The FBI has opened a Family Assistance Center (FAC) at Highland Park High School, offering support services and crisis assistance including counseling and mental health services, spiritual care, and financial assistance, if needed.
FAC services are available to anyone directly impacted by the events at the Highland Park 4th of July Parade. Victims are not just those who are physically injured, but also those who were present and may be experiencing emotional distress. All affected individuals and families should feel safe accessing services at the FAC, regardless of immigration status.
Current hours are:
- Thursday, July 7: 9 AM - 9 PM
- Friday, July 8: 9 AM - 9 PM
- Saturday, July 9: TBD
Note: The entrance to receive services at Highland Park High School has moved from the main entrance on Vine Street to the H-Entrance. The H-Entrance is on the north side of the school, near St. Johns Avenue and Woodpath Lane. Only the H-Entrance will be open. All visitors will check in at the H-Entrance and per school standard operating procedures, anyone who is not a current District 113 student or staff member who wishes to take advantage of counseling services will need to provide a valid form of identification to be cleared to enter the school.
Learn more about available support in English & Spanish. The City greatly appreciates the partnership of the FBI and School District 113 in providing these essential services to our community.