Mental Health, Crisis Intervention

Society for the Preservation of Human Dignity

  • Inverness, IL
  • www.sphd.org

Mission Statement

PHD's mission is to preserve the dignity of women who are pregnant or parenting a child under the age of three by providng nonjudgmetal and supportive programming that offers hope and opportunity. PHD provides professional counseling on issues such as parenting, depression, post partum depression, grief and loss, employment and budgeting and single mother and grandparent support groups. PHD provides a variety of educational opportunities including prenatal,parenting, employment,budgeting, and life skills. PHD's Educational Outreach prevention programs reach adolescents and parents with messages about healthy sexuality, relationship development, communication, character development, how to say "no" and protecting future goals. PHD's prevention programs also address the negative consequences of early sexual involvement including unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.

Service Areas

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Illinois

We have no geographical boundaries.  We serve any woman who is pregnant or parenting a child under three, or who has suffered a pregancy loss through miscarriage, still birth, death of a child, adoption or abortion. PHD prevention programs are conducted in local grade schools and high schools.

ruling year

1972

Principal Officer since 1997

Self-reported

Catherine E. Vincus

Keywords

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pregnancy help, abstinence education,unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy support, professional counsleing, pregnancy counseling, Post Partum Depression Counseling, Grief and Loss Counseling

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EIN

23-7208626

 Number

2756571371

Physical Address

1610 Colonial Parkway

Inverness, 60067

Also Known As

PHD - a counseling center for pregnacy help and well being...

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Counseling Support Groups (F60)

Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling (P46)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

PHD provides professional, master level, counseling, education and support services to women and their families throughout pregnancy and he first three years of a child's life, regardless of race, age, creed, economic or marital status. Counseling issues include pregnancy related crisis intervention, pregnancy support services, grief and loss due to pregnancy loss, and pre and post adoption counseling. PHD has single mom and family/grandparent, and life skills support groups. PHD provides material support to women and their children to help care for children at the earliest stages. PHD also provides Abstinence Education for teens through the Independence Highway program which guides teens to make decisions that protect their physical, emotional, and future well being. Now we're Talking! is a program that facilitates communication between parents and their children about healthy sexuality.

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Service Areas

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Illinois

We have no geographical boundaries.  We serve any woman who is pregnant or parenting a child under three, or who has suffered a pregancy loss through miscarriage, still birth, death of a child, adoption or abortion. PHD prevention programs are conducted in local grade schools and high schools.

Funding Needs

PHD receives no federal or state funding other than small Township funded grants. 80% of PHD's income comes from individual donations and special events. A small percentage of funding, approximately 2% comes from private or corporate grants. In 2010 PHD was granted $30,000 per year from United Way of Metro Chicago over the next three years to assist PHD's professional counseling and postpartum depression programs. PHD relies extensively on the generosity of individuals to support the programs and services we provide to the community.

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SOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HUMAN DIGNITY
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Principal Officer

Catherine E. Vincus

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Diane Christell

Schaumburg School District

Term: Jan 2011 - Dec 2012

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