KANE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH COUNCIL
An alliance dedicated to improving mental health services
for children, adults and families in their communities.
Emergency Psychiatric Services:
Ecker PEP (Psychiatric Evaluation Program at Advocate Sherman Hospital) Immediate medical intervention is available if needed. No appointment is necessary, but calling 847-888-2211 before arrival is helpful. PEP is located next to Advocate Sherman Hospital Emergency Department at 1425 N. Randall Road in Elgin. Northern Kane County
AID Southern Kane County 630-966-9393
Elgin Center-1135 Bowes Road Elgin, IL 60123 Phone: 847-931-6200
Ecker Center for Mental Health: 847-695-0484
Family Service Assn. of Greater Elgin Area
Suicide Prevention Services: 630-482-9696
TriCity Family Services 630-232-1070
About involuntary hospitalization and medication,
Kane County State's Attorneys' Office
37W777, Rte. 38, Geneva, IL 60134 630-232-3500
Significant Legal Resource: Kane County Bar Assn.
127 James St., Geneva. 630-232-6416 (for referrals)
Prairie Legal Services - legal counsel for primary
consumers: 630-232-9415 800-942-4612
Illinois has a Warm Line operated by persons with the Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) & Certified Family Partnership Professionals (CFPP) credentials. This is not a crisis line, but is a source of support, for you or your family. The Warm Line is open all year, but only during businesshours and folks do have to go through an automated system to connect.
The Warm Line: 866-359-7953,
M-F, 8am-5pm CDT
• From the main menu, select option #2 for Consumers and Families
• Next, select option #5 for the Warm Line: Peer and Family Support by Phone.