Extensive Community Home Outreach (ECHO)

Extensive Community Home Outreach (ECHO)

Extensive Community Home Outreach (ECHO) provides intensive home-based support to at-risk families to prevent children from entering more intensive placement services such as foster care or DOC. This program operates in Cook County.

Services Offered

  • Individual and family counseling
  • Effective parenting techniques
  • Community service linkages

Who is Eligible?

ECHO is a family-focused, child-centered, in-home treatment service working with Title XX intact families residing in Cook County. The target population is children ages 0 – 18 who are not wards of the state. Services are provided to families and children who are at risk of being removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.


There is no cost to families that fall within Title XX (low-income) guidelines.


One Hope United accepts referrals from parents, school social workers and community providers.