Youth Services

Downers Grove Township provides various programs that focus on youth. Among them: a substance abuse prevention grant targeting youth ages 10 through 18, and life skills classes targeting elementary and middle school students. For more information about specific programs, you can explore our website or call Human Services at (630) 719-6670.

Life Skills Programs
Educational Programs

Recent News

  • NAMI Spring Session Sign-up March 10, 2020
    NAMI DuPage, in partnership with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, is proud to offer a peer support group free of charge for high school teens dealing with mental health issues like sadness and anxiety.  There is nothing like being in a room with others who know what is like to live with similar concerns.  Register HERE!  Please register early as ...
  • Peer Led Teacher Application March 2, 2020
    High School Student Application Information We seek high school students from Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South, and Westmont High School who are interested in becoming teachers and promoting healthy life choices. This is a great program for students looking to mentor younger students by providing positive messages and build their community ...
  • It Only Takes One- Mindfulness January 16, 2020
    While simple, it is not necessarily easy. To live mindfully and in the present takes practice and is easy to forgot, but can be an important protective factor in proactive suicide prevention for our youth. Regular practice of easy techniques—such as diaphragmatic breathing and noting our thoughts as just thoughts not facts we have to ...
  • Spring 2020 NAMI Teen Support Group Registration Now Open December 18, 2019
    Registration is now live for NAMI’s next Teen Support Group!  Dates and info for their Spring 2020 session are below.  Free registration is on our webpage. Spring 2020 Dates: Orientation 1/16 7-8p Thursdays 7-8:30p on the following dates: 1/16, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2 Deadline to register: 1/8 Location: NAMI DuPage Office at 115 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton View Google Map Who is this for? NAMI DuPage in ...
  • Pumpkin Smash! October 29, 2019
    At both Downers Grove North and South campus parking lot locations, BYOP to a Pumpkin Smash!
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