The Center of Concern

1580 N Northwest Highway
Park Ridge IL  60068

Phone: (847) 823-0453

The Center of Concern

The Center of Concern is a not-for-profit agency offering social services to individuals living in the northwest Chicagoland area.

Our primary objectives are to assist those in crisis and follow up with supportive services, and to provide support for the homebound elderly and disabled to help them retain their independence.

Financial support for The Center of Concern comes from individuals, local organizations and businesses as well as the United Way, the Park Ridge Community Fund, the cities of Park Ridge and Des Plaines, Maine and Norwood Park Townships, and many corporations and charitable foundations. Program support also includes grants from AgeOptions (the Suburban Area Agency on Aging), the Illinois Department of Human Services and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

In a typical year, over 12,000 individuals contact The Center for assistance.

The many services provided by The Center of Concern make a real difference in the quality of life for many in the community and are furnished without regard to age, sex, disability, race, national origin or financial status.

The Center of Concern, a nonprofit social service agency provides Support Services and Counseling for Seniors and their families and Housing Solutions.

Our primary objectives are to assist those in crisis and follow up with supportive services, and to provide support for the home bound elderly and disabled to help them retain their independence.

The Mission of The Center of Concern, a nonprofit social service agency, is to provide Housing Solutions, Support Services and Counseling for Seniors, Disabled and others in need, enabling them to live with dignity and independence.

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Founded: 1978

Categories: Social Services




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Past Events

Community Service Day

Community Service Day
09:00 am - 04/28/2018

At The Center of Concern

My name is Matthew Lande, and I am a Boy-Scout with Troop 228 in Morton Grove. I am a Sophomore at Niles West High School. I am working alongside Center of Concern...

Pinwheel Palooza

Pinwheel Palooza
12:00 am - 04/01/2018

At The Center of Concern

The Center of Concern is 40 years old this year! We’ve talked with many of our homebound older adults and asked them about the toys from their childhood that they...

Lunch with Us - Valentine's Day Party

Lunch with Us - Valentine's Day Party
11:00 am - 02/14/2018

At The Center of Concern

Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Center of Concern on Wednesday, Feb. 14th at the Des Plaines Public Library (1501 Ellinwood Ave.). Join us for lunch,...

Income Tax Assistance

Income Tax Assistance
09:00 am - 02/13/2018

At The Center of Concern

Appointment time Required. Income Tax Assistance program offers free/reduced tax help to people who generally make $60,000 or less, Older adults, persons with disabilities...

Center of Concern Open House

Center of Concern Open House
12:00 pm - 10/12/2017

At The Center of Concern

Join us for an Open House at our new location to learn more about the mission and services of the Center of Concern, see our new digs and meet or reacquaint yourself...

Community Service Day

Community Service Day
09:30 am - 09/16/2017

At The Center of Concern

The Center of Concern announced plans for a Community Service Day to help Older Adults – a time dedicated to demonstrating to the community that by working together...

Community Service Day

Community Service Day
09:30 am - 04/29/2017

At The Center of Concern

As part of our agency’s 40-year mission to serve the needs of senior citizens in the Park Ridge and Maine Township areas, we are looking for volunteers to help...

Income Tax Preparation Assistance

Income Tax Preparation Assistance
12:00 pm - 02/16/2017

At The Center of Concern

The Center of Concern Income Tax Assistance Program offers tax help generally to people who are are seniors, low-income and the disabled who earn $60,000 or less...

Income Tax Preparation Assistance

Income Tax Preparation Assistance
12:00 pm - 02/01/2017

At The Center of Concern

The Center of Concern Income Tax Assistance Program offers tax help generally to people who are are seniors, low-income and the disabled who earn $60,000 or less...

Legal Counseling

Legal Counseling
09:00 am - 04/30/2016

At The Center of Concern

Employment Counseling

Employment Counseling
09:00 am - 04/25/2016

At The Center of Concern

COC Humanity Group

COC Humanity Group
09:00 am - 04/25/2016

At The Center of Concern

Medicare Counseling

Medicare Counseling
09:00 am - 04/19/2016

At The Center of Concern

Employment Counseling

Employment Counseling
09:00 am - 04/18/2016

At The Center of Concern

COC Humanity Group

COC Humanity Group
02:00 am - 04/18/2016

At The Center of Concern

Income Tax Assistance

Income Tax Assistance
09:00 am - 04/16/2016

At The Center of Concern

Income Tax Assistance

Income Tax Assistance
09:00 am - 04/14/2016

At The Center of Concern

Income Tax Assistance

Income Tax Assistance
09:00 am - 04/12/2016

At The Center of Concern

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