Growing Happiness
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Inside everyone is an essential desire to create and live a life of fulfillment and happiness.

Smart Love Family Services recognizes this basic human desire and our mission is to help people increase their inner well-being and build healthy relationships. We do this through our counseling services, early childhood education programs, and parent education offerings that are based on our well-established and recognized Smart Love principles.

What We Offer

Counseling Services

We offer a full range of services, including child, adolescent, and adult therapy; play therapy; services for women; couples and family therapy, parent coaching and counseling; psychological and neurological testing; treatment for autism spectrum disorder; and child and adolescent group therapy.

Early Childhood Education Programs

We offer baby, toddler, preschool, and Kindergarten programs in addition to summer camp, all based on the Smart Love approach to early childhood education.

Learning Services

We offer programs designed to support children and adolescents with learning challenges and their families. Our services include therapeutic tutoring, child and adolescent support groups, psychoeducational evaluations, teacher consultations and parent guidance.

Parenting Services

We offer a range of support for parents, including seminars, videos, hand-outs and publications.

Professional Development

We offer a range of programs for schools, organizations and students to advance their knowledge of the Smart Love philosophy and approach, including workshops, internships and training.

Publications

We offer a range of publications for those interested in learning more about how to apply the Smart Love principles in their own lives and families.

Smart Love Family Services offers a number of ways to help families access our programs and services that they cannot otherwise afford. We offer fee waivers and reductions, scholarship assistance and sliding fee scales based on need. Please contact us at 773.665.8052 ext. 4 or contact@smartlovefamily.org to learn more.

The Fund for Smart Love

 

Your financial investment in Smart Love directly funds our work to build healthier, happier families and ensure bright futures for their children. 

Gifts, sponsorships, and grants from individuals, companies, and foundations enable Smart Love to provide our uniquely supportive care and guidance to every family that comes to us - particularly those experiencing financial hardship.

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Through Your Child's Eyes

 

Smart Love's Blog: To learn more about Smart Love and our take on issues, trends and questions in child development and parenting, please visit our blog here.

 

News & Events

November 22, 2019

Free Toddler Music & Movement Play Time

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Chicago

Join us as we offer a music & movement play time in our toddler classroom! Families are encouraged to explore all that our toddler classroom has to offer and to enjoy time with their child and others. This play date is geared for children between the ages of 12 and 36 months and is an unstructured and casual event, so share the fun and bring your neighbors and friends! Space is limited – please RSVP to amber.guenther@smartlovefamily.org

November 23, 2019

1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

Oak Park

Smart Love Family Services offers a free-of-charge Parent Group for the parents of minority families in the greater Oak Park area. Both minority and non-minority parents of minority children are welcome to share this great resource to better understand and manage children's behavior and emotions and help them be more successful at school, home, and overall in life. Click Here to Learn More & Register.

December 07, 2019

1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

Oak Park

Smart Love Family Services offers a free-of-charge Parent Group for the parents of minority families in the greater Oak Park area. Both minority and non-minority parents of minority children are welcome to share this great resource to better understand and manage children's behavior and emotions and help them be more successful at school, home, and overall in life. Click Here to Learn More & Register.

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Natalie & Ben Heineman Smart Love Center

2222 N. Kedzie Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60647

Rush Medical Office Building

610 S. Maple St., Suite 5601

Oak Park, IL 60304

Preschool: (773) 665.8052 ext. 1

Counseling: (773) 665.8052 ext. 4

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