Family Guidance Centers, Inc

WHO WE ARE

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance use disorder, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC’s comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

Our vision is simple…

Our vision is to be recognized in the communities we serve for superior and compassionate patient service and for clinical excellence as the healthcare provider of choice.

We understand it’s not easy…

FGC recognizes that substance use disorder is one of society’s most devastating and far reaching problems. Programming is based on the the fact that substance use disorder can be successfully prevented and treated. Individuals can lead healthy productive lives free from the limitations of chemical dependency.

We define the cutting edge…

An integration of services considers the family and pre-existing problems as key factors in guiding a person toward a healthy lifestyle. A variety of issues are addressed, including vocational, cognitive, psychological, legal, social, cultural, lifestyle and behavioral changes in clinically appropriate settings such as individual counseling, group counseling, family counseling, patient specific education and early intervention.

What we do…

FGC’s adult and adolescent programming provides a flexible continuum of care to best address the individual needs of each participant. Through integrated and comprehensive services, including continuous assessment, participants are able to access levels of care and specific services to create an individualized treatment approach. Further, FGC provides special and high-risk populations priority access to specialized programming.

Our Services

WHAT WE OFFER

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT

The outpatient service menu includes substance use disorder assessment, group & individual counseling, case management, and periodic drug screening.

CLINICAL ASSESSMENT

FGC provides assessments for Illinois Department of Children and Family Service referrals, criminal justice referrals, hospital referrals, self-referred individuals etc

SPECIALIZED PROGRAMMING

Specialized programs for women, children, pregnant and postpartum women, injecting and HIV-infected drug abusers, criminal justice offenders and assistance for needy families.

IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO CARE

We’ve re-designed how we do things. just walk right in for immediate access to behavioral health services. Our professional staff is available day and night.

ADOLESCENT SERVICES

Adolescent services are integrated into the school’s daily programming by utilizing continuous on-site collaboration with school leaders and staff.

ANCILLARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES

In addition to substance use disorder treatment, FGC offers patients linkage to ancillary health care services through coordinated partnership with local health care providers.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

The primary goal of residential treatment is to provide the substance abusing and substance dependent client with a structured environment that optimizes a positive treatment outcome.

HOSPITAL BASED MEDICAL DETOX

FGC Detox Counselors on-site at the hospital are state approved and trained clinical assessors and trained and licensed/certified substance use disorder counselors.

TOXICOLOGY TESTING

FGC offers state of the art drug screening using the latest technology. The hours for toxicology testing are flexible making it convenient for employee screening.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION

FGC recognizes the need to actively educate the community on identifying and addressing the devastating problem of substance use disorder so that it can be prevented.