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MADO Douglas Park

MADO Douglas Park

MADO Healthcare Centers

Residential care, transitional living, and stabilization for adults ages 18 and older with mental illness.

Services Offered

Mental Health • Residential Treatment • Psychiatric Rehabilitation • Community Reintegration • Transitional Housing


MADO Douglas Park (formerly Sacred Heart Home) is a Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility (SMHRF) offering short term inpatient and long term residential programs for adults with serious mental illness. Services include:

  • Crisis Stabilization: inpatient program offering up to 21 days of intensive treatment for adults in psychiatric crisis
  • Transitional Living: 120 day program facilitating community integration and independent living. Clients develop life skills in a shared living setting and receive counseling, psychoeducation, and job readiness support.
  • Recovery and Rehabilitation: residential program offering counseling,psychoeducation, and medication management


1550 S. Albany Ave., Chicago, IL 60623 41.8597875 -87.7034224

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • MADO is unable to accept those with mobility limitations, those with significant physical health needs, and registered sex offenders.
  • Must be a Medicaid Integrated Care Plan recipient, dually eligible Medicaid and Medicare recipient, or private pay client.
  • MADO accepts most Medicaid MCO plans, including: Aetna Better Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna Healthspring, County Care, Community Care Alliance of Illinois (CCAI), Family Health Network, Harmony, Humana, Illinicare, Meridian, Molina, and Next Level Health. Straight Medicaid is also accepted.


  • Medicaid accepted


  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Residents are generally referred by a hospital social worker. To make a referral, submit a Referral Packet via fax (312-488-3683) with the following documentation:

-Cover letter, including resident’s contact information
-Demographic sheet with patient’s date of birth, Social Security card, and Medicaid RIN
-Current psychological evaluation, including Axis I mental health diagnosis
-Current medication list
-Health history and physical
-Toxicology screening, if possible
-Other documentation as applicable (e.g., power of attorney, guardianship, parole, progress notes)

Staff will verify receipt of the packet. Admissions staff will then review the paperwork, verify Medicaid coverage, and run a background check before contacting the prospective resident to schedule an interview. Interviews are generally conducted during normal business hours (weekdays 9:00am-5:00pm). Follow up with the hospital or other provider is conducted as needed to verify information. If the prospective resident is admitted to the facility, a bed will be held until the resident is discharged from the hospital. There are generally beds available. Residents may transfer between the Buena Park, Douglas Park, and Old Town facilities as long as there are beds available.

Call 312-617-4535 or email for more information.