Community Resources

In the Barrington IL Area

A - B

Advocate Charitable Foundation
(630) 929-6900
Philanthropy to expand access to care, enhance patients’ experiences, enable innovation and improve healthy outcomes.
www.advocategiving.org

Alexian Brothers Foundation
(847) 385-7305
Philanthropic partners invested in solutions to the unmet health and housing needs.
www.alexianbrothershealth.org/foundation

Barrington 220 Educational Foundation
(847) 381-6300
Initiatives that enhance learning that are not otherwise supported by tax revenues.
www.220foundation.org

Barrington Area Artists Association
(847) 767-6672
An association of local artists.
www.barringtonareaartists.org

Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC)
(847) 381-2525
Advocate for business through networking, business management assistance, exposure, education and referrals.
www.barringtonchamber.com

Barrington Area Community Foundation
(847) 382-8800
Grants seed money to charitable organizations in the Barrington area.
www.barringtonareacommunityfoundation.org

Barrington Area Conservation Trust
(847) 387-3149
Preserves open lands, natural resources, equestrian character and scenic beauty for the Barrington communities.
www.bactrust

Barrington Area Council of Governments
(847) 381-7871
Develops, promotes and implements policies, plans and priorities for regional land use, legislation, environmental protection and other programs.
www.bacog.org

Barrington Area Council On Aging (BACOA)
(847) 381-5030
Offers programs to help seniors and caregivers.
http://www.bacoa.org

Barrington Area Development Council
(847) 381-2210
Seeks to identify, initiate, support and conduct programs that improve community life in the Barrington area.
www.the-badc.org

Barrington Area Soccer Association
847-381-2272
Youth soccer organization for age 3-HS both recreational and competitive travel programs.
http://www.BASA.net

Barrington Area Tennis Association.
(312) 965-6001
Promotes tennis as a healthy option for fitness and physical activity.
http://www.barringtontennis.com

Barrington Area United Way
(847) 382-8778
Health and human service program funding and community partnerships.
www.bauw.org

Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club
(847) 836-0494
Humanitarian service organization serving the people of our local communities.
www.clubrunner.ca/barringtonbreakfast

Barrington Campus Life Center
(847) 387-3757
5,000-square-foot multifunctional space designed to meet the needs and interests of students.
www.barringtoncampuslifecenter.org

Barrington Career Center
(847) 387-3751
Offers a structured program of curriculum, coaching and networking for the individual in job search.
www.thebarringtoncareercenter.org

Barrington Children’s Charities
(312) 965-7004
Donates monies raised to support and address the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children based on need.
www.barringtonchildrenscharities.com

Barrington Children’s Choir
(847) 630-2434
Children’s choir with children from all local areas in grades 2-12.
www.barringtonchildrenschoir.org

Barrington Junior Women’s Club
(312) 285-4599
Nonprofit that helps women, children and seniors through volunteerism and philanthropy.
www.bjwc.org

 Barrington Lions Club
(847) 381-0954
Committed to building a brighter future for the Barrington community.
www.barringtonliionsclub.org

Barrington Masonic Lodge
(847) 348-9461
Freemasons are the oldest and largest fraternity in the world supporting many charities within the community.
www.barringtonmasons.org

Barrington Memorial VFW Post #7706
(847) 508-9520
Chartered in June 1946 to support veterans’ programs and to provide service to our Barrington community.
vfwpost7706.org

Barrington Noon Rotary Club
Service organization bringing together business and professional leaders to provide humanitarian services.
(847) 836-8321
www.rotary.org

Barrington Township Republican Organization
(847) 609-0736
Supporting Republican elected officials, candidates, organizations and causes.
www.btro.us

Barrington Youth and Family Services
(847) 381-0345
Social service agency providing family and youth counseling, personal coaching, youth outreach and prevention programming.
www.barringtonyouthandfamilyservices.org

Barrington’s White House
(224) 512-4284
Center of cultural events, business and organization meetings, and a venue for fundraisers.
http://www.barringtonswhitehouse.com

Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House, Inc.
(847) 381-1261
Silent weekend retreats for men and women of faith based on The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.
http://www.jesuitretreat.org

BHS Barrington Quarterback Club Inc.
(708) 209-6567
Barrington High School Football Booster Club.
www.bhsfootball.org

BStrong Together
(224) 848-4548
Supports parents, children and youth, community members and others impacting the lives of children.
www.bstrongtogether.org

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Caring Women’s Connection
(847) 334-6755
Supports charitable organizations serving women and children and other community programs in need in Lake County
http://www.caringwomensconnection.com

CASA of McHenry County
(779) 994-4398
Supports court appointed volunteer advocacy; providing abused and neglected children a voice.
www.casamchenrycounty.org

The Centers for Behavior Intervention
(888) 476-8485
Therapeutic treatment center designed to the needs of individuals displaying symptoms of autism, neurological and developmental disorders and behavioral concerns.
http://www.cbitherapy.com

Citizens for Conservation
(847) 382-7283
Land protection, restoration, stewardship, conservation of natural resources and education.
www.citizensforconservation.org

Dream Riders
(815) 788-1020
Equine-assisted activities.
www.dreamriderstlc.com

Elderwerks Educational Services
(847) 462-0885
Senior programs and resources.
http://www.elderwerks.org

Enable Barrington
(847) 710-6334
Creates 3D printed prosthetic hands and arms for children and adults over the world.
https://www.facebook.com/enable.barrington.9

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Fox River Valley Pony Club
(312) 320-1605
Develops character, leadership, confidence and a sense of community through a program that teaches the care of horses, riding, and mounted sports.
http://www.foxrivervalley.ponyclub.org

GiGi’s Playhouse
(847) 885-7529
Changing perspectives of Down syndrome through national campaigns, educational programs, and free therapeutic and educational programming.
http://www.gigisplayhouse.org/hoffmanestates

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois
(844) 476-4463
Creating an accepting and nurturing environment for girls.
http://www.girlscoutsni.org

Go Green Barrington
(847) 754-9255
Raising environmental awareness in the Barrington area.
http://www.gogreenbarrington.org

Home of the Sparrow
(815) 271-5444
Shelter and program services for homeless women with children.
http://www.HOSparrow.org

Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art
(847) 381-4840
Fine art classes for children, teens and adults, ages 4 and up.
http://www.KaleidoscopeSchoolofFineArt.org

Lakeside Legacy Foundation
(815) 455-8000
Preserves and protects the Dole Mansion and Lakeside Arts Park for community use.
http://www.lakesidelegacy.org

Lake County Partners
William Whitmer
100 Tri-State International Dr., Ste. 122
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 597-1220
www.lakecountypartners.com

League of Women Voters Palatine Area
(847) 707-2282
Dedicated to informed and active participation of citizens in government through education and advocacy.
http://www.lwvpalatinearea.org

Let It Be Us
(847) 764-LIBU
Adoption and education of children in Illinois foster care.
www.letitbeus.or

Little City Foundation
(847) 221-7840
A nonprofit serving children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities.
http://www.littlecity.org

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Mane in Heaven
(847) 477-7825
Therapy for disabled and able-bodied children and adults through animal-assisted activity with miniature horses.
www.maneinheaven.org

Mia’s Dream Foundation
(847) 312-7646
501(c)(3) nonprofit organization raising awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research.
http://www.Miasdreamfoundation.org

Mindful Waste
(312) 493-9224
Two moms on a mission to eliminate food waste.
http://www.mindfulwaste.org

Mothers Trust Foundation (MTF)
(847) 482-9189
Assistance to disadvantaged children for benefits, opportunities and needs that can’t be met elsewhere.
www.motherstrustfoundation.org

NAMI of Barrington Area
(847) 496-1415
Improving the quality of life for individuals and families affected by mental illness through support, education and advocacy.
www.namiba.org

NeuroBalance Center
(847) 800-6162
Education, health care, fitness rehabilitation and counseling for those living with MS, PD and other neuromuscular autoimmune conditions.
http://www.neurobalancecenter.org

NPH USA
(312) 985-7060
Supports nine orphanages in eight countries with about 20,000 children.
http://www.nphusa.org

 

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Parker Players Barrington
(847) 382-2789
Offering public theatrical and artistic performances.
http://www.parkerplayhousebarrington.org

Paws Chicago
(773) 475-9408
No-kill pet adoption organization.
http://www.pawschicago.org

Project Hope House
(224) 993-5600
Provides suicide prevention assessments, resources and education.
http://www.livelovehope.org

Rahab’s Daughters
(224) 333-0911
Works to stop modern-day slavery.
www.rahabsdaughters.org

Raue Center For The Arts
(815) 356-9010
Performing arts organization.
http://www.rauecenter.org

Samaritan Counseling Center of the Northwest Suburbs
(847) 382-4673
Helping individuals, couples, families and youth with holistic mind, body, spirit, evidence-based therapy.
http://www.sccnw.org

Scouts BSA | Pathway to Adventure Council
(847) 846-9400
Provides programs for young people.
Safe place to find hope, help and healing with mental health therapists.
http://www.pathwaytoadventure.org

Smart Farm of Barrington
(847) 875-2060
Educational sustainable farm that provides 100 percent of all food grown to local food pantries.
http://www.smartfarms.org

Snow Angels Academy
(217) 249-3267
Mentoring services for local children that emphasizes learning, teamwork and leadership.
http://www.snowangelsacademy.com

 

SOUL Harbour Ranch Animal Therapy Program
(855) 408-SOUL (7685)
Customized retreats that include partnering with highly-trained therapy animals.
http://www.soulharbourranch.com

The Build Team
(224) 633-9943
Helps families struggling with financial and personal burdens to complete home repair projects.
www.thebuildingteam.org

Turning Pointe Autism
(630) 615-6033
Provides support through discussions, observations, intake assessments and more for families with students with autism.
http://www.turningpointeautismfoundation.org

Veterans of Lake Barrington Shores
(847) 304-1638
Involving the community in local veterans- supported events.
www.veteransoflbs.com

Walk On
(847) 381-4231
Therapeutic horseback riding programs.
http://www.walkonfarm.org

WINGS Program, Inc.
(847) 519-7820
Providing a pathway to independence for adults and children who are escaping from domestic violence and abuse.
http://www.wingsprogram.com

World Leaders Forum
(847) 628-2076
Bringing world-renowned speakers to the community.
http://www.worldleadersforum.info

YWCA Lake County
(847) 406-5693
YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace for all.
http://www.ywcalakecounty.org