Domestic Field Placement

Due to Dominican University’s close location to Chicago, our students have the opportunity to choose from an array of organizations that have social work services along with Masters of Social Work supervision for students.

The following will provide you with a partial list of Dominican University Graduate School of Social Work field placement opportunities in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse
Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital
Alexian Brothers Interfaith Parish Support Services
Barton Management
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet
Center on Halstead
Central Plaza
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago
Community House
Ecker Center for Mental Health
Elgin Mental Health Center
Elmhurst Hospital
Family Counseling Services of Aurora
Family Counseling Services- Rockford
Family Service- Cicero
Family Service and Mental Health Center of Oak Park/ River Forest
Gateway Foundation
Heartland Alliance Care Services/ Neon Street Program
Lutheran Social Services of IL: Portage-Cragin Counseling Center
Midway Neurological & Rehabilitation Center
Midwest Mental Health Inc
Perspectives Inc
Pillars (Community Care Options)
Pro-Care/ Resurrection Behavioral Health
Resurrection Behavioral Health
Rape Victims Advocates
Renz Addiction Counseling
Southwest Domestic Abuse Project
Streamwood Behavioral Health at St. Mary’s Hospital
Streamwood Behavioral Health Systems
University of Illinois Medical Center: Department of Psychiatry
West Side Domestic Abuse Project
West Side Holistic Family Services

Child and Family Services
Adoption Link
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Chicago
Catholic Charities
Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center
Childlink, Inc.
Children’s Home & Aid Encuentro
Christopher House
Coach Care Center
Girls in the Game
The Harbour
Hephzibah Children’s Association
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IL DCFS)
Infant Welfare Clinic of Oak Park
Life Link Corporation
Lutheran Child and Family Services/ Lutherbrook Academy
Lutherbrook Academy at Lutherbrook Child and Adolescent Center
Maryville Academy
Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
Metropolitan Family Services – North Center
Metropolitan Family Services
Pillars (Community Care Options)
SBHS John Costigan Residential Center
Ulrich Children’s Advantage Network (UCAN)

Community Services
The Ark
Center on Halstead
Chicago Area Project Scouting Network
Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Chicago Woman’s AIDS project
Chinese American Service League
Connections- Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Cook County Public Guardian
Deborah’s Place
La Casa Norte
Little City Foundation
Marillac Social Center
People’s Resource Center
Polish American Association
The Primo Center for Woman and Children
Proviso-Leyden Council for Community Action, Inc.
Rehab Assist
St. Vincent De Paul Center
Taller de Jose
Village of Mt. Prospect: Human Services Department
West Suburban PADS

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Gottlieb Hospital
Hines VA Hospital
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Methodist Hospital of Chicago
Mount Sinai Hospital
Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center
Palos Community Hospital
Rush North Shore Medical Center
Rush University Medical Center
Shriners Hospital for Children
Silver Cross Hospital
Swedish Covenant Hospital
Weiss Hospital
West Suburban Medical Center

Macro Placements
American Red Cross
Causes for Change
Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation
Chicago Anti-hunger Federation
Oak Park/ River Forest Community Foundation
Office for Affirmative Action
Office of Violence Prevention
Oak Park Volunteer Center
Pro-Care Center: Resurrection Behavioral Health
Progress Center for Independent Living
World Vision

Medical and Community Health Organizations
Access Community Health Network
Cermak Health Services of Cook County
Coach Care Center
The Core Center
Generations Health Care
Heartland Hospice in Hillside
Horizon Hospice
Rainbow Hospice
Roseland Christian Health Ministries DBA Christian Community Health

Probation and Court Services
Circuit Court of Cook County- Juvenile Division
Probation and Court Services
Cermak Health Services of Cook County
Cook County Social Services Department
Du Page County Juvenile Detention Center
School Social Work
Academy for Learning
Berwyn North SD 98
Elmwood Park High School
Fenton High School
Gemini Junior High School
Lyons Elementary School District 103
Marist High School
Oak Park/ River Forest High School
PRIDE Alternative School
Proviso Area for Exceptional Children (PAEC)
Ridgewood High School
Roosevelt Middle School

Senior Services
Advocate/ Lutheran General Older Adult Services
Age Options
Anchorage of Bensenville
Bethesda Home and Retirement Center
Central Plaza
Chicago Department on Aging
Columbus Manor Residential Care
King Bruwaert House
Manor Care Health Services
Methodist Hospital of Chicago
Northwest Senior Center
North Shore Senior Center
Oak Park Township Senior Services
Oakton Pavilion
St. Paul’s House
Villa S. Calabrini Nursing and Rehab Center
West Suburban Senior Services
The Woodbine
Youth Services
Assist Her
Illinois Youth Advocate
Illinois Youth Center- Warrenville
Jobs for Youth
Lawrence Hall Youth Services
SBHS John Costigan Residential Center
Southwest Youth Collaborative
Spectrum Youth and Family Services
Warrenville Youth Correction Center
Youth Crossroads
Youth Outreach Services
Youth Guidance
Youth Outreach Services
Youth Services of Glenview