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Alyssa Tegtmeier, MSW

Police Social Worker

Alyssa is the Police Social Worker for the Glendale Heights Police Department. Alyssa provides crisis intervention, case management, short-term counseling, mediation, referrals, and support to individuals, couples, and families within the community. Before joining the NEDFYS team, Alyssa worked as a substance use counselor for New Age Services Corporation, facilitating individual and group counseling in an outpatient setting. She also interned at NAMI-DuPage and the DuPage County Public Defender’s Office, serving various populations. 

Alyssa is committed to serving the Glendale Heights community and supporting NEDFYS’ mission. 

Fun Fact: Alyssa is the co-director of an animal rescue and is the head coach of a travel fastpitch softball team. 


  • Substance Use

  • Case Management 

  • Crisis Intervention 

  • Adolescents & Adults

  • Trauma Informed Care 

Education & Certifications

  • Aurora University, Master of Social Work- forensic concentration

  • Benedictine University, BA in Sociology

  • Certifications:

    • Adult Mental Health First Aid

    • Youth Mental Health First Aid

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