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Covid 19 Update 5/19/2020
 

For our most recent updates, please visit us on social media at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/cicerofs.org

Family Service & Mental Health Center is currently offering FREE case management services to individuals who need assistance accessing a range of resources. If you are in need of assistance, please call us at 708-581-6654.

Some of the case management services we provide are:

  • Accessing food pantries and connecting with other services to meet basic needs
  • Applying for the Medical card
  • Applying for the Link card
  • Applying for General Assistant
  • Applying for Child Support
  • And much more!

We are also offering FREE brief counseling services to uninsured individuals. If you are struggling with anxiety, depression or other challenges related to Covid-19 and would benefit from speaking with someone, please call us at 708-581-6654 to speak with our Intake Coordinator. We are here for you! All services are available in English and Spanish.

 

Covid 19 Update 3/27/2020

To: Clients, Community Members and Friends of Family Service and Mental Health Center of Cicero

We understand that our clients and community need us now more than ever in this time of uncertainty and anxiety. We quickly transitioned our team to work from home and we are now offering teletherapy for the safety of our clients and our staff. Our main office is closed until further notice but we are still here for you!

Family Service will continue to provide therapy for existing clients and we are accepting new clients. Please call your clinician to arrange a communication method that works for you. We can provide services via Zoom, a HIPAA-secured video conferencing platform, or via phone. If you are looking to initiate therapy services, please call us at (708) 656-6430 and leave a message. Someone will return your call within 24 hours (Monday-Friday) to set up an intake via phone or video conferencing.

We recognize that this is an extremely challenging time for our clients, and we are committed to continuing to meet the mental health needs of our community. However, this pandemic is taking a deep toll on our financial ability to continue to serve our clients. Please consider making a donation so that we have the resources we need to provide these essential services.

If you have a specific medical question, please consult with your primary care physician or pediatrician. Please check our social media for the very latest information and additional resources.

For specific mental health guidance related to the Covid-19 Pandemic: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

For additional resources related to Covid-19: https://www.latinopolicyforum.org/blog/coronavirus-resources

Or To find your nearest Food Bank: https://www.chicagosfoodbank.org/find-food/

 

Sincerely,

Katie Bartholomew
Executive Director


Cicero Family Service offers high quality, compassionate care that will help you overcome mental health challenges that you may be facing in your life.  With support and guidance from our experienced therapists you will find a path forward that will lead to better emotional and physical health, improved functioning, and more satisfying relationships.

We encourage you to browse the pages of our website to learn more about our professional team and the services we offer. If you feel our services are right for you, please send us an email or give us a call and we will promptly schedule an initial consultation for you. There is no charge for the initial visit.