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Allendale Association

Founded in 1897, The Allendale Association is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to excellence and innovation in the care, treatment, education and advocacy for children and youth with serious emotional, mental and behavioral health challenges.


A School for youth in-residence and from area school districts 200+ boys & girls, K-12


Residential Treatment & Foster Care for over 150 boys & girls, 7-21


Clinical Services for children, youth, adults & families in need of intervention or support

Latest News

Bears’ Chairman George H. McCaskey Kicks Off Summer Olympics!

Following a popular 12-year tradition, Allendale Association recently held its campus-wide Summer Olympics for its young residents. Adding to the excitement, Chicago Bears’ Chairman George H. McCaskey officiated at opening day festivities, another much-anticipated tradition. Read the full article here in the Chicago Tribune!

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“Transforming Kids’ Lives, One Square Foot at a Time!”

When community members come together to improve kids’ lives, amazing things can happen. Such was the case recently when volunteers from several local not-for-profits-spearheaded by Fill A Heart 4 Kids, a children’s charity in Lake Forest joined forces to update Allendale Association’s moderate residential facility in North Chicago. Read the full […]

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BCC Training/Presentation 1-18-19

The next BCC Training/Presentation, “The Opioid Crisis: Warning Signs and Recovery Across the Lifespan”, will be presented by Patricia Daruwala, LCPC, on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Presentation will be held at: Proops Professional Development Center (at the Bradley Counseling Center) 420 W. Grand Avenue, Lake Villa, […]

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