Social Services

The Mount Prospect Human Services Department provides access to a number of social services and can also help residents navigate the services offered by other agencies. The Human Services Department can be reached at:  847-870-5680.

Wheeling Township
(Boundaries: Lake Cook Rd./North Central Rd./South Des Plaines River/East – Wilke Rd./West)
1616 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL
847/259-7730 (TTY 847/259-8048)
Elk Grove Township
(Boundaries:  Central Rd./North Devon Ave./South Mt. Prospect Rd./East Rohlwing Rd./West)
2400 S. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Hts., IL 60005
847/437-0300 (TTY 847/437-4048)

Catholic Charities        

1717 Rand Rd.

Des Plaines, IL  60016


Northwest Compass, Inc.  
(Formerly CEDA Northwest)
1300 W. Northwest Hwy.
Mt. Prospect, IL  60056
The mission of Northwest Compass, Inc. is to work in partnership with communities to empower families and individuals to achieve self-sufficiency and improve their quality of life. Northwest Compass, Inc. provides assistance with housing, employment, child-care, education etc.
Community Education Twp. Dist. 214
(ESL, Women’s Center,  Agency Referrals, GED,  etc.)
2121 S. Goebbert Road
Arlington Hts., IL  60005
ESL – 847/718-7725
Women’s Center – 847/718-7722

Search, Inc.    

Our mission is to empower persons with developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential, accept a valued role in their community and lead rich, rewarding lives. Assistance with supported living, adult learning, and employment.)

625 Slawin Court, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056


Domestic Violence

Illinois Domestic Violence 24-hour Help Line
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Life-Span/Des Plaines Office/M-F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For assistance with Domestic Violence issues/court orders, counseling etc. Services are available in English, Spanish and Polish and other translators are available if needed.
847/824-0382    847/824-0189 (TTY – TDD)

Food/Clothing Pantries

Mt. Prospect Village Hall 

The Kid’s Pantry (Semi-annual giveaways of children’s clothing, baby items, toys etc.)

400 E. Gregory St., Mount Prospect, IL  60056

224/715-4466 / /

Elk Grove Twp. Food Pantry
Northwest Compass, Inc.
St. Alphonsus Liguori Parish
Des Plaines Self-Help Closet

Medical Clinics

Walgreen’s/Advocate Walk-in Health Clinic
(Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid accepted: Average cash cost is $59-74)
1701 Kensington (Kensington & Wolf)
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
The Clinic at Walmart
Mount Prospect Plaza
Rand rd. & Central
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Affordable walk-in care; open seven days/week; open 24 hrs.
ACCESS Genesis Center of Health and Empowerment
1 N. Broadway
Des Plaines, IL 60016
All patients are welcome regardless of the ability to pay. Also accepts All-Kids, Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurance plans.
Amita/Alexian Brothers Immediate Care Facility
(Cost is comparable to an ER visit at a hospital)
1754 W. Golf Rd.
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

Behavioral Health

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Local Resources Helpline:  847/716-2252   or 217/522-1403

Holbrook Center for Counseling & Psychotherapy (Catholic Charities)

1717 Rand Rd., Des Plaines, IL  60016        847/376-2100

Northwest Community Healthcare Behavioral Health

901 W. Kirchhoff Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005   847/618-1000    /    847-HEALING (432-5464)

Amita Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health

Hoffman Estates, IL       1-855-383-2224   / 1 – 800-432-5005


Chicago Lighthouse Vision Rehabilitation Center

222 Waukegan Rd., Glenview, IL  60025          847/510-6200


Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy

6042 W. Oakton St., Morton Grove, IL 60056    773/282-1129

Found Injured Birds

can be taken to the Wildbird Shack, 854 Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect, IL 60056  847/873-0409