Social Service Organizations

See below for more information on social service organizations in and around Tinley Park.

Blue Cap
Educational, vocational, therapeutic and residential services for the developmentally disabled
(708) 389-6578

Boy Scouts of America
Educational programs for boys and young adults that are designed to build moral strength and character
Calumet Council – Pottawatomie District: (708) 474-6212
Chicago Area Council: (312) 421-8800

Braveheart Volunteer Support Teams
Services for the terminally ill and their families including respite care, household management and moral support; children’s grief program
(708) 922-1090

Bremen Youth Services
Helping young people deal with tough times in their life through comprehensive youth services
(708) 687-9200

Catholic Charities
Works to support families, reduce poverty and build communities
(708) 430-0428

Centre for New Beginning
One-on-one and group emotional support and education regarding the issues of loss, serious illness, trauma, death, divorce and grief
(708) 923-1116

Community Center Foundation
Alcohol rehabilitation, environmental education, retreats, seminars, counseling, chapel services and farm tours
(708) 361-3650

Crisis Center for South Suburbia
Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, advocacy and community education
(708) 429-7255

4-H Club
Hands-on learning experiences for people ages 8 to 19
(708) 720-7500

Garden Center for the Handicapped
Trains the developmental disabled in daily living activities and offers therapy, education, sheltered work and social services
(708) 636-0054

Girl Scouts – South Cook County
Serves girls in kindergarten through 12th grades and includes Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors
(708) 957-8100 or www.girlscoutsgcnwi.org

Good Shepherds Center for Exceptional Children
Program for children with developmental disabilities, including early intervention, toy library and in-home respite care
(708) 957-5700

Grand Prairie Services
A broad array of high-quality mental health, community support, educational and related services
(708) 799-2200

Metropolitan Family Services
Family and marital counseling; prevention-oriented workshops, budget counseling, outreach and support services
(708) 974-2300

Olive Branch Counseling Associates, Inc.
Counseling and psychotherapy services for individuals, couples and families; help with depression, anxiety, ADHD, parenting, anger management and related services
(708) 633-8000

Park Lawn School & Activity Center
Programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, including school, workshop, employment and living arrangements
(708) 425-3344

PLOWS Council on Aging
Services for people age 61 and older to help maintain independence, pride and dignity
(708) 361-0219

Salvation Army
Provides basic human needs (food, shelter and utility assistance) on an emergency basis
(708) 205-3522

Sertoma Speech & Hearing Center
Evaluation and therapy to people with speech, language, learning and/or hearing problems
(708) 599-9500

South Suburban Family Shelter
Comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their families
(708) 798-7737

Southwest Community Services, Inc.
Vocational rehabilitation services for adults with developmental disabilities or mental illness
(708) 429-1260

Southwest YMCA
Counseling, crisis intervention, shelter, foster care, early intervention, recreation and educational programs
(708) 385-6700

South Suburban Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse
Comprehensive programs for treatment of alcohol and/or drug abuse
(708) 957-2854

Together We Cope
Emergency assistance in crisis situations (homelessness, client advocacy, crisis intervention, etc.)
(708) 633-5040


Other Social Service Agencies

Aunt Martha’s Youth Services
Provides substance abuse counseling, a health and dental clinic; foster care, summer youth employment and GED counseling to youth
(708) 754-1044

Infinitec Southwest
Advances independence and promotes inclusive opportunities for children and adults with disabilities through technology
(708) 444-8460

P.A.S.S. - Pregnancy Aid South Side
Provides confidential pregnancy and parenting services in the Tinley Park area; counselors available by appointment only
(708) 614-9777

St. Coletta’s of Illinois
Residential care, educational programs, medical care, vocational services and specialized facilities for children and adults with developmental disabilities
(708) 342-5200


Local Veterans Groups

American Legion Post 615
17423 S. 67th Court, Tinley Park
(708) 532-1737

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2791
17149 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park
(708) 532-9776


State of Illinois Organizations

Department of Children and Family Services
7600 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park
(708) 633-5300