Need Help?

First of all, know that God loves you, and He will see you through this.

When you're hurting

If you have need of pastoral care, please feel free to reach out to Pastor Tom Severson.
There are also a number of fine Christ-centered resources we can recommend. Unless otherwise indicated, there is a fee involved with using these services.

Addiction recovery
Kingdom Lifeline Ministries (Chicago)  |  (773) 916-7321  |  free
Rockford Rescue Mission (Rockford)  |  (815) 965-5332  |  free

Cedar Tree Counseling (St. Charles)  |  Deb Foshager, MA, LCPC  |  (847) 494-6447
Wellspring Center for Counseling  (Elgin)  |  Halie Howells, LMFT  |  (847) 707-2689

Crisis pregnancy
TLC Pregnancy Services (Elgin)  |  1-800-712-HELP (4357)  |  free

Mental health services
Meier Clinics (Geneva, Wheaton)  |  1-888-725-4642

Lisa Nelson (Elgin)  |  Immanuel Prayer, Spiritual Direction  |  (773) 484-8989
Ann Rak (St. Charles)  |  Immanuel Prayer, Spiritual Direction  |  (630) 715-3179  |  [email protected]

Support groups
Care Night at Christ Community Church (St. Charles)  |  free
A network of support groups offering hope and healing for specific needs, such as addiction, sexual abuse, divorce, post-abortion, grief, depression and more.

When you need tangible help

Sometimes it helps to know where to find tangible resources. Kane County United Way can put you in touch with organizations ready to help with a variety of services, which may include:
  • Emergency shelter
  • Food pantries
  • Rent or utility assistance
  • Health resources
  • Day care
  • Elderly care
  • Disability resources
  • Employment
  • Disaster recovery

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