Social Services in the Community

MSW students in the field

Through their Field Placements, Jane Addams MSW students provide needed social services at a variety of agencies, hospitals, schools and other organizations throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.

Services Provided in the 2018-19 Academic Year

  • 291 Sites in the Chicago area where our students provided services

  • 239,940 Hours of social services provided by our students

Types of Service Provided

For its Field Placements, the college maintains relationships with over 300 agencies, hospitals, schools and other organizations throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. These organizations provide services in areas such as:

  • Addictions/Physical dependence
  • Administration
  • Aging/Gerontological social work
  • Child welfare
  • Community development/Planning
  • Community mental health, or mental health
  • Corrections/Criminal Justice
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Displaced persons/Homeless
  • Domestic violence, or violence
  • Family services
  • Health/Integrative health and mental health
  • Immigrant/Refugee work
  • LGBTQ services
  • Military social work
  • Policy practice
  • Program evaluation
  • PTSD/Veterans
  • Public assistance/Public welfare
  • Rehabilitation
  • School social work

Learn More About Field Placements