is a Board of Education approved Social, Emotional Learning (SEL) provider and strategic source vendor with Chicago Public Schools


has been approved as an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) learning partner within Culture and Climate for Cohort I of IL-EMPOWER


offers a combination of psychoeducational and mental health services. H.E.L.P. clinicians provide evidence-based group counseling (Tier II) and individual behavioral interventions (Tier III) to students at elementary and high schools


provides Restorative Justice Practices to change the culture and climate of the school and improve student behavior by coaching educators, conducting professional staff developments and holding student peace circles

Consultation for Schools

  • Tiered Systems of Support
  • Evidence-Based Group Counseling
  • Individualized Interventions
  • Coaching & Behavioral Health Consultation
  • Professional Development Training
  • Parent Engagement Services

  • Educational Advocacy
  • Fostering Attachments
  • Parent Leadership Training
  • Behavior Management
  • Preventing Abuse & Neglect
  • Prevention Programs

  • Alcohol & Drug Use
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Identity &Self Esteem
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Delinquency & Truancy
  • Study Skills & Test Taking

    21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC ) Proposal

    Healing Empowering & Learning Professionals LLC (H.E.L.P.) will submit an application to partner with Arthur Ashe Elementary School located at 8505 S. Ingleside Avenue, Chicago, IL 60619, in response to a RFP for FY 19 21 st Century Community Learning Center (21 st CCLC) grant funds.   Please contact Scott L. Witherspoon, CEO at H.E.L.P. with any questions in regards to the 21 st CCLC partnership at 773.819.5504 or CEO@HELP-LLC.ORG.

    21st Century Community Learning Centers Objectives

  • Objective 1: Participants will demonstrate an increased involvement in school activities and in participating in other subject areas such as technology, arts, music, theater, and sports and other recreation activities.
  • Objective 2: Participants in the programs will demonstrate increased academic achievement.
  • Objective 3: Participants in the program will demonstrate social benefits and exhibit positive behavioral changes.
  • Objective 4: The 21st Century Community Learning Centers will work toward services that benefit the entire community by including families of participants and collaborating with other agencies and non-profit organizations.
  • Objective 5: These programs will serve children and community members with the greatest needs for expanded learning opportunities.
  • Objective 6: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program personnel will participate in professional development and training that will enable them to implement an effective program. Professional development activities must be aligned with the No Child Left Behind Act definitions and National Staff Development Council’s professional development standards.
  • Objective 7: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program projects will use the funding most efficiently by coordinating and collaborating with other federal and state funding sources, agencies and other community projects to supplement the program and not supplant the funds, and to eventually become self-sustaining.

  • For more information please go to Community- Learning-Centers.aspx