Shelter, Inc.
1616 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 847-255-8060
Fax: 847-590-6184
Hours: Monday thru Sunday, 24 hrs. a day
Contact: Staff on call
Cost: sliding scale
E-mail: [email protected]

Updated: 9/17/2012

Description: Shelter, Inc. a nonprofit, licensed and accredited child welfare agency, provides community-based, emergency and temporary housing for children and adolescents from birth through age 17 who are abused, neglected, dependent, or in need of supervision. Shelter provides foster care to children from birth through age 17, emergency group homes for adolescents ages 11 through 17, and an Older Adolescent Group Home for boys ages 15 through 17. Shelter also provides a Healthy Families Program, a parent education program for first-time parents, and community education to address issues concerning child abuse, neglect, and other social problems directly impacting children and their families. Placement and referral services are available on a 24-hour basis. Volunteer opportunitees available. For volunteer opportunities, go to our website.