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If you or someone you know is in need of emergency housing and/or resource assistance, please call:



If unanswered, please leave a voicemail with your needs and your call-back information and someone will get back to you as soon as they can.


Life-Threatening Emergency

If you are experiencing an EMERGENCY, please call 9-1-1


Mental Health Crisis

If you are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis, please call the McHenry County Crisis Line: 1-800-892-8900


Other Helping Numbers

For a comprehensive list of McHenry County helping numbers please visit the link below:



All Other Social Service Needs

  • Call 2-1-1 or Visit

  • Get Help - Download the MCHELP app on your Smartphone!


  • Look at the McHenry County People in Need Forum Directory – 

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