Counseling is available to people over
the age of 18 who are experiencing various difficulties
ranging from daily problems and life stressors to severe
mental illness. This program offers individual,
family, and/or group counseling, as well as family
support and psychiatric services.
offers individual, family, and/or group counseling
focused on the needs of those children and adolescents
who are experiencing problems with school, family, and
peers. Case management services for status
offenders and/or runaways may also be provided.
Referrals are accepted from schools, law enforcement
agencies, courts, DCFS, parents and other providers.
U.C.C.S' support services may be offered in
the least restrictive community environment possible.
Support programs of a more long-term duration are
available to persons with severe mental illness and
include the following.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)
PSR provides a structured,
goal-oriented atmosphere for persons with mental illness
where psychiatric rehabilitation, peer support, and community resource
services are provided. Skill training areas
include symptom management, basic conversation,
recreation for leisure, and medication management.
A drop-in-center is also available.
Services are outreach oriented and
tailored to individual needs. Services offered are
assistive in nature and focus on helping individuals
gain needed skills. Community support along with
more traditional case management services is intended to
help individual's access and coordinate resources that
move them toward recovery.
Community Support Residential
This program provides 24 hour
supervised living for individuals who are in need of a
structured environment. Residents receive training
in all areas of life skills and individualized intensive
support and counseling in order to assist the
individual in transitioning to a more independent living
U.C.C.S. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, disability, HIV/AIDS status, financial status, or status as
a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran.