinois 60465
Relay Service: English: 800-526-0844
Families dealing with mental health challenges find caring counsel and supportive services at Metropolitan Family Services Southwest Center, which has been serving southwest suburban communities since 1966. Metropolitan Southwest is part of Metropolitan Family Services, which has been empowering Chicago-area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities since 1857.
Blue Island, Calumet, Lemont, Oak Forest, Orland; Palos and Worth Townships.
Hours of Operation
- Monday and Friday: 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
- Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 8:30 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Find out more about Metropolitan Family Services Southwest
13136 Western Avenue
Blue Island, Illinois 60406
Rita Lopez-Brosnan, LCPC
Rita Lopez Brosnan is the executive director of Metropolitan Family Services Southwest Center. A licensed clinical professional counselor, Lopez Brosnan has her certification in providing services to victims of rape and sexual assault. She is also a certified trainer in ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills), and she has experience working in the child welfare system.
Lopez Brosnan has experience developing, implementing and supervising an integrated healthcare initiative, which brought primary care into a behavioral health setting. At the Health Department she was part of a turnaround team that helped to implement their electronic health records and lead a change management process for the entire organization.
Prior to going back to graduate school in behavioral health and human services, Lopez Brosnan was an early childhood educator in bilingual classrooms for two different school districts and had a focus on language development in young children.