Laraway Community Consolidated School District 70C

Social Work Support Services

School Social Workers


  • Build trusting relationships with students, families and school personnel

  • Provide crisis intervention, counseling services, support and case management

  • Maintain confidentiality of students and their families

  • Link students and families with school and community resources

  • Collaborate with all school personnel to assess students’ social/emotional obstacles to academic success

  • Help families understand school policies, services and programs

  • Provide home visits/meet families to understand and address barriers to student learning

  • Assist teachers and principals in developing plans to help students with academic and behavioral difficulties

  • Develop/facilitate/coordinate prevention activities and intervention strategies


If you, your child, or your family are in need of support, please reach out to Laraway’s School Social Workers


PreK through 3rd grade - Rachel Rivera  815-727-5196, extension 2527


4th through 8th grade - Kristen Rojas  815-727-5196, extension 2523


For a non-comprehensive list of community agencies that may also provide counseling services and support, click on this  LINK or see  below    

Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center

409 W Jefferson St.


Services Provided:

  • Medical and psychiatric services
  • Runaway and lock out services

Insurances Accepted: Medicaid/AllKids

Catholic Charities

203 N Ottawa St.


Services Provided:

  • Food/Travel Vouchers
  • Clothing/Furniture Vouchers
  • Assistance for prescription medication
  • Rent/Mortgage assistance
  • Information/referrals for other community services

Catholic Charities Hands of Hope Counseling

2121 Oneida St., Suite 304


Services Provided:

  • Mental Health Evaluations
  • Child/Adolescent/Adult/Couple/Family Counseling
  • Groups: LOSS Suicide Support, Women’s/Women’s Anger, Anger Management, Parenting, Grief, Substance Abuse

Insurances Accepted: Accepts most insurances or sliding scale (not medical card)

Crisis Line of Will County (suicide prevention & referral information)


In addition to suicide prevention, this crisis line serves as a Resource Line and you can obtain information & referrals for food assistance, financial assistance, etc.

Family Counseling Services

62 W Washington Street


Services Provided:

  • Individual child/adolescent counseling
  • family therapy & couples counseling
  • (depression, anxiety, substance abuse, anger, bipolar)
  • divorce mediation
  • Court Ordered Anger Management

Insurances Accepted: Medicaid/All-kids, all private insurances, sliding scale

Guardian Angel Home

1550 Plainfield Road


Services Provided:

  • Sexual Assault individual & group counseling
  • Hotline: 815-730-8984; 815-729-1228
  • Domestic Violence counseling and Transitional Living Community
  • EXCHANGE CLUB (ex.330)- parenting classes, free individual counseling, parenting aide (in-home support)

Insurances Accepted: ALL SERVICES FREE

Will County Health Department

Division of Behavioral Health

407 W Jefferson


  • Press 1 for Intake for adult mental health, addictions, forensics, child/adolescent services. You will have to leave a message.
  • Press 9 for Dental/Medical services provided by Community Health Center

Insurances Accepted: Medicaid/AllKids only


Welcome to Laraway Community Consolidated School District 70C 

We serve each child for the purpose of helping reach his or her full potential as a life-long learner.

It is the business of learning that inspires us to teach.

Our ultimate goal is to positively contribute to the betterment of the communities in which WE live.