Welcome to Unity Parenting and Counseling, Inc.
Providing housing and social services to Chicago’s most vulnerable children, youth and adults for over 30 years.
Unity Parenting and Counseling, Inc. is a private-non-profit organization providing a range of services in the areas of foster and kinship care, foster/kinship care conversion adoptions, violence prevention and parenting training, in-home parenting coaching, counseling, housing for homeless youth and families, low threshold, youth, emergency, overnight shelter, permanent housing for homeless disabled people and their families, transitional housing for individuals affected by HIV/AIDS and reducing underage drinking, particularly in at risk youth and the public school system.
Unity Parenting and Counseling, Inc. is a community-based, not-for-profit, social services agency created in the fall of 1983. From 1983 to 1997, Unity managed a transitional shelter for homeless, indigent, 18 to 21 year old males. During this period Unity helped residents achieve independence and stability. In 1989 Unity launched its Parenting and Counseling Center in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. We are a licensed Illinois Child Welfare Agency and were accredited by the Counsel on Accreditation of Children and Family Services in July 2000, May 2004 and July 2009.