Resources for Families - NIU - Child Development Lab

Child Development Lab

Child Development Lab
Gabel Hall 169-170
Phone: (815) 753-1150
Fax: (815) 752-0023
Email: dwhite6@niu.edu

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Resources for Families


Counseling Services

  • Ben Gordon Counseling Center
    (815) 756-4875
    Provides professional mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment services for individuals and families. For more information, you can contact them at the above number or visit their website at www.bengordoncenter.org
     
  • Braden Counseling Center
    (815) 787-9000 
    Specializes in counseling individuals, couples and families in various stages of life. For more information, you can contact them at the number above or visit their website at www.bradencenter.com
     
  • The Couple and Family Therapy Clinic at NIU
    (815) 753-1684
    Provides family, couple, and individual counseling for people experiencing a wide range of difficulties. In addition they provide specialized couples assessments. For more information, you can contact them at the number above or visit their website at www.niu.edu/familytherapyclinic/index.shtml.

Family Support Services

4 C-Community Coordinated Child Care     (815) 758-8149

A private not-for-profit social service agency that for more than 35 years has helped families and child care providers by offering services and resources that include child care financial assistance, parent and provider education, nursing, nutrition, social work, mental health, and advocacy. For more information, you can contact them at the above number or visit their website at www.four-c.org

College Parents’ Group (Student Support Services)     (815) 753-1142

Provides support, advocacy, and create opportunities for college students who are parents. They help one another cope with being a student and raising children.  For more information, you can contact them at the above number or visit their website.

DeKalb County Health Department     (815) 758-6673

Provides a variety of programs such as Family Planning Program; Immunization Program; Influenza Program; Adult Immunization Program; Women, Infants and Children Food Supplement Program; Well Child Clinics; School Physicals; Blood Lead Testing; Healthy Moms/Healthy Kids Program; Communicable Disease Program; Tuberculosis Program; HIV Antibody Testing Program; Hypertension Program; Vision and Hearing Screening Program; and Employee Wellness Program. For more information, you can contact them at the number above or visit their website at www.dekalbcounty.org/Health

NIU Psychological Services Center     (815) 753-0591

Provides mental health services to the NIU and Northern Illinois area. They offer a wide variety of psychological evaluation and psychotherapy. They also provide parent education, play therapy, and other therapies for children. For more information, you can contact them at the number above or visit their website at www.niu.edu/psyc/psc/index.shtml

NIU Speech and Hearing Clinic     (815) 753-1481

Provides evidence-based practice in the delivery of quality state of the art services in audiologyspeech-language pathology, and rehabilitation counseling to the citizens of northern Illinois and the surrounding areas. Comprehensive audiological, rehabilitation counseling and speech-language pathology assessment and treatment services are provided to individuals of all ages (from birth on). For more information, you can contact them at the number above or visit their website at www.chhs.niu.edu/slhc

Safe Passage (Domestic Violence Services)     (815) 756-7930

Provides a wide range of services to victims of domestic and sexual violence including crisis intervention and medical advocacy for victims of domestic and sexual violence, short- and long-term housing for victims and their children, counseling, legal advocacy, children's services, community education, a batterer's intervention program, and a Latina outreach program. For more information, you can contact them at the number above or visit their website at www.safepassagedv.org

We Care Pregnancy Center     (815) 748-4242

Provides medical and support services for those who are pregnant or think they are pregnant. For more information, you can contact them at the number above or visit their website at www.wecarepregnancycenter.org

Community Wellness


Housing

  • Amber Manor
    807 Ridge Drive, DeKalb
    (815) 758-1010
  • Housing Authority of DeKalb County
    310 N. 6th St., DeKalb
    (815) 758-2692    
  • Sycamore Manor
    849 DeKalb Ave, Sycamore
    (630) 904-4157
  • Hope Haven
    1145 Rushmore Drive, DeKalb      
    (815) 758-3166

Advocacy


Recreation

  • DeKalb County Forest Preserves
    (815) 895-7191
  • DeKalb Park District
    (815) 758-6663
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA
    (815) 756-9577
  • Sycamore Park District
    (815) 895-3365

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