"C4 helped me stay strong during one of the most difficult periods of my life."

Graduate of Parenting Education Program

"Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all."

Former President Bill Clinton

"Inspite of my failures, I find that resilience is the key to succeeding"

-Melvaughn Thompson, Successful C4 Jobs Services Hire

I want to use my experience to help others who aren't as lucky as I was.

Judie I., C4 Consumer Advisory Board

"Art has enabled me to become an active participant in the richness of life."

-Elizabeth H., C4 Artist

" I want others with mental illness to be positive, to know that there is hope."

Corey Feulner, 22

News & Events

C4 Board of Directors Appoints Chris Carroll as Interim Executive Director

The Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mr. Chris Carroll has been named Interim Executive Director of C4, effective Monday, July 13, 2015. 

Third Annual Summer Camp at C4

Summer is here and Chicago is alive again with the silence of school bells replaced by children’s laughter in city parks on long summer days. Water balloons whizz through the air as ice cream melts in the warm summer sun painting the sidewalks a sugary palate of colors.

C4 to Remain Open; will join CountyCare Provider Network

The Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) will remain open. C4 today announced an agreement with CountyCare, the Medicaid health plan sponsored by the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).

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Jim's Story


Jim broke the cycle of drug addiction thanks to C4’s Recovery Point. C4’s counselors helped Jim rebuild his life, one step at a time, after nearly 20 years of drug addiction.

“C4 helped me get my life back,” Jim says. C4’s counselors remained committed to Jim’s recovery even when he lapsed back into old behaviors.

Now Jim volunteers at an Alano Club to support others’ recovery from drug addiction.

What to Expect When You Call Us

We want you to have a positive experience at C4.  The following information lets you know what you can expect from us and will help you get the most out of the services we provide. Of course, if you have questions along the way, please let us know - we're here to help.

Your First Appointment