The Living Room
A Free, Inviting Space For Support
An accessible alternative to visiting a hospital or emergency room
The Living Room is open to all and welcomes anyone who is experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis to receive compassionate support in a safe, welcoming space.
You will be able to connect with one of our Peer Support Specialists who have experienced their own mental health journey.
Talk to someone who’s been there. Talk to a peer.
Drop in. Our door is open.
- Monday – Thursday 9am – 7pm
- Friday 9am – 4pm
- Saturday 9am – 2pm
- If you need support after hours, call (847) 441-5600 and select option 8.
- 1779 Maple Avenue, Northfield, IL 60093
- We are just one block from public transportation and from I-94, at the Willow Road exit.
- ADA-accessible space
Meet Your Peer Support Specialists
“I am grateful for the chance to positively impact another person’s life by providing peer support at the Living Room.”
“This is a safe space where we can provide support, make a connection, or simply listen when someone needs a friend.”
“The Living Room allows us to help each other through dark times. We are here to support, learn, and to give hope to others.”
“You can get help to get through difficult times. The Living Room offers confidential support from people like me who have personally ‘been there.'”
A safe and calming space
The Living Room Experience
You’re invited to take your time as you connect, regroup, and receive the support you need. Because we’ve all been there.
- No reservations
- No time limits
- No judgment
Direct Phone Lines
The Living Room is supported by the
Illinois Department of Human Services.
After Hours Phone
- 847-441-5600 (Press 8 for crisis support)
If We’re Not Home When You Need Us
- Immediate 911
- Josselyn Resources
If you need additional support, explore our therapy options.
You don’t have to be a Josselyn client to come to the Living Room. But our doors are open to explore our other mental health care options, if and when you are ready.