Breaking Free has been accredited by CARF International for its Intensive Outpatient Adolescent and Adult Integrated treatment programs,
Outpatient Adolescent and Adult Integrated treatment programs, Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention programs, and Family Based child
abuse prevention programs.
CARF International establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs
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At Breaking Free we provide hope and help to people each day.
dollar makes a huge difference in a child's future,
an adolescent's path, and an adult's choices.
Our sliding scale fees mean no one
will be turned away because of economic circumstances.
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For over 30 years Breaking Free's passionate and proven approach
has been strengthening the lives of 15,000 people annually.
staff uses nationally recognized prevention and
educational programs to build the life skills people need to thrive and
decisions for themselves and their families.
How We Make A Difference
Breaking Free is committed to one goal: helping individuals and families live in a community where everyone reaches their full potential.
Free cannot accomplish its goal alone. Based in Aurora, IL, we collaborate with schools, law enforcement agencies, local coalitions
and other human service organizations to help strengthen communities in the five-county area we serve.
Breaking Free was founded in
1975 by a community coalition and incorporated in Illinois in 1977 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.