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Addiction Counseling Education Services (ACES)

Addiction Counseling Education Services (ACES)

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Addiction counseling for those affected by substance use.

Services Offered

Individual Counseling • Group Counseling • Addiction • Substance Use • Substance Use Counseling


ACES is licensed by the State of Illinois Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse to treat substance use. ACES is licensed to provide Level One and Level Two counseling in an individual and/or group setting.

The ACES program consists of one individual session and 12 group sessions.

Individuals who have not had a substance use personally, but have been impacted by a loved one's substance use are welcome to receive services, as well.

There are anger management classes offered during evenings at both Catholic Charity offices listed as well as smoking cessation sessions. Non-DUI court evaluations are offered for fee. A 12-Step class is offered at the Marquette office location on Thursdays at 7:30pm. Please call Catholic Charities intake for more information.

Staff will also provide Information and referrals to appropriate resources, and educational/informational community presentations, as needed.


2601 W. Marquette Rd., Chicago, IL 60629 41.7711065 -87.6897204

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Adolescents ages 12-17
  • Adults 18 or older
  • If private pay, $250 for intake session and $50 per group session.
  • Sliding scale available, as low to $25 per session or less depending upon grant funds available.
  • Accepts Medicaid and Medicaid Managed Care insurance coverage, Aetna and BCBS.


  • Services provided on a sliding scale
  • Medicaid accepted
  • Private insurance accepted


  • Teens accepted
  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Call 312-655-7725 to schedule an intake assessment. The intake specialist will help a client determine eligibility for health insurance coverage and will complete a 12 item questionnaire in order to collect basic information. The client's case is then referred to the ACES Director who will determine which level of service the client needs: either Level 1 Outpatient or Level 2.1 Intensive Outpatient therapies. A counselor is then assigned to client.

Can be referred through an inpatient program or by self-referral.

Other Locations

St. Casimir
Program Phone: (312) 655-7725
2601 W. Marquette Rd.
Chicago, IL 60629
Main Office
Program Phone: (312) 655-7725
721 N. La Salle St.
Chicago, IL 60629