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Behavioral Health Services

  • NAMI — National Alliance on Mental Illness
    Information Help line: (800) 950-NAMI
  • No Shame On U
    A non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating the stigma associated with mental health conditions and raising awareness in the Jewish community and beyond. Their goal is for the people who need help to seek it, for family members and friends to know how to provide proper support and to save lives.

Career Help

  • The Able Network
    Chicago metropolitan community-based organizations providing employment counseling, training, and job placement.
  • Chicago Jobs
    Search for a job, post a resume, salary, and other career information. “Exclusively focused on Chicagoland’s 11-county area-including the city, suburbs, and beyond.”
  • Chicago Jobs Council
    An organization dedicated to helping people living in poverty secure employment.
  • Illinois WorkNet Center
    Career, education, and work support information for Illinois residents and businesses. Set up your free account and create a resume, find job openings, learn computer skills, and connect to work support services. Contact a Certified Illinois WorkNet Advisor for assistance.
    A gateway to Chicago’s nonprofit and philanthropic community.

See also our Adult Learning and Job Seeking

Children Services


  • CCDC — Children’s Care & Development Center Inc.

Disability Services

  • Disability Works
    Job placement and career counseling services for people with disabilities. Site is sponsored by Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the State of Illinois.

Discount Prescription Card Program

  • Coast2Coast Rx Card
    The Discount Prescription Card Program lets resident of Niles Township and other participating communities save on prescriptions not covered by insurance. Print the discount prescription card by selecting “Print Free Card,” “Township,” and then “Niles Township.” Use the “Pharmacy Locator” to find a participating pharmacy.

Domestic Violence Hotlines

Domestic Violence Shelters

  • A Safe Place — Help Line: (847) 249-4450
    Provides shelter, court advocacy, referrals, and comprehensive counseling programs for victims of domestic violence – women and children who have been physically, verbally, or emotionally abused.
  • WINGS — Women in Need of Growing Stronger


Food Services

  • CJE Senior Life — formerly Council for Jewish Elderly
    Home delivered meals.


Immigration & Language Services

  • CLESE — Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly
  • Indo-America Center
    Promotes the well-being of South Asian immigrants through services that facilitate their adjustment, integration, and friendship with the wider society, nurtures their sense of community, and fosters appreciation for their culture and heritage.

Legal Assistance

Lincolnwood History


Senior Citizens Abuse & Neglect

Senior Citizens Assisted Living/Nursing Homes

Senior Citizens Case Management/Counseling


  • Journeys
    Assists men, women, and families in northwest suburban Cook County who have become or are at risk of becoming homeless.

Substance Abuse Services

Suicide Prevention Resources and Grief Support

AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)
AFSP’s mission is to save lives through funding scientific research, educating the public, advocating for public policies, and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

Nacional del Prevención del Suicidio   1-888-628-9454
Lifeline ofrece 24/7, gratuito servicios en español, no es necesario hablar ingles si usted necesita ayuda.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline   1-800-273-8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline CHAT
Available 24/7 across the US to connect individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services.

SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)
A non-profit organization with a mission to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide.

The Trevor Project
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Willow House Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group