Support Services

If you’re experiencing a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1

Dial 9-8-8 for support when experiencing a mental health crisis

Dial 2-1-1 to access community resources/support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Support and crisis resources for yourself or someone else.

Crisis Textline
Text NAMI to 741741
24-hour text message support for those in crisis.

Crisis hotline, mental health evaluation, and other services for youth and adults with Medicaid.

The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline
1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262)

Illinois Warmline – Illinois Mental Health Collaborative
(866) 359-7953
Hours: Monday – Saturday from 8 am to 8 pm CT
Available to Illinois callers only
A warmline is a phone number you call to have a conversation with someone who can provide support during hard times. Whether you’re in crisis or just need someone to talk to, a warmline can help.

Financial Assistance

Loveland Therapy Fund
With the barriers affecting access to treatment by members of diverse ethnic and racial groups, the Loveland Therapy Fund provides financial assistance to Black women and girls seeking therapy nationally.

Mental Health Liberation
Mental Health Liberation makes it simpler and safer for folks with intersecting marginalized identities (e.g., 2SLGBTQIA+, Disabled, and Neurodivergent communities) to connect with identity-affirming therapy services and collective care spaces.

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Between Friends
1-800-603-HELP (1-800-603-4357)
Chicago domestic violence crisis line run by a nonprofit.

City of Chicago Domestic Violence Helpline
Chicago domestic violence help and referral line run by the city.

Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline
Chicago non-profit for survivors of sexual violence and their significant others.

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN)
1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
National anti-sexual violence organization and hotline.

Shelter for Adults

A Little Bit of Heaven
11321 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60628

Franciscan Outreach
2715 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612

Olive Branch Mission
6310 S Claremont Ave, Chicago, IL 60636

Pacific Garden Mission
1458 S Canal St, Chicago, IL 60607

Shelter for Youth

La Casa Norte
Back of the Yards: 1736 W 47th St, Chicago, IL 60609
Logan Square: 1940 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

“The Crib” at The Night Ministry
835 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60657

A Safe Haven
2750 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608