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Aunt Martha's Youth Service and Health Center

Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center (AMYSC) is a private, not-for-profit, regionally-based agency providing complete health and social services for family members of all ages, including a variety of programs and services designed to provide a full continuum of care for children, teens and families. Community based services are targeted toward homeless, runaway or thrown-away youth, to either reunify them with their families, or assist them in establishing permanent housing. Healthcare includes primary care, dental, and behavioral health (including psychiatric services). Alcohol Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT) program provides outpatient substance abuse services to adults and adolescents, who are at least 12 years of age, including early interventions services, Level I outpatient treatment, DUI services, assessment, treatment planning, individual and group counseling, case management, and discharge planning.  The agency is state licensed to provide child welfare, substance abuse treatment and child care services. All services, including mental health and primary health care, are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.  Aunt Martha's reputation as a caring community resource is embodied in the tireless dedication of its employees. As one former client put it, "The world will give up on you ... but Aunt Martha's won't."


AMYSC Community Health Center/ADAPT
1777 East Court Street
Kankakee, IL. 60901

Healthcare services: Phone: 815-928–6222

Fax: 815-928-6225

Substance abuse services: Phone: 815-937-5413

Local contact: Rachel Hernandez, LCSW, RDDP