Crossroads Adult Transition Center WestCare Illinois (WCIL) began providing substance use disorder services within The Safer Foundation’sCrossroads Adult Transition Center’s 330-bed facility on Chicago’s west side in 2011. Using 50 beds within this larger facility, the Modified Therapeutic Community (MTC) model is well-suited to serve this residential population. The WCIL program provides comprehensive behavioral health and substance use disorder services for men participating in the Crossroads work release initiative. Treatment services are evidence-based, trauma-informed and age-appropriate. Services include substance use disorder education, group counseling, monthly individual counseling and reentry planning. Progress is regularly monitored to ensure that each client is able to meet the goals and objectives identified in his treatment plan.
3210 W Arthington St, Chicago, IL 60624
WestCare Illinois Administrative Office The WestCare Illinois Administrative Office is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm In addition, WestCare Illinois currently provides Intensive Outpatient Programming and Outpatient Programming Services for adults and youth with substance use disorders at this location.
1100 W Cermak Rd, Suite B116, Chicago, IL 60608
Cook County Jail At the Cook County Jail, WestCare Illinois leverages its experience and successes with the Modified Therapeutic Community (MTC) model residential treatment program at Sheridan CC, to deliver its MTC Program for integrated substance use and mental health disorder treatment for up to 145 men daily. Programming integrates specialized substance use disorder treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma intervention, case management and reentry services.
2700 South California Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608
Sheridan Correctional Center WestCare Illinois’ (WCIL) in-prison Modified Therapeutic Community (MTC) Program at Sheridan Correctional Center is the nationally recognized model for its exceptional quality of services. Located in a medium-security prison housing close to 2,000 adult men, the WCIL program delivers a multi-phase MTC program which addresses the needs of participants with extensive criminal histories complicated by substance use disorders. WCIL’s program provides long-term intensive treatment services (9 to 36) months, configured to the individual need. This model program incorporates best practices, including cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. Complimentary services are provided and include: family reunification, young men’s aggression management, fatherhood and recreational therapy.
4017 East 2603rd Road, Sheridan, IL 60551
Lincoln Correctional Center In January 2017, WestCare Illinois (WCIL) began providing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) services for men at the Lincoln Correctional Center. This in-prison Modified Therapeutic Community (MTC) Program has 50 beds. Services provided include: cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma intervention, case management, and reentry services. The majority of clients successfully complete the program in 9-11 months, although the length of the stay varies by individual. The MTC Program at Lincoln maintains a steady census at its capacity of 50 clients, with one program entry for each discharge.
1098 1350th Street, Lincoln, IL 62656
Logan Correctional Center In 2017, WestCare Illinois (WCIL) added a 26-bed Dual-Diagnosis Treatment Program to its well-managed Modified Therapeutic Community (MTC) program at the Logan Correctional Center. Dual diagnosis (also referred to as co-occurring disorders) is a term for when someone experiences a mental illness and a substance use disorder simultaneously. Either disorder—substance use or mental illness—can develop first. WestCare Illinois’s (WCIL) Women of Dignity Programat Logan Correctional Center provides access to quality substance use disorder (SUD) services to 130 women giving them the opportunity to change and enhance their lives.
1096 1350th St, Lincoln, IL 62656
Du Quoin Correctional Center At the Bootcamp in the Du Quoin Correctional Center, WestCare Illinois (WCIL) provides 300 treatment beds for men. This program operates under the behavioral modification philosophy. It is a pre-sentencing program through which successful clients have their sentencing reduced to time served. The overall program length is 120 days, during which WCIL acts as adjunct by conducting groups counseling for cognitive behavioral therapy and other specialty groups. The Bootcamp parameters provide discipline and structure. It has a formalized daily schedule, which includes work assignments (on and off-site), physical training and additional programming tailored to the needs of each participant. Typical services include substance use disorder education, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), anger management, parenting groups, monthly individual counseling and reentry planning.
275 Agriland Acres Drive, Du Quoin, IL 62832
Illinois Youth Center Harrisburg WestCare Illinois (WCIL) operates its model Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Program at the Illinois Juvenile Justice's Illinois Youth Center at Harrisburg. The program provides SUD treatment services with great success to youth and WCIL builds on that foundation at this program for male youth with an average age at 17 years. Our SUD Treatment Program has 25 treatment beds and a committed staff and manager with sound education, appropriate certifications and practical experience in the delivery of age-appropriate messaging and counseling.
1201 W Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL 62946
Dixon Springs Correctional Center At the Bootcamp in the Dixon Springs Correctional Center, WestCare Illinois (WCIL) operates a Substance Use Disorder Treatment program that serves both men and women, but in separate sections. This program operates under the behavioral modification philosophy. It is a pre-sentencing program through which successful clients have their sentencing reduced to time served. The overall program length is 120 days during which WCIL acts as adjunct by providing cognitive behavioral therapy and specialty groups. The treatment bed capacity is 284, allowing 234 beds for males and 50 for females. The Bootcamp has a formalized daily schedule, which includes work assignments (on and off-site), physical training and additional programming tailored to the needs of each participant. Typical services include substance use disorder education, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), anger management, parenting groups, monthly individual counseling and reentry planning. With the addition of women, WCIL supplements the curriculum with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) “Using Matrix with Women Clients“.