Illinois Re-entry Resources
Case Management
Every organization below offers case management services.  Read the description of services carefully for the type of services offered.
Organization Web Site Contact Alternate Contact Description of Services
Another Chance Center
1640 McCasland Ave
East St. Louis, IL
Phone 1: 618-271-2787
licensed transitional housing and services for men; and up to 20 sex-offenders; case management; IDOC contract
Bethel New Life
4950 W Thomas
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-473-7870 Community Development programs to support housing; family; elders; and employment needs
BI Inc
6400 Lookout Rd
Boulder, IL
Phone 1: 800-241-2911
Phone 2: 303-218-1000 Electronic Monitoring & Community Testing; Contractual Behavioral Case-Management Services w Fed, State, Local; Spotlight Re-entry Centers-Risk & Needs Assessment;
Bridging the Gap Communal Living
6950 S Wenworth Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-667-7644
Phone 2: 800-803-3459 Services for mentally challenged individuals, or chronic institutionalized people needed special assistance; medication monitoring; comprehensive disability program
CARA Program
703 W Monroe St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-798-3319 Maria Kim: VP Resource & Career Development
Phone: 312-798-3319
assists individuals (homeless) to secure quality employment; transformation for live; case mngmnt; life skills; Motivation classes; skills &job readiness training; works with about 80 employers
Carpenter's Place
1149 Railroad Ave
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-964-4105 Allan Barsema: Executive Director
Phone: ext 204
Cathy Barsema: Dir of Guest Services
Collaborative Casemanagment System- Life Recovery Plan- services for homeless including Transitional Housing in Rockford area. NIU/HUD/HMIS complaint working with other community and government provid
Carpenter's Place
68 S 4th Street
Aurora, IL
Phone 1: 630-870-1004 Steve Luckman: Director
Phone: 630-935-8065
Tina French: Case Management Supervisor
Phone: 630-870-1004
Collaborative Casemanagment System - Life Recovery Plan- services intake and assistance to homeless in DuPage, Kane, & Kendall County. Work with a consortium of agencies, churches, and providers.
Cornerstone Community Outreach
4628 N Clifton Avenue
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-271-8163 Programs include: feeding & sheltering homeless, job training & creation, affordable housing for the poor, and educational & social programs. CSAC - N
Grace House (W)
1801 W Adams St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-733-5363 Bernadine Dowdell: Program Director
Phone: 312-733-5363
Sister Cathie McKillop: Dir of Volunteers
Phone: 312-226-6270 x 12
Transitional housing and services for women; case management; family counseling; group meetings Michael Barlow Center - education, training, employment
Howard Area Employment Resource Center
1623 West Howard Street
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-262-3515 Charles Hardwick
Phone: 773-262-3515
Clara Hayes
Phone: 773-262-3515
Must live in city/Chicago, be motivated to become employed or improve employment status, 18yrs or age/older, low-income under the city of chicago income guidelines
Inspiration Corporation
4554 N Broadway, Ste 207
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-878-0981 Employment Services, Café - Culinary, Studios, Food, Social services, Laundry, Community Voice Mail
Lifespring Center
517 College Ave, Ste 102
Aurora, IL
Phone 1: 630-851-0187 Women & children - 12 mo. Residential program; case management (part of Wayside Cross Ministries)
Released To Freedom
Inspired Heights
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-298-2020 Tony Stratton: Founder
Phyllis Stratton
Phone: 815-298-0979
Job training/placement in construction (church repair), and support groups for ex-ofenders in budget, anger management, Christian life teaching and accountability.
Rockford Rescue Mission
715 W State St
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-965-5332 Mrs. Sherry A. Pitney: Executive Director Renade Cossey Crisis Shelter for men, women, children; Food service; Addiction Recovery progam; Life Recovery Residential Program (M & W including GED); Career employment services
St Andrew's Court
50 N Hoyne
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-226-7620 David Rosa: Program Director
Phone: 312-226-7620
Bob Dougherty: Executive Director
Phone: 312-738-1414 x13
Second Stage Housing for those completing St Leonard program; supportive services for men
St Leonard's House
2100 W Warren Blvd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-738-1414 Christopher Vaughn: Program Director
Phone: x22
Patricia Taylor: Asst Program Director
Phone: x24
transitional housing and services for men; and some sex-offenders; case management; IDOC contract - Michael Barlow Center for Education & Employment;
The Employment Project of Inspiration Corp
4554 N Broadway, Ste. 207
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-878-0981 Katherine Klein
Phone: 773-878-0981
Employment preparation training, career counseling, techincal job search assistance (resume writing, interview prep) and connections to local employers; Case management services for homeless
Wayside Center
441 E Dundee Rd
Elgin, IL
Phone 1: 847-695-4405 Day Center w/agency referrals; food; clothing; showers; counseling & Bible study; meals and lockers available
Wayside Cross Ministries
215 E New York St
Aurora, IL
Phone 1: 630-892-4239 Randy Tomassi: Director Men's Shelter; transitional help; case management services; Christian Support Group
West Englewood United Organization - Clara's House
1650 W 62nd St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-778-8855
Shelter for women; referral services for community
Women In Progress, Inc (WIP)
3847 S Giles
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-827-2777
Phone 2: 708-692-8361 Tanya DePeiza: Founder & Executive Director
Phone: 773-827-2777
Monica D. Lockhart: Associate Director
Phone: 708-692-8361
A social service agency providing one-on-one mentoring and other services for women ex-offenders in the Chicago land area.
Women With Purpose
6216 W North Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-637-7099
Beverly Rogers: Founder, Dir Reentry program for formerly incarcerated women, providing partnerships for life skills training, GED, employment training and entrepreneur training.