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The Center of Concern

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The Center of Concern is seeking community leaders who will support and promote the Center's mission - to empower seniors, disabled persons, and others in need to live with dignity and independence. By giving a minimum of 4 hours per month through attendance at monthly Board meetings and one Standing Committee meeting, the Board supports the Executive Director, monitors the programs, provides financial oversight, and communicates the mission of the Center to the public.

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About The Center of Concern


1665 Elk Boulevard, Des Plaines, IL 60016, US

Mission Statement

The Center's mission is to provide Housing Solutions, Support Services and Counseling for Seniors, Disabled and Other in Need, enabling them to live with dignity and independence.


The Center of Concern, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization, has responded to the needs of the disadvantaged in this community providing services to help Seniors, individuals and families maintain their independence with dignity, alleviate isolation, and promote physical and emotional well being.

The Center’s Program’s provide: Geriatric Counseling, Intergenerational initiatives, a Grief & Loss and Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group. All services are integral in the Center’s response to the growing needs of older residents. Our continuum of care begins with in-home assessments, and continues with ongoing elder care management and friendly visits, daily/weekly telephone reassurance, escort transportation, referrals for in-home health care, personal counseling and support groups, professional housing counseling, affordable housing solutions- home sharing, emergency homelessness prevention assistance, Rapid Re-Housing- timely resources and integrated practical counseling that includes: employment, legal, financial, Medicare/health insurance, money management, tax preparation, Power of Attorney for property and health.

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Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


1665 Elk BoulevardDes Plaines, IL 60016



  • Administrative Support
  • Fundraising
  • Elder care
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Program Management


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • approx. 4 hours/month
  • attendance at misc. events

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