Community Service Programs

Community Service Programs

The Center of Concern offers a wide range of free or minimal cost professional counseling services to help members of the community. All services are available by appointment. View a calendar of available dates or call us at 847-823-0453 x1008.

Legal Counseling
Professional volunteer attorneys provide general legal assistance and advice. Services also include power of attorney for health care or property. For will preparations, volunteer attorneys will provide services for individuals making under $27,610 and couples earning under $36,635.
Financial Counseling
The Center of Concern offers free budget and debt counseling to those who need help with budgeting, money management skills, and credit issues. Our volunteer counselor will assess your current financial situation, develop realistic spending plans, establish achievable financial goals, and create a personal plan for success.
Income Tax Assistance
Professional volunteer accountants provide income tax preparations services to clients with an annual income below $60,000 from February 1st to April 15th.
Energy Assistance Program
The energy assistance program is a program designed to educate seniors on smart grid data and technology to manage energy use mainly through a series of lunch-time programs. Seniors will have the opportunity to bring in their utility bills to utility bill clinics to receive one-on-one counseling or can learn about energy savings programs through the phone in coordination with the Citizens Utility Board.

Contact: Life Enrichment Operations Manager at (224)-585-4380 for more information

Employment Counseling
Our employment counselor reviews education, skills, interests, and personality of clients to determine and plan for possible career paths.
COVID-19 Resources

Find current COVID-19 information and resources: https://www.centerofconcern.org/covid