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About us

At Pillars, we focus on connecting our clients with the people or resources they need to get back on their feet. Pillars can trace its history back to 1928. After years of collaboration and expansion, we now serve 12,000 people, making us the largest nonprofit provider of mental health and social services in Chicago’s western and southwestern suburbs. We keep at it every day because we believe it is important to uphold each member of our community. Stand strong as Pillars, with us.

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our services

Pillars’ mission is to build healthier communities by making connections and changing lives.

Mental Health

One in four Americans has a diagnosable mental illness. Mental Health is our largest line of service, as we assist more than 3,800 clients living with mental illness each year.


We treat alcoholism and drug addiction as an illness that affects all aspects of life and the entire family. Our programs help people get sober and stay sober.

Child and Family Services

When it comes to mental health and social service needs, children can be especially vulnerable, as they may lack the resources they need to get help or an education. We can help.

Domestic and Sexual Violence

For more than 30 years, we’ve empowered people affected by domestic violence to find a safe haven and rebuild their lives.

Community Housing

Pillars’ Community Housing initiatives provide housing options for adults and families living through homelessness, mental illness, medical illness, and more.

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What Your Donation Can Do

There are many ways to get involved with Pillars' mission


can provide 11 weeks of educational programming for 1 child


can provide 6 weeks of group addictions counseling for 5 teens


can provide job coaching and resume building for 5 adults with mental illness


can provide 5 nights of shelter for 1 victim of domestic violence


can help 10 people gain access to mental health services when they can’t afford their co-pay


can provide a children’s grief presentation to a local school or organization

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