Community Resources


Adult Continuing Education Classes Oakton's Alliance for Lifelong Learning has classes available in many areas including writing, reading, computers, cooking, and English as a second language.
Douglas Center The mission of the Douglas Center's day program is to provide a work program, developmental rehabilitation, vocational skills training, a seniors program, and to enhance the quality of life to achieve independence.
Job Counseling Links
English Language Learning Center

The center serves as a resource for parents to support them in advocating for their children's academic achievement. For more information, please contact the ELL Center at (847)635-1426

Metropolitan Family ServicesMetropolitan Family Services provides and mobilizes the services needed to strengthen families and communities. Each year, more than 55,000 families and individuals receive counseling and other supportive services. Hundreds of thousands more benefit from Metropolitan's community development and social policy efforts.
PEER ServicesPEER Services, Inc. is dedicated to preventing and alleviating the problems that substance abuse causes individuals, families, and our community. A private, not-for-profit agency, PEER Services has been providing prevention and treatment services to Evanston and surrounding communities since 1975.
Response CenterWe are a place where you and other teens can come and talk freely... about yourself, your concerns, feelings, and pressures. At Response Center, you are accepted and listened to without judgment. Whether you want to talk one-one-one or just hang out, we're here for you. Established in 1970, Response Center has made a commitment to serving the diverse needs of teenagers and their families. Resources include education, counseling, and medical services with the goal of helping teens to make healthy life choices.
SkokieNetSkokieNet is a community-driven online portal for people who live in and care about Skokie. This site offers news, opinions, features, and information in a variety of media "for the people, by the people." It offers residents a place to interact, discuss local topics, and network by ways of blogs and photo galleries.
The Family InstituteThe Family Institute believes quality metal health care should be available to everyone, regardless of ability to pay or insurance coverage. The Institute's philanthropically-supported Community Outreach Program brings counseling and psychotherapy directly to at-risk, low-income populations through partnerships with neighborhood schools and non-profit groups.
Turning PointTurning Point Behavioral Health Care Center is a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that serves the mental health needs of the community using a sliding scale fee based system. The 35 licensed and highly credentialed social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists provide outpatient individual and group services for all ages. The program also supports a residential living program.
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