About us

The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network

ICPN is designed to meet the behavioral and medical needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are experiencing significant behavioral and medical challenges.

About us

Our Teams

Six Statewide Support Service Teams

The ICPN consists of six statewide Support Service Teams who provide community-based support and consultation services to the person experiencing these challenges, as well as their family and/or service providers.

Our Teams

Making a referral

People referred to ICPN

The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network strives to communicate with and bring all team members together to collaborate in the development and implementation of a clinically appropriate, person-centered plan. Click on the DHS link below to review the process of how to make a referral.

Making a referral

Support Services Teams

The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network currently employs 80 team

members and has served over 3000 referrals since 2010

Support Service Team Locations

Among the staff are psychologists, board-certified behavior analysts, behavior specialists, licensed clinical therapist, qualified intellectual disability professionals, registered nurses, medical doctor, and pharmacists. The Support Service Teams work out of six separate geographic locations as shown on our map. The ICPN Directors consists of:

Tim Baker: 4415 W. Harrison, St 500, Hillside, IL 60162 tbaker@thehopeinstitute.us | T: 844-841-4276 ext. 30341

Kim Shontz: 301 Veterans Prkwy, New Lenox, IL 60451 kshontz@thehopeinstitute.us | T: 815-717-1717

The people we serve

People referred to ICPN living in a family home were receiving home based support services


People referred to ICPN who also have a mental health diagnosis


Clients with positive outcomes after being refered


“Your services have made a huge difference in our son’s life.
A great support! Thank you.”

Hope Institute