Other Community Services

Other Community Services

The BEAT – The B.E.A.T stands for Beginning to Explore Adoption Together.  We created this site to give adopted teens a chance to discover more about adoption, connect with others online, express thoughts and feelings around adoption, and hear from others with similar experiences. It’s a place for you to share your voice.

Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline 800-252-2873 – Call the 24-hour Child Abuse Hotline if you suspect that a child has been harmed or is at risk of being harmed by abuse or neglect. If you believe a child is in immediate danger of harm, call 911 first. Your confidential call will not only make sure the child is safe, but also help provide the child’s family the services they need to provide a safe, loving and nurturing home.

Omni Youth Services – BG   847-353-1500 – At OMNI, our mission is to develop responsible youth and strengthen families.  We work with thousands of youth and families, many of whom have nowhere else to turn; and we have a proven track record of making a dramatic difference in their lives, through our counseling services, mentoring programs, substance abuse and treatment programs, services to juvenile offenders, community service projects, youth development programs, and our work with neglected and abused children, multicultural resource center programs, and more…

PADS 847-689-4357 – PADS provides assistance to individuals and families experiencing homelessness throughout all of Lake County

A Safe Place 847-249-4450 – A Safe Place provides safe housing and supportive counseling options to survivors of domestic violence at no charge. Additional services include abuser intervention groups, and education programs for professionals, students and the community-at-large.

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center 847-872-7799 – Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center seeks to provide quality, comprehensive, client-centered services to survivors of sexual assault and abuse. These services are provided in partnership with the survivor in the spirit of equality, free from judgment or oppression.