Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Counseling Center

Community Mental Health Resources

The Counseling Center has an extensive list of outside resources for concerns and situations that exceed the scope of current services. Your counselor can discuss referral options to outside providers. Any services outside of the Counseling Center are subject to costs per that provider and may be eligible for health insurance reimbursement.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Specializes in a 12-step call where volunteers will call back to speak or meet with callers and help connect them with local AA groups.
www.chicagoaa.org
Available 24/7
312-346-1475

Aunt Martha's
General and substance abuse counseling; also provides shelter services for youth (age 12-20).
www.auntmarthas.org
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 
708-709-3200

Catholic Charities Maternity Department
Offers assistance to women coping with unplanned pregnancies.
www.catholiccharities.net
Available 24/7
800-227-3002

Chicago Abused Women Coalition
Provides immediate help with domestic violence issues.
www.cawc.org
Available 24/7
773-489-9081

Chicago Lake Shore Hospital
Services tailored to serve the LGBT population.
www.chicagolakeshorehospital.com
Available 24/7
773-878-9700

Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline
Provides crisis intervention, information and referrals to survivors and their partners. (Please be aware that there may be only one person available to answer calls.)
www.ywcachicago.org
Available 24/7
888-293-2080

Courage Program 
Offers resources for single moms and women coping with unplanned pregnancies.
www.courageprogram.org
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 
708-636-8001

Crisis Center for South Suburbia
Offers shelter, counseling, court advocacy and referrals for domestic violence issues.
www.crisisctr.org
Available 24/7
708-429-7233

DCFS Hotline
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services serves as the state central register for reports of child abuse and neglect.
www.illinois.gov/dcfs
Available 24/7
800-252-2873

Depression Hotline
Crisis intervention for depression.
www.spsamerica.org
Available 24/7
630-482-9696

Hopeline 
Crisis intervention for suicide, depression, and general concerns.
www.hopeline.com
Available 24/7
800-442-4673

Illinois AIDS Hotline
Refers callers to case management services.
www.idph.state.il.us
10 a.m.-11 p.m. 7 days per week
800-243-2437

National Drug & Alcohol Hotline
Offers referrals for treatment.
Available 24/7
800-234-0420

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
Provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crises.
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Available 24/7

800-273-8255

Palos Community Hospital
General crisis intervention.
www.paloshealth.com
Available 24/7
708-361-8255

The Pillars Community Services
Sexual assault hotline.
www.pillarscommunity.org
Available 24/7
708-482-9600

South Suburban YWCA Rape Crisis Hotline
Sexual assault and general counseling.
www.ywcachicago.org
Available 24/7
708-748-5672

Advocate Family Care Network
4700 W. 95th Street, Suite LL5, Oak Lawn
www.advocatehealth.com
800-216-1110

Aunt Martha's Women's Health Center
233 W. Joe Orr Road, Chicago Heights
www.auntmarthas.org
877-692-8686

Catholic Charities, Southwest Suburban
7000 W. 111th Street, Suite 101, Worth
www.catholiccharities.net
708-430-0428; 312-655-7700 (Intake)

Chicago Christian Counseling Center
15127 S. 73rd Avenue, Suite G, Orland Park
18425 W. Creek Drive, Suite D, Tinley Park
www.chicagochristiancounseling.org
800-361-6880

Crisis Center for South Suburbia
9020 W 159th St, Orland Park
www.crisisctr.org
708-429-7255

Family Counseling Agency Trinity Services
62 W. Washington Street, Joliet
www.trinity-services.org
815-722-4384

Genesis Therapy Center
9411 S. 51st  Avenue, Oak Lawn
www.genesistherapy.org
708-425-0310

Grand Prairie Services
1909 Checker Square Drive, Hazel Crest
450 W. 14th Street, Chicago Heights
www.gpsbh.org
708-331-0500

Guardian Angel Home
1550 Plainfield Road, Joliet
www.gacsprograms.org
815-729-0930

Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights
208 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 1818, Chicago
www.heartlandalliance.org
312-660-1300

Howard Brown Health
4025 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago
www.howardbrown.org
773-388-1600

Lutheran Social Services
3220 W. 115th Street, Chicago
www.lssi.org
847-390-1458

Metropolitan Family Services: Southwest
10537 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills
www.metrofamily.org
708-974-5108

Metropolitan Family Services: Blue Island 
13136 S. Western Ave., Blue Island
www.metrofamily.org
708-974-5100

Orland Township Youth Services
14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park
www.orlandtownship.org/
708-403-4222

PCI-Prevention Classes, Inc.
10435 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago
773-239-2830 

The Pillars Community Services
8020 W. 87th Street, Hickory Hills
www.pillarscommunity.org
708-741-4500

Pilsen-Little Village Community Mental Health Center
2319 S. Damen Ave., Chicago
www.pilsenwellnesscenter.org
773-579-0832

Rainbow House
4149 W. 26th Street, Chicago
773-521-1815

South Suburban Family Shelter, Inc.
P.O. Box 937, Homewood
www.ssfs1.org
708-794-2140; 708-335-3028 (24-hour hotline)

Southwest Women Working Together
4051 W. 63rd Street, Chicago
773-582-0550

The Young Men's Christian Association
3801 W. 127th Street, Alsip
www.ymcachicago.org
708-385-6700

The Young Women's Christian Association 
320 W. 202nd Street, Chicago Heights
www.ywcachicago.org
708-754-0486

Though not a substitute for individual counseling, the following websites offer a variety of information on mental health:

  • Online-Screening is for alcohol problems, depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorders with personalized feedback.
  • Ulifeline.com is an online screening for a variety of mental health concerns.

To make an appointment with a counselor, click the link below and submit a request for services. 

Request For Services Form

If this is an emergency, please call 911 or 3911 on campus.

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