Our Services

CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES

Mental health experts provide individualized, child-centered and family-focused support services promoting the positive cognitive, social and emotional development of children and adolescents including:

▪ Screening, Assessment and Treatment Services (SASS)

▪ Family and Group Therapies

▪ School and Community-Based Services

▪ Life Skills Training

▪ Therapeutic Youth Summer Camps

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COUNSELING & SUPPORT SERVICES

Through evidence-based/informed therapies and comprehensive community-based support services, C4 helps people develop better mental health self-management, coping and relapse prevention skills and connect with resources in the community. Services include:

▪ Therapy and Counseling 

▪ Assertive Community Treatment ▪ Transition Services

▪ Sexual Assault Services (STARS) ▪ Vocational Rehabilitation

▪ Older Adult Services ▪ Representative Payee

▪ Skill Building/Therapeutic Groups ▪ Drop-In Center

▪ Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review

Other Services

MEDICAL SERVICES

CRISIS SERVICES

Crisis teams of mental health professionals provide crisis intervention services for children, adolescents and adults in severe psychiatric distress including:

PARTNERSHIPS

Through a series of partnership initiatives developed with the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS), C4 offers a growing number of programs and services to a wider reach, benefiting an ever increasing number of individuals within the community.

Behavioral Health Consortium (BHC)

A referral network of 12 behavioral health agencies and hospitals, with a goal of streamlining access to behavioral healthcare services for CountyCare members. The consortium providers cover a wide geographical area across Chicago and suburban Cook County.

The Behavioral Health Primary Care Integration Learning Collaborative

With C4 as the lead agency, C4 and CountyCare work with several primary care providers and the Behavioral Health Consortium toward the goal of enhancing the behav-ioral health capacity of service delivery of all providers, as well as to strengthen care coordination and referral services for behavioral health.

Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)

is a court-ordered behavioral health program supporting individuals with serious mental illness in Cook County. AOT enhances and coordinates services from a number of local and state partners and aims to reduce psychiatric hospitalizations, homelessness, incarcerations and interactions with the criminal justice system, while improving the health and social outcomes for individuals with serious mental illness.

Education

Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

an 8-hour public education course providing adults with the skills to identify, understand and respond to a young person ages 12-18 experiencing a mental health problem or crisis. For more information please email MHFA@c4chicago.org