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Illinois Parents is the connecting link to resources for Illinois families on raising and educating their children and a menu of resources for schools in their work with families.

Here you will discover educational resources, local programs, organizations, and events that provide parenting information and services for Illinois families.

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Organizations Serving Illinois Families

4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care DeKalb, IL

For more than 40 years 4-C has helped families and child care providers by offering resources and services that include Child Care Financial Assistance, Resource & Referral for Child Care, Parent and Provider Education, the Child Care Food Program as well as Nursing, Social Work, Mental Health, QRS and Infant/Toddler Specialists.
Phone: (815) 758-8149 or (800) 848-8727


Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Quincy, IL

Bridging the gap between social services, law enforcement, and the court system by providing trained volunteer advocates for abused, neglected, and dependent children ages birth to 18 in Adams County. CASA is committed to helping children have safe permanent homes where they can thrive.
Phone: (217) 223-2272


Southern Illinois Case Coordination Services Centralia, IL

Provides services for individuals who are developmentally disabled and their families. Services include pre-admission disability screening, follow-up services for those who have been discharged, needs assessment, referrals to other services, technical assistance referrals, information for individuals and their families, and support and advocacy.
Phone: (618) 532-4300 or (800) 828-7422


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ILLINOIS ANNOUNCEMENTS Upcoming Events for Summer/Fall 2014

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Autism and the Young Child: Part I - Introduction to Autism (Part 2 will be August 12) Wednesday, July 28, 2014, WEBINAR
Incorporating Nature Into Your Curriculum Tuesday, July 29, 2014, Joliet, IL
Making Art Meaningful in Preschool Thursday, August 7, 2014, Pekin, IL
(join the follow up Webinar on September 18)
Head Start and Early Head Start Pre-Service Conference Friday, August 8, 2014, Chicago, IL
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