Project Oz is a not-for-profit human service agency that has been serving youth and families in McLean County for over 35 years. We focus on preventing drug abuse, empowering youth and young adults, assisting homeless and runaway youth, and helping teens stay in school.
Our staff are highly trained in their areas of expertise, and several have advanced academic degrees. Our counselors are trained using Choice Theory/Reality Therapy, which is a nationally recognized best-practices counseling program. Our prevention specialists are certified by the state's accrediting body. We use the best available evaluation and assessment tools to guide our work, including Ansell-Casey assessments and the Youth Assessment and Screening Instrument. Our agency is licensed by the State of Illinois. This combination of training, continuing education, and best-practices tools assures that youth and families will receive quality services from Project Oz.
Project OZ GED Graduation
June 15, 2011 Photos by: The Pantagraph/LORI ANN COOK-NEISLER