Dedicated to providing support, resources, education, recreation, and advocacy for families in the greater Chicago area that are challenged with supporting family members with Autism & Developmental Disorders. In addition to providing essential resources & services for parents and caregivers, our agency strives to help contribute to the continued growth, educational and recreational inclusion for the children and relatives specifically impacted.



The Living Room is a nationally recognized model that supports a person with mental illness who is experiencing an increase in their mental illness symptoms. The Living Room is a proven alternative to a hospital emergency room. Trained Recovery Support Specialists use their personal experiences to help others find and maintain their recovery.

Recovery Support Specialists work with individuals to identify recovery obstacles, develop wellness action plans, and link to ongoing peer support and education in their community.


The largest free-standing psychiatric hospital in the state of Illinois and offer specialized inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare to children, adolescents, young adults and adults. In addition, we have the only specialized inpatient behavioral health program for adults with an intellectual or developmental disability. We provide clinically distinct care units in a thoughtfully designed setting and offer a full continuum of outpatient behavioral health services. This includes an enhanced discharge process with bridge appointments, group meetings and post-discharge wellness checks all in an effort to deliver meaningful care.