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Mission Statement

"South Central Community Services, Inc. is a comprehensive human service agency committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and families by providing quality mental health, educational, socio-economic, and recreational programs and services throughout metropolitan Chicago."

South Central Community Services Covid-19 Update

     As the situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, South Central Community Services is taking every precaution to maintain the safety of our team and community.
     South Central Community Services continues to closely monitor the latest reports from the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Illinois Health Officials. In addition, we continue to educate the South Central staff on best practices as recommended by the CDC and are adhering to the practice of social distancing (6 feet of distance between people). South Central Community Services has always been committed to providing services to the communities we serve. Our goal is to continue to keep putting forth our very best efforts to do so.

     We understand these times can be challenging, our primary concern is your safety. We ask that you please take the personal precautions and follow healthy and safe practices recommended. Be safe and stay indoors.

     Angela Harkless Executive Director



Learn About SCCS and Our History


South Central Community Services, Inc. was founded in 1970 by residents of the Chatham and Avalon Park communities in response to a lack of mental health



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South Central Community Services, Inc.


Administrative Office
8316 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60619
(773) 483-0900 - Fax: (773) 483-9097













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