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Other Family Resources

In addition to the broad scope of cost-effective, professional services offered, Family Service also helps clients reach out to and connect with regional organizations that offer supportive services beyond those provided by our agency. Below are some of those services.

General Resources

Crisis Hotlines

Suicide Prevention

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24-hour Lifeline (800) 273-TALK; or TEXT the Crisis Text Line by texting “LISTEN” to 741-741
  • Lake County Community Crisis Care Program: 24-hour Hotline (847) 377-8088
  • The Trevor Project (gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/questioning youth crisis help): 24-hour Lifeline (866) 488-7386
  • Adult Protective Services: 24-hour Hotline (866) 800-1409
  • Child Protective Services (child abuse or neglect): Child Abuse Hotline (800) 252-2873
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 24-hour Hotline (800) 799-7233
  • A Safe Place (domestic violence): 24-hour Helpline (847) 249-4450
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 24-hour Hotline (800) 656-4673
  • Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center: 24-hour Support Line (847) 872-7799
  • LEAD (Linking Efforts Against Drugs) Text-A-Tip: A 24/7 anonymous text crisis hotline offering emotional support for middle school and high school youth.

Addictions, Including Eating Disorders

  • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders: Helpline (630) 577-1330
  • National Council on Problem Gambling: 24-hour Hotline (800) 522-4700
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (Chicago area): 24-hour Hotline (800) 371-1475
  • Narcotics Anonymous: 24-hour Chicago Region Hotline (708) 848-4884 

Runaway Youth

  • National Runaway Safeline: Crisis Line (800) RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)

Mental Health Resources

Seniors and Caregivers