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The Community Alliance & Action Network (CAAN)
Our Mission is to build community and personal alliances to elevate quality of life no matter what sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expressions are. CAAN provides programming, support, and outreach services for the lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer community, and their allies.

68 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7906

4-H of Will County - University of Illinois Extension top ^
One part of the Youth Development Program of the University of Illinois Extension.

(815)727-9296

Agape Missions, Inc. top ^
Serves men, women and children with HIV/AIDS through case management, housing, education/prevention programs, social support, pastoral care, counseling, advocacy, support groups and ongoing volunteer support.

(815)723-1548

American Red Cross top ^
Provides emergency assistance within 48 hours of a disaster. Emergency assistance to Armed Forces/family members. Blood Services for Will County (800) 728-3543. Community Services Education Programs, Health & Safety Classes, and International Services.

(630)378-0344. 24-hour: (312) 729-6100.

Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center top ^
Comprehensive, community-based services for youth and families including child welfare, counseling, crisis intervention, delinquency intervention, parenting skills, and support for runaway youth.

(815)727-3002

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will & Grundy Counties top ^
Community volunteers provide guidance, friendship and educational support on a one-to-one basis to at-risk children.

Website
(815)723-2227

Boys and Girls Club top ^
Serves boys and girls ages 8 through 18. Programs provide for the social, educational, health and character development of its members.

(815)723-3434

Boy Scouts of America - Rainbow Council top ^
Provides youth development programs for over 7,500 boys and girls of Will County.

(815)942-4450

Camp Fire USA Illinois Prairie Council top ^
Builds caring, confident youth and future leaders through a variety of youth development programs including in-school and after school clubs, camping, and community empowerment programs.

(630)629-5160

CASA of Will County top ^
Court Appointed Special Advocate Program. Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers to represent the best interests of children in specific abuse and neglect cases in Will County.

(815)730-7072

Catholic Charities top ^
Provides counseling, adoption and foster care training and licensing, maternity services, early childhood services/Head Start, child care, and residential and volunteer programs for seniors.

(815)723-3405

Center for Correctional Concerns top ^
Serves residents of the Will County Adult Detention Facility (WCADF) - education, social services, chaplaincy, lifestyle intervention and outreach.

(815)740-5631

Childhood Trauma Treatment Program top ^
Dedicated to the treatment of child sexual abuse victims, their families, and molesters.

(630)679-0127 or (800)216-1110

Child Care Resource and Referral top ^
Helping individuals in locating legal child care, training of individuals for professional in-home child care and assisting low income families with child care costs.

(815)741-1163

Community Service Council of Northern Will County top ^
Provides family and individual clinical counseling, housing counseling (foreclosure or eviction), anger management and domestic violence group sessions and D.U.I. evaluations. Sliding scale fees.

(815)886-5000

Cornerstone Services top ^
Progressive, comprehensive services for people with disabilities promoting choice, dignity and the opportunity to live and work in the community.

(815)727-6666

Crisis Line of Will County top ^
24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Comprehensive suicide prevention hotline, information, referral, telephone counseling, and "Sunshine" calls. Services are available for the hearing impaired.

(815)722-3344. Non-emergency: (815)744-5280

Daybreak Center
Provides a 24-hour shelter with on-site support services for homeless families including emergency assistance for food, rent and transitional housing for single mothers.

(815)774-4663

Dream It. Do it.

Dream It. Do It. of Will County educates young people about careers and preparation for advanced manufacturing careers. Manufacturing is a critical part of American prosperity and security. It determines the economic strength in an area.

Website

Eastern Will County Senior Services top ^
Provides transportation for seniors and people with disabilities (all ages), recreation, advocacy, and nutrition programs. Strives to keep individuals in their homes for as long as possible.

(708)534-2323

Easter Seals - Joliet Region top ^
Rehabilitation services to children and adults with disabilities - physical, occupational and speech therapy; inclusive developmental day care, early intervention clinics and residential programs.

(815)773-9362

Girl Scouts of Trailways Council top ^
Girl Scouting offers all girls the opportunity to develop their potential, make friends, and learn new skills.

(815) 723-3449

Good Shepherd Manor top ^
A long-term care facility providing vocational and developmental training for adult men with disabilities.

(815)472-3700

Guardian Angel Home top ^
Before and after school programs, summer camp, individual and family counseling, foster care, alternative school, domestic violence shelter, and sexual assault services.

(815)729-0930. 24-hour hotline: (815)729-1228

Hill Memorial Center top ^
Provides pre-school care and a social service outlet for youth and adults with health education, counseling, and food assistance.

(815)723-0942. Pre-school: (815)723-2009

Joliet Area Community Hospice top ^
Provides compassionate care to the terminally ill utilizing physical, psychological, social and spiritual means. Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance certified.

(815)740-4104 or (800)360-1817

Lamb's Fold Women's Center top ^
Provides transitional housing for women over 18 and their children, offering recovery classes to help women become self sufficient.

(815) 723-5262

Learning and Skills Center top ^
Provides literacy training, GED preparation and job placement to disadvantaged youth throughout Will County.

(815)744-8670

Model Ex-Offender Program top ^
Provides help with finding employment and developing employment-finding skills to ex-offenders residing in Will County.

(815)723-8998

Peter Claver Center top ^
Serving the economically disadvantaged of Will County for over 50 years, providing educational, humanitarian, job training/placement and recreational services.

(815)722-6361

Retired Senior Volunteer Program(RSVP)
Provides seniors with volunteer opportunities that allow them to share their knowledge, wisdom, time and talents in community-based agencies and organizations.

(815)723-3405

Senior Services Center of Will County top ^
Programs include arranging for in-home care, elder abuse investigation, information and assistance, health screenings, nutrition, recreational and educational programs, nursing home ombudsman, and care-giver support.

(815)723-9713

Spanish Center top ^
Provides bilingual social services, food pantry, immigration assistance, licensed day care, full-day kindergarten, summer youth camp, and job placement.

(815)727-3683

Stepping Stones top ^
Offers licensed and accredited outpatient and residential alcohol/drug treatment services for persons 18 years and older.

(815)744-4555

The Salvation Army top ^
Provides food, disaster relief services, financial assistance, counseling, a community center youth program and related support services to those in need.

(815)726-4834

The South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse top ^
Provides residential and outpatient alcohol and substance abuse treatment services.

(708)957-2854

Trinity Services top ^
A non-sectarian agency serving children and adults with developmental and mental disabilities in a variety of residential and day programs.

(815)485-6197

Family Counseling Center- Individual, family and group psychotherapy. Marital counseling and conflict management services. Consumer credit counseling services for families in financial debt.

(815)722-4384

United Cerebral Palsy of Will County top ^
People with disabilities and their families receive care through the Reedswood School, Raynor Park Adult Center, residential services, and respite and family support.

(815)744-3500

Vilaseca Day Care Center top ^
Provides day care and educational programs for low income and single parent families. Everyone is welcome regardless of race, creed or ability to pay. Serving children six months of age to six years.

(815)727-1467

Warren Sharpe Community Center top ^
Serves children, youth and families on Joliet's south side. Academic tutoring, job training, recreation, athletics and family support services.

(815)722-2727

Will-Grundy Medical Clinic top ^
"The Free Clinic." Provides, at no charge, primary, diagnostic, therapeutic, and referral medical and dental services to those who have no other access to such care.

(815)726-3377

Will County Habitat for Humanity top ^
Provides affordable housing for low income families that do not qualify for a conventional bank mortgage.

(815)730-1830

Will County Legal Assistance Program, Inc. top ^
Provides legal assistance to low income and senior citizen residents of Will County in matters including domestic violence, housing, public benefits, and consumer and family law.

(815)727-5123

Will-Grundy Center for Independent Living top ^
A clearinghouse that helps people with disabilities lead lives of dignity, self-empowerment, self-sufficiency, self-respect and independence.

(815)729-0162. TTY: (815)729-2085

Will County Community Health Center top ^
Provides preventive and primary health services through direct care and partnerships to the under-served people of Will County.

(815)740-7629

Will County Children's Advocacy Center top ^
Provides a comprehensive approach to services for all minors who are victims of physical and sexual abuse and their non-offending family members. Stresses coordination of investigations and intervention services.

(815)727-0710

Will County Legal Assistance Program, Inc. top ^
Provides legal assistance to low income and senior citizen residents of Will County in matters including domestic violence, housing, public benefits, and consumer and family law.

(815)727-5123

Will-Grundy Medical Clinic top ^
"The Free Clinic." Provides, at no charge, primary, diagnostic, therapeutic, and referral medical and dental services to those who have no other access to such care.

(815)726-3377

YMCA of Greater Joliet Area top ^
Serving families, youth, and adults in fitness, recreation and safety-oriented programs with values education a key component.

(815)729-9622