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Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Programs

Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Programs

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Counseling and case management for youth and young adults under age 24 who are at risk for, victims of, or perpetrators of community violence.

Services Offered

Counseling • Case Management • Violence Prevention • Violence Intervention • Bullying • Gang Violence • Youth • At Risk Youth

Description

Catholic Charities offers violence prevention and intervention services for youth and young adults affected by community violence, such as bullying, gang conflicts, robberies, shootings, and physical or sexual assault. Masters Level social workers or counselors provide case management and individual, family, and group counseling using a strengths-based, trauma-informed treatment approach. Services may be provided in a client's home, in the community, or at Catholic Charities.

Location

5645 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60644 41.886926 -87.7670315

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Eligibility

-For residents of Cook County and Lake County.

    Payment

  • This service is free

    Population

  • Children accepted
  • Teens accepted
  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Contact a case manager to schedule an intake appointment. No documentation is required for intake. A wait list may apply.

In Cook County, contact:

-Bruno Fernandez Lopez (bilingual), 773-372-8975 or bfernandez@catholiccharities.net
-Remona Sanders (English only), 773-554-2520 or rsanders@catholiccharities.net

In Lake County, contact:
-Grisel Gerena (bilingual) at ggerena@catholiccharities.net
-Norma Runner (English only) at 847-782- 4033 or nrunner@catholiccharities.net.

Evening appointments are available.

Other Locations

Program Phone: varies by location
5645 W. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60644
Program Phone: varies by location
721 N. LaSalle Dr.
Chicago, IL 60654
Program Phone: varies by location
671 S. Lewis Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085