Social and Senior Services

Residents of McHenry and Kane Counties can call 2-1-1 for assistance in accessing a number of social services in their area.  2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember, non-emergency telephone number that connects people with essential community information and services. 2-1-1 saves time and frustration through specialists who match callers to the right agency based on each caller's need.  The 24-hour line makes it easy for the public to navigate the maze of human service providers and help lines. All calls are free, anonymous and confidential.

Callers can get live assistance with needs such as:

  • Food and shelter
  • Counseling and mental health services
  • Income and employment support
  • Help for the elderly and people with disabilities
  • Resources for children and families
Call 2-1-1

McHenry County Resources

The McHenry County Mental Health Board compiles a Service Directory that covers many topics, including:
  • Autism services
  • Developmental disability services
  • Domestic violence services
  • Epilepsy & traumatic brain injury
  • Housing & homlessness
  • Mental health
  • Psychiatric
  • Sexual assault
  • Substance use/abuse
  • Veterans services
McHenry County Service Directory

Kane County Resources

Kane County offers a list of services for their residents on the county website.

Kane County Services