Pregnant and Parenting Teen Resources

Find a home for young pregnant women in Chicago at the provided charities below for help.

Bethany Christian Services
66000 West College Drive, Suite 207
Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 385-4889
http://www.bethany.org/

  • Offers parent services to birth parents, crisis pregnancy counseling and adoption.

Catholic Charities
721 N. LaSalle
Chicago, IL. 60610
(312) 655-7700 (intake)
http://www.catholiccharities.net/

  • Fulfills the Church’s role in the mission of charity to anyone in need by providing services that strengthen and support individuals, families and communities based on the value and dignity of human life.
  • Services include:
    • Domestic and international adoption services
    • Maternity and adoption preservation services
    • Counseling and therapy
    • Daycare for low-income families
    • Home-delivered and group meals
    • Family shelters
    • Food and clothing pantries
    • Help for domestic violence victims

Children’s Home and Aid Society
125 S Wacker Drive 14th floor
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 424-0200
www.childrenshomeandaid.org/

Counseling services help children stay out of trouble, improve school performance, and ultimately prevent children from entering the juvenile justice system.

Programs for pregnant teens and single moms facing unplanned pregnancies.

Christopher House
Greenview (headquarters)
2507 North Greenview
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 472-1083

Lakeshore
850 W. Eastwood
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 271-9403

Uptown
4701 N. Winthrop
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 769-4540

Logan Square
2450 N. Sawyer
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 235-4073

Rogers Park
7059 N. Greenview
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 274-5477
http://www.christopherhouse.org/

  • Provides support for families.
  • Services include:
    • After-school programs
    • Summer camp
    • Early childhood education
    • College and career preparation
    • Tutoring
    • Pregnant- and parenting-teen support

Family Focus
310 S. Peoria suite 301
Chicago, IL. 60607
(312) 655-7000

  • Offers programs that help parents gain confidence and competence as the primary educators of their children.
  • Services offered:
    • Parenting education classes
    • Child development activities
    • After-school programs
    • Parent-to-parent support groups and mentoring

FORUM
200 E. 75th St
Chicago, IL 60619
(773) 994-9200

  • Offers free group counseling for youth, ages 10-19, on Tuesdays.
  • Services include:
    • Parenting classes
    • Individual counseling
    • Male and female responsibility classes
    • Anger management
    • Conflict resolution

The Harbour
1440 Renaissance Drive
Suite 240
Park Ridge, Il 60068
(847) 297-8540

  • Serves females aged 12-18.
  • There are no facilities for parenting teens.
  • Pregnant teens are accepted.

Job Corps
2 Chicagoland locations:
Paul Simon
3348 South Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60623
Tel: (773) 847-9820
Fax: (773) 847-9823
http://paulsimonchicago.jobcorps.gov

Joliet
1101 Mills Road
Joliet, IL 60433
Tel: (815) 727-7677
Fax: (815) 723-7052
http://joliet.jobcorps.gov

  • Free program from the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Career Training Opportunities for young men and women aged 16-24.
  • Services include:
    • GED courses
    • Vocational programs
    • Homeless youth services
    • Single parent assistance
    • Career counseling and planning
    • Job, housing and transportation assistance

Jane Addams Hull House
4340 S Lamon
Chicago, IL 60638
(773) 767-1709
www.hullhouse.org/

  • Programs include:
    • Teen pregnancy prevention
    • Youth development
    • Child Health Intervention Project (CHIP)
    • Heart Smart
    • Family Focus on Wellness Program (FFWP)
  • Provides services for youth ages 6 to 21 through an array of programs and activities during non-traditional after-school hours.

LeClaire Hearst Community Center
4439 S. Lacrosse
Chicago, IL 60661
(773) 767-1709

  • Services include:
    • Teen/parent initiative
    • Young-parent services program
    • Job readiness training
    • Computer training
    • Teen video classes
    • Youth after-school classes

Methodist Youth Services
954 W. Washington Blvd. 4th flr East
Chicago, Illinois 60607
(312) 733-8810
http://www.myschicago.org/

  • Not-for-profit, non-sectarian child welfare agency that serves otherwise homeless abused and neglected or delinquent youth under the direction of DCFS or DOC.
  • Also serve at-risk youth in the general population by providing services to schools or via specialized programming specifically tailored to meet the needs of a community.

Womencare Counseling Center
1740 Ridge Ave Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201
(708) 429-7233

  • Program explores how society impacts girls today discussing the pressures and demands placed on girls, the managing relationships of family and friends, and making decisions about the future.
  • Private counseling is available.
  • Group, individual, family and adolescent therapy is available.

YES (Youth Empowerment Services)
4711 N. Ravenswood Ave
Chicago IL 60640
(773) 784-9000
http://www.yescouncil.org/

  • Program for pregnant and parenting teens and their partners, ages 14-19.
  • Services include:
    • Prenatal services
    • Medical services for teen moms, dads and children
    • Emergency shelter for homeless pregnant or parenting teens
    • Counseling