Theresa Thornburg

Director, Social Service Center


Theresa Thornburg is Director of the Chicago Lights Social Service Center and oversees all programs, operations, and outcomes related to the Social Service Center. She previously worked as Associate Director of the Social Service Center and prior to that was an intern with the Tutoring and Summer Day programs at Chicago Lights. Theresa earned her undergraduate degree in sociology and human rights from the University of Dayton and her master’s degree in social work from Loyola University. Theresa became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in 2015. Prior to joining the Chicago Lights community, Theresa worked in the Illinois Child Welfare System.

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