Services Provided

Assessment and Treatment

We offer specialized court ordered assessment and treatment for sex offending and domestic violence. We also provide specialized treatment for those individuals who have already been found Unfit to Stand Trial or Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

Eligibility for Services

Who is Eligible

Services are available to all Will County residents at least 18 years of age (13 for sexual offending), who have already been convicted (adjudicated). We do not provide evaluation or treatment prior to conviction.

Admissions Process

Admmission into the Forensics Program

Once convicted, contact information is provided through the court or probation officer. When you contact our Intake Department, you will be scheduled for an assessment and be provided with the name of the person who will conduct your assessment.
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