Your generosity gives someone a second chance, a way out, a goal. Your donation gives someone the help they need and hope for a brighter future. Your support makes a difference in the lives of men, women, and youth throughout northern Illinois. Nicasa Behavioral Health Services is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible to fullest extent of the law.

For additional ways to give, including stock and in-kind donations, please read below the online donation form. Thank you.


Nicasa has partnered with ShopRaise, a service that helps our organization raise for our mission! Shop online with over 1,700 participating retailers and a percentage of your purchase goes to Nicasa. Click on the link to download the app to your smart phone or add the site to your internet browser on your PC, choose our organization, then shop as normal and it will automatically donate to Nicasa.]


We have an important new partner: neighbors like you!

Nicasa has teamed up with Nextdoor, the neighborhood app, and their Sell for Good program to give neighbors an easy way to fundraise. Neighbors can list items to sell and donate the proceeds to directly support Nicasa. Join Nextdoor or log in to start selling for good:

If you would like to make your gift over the phone, please call:

Vicky Tello, LSW
Director of Philanthropy

(847)716-1064 (direct)
(847)546-6450 (main)

If you would like to make your gift by mail, please send to:

Nicasa Behavioral Health Services
Attn: Donations
31979 N. Fish Lake Road
Round Lake, IL 60073

Please make checks payable to NICASA

Double Your Impact with Employer Matching

You may be able to double or triple the impact of your gift through a matching gifts program.  Contact your Human Resources department to see if your employer offers matching gifts.

Donations of Stock

Nicasa Behavioral Health Services is able to accept donations of stock. For details or to make arrangements, please contact our Director of Philanthropy at (847)716-1064 or via email at

Donations of Goods

Nicasa Behavioral Health Services accepts donations of goods including, hygiene items, household goods, non-perishable food items, baby formula and supplies, diapers and pull-ups, school supplies and office furniture, equipment, and more.

Especially needed are:

  • Adjustable window screens
  • Twin XL bed sheets and blankets
  • Pillows
  • Towels
  • Blankets
  • Winter coats and outerwear (all ages)
  • Diapers and wipes
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Toiletries
  • Ventra Cards (bus passes) or ride-share cards (Uber/Lyft)
  • Sweats and/or scrubs (multiple adult sizes)

Please also consider a donation of a gift certificate or card to a local resale shop to meet the clothing needs of our clients.

Thank you for your support!

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