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
847/376-1200

Northwest Compass, Inc. (Formerly CEDA Northwest)
1300 W. Northwest Hwy. Mt. Prospect, IL  60056
847/392-2344
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 Heights, IL  60005
847/718-7700
ESL – 847/718-7725
Women’s Center – 847/718-7722

Search, Inc.
625 Slawin Court, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
847/789-7155
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.)

Domestic Violence

Illinois Domestic Violence 24-hour Help Line
877/863-6338

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800/799-7233

Life-Span
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 
847/870-5680

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
thekidspantry@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/TheKidsPantry

Elk Grove Twp. Food Pantry
847/437-0300

Northwest Compass, Inc.
847/392-2344

St. Alphonsus Liguori Parish
847/255-7452

Des Plaines Self-Help Closet
847/375-1443

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 847/635-9962

The Clinic at Walmart
Mount Prospect Plaza
Rand Road & Central
Mount Prospect, IL
60056 847/590-0002
Affordable walk-in care; open seven days/week; open 24 hours

ACCESS Genesis Center of Health and Empowerment
1 N. Broadway Des Plaines, IL 60016
847/298-3150
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 Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
224/265-9000

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 Road
Des Plaines, IL  60016
847/376-2100

Northwest Community Healthcare Behavioral Health
901 W. Kirchhoff Road
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

Vision

Chicago Lighthouse Vision Rehabilitation Center
222 Waukegan Road
Glenview, IL  60025
847/510-6200

Animals/Pets

Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy
6042 W. Oakton Street
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