Campus & Community Resources

Support Groups

Campus

Community

  • Caregivers Support Group
    Family Service Agency
    14 Health Services Dr.
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    815-758-8636 or Senior Center 815-758-6550
    Services: Support group for care givers of terminally or chronically ill
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Cost: None
  • Elder Abuse - Illinois Department on Aging
    800-252-8966 or 815-758-6550
    Services: Assistance for cases of financial exploitation, physical or emotional abuse, neglect.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
     800-452-7990
  • Ben Gordon Center
    815-756-4875
    1-866-BGC-0111 (BGC Response)
  • Caregivers Support Group
    3131 Sycamore Rd.
    815-758-8636
    815-758-6550
    Services: Support group for care givers of chronically or terminally ill; meets at senior Center in DeKalb
    Eligibility: Open
  • Compassionate Friends
    DeKalb:  Mary Wehmeger
    815-756-1521 ext. 3467
    Aurora: 708-898-5836
    Rochelle: 815-562-2597
    Services: A self-help support for people bereaved parents
    Cost: Nominal
  • DeKalb County Abuse Program - Safe Passage
    P.O. Box 621
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-756-5228 DeKalb Hotline
    815-786-6333 Sandwich Hotline
    815-756-5054 Abuser's Hotline
    Services:  Program designed to help men end violent, abusive behavior and build better nonviolent relationships;  shelter, 24hr crisis intervention
    Cost: Sliding fee scale
  • Alzheimer's Support Group
    3131 Sycamore Rd.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-8616  /  815-758-6550
    Support for caregivers
  • DeKalb County Hospice
    2727 Sycamore Rd.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-756-3000
    Services: Support groups for bereaved adults and children
  • Parents Anonymous
    Marilyn Loy
    756-8632
    Rockford
    815-962-1043
    815-636-5000
    Services: Self -help support group open to parents needing support in challenges of child rearing
  • Safe Passage
    P.O. Box 621
    DeKalb, Il 60115
    815-756-5228 DeKalb Hotline
    815-786-6333 Sandwich Hotline
    815-756-5054 Abuser's Hotline
  • Kishwaukee Hospital
    1 Kish Hospital Dr.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-756-1521

Surrounding Communities

  • Grandparents and Parents Again
    Penny Stevens
    Chana, IL
    815-732-3224
    Jeanne Hayes
    Kings, IL 62088
    815-393-4144
    Services: Support groups for grandparents who are the primary care-givers of the grandchildren; meetings held in Oregon at Yellow Bird Senior Center