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 Heights, IL  60005
ESL – 847/718-7725
Women’s Center – 847/718-7722

Search, Inc.
625 Slawin Court, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
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

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.
847/824-0189 (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

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 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
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)
800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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

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


Chicago Lighthouse Vision Rehabilitation Center
222 Waukegan Road
Glenview, IL  60025


Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy
6042 W. Oakton Street
Morton Grove, IL 60056    

Found Injured Birds
can be taken to the Wildbird Shack, 854 Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect, IL 60056