20 Year TLOC Anniversary Gala!

The Link & Option Center, Inc. (TLOC) will host its 20 Year Anniversary Gala, August 15, 2015 at Harborside International Golf Center.  Tickets are $60.00 each.


DHS: To assist Illinois residents to achieve self-sufficiency, independence and health to the maximum extent possible by providing integrated family-oriented services, promoting prevention and establishing measurable outcomes in partnership with communities.

South Central Community Services, Inc. was founded in 1970 by residents of the Chatham and Avalon Park communities in response to a lack of mental health services for a growing number of children with emotional and behavioral disorders who were being excluded from the public schools on the South Side of Chicago.

The mission of ABJ Community Services, Inc. is to meet the physical, emotional, and social needs of families, children and senior citizens by offering effective health and human services.

School Districts – 144, 152.5, 152, 143.5, 205, 228
Chicago Public Schools
Prairie-Hills Junior High School District 144
Hazel Crest School District 152.5
Harvey School District 152
Posen-Robbins School District 143.5
Thornton Township High School District 205
Bremen High School District 228

6th Municipal District Circuit Court of Cook County

Established in 2005, the Illinois African American Coalition for Prevention (ILAACP) is a statewide, membership-based 501(c)(3) that strengthens early intervention and prevention systems, policies, and programs in African-American communities through culturally-relevant research, training, and advocacy.

CLAIM was formed in 1985 to address the gap in legal aid and advocacy for women prisoners and their families.  CLAIM has grown from a one-woman office to a dependable source of legal aid, education about the law, and systems change advocacy for and with women prisoners and their families.

DCFS: LAN53 - Bloom, Bremen, Rich, & Thornton Townships of Illinois
DCFS is committed to acting in the best interest of every child it serves and to helping families by increasing their ability to provide a safe environment for their children and by strengthening families who are at risk of abuse or neglect.

LePenseur Youth & Family Services: The mission of Le Penseur Youth & Family Services, Inc. is to serve individuals who need assistance in maintaining or achieving their full potential for self-direction and independence. We employ professionals to develop and implement programs that emphasize the connection between healthy youth, families and healthy communities.

Higher Learning Network’s mission is to empower and teach urban youth and adults how to develop their own natural gifts, talents and abilities: with a focus on life skills, job training and entrepreneurial skills.

Chicago Access Network Television - CAN TV brings you local, relevant issues from Chicago’s neighborhoods and communities. See what's happening around the city in education, the arts, government, cultural events, social services and community activities.

CEDA: Solutions to the underlying problem of poverty & community distress are most readily identified at the local level. It is there that services are most effectively provided to individuals and families in need, and where people are motivated and organized to become involved.

The mission of Men & Women in Prison Ministries (MWIPM) is to provide comprehensive services to the incarcerated, the formerly incarcerated, their families, and to the community at large.

South Suburban Safe & Thriving Communities Project
This project will seek to reduce youth violence in the communities of Ford Heights, Robbins and Harvey by linking youth ages 10-24 to trauma-informed prevention, intervention and workforce development services and supports.

As the country's oldest continuously operating Gospel rescue mission, Pacific Garden Mission works to save and restore the lives of homeless and hurting men, women and children.

SubCook Zero

Southland Human Services Council

Rich Township

Bremen Township

Thornton Township


Claudia & Eddie's Place - Recovery Home

Elite Sober Living - Recovery Home

Prairie State College

South Suburban College

City of Markham


South Suburban Counsel on Alcoholism

Continuum of Care (CoC)

Alliance to End Homelessness of Suburban Cook County

Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of IL (CBHA)

Illinois Association of Behavioral Health

Southland Human Services Leadership Council

South Suburban Council on Homelessness

South Suburban Coordinated Entry


President’s Page

Board of Directors

Community Partners


New TLOC Online Store