Supportive Housing • Interim Housing • Supportive Services • Community Support • Exoffenders • Substance Use • Counseling • Group Therapy
St. Leonard’s House provides interim housing and supportive services for formerly incarcerated men returning to the community from Illinois prisons. Clients remain in the program for an average of six months. Services include:
-Individual and group counseling and group activities through the Adler School of Psychology
-Life skills programs
-On-site intensive outpatient substance use treatment
-Addiction counseling and relapse prevention
-Linkage to available community services
-Housing placement assistance (transitional and permanent)
-Education and employment services
-Social and recreational opportunities
Amenities include a weight room, recreation rooms, library, free laundry facilities, and a chapel. Three meals a day are provided.
- For adult men coming from the Illinois prison system.
- This service is free
- Accepts men
- Adults accepted
How to Apply
The application process starts while men are still incarcerated. The prison counselor and/or field service officer are often able to assist in the application process. However, agency also receives referrals from other social service agencies. Call 312-738-1414 weekdays between 9:00am and 4:00pm for intake information.
A wait list for services often applies.