A community of support that meets you where you are on your journey to recovery

We provide community-based substance use prevention and treatment services to the residents of Evanston, Maine, New Trier, Niles and Northfield Townships, and the north side of Chicago. As a licensed treatment provider since 1975, we have transformed the lives of thousands of teens and adults and helped them open the door to a healthier, brighter future.

News & Announcements

PEER Services is selected as a pilot site for a Nationwide Anti-Stigma Initiative! Take part in the efforts by completing the survey here.

Make a Difference: Join PEER Services’ Nonprofit Board! Learn more here.


Save the Date for Step Up for Recovery 2024! Sunday, October 6, 2024, 1-3 pm, at Evanston’s Lakefront.

Register here for the free movie event, “SCREENAGERS: Under the Influence” on Monday April 22, 2024, 6:30 pm at the Robert Crown Community Center, Room B/C.

PEER is here, for you.

Questions? Head to our FAQs or, click here to know more about our services

Person Centered

We believe in meeting clients where they are and helping them work toward their personal goals.

Trauma Informed

Our therapists are trained to address trauma and its impact on clients’ ability to engage in treatment and recovery.


We work with clients to reduce harm in any aspect of their life, not just substances.

“Not only did PEER Services save my life, they made it a life worth saving.”

Adult Program Client

“PEER has helped me get on track through school and in life.”

Adolescent Program Client

“PEER has been and still is the anchor and support that has kept me hopeful and allowed me to grow old peacefully.”

MAR Program Client