Counseling Services

Our trained staff provides individual, family and marriage counseling. We work with clients in assisting personal difficulties during life's moments and create a supportive environment.


  • John Zarlengo has  worked with with children, adolescents,couples and families for 35 years at Bloom Township Family Services. He also provides mentoring and counseling services through an outreach program sponsored by the township at Jones Community Center in Chicago Heights. He was a school Social Worker for 35 years in East Chicago,Indiana. He was awarded School Social Worker of the Year in 2017 by the Indiana School Social Work Association.
  • Rosa Cruz has worked at Bloom Township for almost 10 years and is bilingual (English and Spanish.)
  • Rocina Torres Master of Social Work (MSW) has been with the township for almost 7 years, facilitates parenting/anger management classes, works in the youth programs, organizes women groups, works with local agencies and assistance with local elementary schools and high school.