The Group Home is a supervised residential setting for up to 14 adults with mental illness. The program provides individuals with assistance in improving interpersonal skills and daily living skills, which will lead to living in a less-structured environment. Length of stay can be between six months to a year. Services include monitoring medications and physician appointments; linkage to community resources such as funding, housing, vocational, health care and insurance; and assisting with budget management, cooking, housekeeping, socialization, laundry, personal care and recreation.
Who Is Eligible?
The program is open
to adult residents of Lake County who suffer from chronic mental
illness. Individuals must have the potential to live in a less
supervised environment and be motivated to attend some form of day
What Is the Cost?
The fee for staying in the Group Home is based on level of income.
Individuals contribute 80% of their total monthly income (not to exceed
$635), for room and board, utilities, phone, transportation and other
Hours of Service & Location
The Group Home is located next to the Belvidere Medical Building in
Waukegan, on 2410 Belvidere Road, just east of McAree. Staff is
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.