6111 Harrison St.Suite 222Merrillville, IN 46410
p: 219.884.8484
f: 219.884.0065

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 9a - 6p
Saturday: By Appointment

We are here to build, develop and strengthen our community by serving others.

Who We Are 2017-08-29T17:43:41+00:00


Our services promote stability and productivity, increase emotional health and encourage well being.

We care about you.

The Caring Corner provides quality services through training, counseling, education, support, insight, and resources.

Our Values

We are dedicated to the field of family functioning, family values, and children’s well being. We have the capability to provide families communication in English, Spanish and American sign language.

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”

– Dalai Lama


Owner & Executive Director

Mrs. Williams has over 40 years working with individuals and families to improve their quality of life. It is her goal to provide the utmost in care, support, and resources for people in need.

A graduate of The University of Michigan, Mrs. Williams began her career in Detroit Michigan at the Lula Belle Stewart Home for Girls as a therapist and adoption worker. She has followed the field of adoptions and theory of grief, loss and attachment since the 1970’s. Presently, she is working on developing the Caring Corner to conduct Value Clarification and Family Constructs for parents and families in crisis. Ms. Williams sees The Caring Corner as a dedicated part of her life and a resource to the community.

CASSANDRA MAGEEExecutive Assistant
Cassandra started at the Caring Corner in 2009. She is the Officer Manager and lead secretary. Cassandra receives all the agency referrals and distributes them. She handles all office incoming mail, office purchases, facilitating office events, scheduling appointments for the Director, Francette Williams and various other job duties as needed.
ANGELA KING2nd Administrative Assistant
Angela King has been with the Caring Corner since 2012 and is responsible for entering all the referrals we receive into the data management system. She schedules appointments for Dr. Martha Hernandez, our agency Psychiatrist, who provides client evaluations. In addition, Angela also posts and maintains monthly client court dates and directs incoming calls.
Our Services

Emotional distress, lifestyle changes, and other life events often cause discord in the family unit.

We believe that families are important. The Caring Corner offers marital, family, and individual counseling to those in need.

Long-term stress can harm your health.

Over time, continued strain on your body from routine stress may contribute to serious health problems, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other illnesses, as well as mental disorders like depression or anxiety.

Everybody needs help sometimes. We are here for you.