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03-09-03, 05:18 PM
Arlington Heights/Cook County
Barbara Ward, Adult Coordinator
Northwest Suburban Chicago CH.A.D.D.
(847) 639-5791

Chicago (South Suburban)
Wanda Jones
South Suburban Chicago CH.A.D.D.
(708) 802-4233

Chicago (Southwest Suburban)
Liz Zavodny
(708) 361-3387

Peter Jaksa, Ph.D.
Adult ADD Support Group
(847) 405-0220

West Suburban CHADD
1212 Naper Blvd.|Suite 119 PMB 166
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 961-0161 contact Wade Nye for details

Debbie Dornaus
Roger Dornaus
Peoria/Morton Pastoral Counseling
(309) 693-0038

09-13-03, 03:13 PM
South Suburban CHADD

Meets twice a month, one Monday and one Wednesday.
Call for the exact schedule.

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church,
186th Place and Dixie Highway
Homewood, IL

Contact: (708) 802-4233

08-07-04, 12:33 PM
Are there any ADDult specific meetings out this way?

09-30-05, 10:24 AM
You might want to try one of these:

Adullt AD/HD

General AD/HD

09-30-05, 02:54 PM

I tried that but there are none in Chicago. Do you know of any other website which lists similar meet ups?


09-30-05, 03:18 PM
Here you go :)

ADAPPT - Attention Disorders Association of Parents and Professionals Together
Meeting schedule: Fourth Tuesday of the month during, September through May, 7pm to 9pm
Location: Tinley Park Community Church, 7939 W 167th St, Tinley Park, IL
Format: Topic Talks and Experts
Contact: (708) 614-7012 or e-mail:
Web Page:

CHADD of Chicago
Meeting schedule: First Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm to 9pm
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago Psychiatric Institute, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, Room 305W
Format: Topic Talks and Experts
Contact: or call (773) 250-3200
Web Page:
Chapter Web Page:

Downtown Chicago - ADD Centers of America
Meeting schedule: The first and third Thursday of the month, 5:45pm to 7:15pm
Location: ADD Centers of America, 30 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60602, Suite 814
Format: Topic Talks
Facilitators: Peter Jaksa, Ph.D. and Connie Stuetzer LCSW
Contact: Connie Stuetzer, (312) 372-4824 or email
Web Page:

Lincolnshire Area CHADD
Meeting schedule: Fourth Monday of every month, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Location: Claremont Rehabilitation & Living Center, 150 Weiland Rd (corner of Lake Cook and Weiland ), Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Format: Topic Talks, Discussion
Contact: Ken Zaretzky, PCC at (847) 947-1343
Web page:

North Shore
Meeting schedule: TBA
Location: ENH Highland Park Hospital, 718 Glenview Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035, Meeting room 1B
Format: Topic Talks
Facilitator: Rhonda Pawlan, M.S., (847) 480-0282
Contact: Donna Soldano at
Web page:

Northwest Suburban
Meets the second Friday of the month, 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Northwest Community Hospital, 800 West Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL.
After the meeting, continue the fun at Ritzy's Cafe, 2765 Algonquin Rd (between Rt. 53 and Wilke Rd.)
Summer meetings (June, July and August) are held at Ritzy's
Format: Topic Talks and Experts

Park Ridge
Meets every Wednesday, 7:30pm until 9pm
Location: Messiah Lutheran Church, 1605 Vernon Ave, Park Ridge, IL, 1 block south of Dempster Ave. behind Lutheran General Hospital.
Format: Half Topical, Half 12 Step
Contact by email: Randy,, or Diane,
Web Page:

South Suburban CHADD
Meets twice a month, one Monday and one Wednesday. Call for the exact schedule.
Location: Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 186th Place and Dixie Highway, Homewood, IL
Contact: (708) 802-4233
Web Page:

West Suburban CHADD
Meets every Tuesday, 7pm until 8:30pm
Location: DePaul University, Naperville Campus, Room 119, 150 Warrenville Road, Naperville, IL
Format: Educational with 12 Step Format
Contact: Wade M. Nye at (630) 393-0665 or
Web Page:
Chapter Web Page:

08-30-06, 03:48 PM
A Chicago website,, has been put together to link the various ADD groups in the city and suburbs in one central location. There is an updated list of support groups in the area, for parents and adults.

Other places: and


08-21-08, 11:21 PM
If you have up-dated information on a source already provided this is the place to put it - If you have any additions as to where there is a support group for parents as well as ADD adults them selves, families ect this is the thread to add that information -

I am trying to organize these areas and stream line the information so it can be easily located however this area can only be as good as the information members living in the area provide

06-28-10, 11:08 AM
I wish they would have one closer to me (Merrionette park...which is about 119th n kedzie)...Homewood is the closest for me but thats a 25 min ride at 7pm isn't going to work..i have a 2 year old at home