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Community Resources for Students

Find community resources for assistance with child care, health, housing, transportation and more. Kankakee Community College does not condone, promote or exclusively favor any of the organizations listed below, and is providing this list as an informational source.

If you have any questions about the resources, or find incorrect information below, please contact Academic Advisor Meredith Purcell at mpurcell@kcc.edu
Click here for a quick resources printable!  https://youtu.be/w9XZv-GAfPc
 

Child Care

Head Start
815-802-4954 

KCC’s River Road Campus Kankakee School District 111 offers a free Head Start preschool program at Kankakee Community College for children between the ages of 3-5 years old. http://www.kcc.edu/Community/Pages/headstart-at-kcc.aspx
  

YWCA

815-933-4516

The Kankakee YWCA seeks to meet the needs of the community through core programs in family life, community and leadership, health promotions, empowerment and youth development. 
http://www.myunitedway.org/ywca

Domestic Violence 

KC-CASA 
1-815-932-3322 Kankakee County
1-815-432-0420 Iroquois County

24 hour crisis hotlines. Kankakee and Iroquois Counties To improve the quality of services for survivors of sexual assault and human trafficking, to assist in their recovery, and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence and oppression in Kankakee, Iroquois and Ford Counties. http://www.kc-casa.org/

Harbor House

1-815-932-5800  

Kankakee Harbor House offers free and confidential comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their children http://www.harborhousedv.org/index.html

Mental Health 

Transformative Growth 
630-423-6010

Online Transformative Growth Counseling provides personal counseling services for KCC students and staff. If you are struggling with any stressors, counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays. https://transformativegrowth.org/our-locations/

ULifeLine 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Online An anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention. http://www.ulifeline.org/kcc

Catholic Charities

1-815-933-7791 
Bourbonnais 

Catholic Charities Counseling Services provides outpatient counseling to residents of DuPage, Will, Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Ford and Iroquois counties. https://catholiccharitiesjoliet.org/

Resource Type

Organization Name

Phone Number

Location

Services Provided

 

Link on KCC’s
Website or
Outside Agency

Child Care

Head Start

815-802-4954

KCC’s River Road Campus

Kankakee School District 111 offers a free Head Start preschool program at Kankakee Community College for children between the ages of 3-5 years old.

http://www.kcc.e
du/Community/
Pages/headstart-
at-kcc.aspx

Child Care

YWCA

815-933-4516

Kankakee

The YWCA seeks to meet the needs of the community through core programs in family life, community and leadership, health promotions, empowerment and youth development. 

http://www.myu
nitedway.org/
ywca

Domestic Violence

KC-CASA

1-815-932-3322 Kankakee County
1-815-432-0420 Iroquois County
24 hour crisis hotlines.

Kankakee and Iroquois Counties

To improve the quality of services for survivors of sexual assault and human trafficking, to assist in their recovery, and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence and oppression in Kankakee, Iroquois and Ford Counties.

http://www.kc-
casa.org/

Domestic Violence

Harbor House

1-815-932-5800 

Kankakee

Harbor House offers free and confidential comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their children

http://www.harb
orhousedv.org/
index.html

Mental Health

Transformative Growth

630-423-6010.

Online

Transformative Growth Counseling provides personal counseling services for KCC students and staff. If you are struggling with any stressors, counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

https://transfor
mativegrowth
.org/kcc/

Mental Health

ULifeLine

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Online

An anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention.

http://www.ulife
line.org/kcc

Mental Health

Catholic Charities

1-815-933-7791

Bourbonnais

Catholic Charities Counseling Services provides outpatient counseling to residents of DuPage, Will, Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Ford and Iroquois counties.

https://catholicc
haritiesjoliet.org/

Multiple Services

Northwest Compass

847-392-2344

Mt Prospect

Housing, Food, Utility Assistance, Employment

 

Multiple Services

Catholic Charities

312-655-7700

Des Plaines

Rent Assistance, Housing Food, Counseling, Legal, Employment, Veterans

 

Multiple Services

Salvation Army

847-981-9111

Kankakee

Rent and Utility Assistance, Food, Counseling

 

Transportation

River Valley Metro

815-937-4BUS (915-937-4287)

Kankakee

Bus, van – transportation to KCC’s various campuses.

http://www.kcc.e
du/Community/P
ages/transportati
on.aspx

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