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.


Child and Adolescent:

This program 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.


Support Services:

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.

Community Support
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 setting.




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.