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Social Work

Area Social Work Agencies

(Last updated 2/2016)

Children/Child Welfare

Arden Shores Child and Family Services
329 North Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 623-1730

Boys and Girls Club
1715 52nd Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 654-6200
10 minutes / 4.16 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Dennis Bedford     email: dbedford@bgckenosha.org

Children’s Hospital Community Service, Kenosha
8207 22nd Avenue Suite 155
Kenosha, WI 53143
(262) 652-5522
Supervisor(s): Gretchen Huletz, Ph.D. LPC     email: gretchen.huletz@cssw.org

Children’s Service Society, Racine
2405 Northwestern Ave. Ste. 205
Racine, WI 53404
(262) 633-3591
Supervisor(s): Gretchen Huletz, Ph.D. LCP     email: gretchen.huletz@cssw.org

Kenosha City, Division of Child and Family Services
8600 Sheridan Rd, Ste 200
Kenosha, WI 53143
(262) 605-6530
14 minutes / 5.17 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Nancy Ramsey

Kenosha County Child Advocacy Center (Forensic Social Work)
Children’s Hospital of WI
8500 75th Street, Room 101
Kenosha, WI 53142
262-653-2266

Health Services & Child & Adolescent

Lake County Health Department Behavioral Service Program
3010 Grand Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 377-8180
Supervisor: Michele Block Esser

Racine/Kenosha Community Action Agency
Head Start Program
1032 Grand Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 633-0082
Supervisor(s): Lisa Cervantes

Safe Haven of Racine
1030 Washington Avenue
Racine, WI 53405
(262) 637-9557

UCAN- Uhlich Children’s Advantage Network
830 West End Court, Suite 900
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
P: (847) 362-2111
F: (847) 362-0410
52 minutes / 41.13 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Jamie Gallow

YWCA Lake County
2133 Belvidere Road
Waukegan, IL 60085-6143
P: (847) 662-4247
F: (847) 662-4752
information@ycalakecountyil.org
37 minutes / 25.26 miles from Carthage

YWCA Racine
740 College Ave.
Racine, WI 53403-1228
P: (262) 634-1994
F: (262) 633-5507
frontdesk@ywcaofracine.org
dembry@ywcaofracine.org
15 minutes / 7.67 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Deborah Embry, ext. 136

Oakwood Clinical Services (Clinical Social Work)
4109 67th Street
Kenosha, WI 53142
262-652-9830
Supervisor: Nyles Jackson, MSW

Families

Aurora Family Service
3200 West Highland Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 342-4560
48 minutes / 38.88 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):

Family Services of Racine
420 7th St.
Racine, WI 53403
P: (262) 634-2391
F: (262) 634-5342
15 minutes / 7.62 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Chuck Woods

Family Alliance
2028 North Seminary
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-3590
1 hour 8 minutes / 50.82 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Nicole Odea, MSW

Lao Family Community, INC
2331 West Vieau Place
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 385-3380
44 minutes / 36.53 miles from Carthage

Healthy Families of Waukesha County
434 Madison St.
Waukesha, WI 53144
(262) 524-4152
1 hour 3 minutes / 52.59 miles
Supervisor(s): Amanda Urban

School Social Work

Kenosha Unified School District
Jennifer Miller, Human Resources
(262) 359-6355
jemiller@kusd.edu

Carmel Catholic High School
One Carmel Parkway
Mundelein, IL 60060
Supervisor(s): Elizabeth Carlson
(847) 388-3364

Olympia Brown Elementary School
5915 Erie St
Racine, WI 53402
(262) 664-6650

Case High School
Holly Moore, MSW
7325 Washington Ave.
Racine, WI 53408
(262) 619-4200

Park High School
Jamie Vanderleest, MSW
1901 12th Street
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 619-4413

Jerstad-Agerholm Middle School
Rebecca Pucely, MSW
3535 LaSalle Street
Racine, WI 53405
(262) 664-6514

Starbuck Middle School
Stephanie Hullum, MSW
1516 Ohio Street
Racine, WI 53405
(262) 654-6500

Crisis/Domestic Violence Shelters

Crisis Center of Racine
3710 Douglas Ave
Racine, WI 53402
(262) 637-9898
15 minutes / 7.81 miles from Carthage

Safe Haven – Youth Services
P.O. Box 1067
Waukegan, IL 60079
(815) 249-4450
rpaul@asafeplaceforhelp.org
Supervisor(s):Rita Paul, Phyllis DeMott

A Safe Place (Legal Work with IPV/DV Survivors)
2710 17th Steet
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 360-6471
Supervisory: Damaris Lorta

Women and Children’s Horizons
2525 63rd Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 656-3500
Supervisor(s): Rhonda King

Women’s Resource Center
P.O. Box 1764
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 633-3274
Supervisor(s): Sherry Griffin

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center
4275 Old Grand Avenue
Gurnee, IL 60031
(847) 244-1187
Supervisor(s): Wendy Ivy, MSW

Housing/Homeless Shelters

James Place
129 W. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186
262-544-9472

Housing Authority of Racine
837 Main St.
Racine, WI 54303
P: (262) 636-3406
F: (262) 636-3404
15 minutes / 7.77 miles from Carthage

HALO
2000 De Koven Avenue Unit 1
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 633-3235  Supervisor: Brenda Thomas Ext. 142 emai: bthomas@haloinc.org
11 minutes / 6.55 miles from Carthage

Refugee Resettlement Program, Lutheran Social Services
647 West Virginia St, Ste. 300
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 381-4400
43 minutes / 36.38 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Ako Hasegawa, Susan Gundlach

Shalom Center
1713 62nd street
Kenosha, WI 53143
(262) 658-171310 minutes / 3.70 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Suzanne Wilczek, Lisa Sanders

Hospital/Health Social Work/Disabilities

ARCW
820 North Plankinton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Supervisor(s): Carla Cox, MSW, CAPSW

All Saints Healthcare, Social Work Department and Educational Resource Center
3801 Spring Street
Racine, WI 53403
Coordinator: Nikki Hartmann, BSN, RN
262-687-4899
nicole.hartmann@wfhc.org
19 minutes / 11.83 miles from Carthage

All Saints Dialysis Center, Racine
818 6th Street
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 687-4283
15 minutes / 7.52 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Todd Nommensen

Cancer Treatment Center
Sheridan Road
Zion, IL
(847)872-6326
Supervisor: Meagan Brown, LCSW
Supervisor: Katherine Puckett, PhD

Children’s Hospital of WI & United Hospital Systems
8500 75th St.
Kenosha, WI 53142
(262) 653-2264

Health Services Lake County Health Dept.
3002 Grand Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 377-8200
Supervisor(s): Chris Cerk

Elmbrook Memorial Hospital
19333 W. North Ave
262-785-2000
Brookfield, WI 53045
1 hour / 49.83 miles from Carthage

Kenosha Visiting Nurses
600 52nd Street #300
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 770-2878
Supervisor(s): Dracy Poone

St. Catherine’s Hospital Social Work Department
9555 76th Place
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53138
262-577-8000
Supervisor: Jamie Laurent

United Hospital Systems- Kenosha
6308 8th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
P: (262) 656-2011
P: (262) 656-2922, Jaymie Laurent
Jaymie.Laurent@uhsi.org
9 minutes / 3.44 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Jaymie Laurent, Erin Mottinger

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints in Racine
Care Management Department
Melinda Miller, MSW APSW Melinda.miller@wfhc.org, 262-687-4556
Jenny Palmgren Jenny.Palmgren@wfhc.org

Disabilities Developmental Disabilities Resource Center
5407 8th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 657-7188
7 minutes / 2.77 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Nicholas Potter

Goodwill Industries of SE WI, Adult Protective Services
5407 8th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 605-6646
7 minutes / 2.77 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Wren Ide

Kenosha Achievement Center
7405 30th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53143
(262) 652-3681
14 minutes / 4.98 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):JoDee Meyer, Gayle Erickson

Society’s Assets- Racine
5200 Washington Avenue, Ste. 225
Racine, WI 53406
(262) 637-9128
15 minutes / 7.81 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Linda Vogelman

Society’s Assets- Kenosha
5455 Sheridan Road Ste. 101
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 657-3999
8 minutes / 3.09 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Carol Wolfe

The ARC of Racine
1220 Mound Avenue Ste. 319
Racine, WI 53404
(262) 634-6303
www.thearcofracine.org
16 minutes / 7.96 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Peggy Foreman

The Villa at Bradley Estates
6735 W. Bradley Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414)354-3300
Contact Person: Michael Jones

Daybreak/Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services
7730 Sheridan Road
Kenosha, WI 53143
(262) 658-3508
12 minutes / 4.36 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Jennifer Swartz, Karen Kennedy

Grande Prairie Healthcare Center, Washington Manor
10330 Prairie Ridge Blvd.
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
(262) 612-2809
18 minutes / 11.76 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Wendy Greco

Manorcare
3100 Washington Road
Kenosha, WI 53144
(262) 658-4622
6 minutes / 2.78 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Erica Anderson and Kay Johnson

Hospice Alliance
10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd.
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
(262) 652-4400
1-800-830-8344
18 minutes / 11.70 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Elaine Lewis; Connie Dues, MSW

Independent Living Adult Family Home
5407 8th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 657-7188
7 minutes / 2.77 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Wendy Trefz

Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center
8600 Sheridan Rd. Ste. 500
Kenosha, WI 53143 P: (262) 605-6646
F: (262) 605-6649
14 minutes / 5.17 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Cara Beck-Goettge, MSW; Janice Erickson, BSW

Veteran’s Home
21425 D Spring Street
Union Grove, WI 53182
Supervisor(s): Kathleen Kaserman, MSW

Winchester House Nursing Home
1125 N. Milwaukee
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 377-7226
42 minutes / 32.98 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Paula McDonald

Water’s Edge Rehabilitation Center
3415 Sheridan Road
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 657-6175
2 minutes / 1.26 milesfrom Carthage

 

Human/Community Service

Catholic Social Services
620 56th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 652-2088
8 minutes / 3.03 miles from Carthage
Community Impact Programs
(262) 657-2142 (main line)
Supervisor(s):Jacki Hartley (262) 656-8420

Kenosha Human Development Services (KHDS)
5407 8th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 657-7188
7 minutes /2.77 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Wendy Trefz, MSW

For Practice I and Practice II, student should email Wendy Trefz with their resume and identify their area of interest. For Practice III (and 500 hour placements) go online to www.khds.org and fill out the internship application. 

Prevention Services Network
8600 Sheridan road
Kenosha, WI 53143
(262) 697-4573
Supervisor:Liza Schultz BSW

Professional Services Group
6233 39th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53142
(262) 654-1004, corporate main line
12 minutes / 4.94 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Jacki Hartley (262) 656-8420

Racine County Human Services
1717 Taylor Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 638-6353
13 minutes / 7.16 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Kerry Milki

Salvation Army
3116 75th Street
Kenosha, WI 53403
(262) 564-0286
800-808-7730 ext. 307
15 minutes / 5.23 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Keith Bel

United Way of Kenosha
5500 6th Ave.
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 658-4104
14 minutes / 9.03 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Tracey Neilson

United Way of Lake County (Gurnee) IL
330 South Greenleaf Street
Gurnee, IL 60031-3389
P: (847) 775-1000
F: (847) 775-1001
37 minutes / 25.38 mile from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Carolina Herrera (847) 775-1011

Walworth County Department of Health & Human Services
W4051 County Road
Elkhorn, WI 53121
(262) 741-3423 (main line)

Substance Abuse

Hope Counsel on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
5942 6th Ave.
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 658-8166
8 minutes / 3.02 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Guida Brown

Aurora Behavioral Health Services
10400 75th Street
Kenosha, WI 53142
(262) 948-6770
16 minutes / 11.49 miles from Carthage

Beverly Healthcare/Beverly Living Center
1703 60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 658-4125
9 minutes / 3.53 milesfrom Carthage
Supervisor(s): Stephanie Disnno

Gateway Foundation
254800 West Cedarcrest Lane
Lake Villa, IL
(847) 356-8205
Supervisor(s): Dianne Robison, MSW

NICASA
31979 North Fishlake Road
Round Lake, IL
(847) 201-8554
Supervisor(s): Dennis Lubchenko, LCPC
(Multiple sites in Lake County, IL)

One Hope United
215 N. Martin Luther King Ave.
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 245-6500

St. Clair House
4107 St. Clair Street
Racine, WI 53403
25 minutes / 11.31 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Mary Alford, Joleen Jensen

The Counseling Center of Milwaukee
2028 North Bartlett Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202-1059
P: (414) 271-2565
F: (414) 271-0102
50 minutes / 39.71 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Dan Magnuson

Spanish-Speaking Opportunities

Racine Spanish Center
20 17th St
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 637-7931
18 minutes / 12.33 miles from Carthage

Urban League of Racine and Kenosha
1418 68th Street
Kenosha, WI 53143
(262) 652-2111
10 minutes / 3.94 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Mark Hodge

Corrections

Ellsworth Correctional Institution
21425 A Spring Street
Union Grove, WI 53182
(262) 878-1565
(262) 878-6000
27 minutes / 19.39 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Belinda Ernsting, CSW, CSAC

Kenosha County Juvenile Intake Services
912 56th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 653-2494
beier.mary@mail.da.state.wi.us
7 minutes / 2.83 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Mary Beier

Racine Correctional Institute (RCI)
2109 Wisconsin Street
Sturtevant, WI 53177
(262) 886-3214
18 minutes / 11.88 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Diane Williams, Mary Eick, Maxine Erby

Racine County Juvenile Court
730 Wisconsin Ave
Racine, WI
(262) 636-3508
Supervisor(s):Charles Constantine, John Jude

Racine Probation and Parole
800 Center Street
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 638-7276
14 minutes / 7.47 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Jennifer Hovorka; Amy Mrzikovic, MSW

Walworth County Department of Probation and Parole
735 North Wisconsin Street
Elkhorn, WI 53121
(262) 741-3423
58 minutes / 47.85 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Eileen Haffey

Vocational Services

Kenosha County Job Center
8600 Sheridan Road
Kenosha, WI 53143
262-697-4500
jmilisau@co.kenosha.wi.us
14 minutes / 5.17 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):John Milisauskas

Racine Vocational Ministry
214 Seventh Street
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 633-8660
3 minutes / 2.19 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s):Jim Schatzman

Racine County Opportunity Center (RCOC)
4214 Sheridan Road
Racine, WI 53405
(262) 554-5006
6 minutes / 4.32 miles from Carthage
Supervisor(s): Jaime Dieter

Career Industries of Racine
4811 Washington Rd
Racine, WI 53406
262-697-4500

Statewide

WI NASW
131 West Wilson, #903
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-6334
Supervisor(s): Marc Herstands, MSW, LCISW

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