McHenry County Mental Health Board


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AmeriCorps for McHenry County

Program Description:

AmeriCorps for McHenry County will place members from McHenry county College at three after-school resource centers serving at risk Latino youth and youth who are experiencing emotional problems. The members will provide homework help/ tutoring, Learn and Serve project facilitation, and "Bridges to Wisdom" Talk Mentoring. The members will also make presentations to community organizations to recruit and train volunteers in the centers.

Primary Contact:

Elizabeth Bean
333 Commerce
Suite #800
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
County: McHenry
Phone: (815) 788-4360
Fax: (815) 455-2860
Email: ecowgill@mc708.org

Host Sites:

Garden Quarter After-School Resource Center

4508 Garden Quarter Rd#36
McHenry, IL 60050
County: McHenry
Contact: Meghan Sullivan
Phone: (815) 363-3395
Fax: (815) 363-3395
Email: gardenquarter@sbcglobal.net

Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association (NISRA)

820 E Terra Cotta
Suite #125
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
County: McHenry
Contact: Heidi Jenkins & Shelly Zuniga
Phone: (815) 459-0737
Fax: (815) 459-0388

Willow Brooke Resource Center

2041 Stonelake Rd
Apt 101
Woodstock, IL 60098
County: McHenry
Contact: Jeanne Swanson
Phone: (815) 334-1030
Fax: (815) 337-5510
Email: wbrc@ysb4kids.org