Social Services Resource Lists
Counseling & Mental Health
- Adolescent Development and Preventive Treatment Program (ADAPT) at Northwestern University Program is geared toward adolescents aged 12-24 who are experiencing worrisome thoughts. Specifically, it provides free assessments including clinical and cognitive tests, and works with families as well as current healthcare providers.
- Checklists for mental health screenings for children and adolescents
Use these checklists to identify the types of mental health disorders that could be a cause of the child’s or adolescent’s emotional or behavioral difficulties.
- City of Evanston Mental Health Resources
- Erika’s Lighthouse
Free materials, programs and activities designed to help teens in middle school and beyond, their parents, teachers and health professionals identify depression and the behaviors that can lead to suicide.
- Mental Health America North Shore
Educating communities about mental health and social-emotional wellness and advocating for individuals and families affected by mental and emotional disorders.
- Metropolitan Family Services
Helps families and individuals struggling with relationships, abuse, grief or loss find the help they need.
- Near North Suburban Counseling Center
Provides individual and family counseling across the lifespan, financial counseling, grief groups, divorce groups, and more. Accept all types of insurance (including Medicaid).
- Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education
Promoting educational programs and supporting organizations engaged in mental illness research, education, self-help, anti-discrimination and advocacy.
- Porchlight Counseling Services
Helping college sexual assault survivors achieve healing and wholeness.
- Caring Outreach by Parents in Evanston (COPE)
Assistance for Evanston families who are in temporary transition. Supporting and connecting residents through volunteer activities and outreach. Temporary transitions might include: illness, surgery, death in the family, a new addition to a family, divorce, economic hardship and other sudden emergencies.
- Peaceable Cities Resources
Services and programs that in some way effect violence prevention, intervention, or the restoration of offenders to their community.