Social Services

The Mount Prospect Human Services Dept. provides access to a number of social services and can also help residents navigate the services offered by other agencies. The Human Services Dept. 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)
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

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 Pantries

Mt. Prospect Village Hall 
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