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Pregnant and Parenting Teen Resources

Bethany Christian Services

66000 West College Drive, Suite 207
Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 385-4889

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

    721 N. LaSalle
    Chicago, IL. 60610
    (312) 655-7700 (intake)
    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

  • 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

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

    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

    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

    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

    1101 Mills Road
    Joliet, IL 60433
    Tel: (815) 727-7677
    Fax: (815) 723-7052

    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
  • 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
  • Maryville Academy Casa Imani – Bartlett

    • Provides a nurturing home and treatment environment for expectant and parenting young women, who have a history of childhood trauma.

    Methodist Youth Services

    954 W. Washington Blvd. 4th flr East
    Chicago, Illinois 60607
    (312) 733-8810

  • Not-for-profit, non-sectarian child welfare agency that serves otherwise homeless abused and neglected or delinquent youth under the direction ofDCFS 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
    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
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