Crisis Line of the Fox Valley needs volunteers

Posted1/14/2022 8:36 PM

The Crisis Line of the Fox Valley, which is available 24/7, needs volunteers interested in answering the call for help.

Sign up for a free 10-week crisis line training.


The mandatory classes will be 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, starting March 10, at the AID Aurora Behavioral Health Services, 1230 N. Highland Ave. in Aurora.

This training prepares individuals to volunteer on the Crisis Line and focuses on issues pertinent to crisis calls, such as: crisis intervention, mental illness, suicide, domestic violence and sexual assault, alcohol/drug use and community resources.

There is limited space available so sign up at before Friday, Feb. 18.

For questions on volunteering, contact Maureen Spradlin, AID volunteer and intern manager, at (630) 966-4020 or Cheryl Brown, Crisis Line Manager at (630) 966-4304.

The Crisis Line of Fox Valley provides assistance to persons with a wide variety of needs and concerns, including depression, anxiety, and loneliness. Help is only a phone call away at (630) 966-9393.

Since 1961, the Association for Individual Development has served individuals with developmental, intellectual, physical and/or mental health challenges, those who have suffered a trauma, and those at risk.

As a nonprofit organization, our mission is to empower people with physical, developmental, intellectual, and mental health challenges to enjoy lives of dignity and purpose.

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