​Kane County Social Worker Support

​​Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m - 5 p.m. | Emergency Calls 24/7

Trauma Intervention/Advocacy

Any case involving trauma where you feel the person(s) could use assistance/advocacy: victims of assaults, robbery, and other violent crimes. Also advocacy for the elderly and support regarding family concerns. ​

Crisis Intervention

Crisis support for concerns that may involve: mental health, substance abuse, domestic abuse, domestic disputes, and neighbor disputes.

Grief Support

Connection for grief counseling for incidents that may result in death such as: fatal car crashes, accidental deaths, suicide, homicide, and the unexpected.

Additional Support

Additional support and advocacy for: residential fires, natural disasters,  and general crisis/well-being concerns.

Collaborative Approach

This program is designed to be a collaborative approach between law enforcement and social worker.

Emergency Referral

Referrals to emergency services for immediate assistance will be made by a social worker on the scene.

Non-Emergency Referrals

Initial contact will be made with person(s) in crisis over the phone, within 24 hours.

For more information, please contact Desiree Avitia, MSW.

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