Life Amplified

Community Organizations

See below for more information on community organizations in and around Tinley Park.


Mental Health Resources

1st Help
Matches first responders with appropriate services based on a questionnaire to meet specific assistance needed
www.1sthelp.net

Advocate Christ Medical Center
4440 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn
Provides behavioral health care programs and treatment
(708) 684-5855
www.advocatehealth.com

Acadia Healthcare – Treatment Placement Specialists
Offers treatment guidance based on the individual needs of police officers
(877) 202-5715
https://www.acadiahealthcare.com

Access Des Plaines Valley Health Center
7450 W. 63rd St., Summit, IL
Individual/family/marital counseling
(708) 458-0757
https://www.achn.net

Associated Counseling and Wellness Center
4500 W. 147th St., Midlothian
Individual/family/couples counseling
(708) 597-0032
www.lifeCounselors.net

Autism Speaks
Addresses the needs of individuals with autism and their families
https://www.autismspeaks.org

Chicago Autism Academy
21133 S. 80th Ave., Frankfort
(815) 806-2900
www.chicagoautismacademy.com

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
Webpage with mental health tips, services and resources available throughout Cook County to help those in need
www.cookcountystatesattorney.org/mentalhealth

Cops Alive
Provides resources and strategies to help police officers live happy and successful lives
www.copsalive.com

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
(312) 642-0049
www.dbsalliance.org

Easter Seals
www.easterseals.com/chicago
(312) 491-4110

First Responder Support Network
Provides educational treatment programs for first responders and their families
(415) 721-9789
www.frsn.org

Freedom from Fear
A national non-profit mental illness advocacy organization anxiety and depression resource site
(718) 351-1717
www.freedomfromfear.org

Grand Prairie Services
17746 Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-1012  |  https://gpsbh.org/about-gps/locations
A broad array of high-quality mental health, community support, educational and related services
24 crisis hotline: (708) 331-0500

Illinois Center for Autism
https://illinoiscenterforautism.org

Illinois Department of Human Services – Mental Health
Webpage with key information for those dealing with mental health issues
www.dhs.state.il.us

Illinois Mental Health Collaborative
Works to help people in need of mental health services get the right care, at the right time, and in the right amount
Warm Line: (866) 359-7953 available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays
www.illinoismentalhealthcollaborative.com

Mental Health America of Illinois
www.mhai.org

Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code
An article of the Illinois General Assembly dealing with the voluntary admission of adults (Chapter 3, Article 4)
www.ilga.gov

Mental Health First Aid
Provides resources for free and low-cost training on mental illness, symptoms and intervening with those with mental health issues
www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org

Metropolitan Family Services Southwest
10537 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills
(708) 974-2300
Offers behavioral health services that help individuals and families deal effectively with mental illness and support recovery
www.metrofamily.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
HelpLine volunteers work to answer questions, offer support and provide practical next steps to those with mental health issues
(312) 563-0445
www.namichicago.org

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Provides links to resources for assistance with mental health
(866) 615-6464
www.nimh.nih.gov

National PTA
Provides resources regarding bullying prevention and creating positive school climates
www.pta.org

Northwestern Medicine - Behavioral Health Services
12251 S. 80th Ave., Palos Heights
(708) 923-7878
www.nm.org

Orland Township Counseling Services
14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park
Youth and family services, community outreach
(708) 403-4001
www.orlandtownship.org

PoliceOne Academy
Works to promote officer wellness and protect/promote mental health
(866) 941-4090
www.policeoneacademy.com

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Clearinghouse and technical assistance center that supports schools, school districts and state agencies to create and implement a multi-tiered approach to social, emotional and behavioral support
www.pbis.org

Sertoma Centre, Inc.
Community and mental health and counseling supporting people with mental illness working toward recovery
(708) 748-1951
www.sertomacentre.org

Serve and Protect
Helps connect public safety professionals with trauma services
(615) 373-8000
www.serveprotect.org

Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital
1004 Pawlak Parkway, New Lenox
Provides specialized acute care for behavioral health and addiction treatment
(844) 580-5000
www.silveroaksbehavioralhospital.com

Trinity Services, Inc.
Assistance to those 18 years or older experiencing a mental health crisis offering help to manage symptoms and emotions in a safe environment
(815) 485-6197
www.trinityservices.org/livingroom

UChicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago
Provides inpatient, outpatient and child and adolescent care for mental and behavioral health issues, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, psychotic disorders, personality disorders, substance abuse and addiction and disordered eating
Phone: (888) 824-0200
www.uchicagomedicine.org


Rehabilitation Resources

Al-Anon
(312) 409-7245
www.niafg.org

Alcoholics Anonymous Resource Center
Find AA meetings in the Tinley Park area
https://alcoholicsanonymous.com

The Center
12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park
Residential recovery program for men age 23 and older
(708) 361-3650
https://thecenterpalos.org

Emotions Anonymous
(708) 383-0200
www.emotionsanonymous.org

Families Anonymous
(708) 429-2507
www.familiesanonymous.org

Gamblers Anonymous
(800) 426-2537
www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga

Gateway Foundation
An organization specializing in addiction medicine with personalized treatment plans for patients at any stage of recovery
(877) 352-9566
www.gatewayfoundation.org

Guildhaus
2413 Canal St., Blue Island
Nonprofit men’s halfway house
(708) 385-3228
www.guildhaus.org

Hillcrest Baptist Church – Celebrate Recovery
17300 Pulaski Road, Country Club Hills
12-step addiction recovery program
(708) 799-8300
www.hillcrestweb.org

Morning Star Mission
350 E. Washington St., Joliet
Serves men and women
(815) 722-5780
https://morningstarmission.org

Narcotics Anonymous
Find meetings in the Tinley Park area
www.na.org/meetingsearch


Crisis Resources

Crisis Center for South Suburbia
P.O. Box 39, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-7233  |  https://www.crisisctr.org
Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, advocacy and community education

Crisis Line of Will County
Mokena: (708) 479-1399
Frankfort: (815) 469-6166
New Lenox: (815) 485-7366
Joliet: (815) 476-6969
www.crisisline247.org

Crisis Text Line
A text will connect you to a trained crisis counselor.
Text BADGE or 741741
www.crisistextline.org

Entry Point
Provides housing assistance or homelessness prevention services such as legal services, eviction prevention or financial assistance
(877) 426-6515
www.myentrypoint.org

National Sex Assault Hotline
Programs specific to sexual assault victims and survivors
(800) 656-4673
www.rainn.org

Pillars
Provides help for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault
(708) 482-9600
www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

Safe Call Now
24-hour crisis referral service for those in public safety and their families
(206) 459-3020
www.safecallnowusa.org

Schools Security Task Force
Publication to provide guidance and direction on school safety issues
(609) 695-7600
https://njsba.org

South Suburban Family Shelter
P.O. Box 937, Homewood, IL 60430
(708) 794-2140  |  https://ssfs1.org
Comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their families

South Suburban PADS
414 W. Lincoln Highway, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 332-7700  |  http://www.sspads.org
Provides temporary shelter and supportive services to area homeless

Stopbullying.gov
Provides information from government agencies on bullying, cyberbullying, risk factors, responses to bullying and prevention efforts
www.stopbullying.gov

Tinley Park Food Pantry
6875 W. 173rd Place, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 614-7739
Provides free food to people struggling with hunger

Together We Cope/NU2U Resale Shop
17010 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 633-5040  |  https://togetherwecope.org
Emergency assistance in crisis situations (homelessness, client advocacy, crisis intervention, etc.)

Veterans Crisis Line
Assisting veterans in crisis
(800) 273-8255 or text 838255
www.veteranscrisisline.net

Youth Violence Project, Bullying Resources
Provides online and in-print resources for parents, teachers and students to intervene, prevent and respond to bullying
https://curry.virginia.edu


Suicide Prevention 

American Association of Suicidology
(202) 237-2280
www.suicidology.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
www.afsp.org

Badge of Life
Focused on educating and training agencies on mental health and suicide prevention in law enforcement
www.badgeoflife.org

Blue H.E.L.P.
Organization working to reduce mental health stigma in law enforcement and raise awareness of the problem of suicide in law enforcement
www.bluehelp.org

CopLine
A hotline for active and retired law enforcement officers dealing with the stress of the job
(800) 267-5463
www.copline.org

National Police Suicide Foundation
Provides training programs on suicide awareness and prevention for police officers
www.psf.org

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Confidential support for those in distress or in need of help for their loved ones
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Safe Call Now
For public safety officers considering suicide; operators are active/former law enforcement officers
(206) 459-3020

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
(800) 273-8255
https://sptsusa.org

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
www.save.org

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
(877) 438-7772
www.sprc.org

Suicide Prevention Services Depression Hotline
A suicide prevention hotline for northern Illinois residents
(630) 482-9696

Suicide Prevention Services of America
(630) 482-9699
www.spsamerica.org

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
(877) 438-7772
www.sprc.org


Community Groups

Bridge Teen Center, The
15605 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 614-6972  |  https://thebridgeteencenter.org
Nonprofit community center that was designed around the interests and needs of teens in the suburbs 

Tinley Park Community Band
Rehearsals at Tinley Park Community Church, 7939 W. 167th St.
(708) 620-7701  |  www.TinleyBand.org 
Community band with members age 14 and older. 
tinleyband@gmail.com  |  www.facebook.com/tinleyband
 

Harald Viking Lodge No. 13
6730 W. 175th St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-7220  |  https://haraldvikinglodgenumberthirteen.com/#
A fraternal order serving Tinley Park members

Kiwanis – Orland Park
13350 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, IL 60462
https://orland-park.kiwanisone.org
Global organization of members from every age dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time

Knights of Columbus Fr. C.C. Boyle Council #4698
6707 W. 175th St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 426-5743  |  https://www.knights4698.org
World's largest Catholic fraternal service organization

Odyssey Golf Foundation
19110 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-7400  |  https://www.odysseygolffoundation.org
Provides therapeutic/recreational benefits of golf to veterans, active military personnel and those with special needs

PAWS (Peoples Animal Welfare Society)
8301 W. 191st St., Tinley Park, IL 60487
(815) 464-7298  |  https://pawstinleypark.org
Animal shelter dedicated to the protection of domestic animals

Tinley Moraine Genealogists
7851 Timber Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-0160  |  https://www.facebook.com/Tinley-Moraine-Genealogists
Local genealogy society in the southwest suburbs of Chicago

Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce
17316 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-5700  |  http://tinleychamber.org
Brings information and opportunities to businesses and the community to create a strong economy

Tinley Park Fire Department Firefighters Association
Tinley Park, IL 60477
https://www.facebook.com/TinleyParkFire
An association for Tinley Park firefighters

Tinley Park Frankfort Rotary Club
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-9000
https://tinleyfrankfort.clubexpress.com
Provides humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standard in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world

Tinley Park Friends of the Library
7851 Timber Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-0160  |  www.tplibrary.org/friends-of-the-library
Helps the library by conducting fundraisers to support special events and library programs

Tinley Park Garden Club
Tinley Park, IL 60477
http://www.tinleyparkgardenclub.com
Local gardening club based in Tinley Park

Tinley Park Historical Society
6727 W. 174th St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-4210  |  https://tinleyparkhistoricalsociety.org
Documents and displays Tinley Park's rich history

Tinley Park Lions Club
Tinley Park, IL 60477
https://e-clubhouse.org/sites/tinley_park
Local humanitarian service organization

Tinley Wish
7850 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-5765  |  https://tinleywish.org
Delivers holiday gifts to Tinley Park families in need

Toy Box Connection
P.O. Box 1146, Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 691-2715  |  https://www.toyboxconnection.com
Children’s nonprofit located in the south suburbs of Chicago


Sports Organizations

Tinley Park Bobcats
P.O. Box 488
Tinley Park, IL 60477
http://www.tinleyparkbobcats.org
Volunteer organization that offers recreational/instructional programs in soccer, baseball, softball, flag football and cheerleading

Tinley Park Bulldogs
6601 W. 171st St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
https://tpbulldogs.org
Provides football, boys and girls lacrosse, wrestling and cheerleading opportunities for ages 5 to 14


Veterans Groups
                    
American Legion Post 615
17423 S. 67th Court, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-1737  |  www.post615.com
For Tinley Park veterans who have served federal active duty in the Armed Forces and have been honorably discharged or are still serving

American Legion Riders Chapter 615
17423 S. 67th Court, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-1737  |  http://www.post615.com/riders.html
American Legion Post 615's official motorcycle club

Korean War Veterans Association South Suburban Chapter 23
17211 S. Odell Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-5950  |  http://kwva.us
Serves Tinley Park veterans of the Korean War

Marine Corp League, Kevin Clarke Detachment 1217
17147 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 614-6093  |  www.mclnational.org
Serves Tinley Park Marines; named after Marine Cpl. Kevin M. Clarke, who was killed in Iraq in 2005

USS Chicago SSN 721 Base of Submarine Veterans
17147 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-2333  |  Facebook Page
A chapter of the U.S. Submarine Veterans Incorporated (USSVI)

Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.) Post 2791
17147 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-2333  |  www.vfw2791.org
Serves veterans, the military and the community; advocates on behalf of all veterans


Social Services Organizations

Access to Care (formerly Suburban Primary Health Care Council)
2225 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2507, Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 531-0680  |  https://accesstocare.org
Nonprofit primary health care program for residents of suburban Cook County and northwest Chicago who are lower-income, uninsured and underinsured

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
601 E. Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20049
(888) OUR-AARP  |  https://states.aarp.org/illinois
Organization serving all Illinois seniors age 50 and older

Aunt Martha's Youth Services
20000 Governors Drive, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
(877) 692-8686  |  https://www.auntmarthas.org
Provides substance abuse counseling, a health and dental clinic; foster care, summer youth employment and GED counseling to youth; serves 600 Illinois communities

Catholic Charities
12731 S. Wood St., Blue Island, IL 60406
(708) 430-0428  |  https://www.catholiccharities.net
Works to support families, reduce poverty and build communities

CEDA (Community and Economic Development Association)
567 W. Lake St., Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 782-2332  |  https://www.cedaorg.net
Works with communities in the Chicago area to empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency and improve their quality of life

Community Services Foundation
6775 Prosperi Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 361-3650  |  https://www.csfil.org
Develops and creates opportunities for individuals with disabilities that support and inspire independence

CTF Illinois
6800 Centennial Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708)  429-1260  |  https://www.ctfillinois.org
Works to create a culture where people are not defined by their differences, but recognized for the value they bring to their communities

Down in the Southland
P.O. Box 831, Tinley Park, IL 60477
https://www.downinthesouthland.org
Fosters the development of lifelong education and social and life skills among individuals with Down syndrome and their families

Easterseals Academy Tinley Park
17300 Ozark Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 802-9050  |  https://www.easterseals.com/chicago
Nonprofit health care organization for people with disabilities

GiGi's Playhouse
15954 S. Harlem Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 620-8400  |  https://gigisplayhouse.org
Works to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all

Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs
7258 W. Benton Drive, Frankfort, IL 60423
(708) 756-2015  |  http://www.chicagolandhabitat.org
Nonprofit housing organization that builds homes, communities and hope

I Can Dream Center
18501 Maple Creek Drive, Suite 200, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 798-4200  |  https://icandreamcenter.com
Connects youth to a world of possibilities so they can better thrive within their community

Infinitec Southwest and UCP Sequin of Greater Chicago (United Cerebral Palsy)
7550 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-8460  |  http://www.infinitec.org  |  https://ucpsequin.org
Advances independence and promotes inclusive opportunities for children and adults with disabilities through technology

Orland Township
14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 403-4222  |  https://orlandtownship.org
Offers programs and services that enrich the lives of residents and the community as a whole

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metro Chicago
(312) 341-1070  |  https://www.legalaidchicago.org
Provides free civil legal services to people living in poverty in Cook County

Painted Turtle, The
17459 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-1260  |  https://www.ctfillinois.org
Art studio for individuals with disabilities to learn new skills and techniques, participate in art therapy and create their own work 

P.A.S.S. (Pregnancy Aid South Side)
17214 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 614-9777  |  www.PassPregnancyCareCenters.org
Provides confidential pregnancy and parenting services in the Tinley Park area; counselors available by appointment only

Pathlights (formerly PLOWS Council on Aging)
7808 W. College Drive, Suite 5E, Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 361-0219  |  www.facebook.com/PATHLIGHTSIL
Services for people age 61 and older to help maintain independence, pride and dignity

Respond Now, Inc.
1439 Emerald Ave., Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 755-4357  |  https://respondnow.org
Provides immediate relief for residents of Chicago's south suburbs who are in the most need

Sertoma Centre, Inc.
4343 W. 123rd St., Alsip, IL 60803
(708) 748-1951  |  https://sertomacentre.org/home
Evaluation and therapy to people with speech, language, learning and/or hearing problems

South Suburban Special Recreation Association
19910 S. 80th Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60487
(815) 806-0384  |  https://www.sssra.org
Provides individuals with disabilities or special needs the opportunity to be involved in year-round recreation

Special Olympics Illinois
605 E. Willow St., Normal, IL 61761
(309) 888-2551  |  https://www.soill.org
Helps people with intellectual disabilities realize their full potential in sports and in life

St. Coletta's of Illinois
18350 Crossing Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60487
(708) 342-5200  |  https://www.stcolettasofil.org
Residential care, educational programs, medical care, vocational services and specialized facilities for children and adults with developmental disabilities


Scouts Organizations

Boy Scouts of America
1218 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 421-8800  |  https://pathwaytoadventure.org/ScoutsBSA
Educational programs for boys and young adults that are designed to build moral strength and character

Cub Scouts of America
1218 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 421-8800  |  https://www.scouting.org/programs/cub-scouts
Available to boys and girls from kindergarten through fifth grade, or 5 to 10 years and their families 

Girl Scouts – South Cook County
(708) 957-8100  |  www.girlscoutsgcnwi.org
Serves girls in kindergarten through 12th grade and includes Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors