The Warming House Youth Center is a non-profit organization located in Wilmette that welcomes all junior high and high school students. The Center provides participants with a supportive environment and teen-focused programming. Staff members are dedicated to helping youth build healthy relationships and a strong sense of community.
The Warming House Youth Center offers 6th through 12th graders the opportunity to enjoy a structured and supportive environment. Teens can speak freely in a confidential space, seek guidance from staff and peers, build healthy peer relationships, and develop valuable leadership skills. The professional staff is trained to assess teen needs and address relevant issues through educational, prevention-based, and recreational program offerings.
The Warming House Youth Center is supervised by a full-time Executive Director and part-time Associate Director, both of whom are Licensed Clinical Social Workers. Volunteer, Intern, and Part-time Paid Youth Workers make up the skilled staff that work with Warming House teens. Staff members are either in undergraduate or graduate school for Social Work or Psychology, or have graduate degrees and work full-time in the field. Staff members are prepared to guide and support teens, provide referrals when needed, and intervene in crises.
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