The Kane County Sheriff's Office cares about your well being. Listed below are some community resources to help you.


PADS - (847) 608-9744
164 Division St Suite 503 Elgin IL 60120
Hours of Operation: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Monday-Sunday

PADS of Elgin provides overnight shelter accommodations from October 1st through May 30th. A breathalyzer is used on site. Identification is provided and required to stay overnight in area churches.

COMMUNITY CRISIS CENTER - Hotline (847) 697-2380 / Main (847) 697-2380
PO Box 1390 Elgin IL 60121
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours 7 Days

The Community Crisis Center provides comprehensive emergency services to individuals and families dealing with the trauma of domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness and other life crises. The 24-hour Hotline is for anyone who needs assistance. Spanish is spoken.

HESED HOUSE - (630) 897-2165
659 S River St Aurora IL 60506
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Hesed House serves the very poor in the Fox Valley area. They provide a place for ministries to feed the hungry, clothe the naked and shelter the homeless.

LAZARUS HOUSE - (630) 587-2144
214 Walnut St St. Charles IL 60174
Web address: http://www.lazarushouseonline

Lazarus House Emergency Shelter provides hospitality, food, safe shelter and support services to men, women and children who are homeless or in need. No specific shelter stay is imposed. Spanish is spoken.

LIFE SPRING CENTER - (630) 851-0187
517 College Ave Suite 102 Aurora IL 60505
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours 7 Days
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Life Spring Center strives to assist women and their children (no boys over 8) with independent living. They provide two weeks of emergency shelter. This program doesn’t accept persons who are chronically mentally ill.

THE WAYSIDE CENTER - (847) 695-4405
441 Dundee Ave Elgin IL 60120
Hours of Operation: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday-Friday and 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Saturday
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The Wayside Center serves homeless adult males. Services include showers, laundry, telephone, mailing address, locker space, counseling, bible study, and lunch.

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Substance Abuse Services

LUTHERAN SERVICES – 847-741-2600
675 Varsity Drive Elgin IL 60123
Hours of Operation: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm Monday –Thursday and 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Friday
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Lutheran Services offers Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Services, Inpatient and Residential Substance Abuse Treatment and is a site for AA and NA meetings. The inpatient program is 28 days long and is for those 18 and older. A men’s halfway house is available with a minimum 3-month stay and no maximum.

751 Aurora Avenue Aurora IL 60505
Hours of Operation: 6:30 am – 2:30 am Monday-Friday and 7:30 am – 9:45 am Saturday

Family Guidance Center is a substance abuse clinic for heroin addictions of one year or more. Participants must be age 18 or over. Methadone maintenance is used. Spanish is spoken.

400 Mercy Lane, Aurora IL 60506
Hours for free assessments: 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday (walk-ins welcome)

Providence House is a 32 bed residential treatment program for substance abusing women and men including those with a co-occurring mental health diagnosis. The program utilizes evidence-based practices to assist clients through the early stages of recovery. We also provide adult outpatient treatment.

HOPE FOR TOMORROW – 866-301-4673
44 ½ W. Downer Pl Suite 39 Aurora IL 60506
Hours of Operation: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Friday
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Hope for Tomorrow is an alcohol and drug treatment center. The center provides male and female residences with sober living settings and DUI counseling.

BREAKING FREE – 630-897-1003
120 Gale Street Aurora IL 60506
Hours of Operation: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Monday-Thursday and 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Friday
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Breaking Free offers a variety of adult counseling services to include; DUI Risk Education and Treatment Services, Early Intervention Services, Project Safe and Recovery Management Services.

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Mental Health Agencies

1877 W. Downer Place Aurora IL 60506
Hours of Operation: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday
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Association for Individual Development (AID) Behavioral Health Services offers a wide array of services including Behavioral Health Outpatient and Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Spanish is spoken.

AUNT MARTHA’s – 630-896-7900
101 S. Broadway Aurora IL 60505
Hours of Operation: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Saturday
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Aunt Martha’s Community Health Center offers a full range of primary and preventive health services for adults of all ages, including; annual check-ups, immunizations, health screenings, HIV testing and STD services. Spanish is spoken. Interpreters are available for Russian, Polish and Nigerian.

ECKER CENTER – 847-695-0484
1845 Grandstand Place Elgin IL 60123
Hours of Operation: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Friday
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Ecker Center for Mental Health Crisis Residential Program is a small, short-term residence for adults in psychiatric crisis. Residents may go to work, school and elsewhere, if able. The program provides round the clock therapeutic support services. Spanish is spoken.

RENZ ADDICTION – 847-742-3545
Two American Way Elgin IL 60120
Hours of Operation: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Monday-Thursday and 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Friday
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Renz Addiction Counseling Center provides treatment services to people of all ages. Programs offered include Prevention Program, Outpatient Program, Intensive Outpatient Adult Treatment Program, Passage Program, Family Program and a Gambling Program. Each treatment is individually tailored according to need. Spanish is spoken.

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Psychiatric Hospitals

PROVENA MERCY - (630) 801-2656
1325 N Highland Ave Aurora IL 60506
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours 7 Days
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Provena Mercy Medical Center offers a range of inpatient and outpatient programs to help with problems such as depression and other mood disorders, anxiety and panic disorders, coping with grief and loss, schizophrenia, stress and conflict and resolution.

ALEXIAN BROTHERS - (800) 432-5005
1650 Moon Lake Blvd Hoffman Estates IL 60169
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours 7 Days
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At Alexian Brothers Behavioral Hospital, we offer comprehensive behavioral health services, from prevention and early intervention to treatment and aftercare. Our mission is to help individuals of all ages learn practical ways to manage mental health and substance abuse problems. When life hurts, call us, we can help.

77 N Airlite St Elgin IL 60123
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours 7 Days
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Living with mental illness or caring for someone who has behavioral problems can be daunting and often confusing. Provena Health has a long and successful history of caring for those in need of such care, providing a full spectrum of behavioral health services for all ages. Whether they are bumps in the road of life or long-term challenges wrought by serious mental or behavioral illness, Provena Health offers experienced, compassionate care delivered by expert specialists who genuinely care for each individual.

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