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Social Services Referrals

A self portrait of Heather Lippe, the Village of Downers Grove's social worker.

WELCOME to the Village of Downers Grove Social Services Referrals.  The Village connects people in need of service with agencies that provide social services. Heather is ready to assist you with personal referrals to specific social service providers.  

When faced with a crisis, people often recognize that professional help is needed, but may not know where to find services to meet their needs. The Village employs a full time Social Worker with a thorough understanding of the resources available to help people in need of referrals for a variety of social services including, mental health, substance abuse, housing or homelessness, domestic violence, child/elder abuse, or sexual abuse.

Heather Lippe has a Master's in Social Work from the University of St. Francis, Joliet, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Benedictine University, Lisle.  She can be reached using any of the methods below. Your requests, inquiries and referrals will be kept confidential.

Table 1: Contact information.
Contact Telephone
Heather Lippe, Social Worker (630) 434-6894


You can discover additonal social and community resources by clicking on the category titles to display a list of providers: