In just four days, all Outreach Counseling Centers successfully transitioned to 100% telehealth, allowing OCM therapists to provide mental health treatment ‘virtually’ during this pandemic – which is crucial for the hundreds who rely on these services. “We are seeing many experiencing a feeling of increased mental or emotional strain brought on by the
During times of hardship, OCM Case Managers are on the front line advocating for children and families in need. They assist with resolving various crisis situations including financial issues, loss of employment, potential loss of housing, emergency food, legal matters and navigating public systems such unemployment insurance and disability. With the onset of COVID-19,
As Gail Hoffman retires from Wheaton Youth Outreach, she reflects on her 21 years at the organization, the growth and change the programs have experienced, special memories, and her plans for the future.
Thank you to Vince Cascio, a young man working on his final badge towards becoming an Eagle Scout, for serving Jubilee Village! For his project, Vince chose to bless Jubilee Village with two benches for the outdoor patio.
The Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties (JLKD) recently offered a fun, educational training session on seeking employment to Jubilee Village (JV) residents, the latest in their ongoing support of JV.
A group of Wheaton transfer students recently cleaned and organized the transitional housing facility while finding out more about the experiences of young, single mothers.
How a homeless, jobless young woman found stable housing, employment, and support through Outreach's transitional housing program and Employment Opportunity Center.