Due to Dominican University’s close location to Chicago, our students have the opportunity to choose from an array of organizations that have social work services along with Masters of Social Work supervision for students. The following will provide you with a partial list of Dominican University School of Social Work field placement opportunities in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital 
Alexian Brothers Interfaith Parish Support Services 
Barton Management 
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet 
Center on Halstead 
Central Plaza 
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago 
Community House 
Ecker Center for Mental Health 
Elgin Mental Health Center 
Elmhurst Hospital 
Family Counseling Services of Aurora 
Family Counseling Services- Rockford 
Family Service- Cicero 
Family Service and Mental Health Center of Oak Park/ River Forest 
Gateway Foundation 
Heartland Alliance Care Services/ Neon Street Program 
Lutheran Social Services of IL: Portage-Cragin Counseling Center 
Midway Neurological & Rehabilitation Center 
Midwest Mental Health Inc 
Perspectives Inc 
Pillars (Community Care Options) 
Pro-Care/ Resurrection Behavioral Health 
Resurrection Behavioral Health 
Rape Victims Advocates 
Renz Addiction Counseling 
Southwest Domestic Abuse Project 
Streamwood Behavioral Health at St. Mary’s Hospital 
Streamwood Behavioral Health Systems 
University of Illinois Medical Center: Department of Psychiatry 
West Side Domestic Abuse Project 
West Side Holistic Family Services

Child and Family Services

Adoption Link 
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Chicago 
Catholic Charities 
Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center 
Childlink, Inc. 
Children’s Home & Aid Encuentro 
Christopher House 
Coach Care Center 
Girls in the Game 
The Harbour 
Hephzibah Children’s Association 
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IL DCFS) 
Infant Welfare Clinic of Oak Park 
Life Link Corporation 
Lutheran Child and Family Services/ Lutherbrook Academy 
Lutherbrook Academy at Lutherbrook Child and Adolescent Center 
Maryville Academy 
Mercy Home for Boys and Girls 
Metropolitan Family Services – North Center 
Metropolitan Family Services 
Pillars (Community Care Options) 
SBHS John Costigan Residential Center 
Ulrich Children’s Advantage Network (UCAN)

Community Services

The Ark 
Center on Halstead 
Chicago Area Project Scouting Network 
Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
Chicago Woman’s AIDS project 
Chinese American Service League 
Connections- Lutheran Social Services of Illinois 
Cook County Public Guardian 
Deborah’s Place 
La Casa Norte 
Little City Foundation 
Marillac Social Center 
People’s Resource Center 
Polish American Association 
The Primo Center for Woman and Children 
Proviso-Leyden Council for Community Action, Inc. 
Rehab Assist 
St. Vincent De Paul Center 
Taller de Jose 
Village of Mt. Prospect: Human Services Department 
West Suburban PADS 


Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center 
Gottlieb Hospital 
Hines VA Hospital 
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County 
Methodist Hospital of Chicago 
Mount Sinai Hospital 
Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center 
Palos Community Hospital 
Rush North Shore Medical Center 
Rush University Medical Center 
Shriners Hospital for Children 
Silver Cross Hospital 
Swedish Covenant Hospital 
Weiss Hospital 
West Suburban Medical Center

Macro Placements

American Red Cross 
Causes for Change 
Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation 
Chicago Anti-hunger Federation 
Oak Park/ River Forest Community Foundation 
Office for Affirmative Action 
Office of Violence Prevention 
Oak Park Volunteer Center 
Pro-Care Center: Resurrection Behavioral Health 
Progress Center for Independent Living 
World Vision

Medical and Community Health Organizations

Access Community Health Network 
Cermak Health Services of Cook County 
Coach Care Center 
The Core Center 
Generations Health Care 
Heartland Hospice in Hillside 
Horizon Hospice 
Rainbow Hospice 
Roseland Christian Health Ministries DBA Christian Community Health 

Probation and Court Services

Circuit Court of Cook County- Juvenile Division 
Probation and Court Services 
Cermak Health Services of Cook County 
Cook County Social Services Department 
Du Page County Juvenile Detention Center 

School Social Work

Academy for Learning 
Berwyn North SD 98 
Elmwood Park High School 
Fenton High School 
Gemini Junior High School 
Lyons Elementary School District 103 
Marist High School 
Oak Park/ River Forest High School 
PRIDE Alternative School 
Proviso Area for Exceptional Children (PAEC) 
Ridgewood High School 
Roosevelt Middle School

Senior Services

Advocate/ Lutheran General Older Adult Services 
Age Options 
Anchorage of Bensenville 
Bethesda Home and Retirement Center 
Central Plaza 
Chicago Department on Aging 
Columbus Manor Residential Care 
King Bruwaert House 
Manor Care Health Services 
Methodist Hospital of Chicago 
Northwest Senior Center 
North Shore Senior Center 
Oak Park Township Senior Services 
Oakton Pavilion 
St. Paul’s House 
Villa S. Calabrini Nursing and Rehab Center 
West Suburban Senior Services 
The Woodbine 

Youth Services 

Assist Her 
Illinois Youth Advocate 
Illinois Youth Center- Warrenville 
Jobs for Youth 
Lawrence Hall Youth Services 
SBHS John Costigan Residential Center 
Southwest Youth Collaborative 
Spectrum Youth and Family Services 
Warrenville Youth Correction Center 
Youth Crossroads 
Youth Outreach Services 
Youth Guidance 
Youth Outreach Services 
Youth Services of Glenview