Value Options (Confidential Care),
The following links will direct you to various mental health facilities in both
Illinois and
Indiana. Additional, you will find articles and videos to share with family and
friends that may be guidance in daily work and personal life pressures. If
you need any assistance or have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact
your Local UAW ESSP Representative.   

For childcare info:

For Eldercare info:

Regional Network Manager Stephanie Medlen (440) 259-1858

Action for Children:  Renee Daberry or Maria Whelan 773-697-6138

List of Resources

Grand Prairie Services (South Suburban Illinois Residents)
708-331-0500 – 24 hour Crisis Center
1-866-477-8632 – appointment scheduling

Temporary Housing during crisis

South Suburban PADS     708-754-4357  (Men Only)
23.15 miles from city center Chicago
414 W. Lincoln Highway
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Recommended Shelter

House of Hope   (773) 568-8350  (Women Only)
752 East 114th Street
Chicago, IL

Other resources below

National Tobacco Quitline: 1-800-QUITNOW (smoking cessation)
American Lung Association HelpLine: 1-800-LUNGUSA (General questions
and information about lung health, smoking cessation, emphysema, lung
cancer, etc.)

Freedom From Smoking Online:

USA National Hotline Number

Yolanda "Yoggi" Anderson (Days)

Willisha "Pechez" Ruff (Evenings)
UAW ESSP Representative

Chicago Assembly Plant

Office: 773-646-7192
Employee's Support Services Program