Phone: (800) 273-6027

Mary Jo Perlongo


Mary Jo Perlongo

Sr. Director of Case Management


A Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Mary Jo is also a Nationally Board Certified Counselor and a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional. Mary Jo has been working with adults and children with disabilities for over 25 years in community and residential settings in Illinois. In addition to supervising the Epilepsy Foundation’s Case Management Program, MaryJo administers the Interpretations Writing Program, Care and Counseling Program, Project UPLIFT, Advocacy Services and Intake and Referral Services. Mary Jo is a life-long advocate, also working independently on environmental issues, women’s issues and public health issues.


The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.