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Facts About

Child Abuse

6 Protective

Factors

How To Report

Child Abuse

CASA of

Cook County

20 Ways To Talk

To Your Children

How CASA

Makes a Difference

CASA of Cook

County Infographic

What It Takes To Be

A Nurturing Parent

Care Enough To

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You Are Not Alone

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PREVENT CHILD ABUSE ILLINOIS

Prevent Child Abuse Illinois is the chartered state chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America. Prevent Child Abuse Illinois works to protect children and strengthen families through public awareness, education, advocacy, community assistance, and promoting hands-on support to new parents and families. 

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

Founded in 1964, DCFS has the primary responsibility of protecting children and strengthening families through the investigation and intervention of suspected child abuse or neglect by parents and other caregivers.  DCFS offers and coordinates services wherever needed to help children remain in their homes safely. In instances where children must be removed from the home for their safety and well-being, DCFS makes every effort to return them safely to their homes as quickly as possible. When that simply is not possible, DCFS is equally committed to pursuing adoption by loving families to provide children with the permanent, safe and nurturing homes they need and deserve to reach their fullest potential.

CASA OF COOK COUNTY

Since 1986, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Cook County has been training volunteers to stand up for children who have experienced abuse and neglect in an overwhelmed and extremely under-resourced foster care system. CASA of Cook County is the only volunteer organization with the Cook County child protection court system that empowers and entrusts one adult to consistently champion a child. Volunteer advocates research the background of the case, serve as a voice for the child in court, and work with everyone involved to find a safe, permanent home for the child.

Suspect Child Abuse?

CALL: 1.800.25.ABUSE

A Chapter of  Prevent Child Abuse America

​528 South 5th Street, Suite 211

Springfield, IL 62701

PHONE: 217.522.1129

FAX: 217.522.0655

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