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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 -Noon. No appointment necessary!                       
                        
To meet with a Wellness Center Staff on Zoom during our business hours, please click here: Virtual Wellness Center                     

     
      
Please continue to check this website for up-to-the moment new information and ways that we can serve you in this difficult time.                        
                   
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          Wellness Center Events       

    
September 2020       
​                Date                           Time                                        Event & Zoom Link ​                        
                9/9/2020                     10am-3pm                               Wellness Center Resource Fair  
    
                9/10/2020                    12pm-3pm                         Depression Screenings for Students    
           
                9/16/2020                   10am-1pm  ​                       SNAP (Link Card) Benefits Enrollment    
  
               9/28/2020                   10am-1pm                        Affordable Health Insurance Enrollment   

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October 2020    
                     Date                           Time                                           Event & Zoom Link    
                  10/12/2020                   10am-1pm                        Affordable Health Insurance Enrollment   
                  10/14/2020                   10am-6pm  ​                       Wellness Center Resource Fair    
                  10/21/2020                   12pm-3pm  ​                       SNAP (Link Card) Benefits Enrollment  
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                  10/26/2020                   10am-1pm                        Affordable Health Insurance Enrollment   

    
November 2020    
                     Date                           Time                                          Event & Zoom Link    
                 11/9/2020                       10am-1pm                         Affordable Health Insurance Enrollment   
                 11/11/2020                     10am-5pm  ​                        Wellness Center Resource Fair    
                 11/18/2020                     10am-1pm  ​                       SNAP (Link Card) Benefits Enrollment   
                 11/23/2020                     10am-1pm                        Affordable Health Insurance Enrollment   

    
December 2020    
                     Date                            Time                                          Event & Zoom Link    
                 12/2/2020                     10am-3pm  ​                       Wellness Center Resource Fair    
                 12/7/2020                   10am-1pm                        Affordable Health Insurance Enrollment   
                 12/9/2020                     10am-1pm  ​                       SNAP (Link Card) Benefits Enrollment   

     
                                       Additional Resources                        
                    
Free Internet access for two months                        
     
Food Resources                
      

Financial Assistance                   
      Help with Bills: www.usa.gov/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.​         
    
    

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​

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                          
Stop by the office for assistance with any of these or for additional resources.                                                            

To make an appointment, call us at (773) 907-4786 or e-mail: trc-wellnesscenter@ccc.edu 

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Programs

 

Faculty & Staff

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

Related Services

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Contact Information

Phone: 
(773) 907-4786
Fax: 
(773) 907-4890
1145 W. Wilson Avenue
Main Building, Room 1946
Chicago , IL 60640
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Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday: 9:00 - 1:00

Publications

Related Services

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Services

Wellness Center Home Page                                                     

Crisis Services                                                     

Counseling Services                                                     

Sexual Assault Harassment Support                                                     

Referrals to Community Resources                                                                  

Evaluation for Psychological Testing & Learning Disabilities​                                                    

Workshops and Presentations                                                     


                                                

For Faculty & Staff

Consultation for Faculty and Staff                                                                   

Check It Out

Stress and Time Management                                                  

Alcohol and Drug Information & Support                                                        

ULife Mental Health Screenings                                                   

Web resources and PDFs                                                    

Homeless or Unstably Housed?​                                                   

Graduate-level Training Opportunities

The CCC Wellness Centers Clinical Training Program