CDPH Mental Health Logo

Find mental health resources in Chicago

Individual and Group Counseling

Individual and Group Counseling

Alternatives, Inc.

Mental health counseling for youth ages 10-18 and their families.

Services Offered

Family Counseling • Group Counseling • Therapy • Conflict Resolution • Case Management • Counseling • Youth


Trained licensed master’s level staff use a strength-based approach to provide short-and long-term therapy and case management, emphasizing family communication, conflict resolution, discipline, and life-skills development. Individual, family, and group services are offered through school-based health centers and within the Youth Center to support youth experiencing a range of issues, including family conflict, substance abuse, peer relationships, identity issues, anger management, and behavioral/emotional challenges.


5900 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, IL 60660 41.9890085 -87.6667674

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish



  • This service is free


  • Teens accepted
  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Counseling is currently offered within school based health centers at Roosevelt, Uplift, and Senn High Schools, as well as through the Uptown Youth Center. Call your preferred location directly to schedule an appointment or for additional questions.

Other Locations

Uptown Center
Program Phone: (773) 506-7474
4730 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60640
Uplift Community High School
Program Phone: (773) 506-7474
900 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
Roosevelt High School Heath Center
Program Phone: (773) 506-7474
3436 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Senn High School
Program Phone: (773) 506-7474
5900 N. Glenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660