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    Outside Professional Social-Emotional Resources


    Department of Children & Family Services

    Hotline (800) 252-2873 www.state.il.us/dcfs

    Report suspected abuse and/or neglect.


    Mutual Ground

    Domestic Violence (630) 897-8383 Sexual Assault (630) 897-0084


    Programs that focus on safety, healing, and prevention for victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.


    Food and Shelter

    Kendall County Food Pantry

    (630) 553-0473 Kendall County Food Pantry

    Food pantry for low-income and emergency food needs for Kendall County residents.


    Kendall County PADS

    (630) 553-5073 Kendall County PADS

    Temporary shelter and food.


    State of Illinois Human Services Department

    (630) 553-7743 1304 Game Farm Rd. Yorkville

    Medical assistance, food stamps, job services, child care assistance.


    Counseling and Mental Health Assessments

    Aunt Martha’s

    (877) 692-8686  www.auntmarthas.org

    Health and social services, including counseling and crisis intervention.


    Behavioral Health Services - Amita Health

    (855) 383-2224  Amita Health

    Mental health assessments are available 24/7 (free) and services.


    Kendall County Health Department

    (630) 553-9100  Kendall County Health

    Programs and services to promote personal health, including mental health.


    Linden Oaks Hospital

    (630) 305-5500  www.edward.org/lindenoaks

    Mental health assessments (free) and services.



    S.A.F.E. Alternatives

    (800) 366-8288  www.selfinjury.com

    Self-injury resources


    Understanding self-injury and ways to get help and support.


    Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery


    Research and insight into self-injury and provide links and resources to self-injury information.



    National Suicide Prevention Hotline  (800) 273-8255

    Suicide Prevention of America

    Hotline  (800) 784-2433  (630) 482-9696 Suicide Prevention Hotline

    Suicide prevention, intervention, and post-intervention initiatives.


    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention


    Education about suicide and suicide prevention


    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    (800) 273-8255

    Suicide Prevention Hotline

    Provides immediate assistance in suicidal crisis


    SAVE Suicide Awareness Voices of Education


    Education about suicide prevention and speaking for survivors


    Counseling Resources

    JOI Counseling Center

    674 West Veterans Parkway, Suite D

    Yorkville, IL 60560

    (630) 553-9686

    JOI Counseling

    Fee: Sliding scale

    Services provided: Family and group counseling for children and adolescents, parenting classes, anger management, and social skills groups.


    Sherry Bryant, LCSW

    68 Main Street, P.O. Box 155

    Oswego, IL 60543

    (630) 554-2343

    Fee: Insurance Coverage

    Services provided:  Individual, family, and couples therapy.


    Centennial Counseling Center

    Yorkville, 110 E. Countryside Parkway

    Sandwich, 1 E. County Line Road

    St. Charles, 1120 E Main Street

    Phone: (630) 553-1600

    Centennial Counseling

    Fee: Insurance coverage, sliding scale

    Services provided: Mental health care for children, family therapy, and psychological assessments for a wide range of issues.


    Kendall County Department of Health and Human Services

    Illinois Department of Human Services

    811 W. John Street

    Yorkville, IL 60560

    (630) 553-9100

    Fee: Varies

    Services provided: Comprehensive assessments, psychological testing, family, individual, and group counseling.


    Jennifer Mehochko, LC PC, CADC

    Jennifer Mehochko

    215 Hillcrest Avenue, Suite E.

    Yorkville, IL 60560

    (630) 417-9679

    Fee: Insurance coverage, private pay

    Services provided:  Individual therapy for adolescents and adults.  Specializes in substance abuse, PTSD and trauma, grief and loss, attachment, stress and anger management, and women’s issues. 


    Legacy Clinical Consultants 


    Oswego, 1 East Merchant Place, Suite 303

    Plainfield, 13242 S. Route 59, Suite 107

    Lisle, 3033 Ogden Avenue, Suite 210

    Geneva, 321 Hamilton Street

    Phone: (847) 433-7030

    Fee: Insurance coverage

    Services Provided: Comprehensive psychological and social work services for children, adolescents, and families.  Supports issues such as school refusal, Asperger’s Disorder, aggression, divorce, self-harm, and mental health disorders. 


    *Your pediatrician/family doctor may also be able to provide you with information or resources for any social and emotional concerns.


    The organizations, websites, and other resources listed here are not exhaustive, nor is their inclusion intended as our endorsement. Rather, these listings are intended to assist students and their families in their efforts to better address social and emotional needs.