Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

Outpatient Addiction Recovery Services ABJ is licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (DASA) and accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) to provide Level I and Level II Intensive outpatient treatment services. ABJ offers chemical dependency treatment on an outpatient basis to adults and adolescents who abuse or are...

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Employment & Training

Employment & Training

$10 - Can support the mission of ABJ Community Services, Inc. $15 - Provides school supplies to children on TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). $25 - One week of transportation to and from work will help needy single mothers struggling to make ends meet on minimum wages. $50 - Two weeks of job preparation workshops that helps unemployed women transition from public assistance to...

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SNAP

SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment & Training (SNAP/ E&T) Program is a self-support program to help customers acquire work skills and find employment.  The program also helps customers with work related expenses for the first 30 days of a job.  Participation in SNAP/ E&T enables participants to gain work skills and experience, meet the individuals with limited...

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Work First (TANF)

Work First (TANF)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Work First is a “pay after performance” program designed for customers who receive TANF benefits, and are exhibiting difficulty with obtaining employment.  ABJ is required to assure that each enrolled customer is assigned to work and training activities to supplement other activities. Those activities include Work Experience, Community Service,...

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ABJ Digital Music & Graphics Lab

ABJ Digital Music & Graphics Lab

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Partnership for Success (PFS)

Partnership for Success (PFS)

The Partnership for Success (PFS) is designed to reduce the teenage 30-day alcohol usage.  The PFS program targets youth ages 13-18.  ABJ the South Shore Coalition are using the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) Process.  The SPF components are: assessments, capacity building, strategic planning, implementation and evaluation. ABJ and the South Shore Coalition are carrying out the plan for...

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South Shore Community Coalition

South Shore Community Coalition

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Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

SYEP is a state-wide program designed to employ out of school youth.  This target group may or may not have completed their high school education and thus making it more challenging for them to find work.  This program offers them training and employment as a means to provide a bridge to other employment opportunities that may stem from their work experience over the summer.

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