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 Truman College Wellness Center

Karen Caldwell-Littleton
Clinical Director


Our Virtual Wellness Center Hours are Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-12pm. Virtual walk-in appointments available here.

To schedule an appointment with a Wellness Center counselor you may also email us at or call 773-907-4786.


If you are experiencing a crisis or need immediate help after Wellness Center office hours, please contact one of the community-based mental health providers listed below.

These Services are Free! 

Healthcare Alternative Systems (HAS)- The Living Room Program       

Telephone: (773) 235-5100        Office Hours: Monday-Sunday 1pm-9pm 

Thresholds- Living Room Program

Telephone: (773) 537-3601        Office Hours: Monday-Sunday 2pm-8pm 

 Living Room at Turning Point

Telephone: (847) 933-9202          Office Hours: Monday-Friday 12pm-7:15pm 

24-Hour Crisis Hotline (847) 933-0051

Please continue to check this website for up to date information and ways that we can serve you during these difficult times. 

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                    Celebrate Black History Month


Black History Month Resource Brochure.

               Spring 2021 Support Groups 


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Bi-monthly on Tuesdays 1pm-2pm

(1/26, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 4/6, & 4/20)


Zoom Meeting ID: 986 4509 7413


A safe space to learn how to cope with stress, navigate academic and personal relationships during COVID, and prioritize self-care. Facilitated by Wellness Center counselors. 


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Tuesdays 2pm 3pm (Starting Jan. 26th)


Zoom Meeting ID: 952 6572 8447


This Wellness Center support group is a safe, affirming, and confidential space for Latinx-identified students and other students of color who would like to connect with one another for mutual support and a sense of community. Owning our unique experiences and healing together can empower our collective future!

                                                                 Walk-ins welcome!


                 Spring 2021 Resource Events

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                   All Wellness Center Spring 2021 Events


January 2021                

​                      Date                                 Time                              Event & Zoom Link ​                       

                   1/25/2021                        10am-1pm                       Health Insurance Enrollment  

                   1/26/2021                         1pm- 2pm                Student Wellness Support Group 

                   1/26/2021                         2pm-3pm          Cafecito Chat: Latinx Support Group  

                   1/27/2021                        10am-3pm  ​            Public Benefits Enrollment Event  

                   1/27/2021                         2pm-3pm                  Relaxation Workshop with SGA 


February 2021          

                      Date                                 Time                              Event & Zoom Link   

                   2/2/2021                            1pm-2pm               Student Wellness Support Group       

                   2/2/2021                           2pm-3pm                Cafecito Chat: Latinx Support Group  

                   2/8/2021                           10am-1pm                     Health Insurance Enrollment                                                                                    

                   2/9/2021                           2pm-3pm           Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group 

                   2/10/2021                         10am-3pm  ​            Public Benefits Enrollment Event  

                   2/16/2021                          1pm-2pm               Student Wellness Support Group   

                  2/16/2021                           2pm-3pm         Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group 

                  2/22/2021                          10am-1pm                    Health Insurance Enrollment   

                  2/23/2021                          2pm-3pm           Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group 

                  2/24/2021                          10am-3pm             Public Benefits Enrollment Event  


March 2021              

                      Date                                 Time                            Event & Zoom Link                         

                  3/2/2021                            1pm-2pm               Student Wellness Support Group         

                  3/2/2021                            2pm-3pm           Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group  

                  3/8/2021                            10am-1pm                      Health Insurance Enrollment   

                  3/9/2021                            2pm-3pm          Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group   

                  3/10/2021                          10am-3pm ​              Public Benefits Enrollment Event 

                  3/16/2021                          1pm- 2pm              Student Wellness Support Group    

                  3/16/2021                          2pm-3pm          Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group  

                  3/22/2021                          10am-1pm                      Health Insurance Enrollment   

                  3/23/2021                          2pm-3pm          Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group  

                  3/24/2021                          10am-3pm  ​             Public Benefits Enrollment Event 

April 2021             

                      Date                                Time                                   Event & Zoom Link      
                   4/6/2021                           1pm-2pm   
        Student Wellness Support Group              

                  4/6/2021                            2pm-3pm          Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group  

                   4/12/2021                        10am-1pm                     Health Insurance Enrollment   

                   4/13/2021                        2pm-3pm           Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group  
 4/14/2021                       10am-3pm  ​               Public Benefits Enrollment Event 

                   4/20/2021                        1pm-2pm              Student Wellness Support Group              

                   4/20/2021                        2pm-3pm           Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group  

                   4/26/2021                        10am-1pm                 Health Insurance Enrollment   

                   4/27/2021                        2pm-3pm            Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group 

                   4/28/2021                        10am-3pm  ​             Public Benefits Enrollment Event 

May 2021   

                      Date                                  Time                             Event & Zoom Link                  

                    5/4/2021                          2pm-3pm          Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group  
                    5/10/2021                        10am-1pm                   Health Insurance Enrollment   

                    5/11/2021                        2pm-3pm          Cafecito Chat: Latinx Drop-in Group 
5/12/2021                      10am-3pm  ​               Public Benefits Enrollment Event


Resources you can access NOW   

Food Resources                           

Financial Assistance                             
      Help with Bills: provides information about government programs that help with bill payment, temporary assistance, jobs/unemployment, credit, etc. Hotline and website also available in Spanish.​                    
     ​  Unemployment due to CoVid-19: Illinois Dept. of Employment Security​ and call:  1-800-244-5631​​

Shelter Resources          

  • ​If you need shelter:  Call 3-1-1 or go to your local Emergency Room or police station.  They will transport you to the nearest available shelter.        
  • For a listing of all homeless or housing insecure services and agencies responding during CoVid - 19 go to: Citywide Homeless Resources​
  • If you are experiencing domestic violence and need a safe place to stay, call or text : 877-863-6338​ and they will secure you immediate shelter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Medical Resources      

Immigrant and Refugee Support

On-line support                        

  • Black-led and Trans-led LGBTQ Center:  On line Counseling Services and Food Pantry​
  • Chicago Department of Public Health Mental Health Centers free Teletherapy: call  312-747-1020.  For after hours support, contact Crisis Text Line which serves anyone, in any type of crisis, 24-hours a day.  Text HOME to: 741741 to access a trained crisis counselor.​

CoVid-19 Information                                   

National Crisis Hotlines                                   

  • ​Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-272-8255 (24 Hours)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 (24 Hours)
  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990, or text TalkWithUs to 66746 (24 Hours)
  • Self-Harm Hotline: 1-800-366-8288 
  • Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
  • LGBTQ Trevor Project Lifeline: 866-488-7386, or text START to 678678 (24 Hours) 
  • Veteran Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 ext. 1 (24 Hours)
  • Domestic Violence Support: 1-815-729-1228 (24 Hours) ​    

Get Support at the Wellness Center                       

Personal counseling

Personal, individual counseling offers a safe place to talk about what's on your mind and to get support to work through life's challenges.                                                                             

Support groups

Support groups are offered on different topics relevant to college students such as stress and time management, busy parents, anger management, and veterans issues. Check with your Wellness Center to see what is offered for each term.                                                                              

Stress and time management coaching

Being a college student is stressful. Wellness Center staff can help you develop a stress and time management plan and learn other personal organizational skills.                                                                             

Connect to Public Benefits & Community Resources

Many students are unaware that they qualify for various public assistance programs such as SNAP, subsidized health insurance, Medicaid, and emergency housing.  The Wellness Center can help you learn more about and how to apply for these and other programs and also assist you in connecting to low- or no-cost community based mental health and social services.                                                                        
Key Resources                                     
Contact our office for assistance with any of these or for additional resources.                                                                      

To make an appointment, call us at (773) 907-4786 or e-mail: 


Check us out! We’re friendly, non-judgmental, and know what it takes to be successful in college.                ​                                                                          
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Faculty & Staff

Karen Caldwell-Littleton, LCPC, Clinical Director                                                              
Juliana Gonzalez, LCSW, Part-time, Clinical Counselor​                                    
Irene Aleman, Coordinator    ​                                         

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Contact Information

(773) 907-4786
(773) 907-4890
1145 W. Wilson Avenue
Main Building, Room 1946
Chicago , IL 60640
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Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday: 9:00 - 1:00


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Graduate-level Training Opportunities

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