Social Services

1st WAY Pregnancy Support Services
We provide assistance, emotional and financial support for women and girls in McHenry County who find themselves in a crisis pregnancy.
2020 W Johnsburg Rd., Johnsburg, IL 60051
815-385-2999 or

22nd Judicial Circuit Family Violence Coordinating Council
MCC Shah Center, 4100 W Shamrock Ln, McHenry, IL 60050
815-479-7792 or
Adult and Child Therapy Services
We provide physical, occupational and speech therapy to McHenry County residents of all ages. We also provide free developmental screenings and free fall risk screenings.
708 Washington St., Woodstock, IL 60098
Agency on Aging - Northeastern Illinois

The Agency on Aging is a non-profit agency dedicated to combining resources, leadership and expertise on aging in DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties. The Agency on Aging works closely with the U.S. Administration on Aging, Illinois Department on Aging and many other agencies to address both the immediate and long range needs of our seniors

Alzheimer's Association
1111 St. Alpine Road Suite 307, Rockford, IL 61108
815-484-1300 or

American Brain Tumor Association
Non-profit organization that funds brain tumor research and provideds educational/support services to people diagnosed with a brain tumor.8550 Bryn Maur (Suite 550), Chicago, IL 60631
773-577-8750 or
Care Line - 800-886-2282

American Cancer Society - Fox Valley Region
The nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
143 First St., Batavia, IL 60510
630-879-9009 opt 3 or

Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C)
We provide services for families in McHenry, DeKalb, Lee, Ogle, Carroll and Whiteside counties. Services include child care and financial assistance to income eligible families; child care referrals and consumer education to those seeking child care.
667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050
815-344-5510 or 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County
We provide adult mentors to children between the ages of 6 and 14 who reside in McHenry County.
4318 B W. Crystal Lake Rd., McHenry, IL 60050

Blessing Barn
We provide basic life need items (clothing, household, kitchen, misc. other items) to those in McHenry County who consider themselves in need.
8310 Railroad St., Crystal Lake, IL 60012
815-382-0206 or

Capt. James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center/McHenry Community Based Outpatient Clinic
We provide a wide range of health care and mental health services.
620 S. Route 31, McHenry, IL 60050

FamiliesETC is a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive assistance, support, and education to families with children who have social, emotional, and behavioral challenges at home, school and in the community.
620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Home of the Sparrow
Home of the Sparrow serves the community as a transitional shelter program providing housing and supportive services for homeless women and their children in McHenry County and Northern Illinois.
McHenry County PADS (Merged with Pioneer Center)
Provides emergency, transitional, and preventive measures for the homeless of McHenry County.
Pads Locations:


Bethany Lutheran Church
76 W Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Immanuel Lutheran Church
300 S. Pathway Crystal Lake, IL 60014


Sts Peter & Paul Parish
410 N. First Street
Cary, IL 60013
847-516-2636 x233


Christ The King Catholic Church
5006 E. Wonder Lake Rd.
Wonder Lake, IL 60097


Redeemer Lutheran Church
1320 Dean St.
Woodstock, IL 60098


St.Joseph Catholic Church
10519 N. Main St.
Richmond, Il 60071

Overflow opens first Thursday of November.

Women and Children must stay at:

St. Joseph Church
207 Brainard St.
Harvard, IL 60033


Christian Fellowship Church
3419 Walkup Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60012


Cary United Methodist
500 N. First Street
Cary, IL 60013

Pioneer Center for Human Services
A Safe Place
We provide emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling, order of protection services, supervised visitations and exchanges, and batterer intervention services to people who have experienced domestic violence.
2710 17th St., Zion, IL 60099
Business: 847-731-7165
Crisis Line: 847-249-4450
Volunteer Center Of McHenry County
4508 Prime Parkway, McHenry, IL 60050 815-344-4483 Fax: 815-363-1878