Youth & Family Services

Warren Township Youth and Family Services logo counseling, groups, education and teen centersAs a part of your community for over 40 years, Youth and Family Services is committed to programming that supports the emotional and mental health of children, parents and families. We provide parent education, after-school programs and high quality counseling services.

COVID-19 Update

Our counseling services are  available to the community. With our office open, therapy can be provided both virtually and in-person (at the discretion of the therapist and client). We are following standard safety guidelines for any in-person services, including masks, and social distancing.

Youth & Family continues to provide counseling services virtually and in-person at the discretion of therapist and client. Clients must wear a mask in the building.

We will begin charging services October 4th, 2021. 

Servicios de Familia continúa ofreciendo servicios de consejería de manera virtual y en persona. Estos servicios serán acordados entre el cliente y el terapeuta.  Los clientes deberán usar cubrebocas dentro del edificio y durante la sesión. 

El 4 de Octubre se empezará a cobrar por los servicios de consejería. 

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    STRESS LESS GROUP: Learn how to better cope with stress

    It’s a high-stress and demanding life for teens today and for many youth social distancing makes things more challenging... Read on...
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    Helping Emerging Adults Become the Best Versions of Themselves: Infusing Positive Psychology

    Emerging adulthood is a life phase consisting of various possibilities, continual change and unique challenges... Read on...
  3. A variety of brushes and paint

    Art Expressions

    Change can be overwhelming for all of us. Over the past couple of years, children have dealt with changes to their school and social environment, the loss of loved ones, the anxiety of returning to school and so much more... Read on...
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    This popular group address communication and social skills for elementary and middle school children... Read on...
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    Effective Limit Setting – It is Easy as A,B,C,D

    Setting limits is one of the most critical aspects of child-rearing, and yet many parents find limit setting challenging or are uncertain of how set limits effectively... Read on...
  6. Children in class raising their hand

    Understanding Special Education Law: Be an active and informed partner in the IEP process

    This workshop will address such issues as legal rights to services, participating as a member of the IEP Team, how to monitor your child’s success and more... Read on...
  7. A parent and an adolescent talking

    Crianza con cariño para Padres de Adolescentes

    Servicios de Familia de Warren los invita a participar en el grupo para padres con hijos adolescentes... Read on...
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Directions to our Greenleaf Street Office

From Washington Street:

  • From Washington Street, turn south on Greenleaf Street.
  • Youth & Family Services is the third building on the right side of the road.
  • Turn right onto Oglesby Avenue and park in the front or back lot. If the lots are full, use available parking across the street.
  • Front door is locked after 5:00pm and on Saturdays. Use intercom at the back entrance.
  1. Youth & Family Services

    Physical Address
    100 S. Greenleaf St.
    Gurnee, IL 60031

    Phone: 847-244-1101, ext. *401
    Fax: 847-244-0867

  2. Adam Krieger, LCSW, CPRP

    Executive Director
    Phone: 847-244-1101, ext. *402