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Illinois Department of Human Services - Family Community Resource Center

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 285 North Schuyler Avenue
P.O. Box 1786
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815.939.4544
  Service Profile:
Service/program name: Teen Parenting
Description: The Teen Parent Services Program is a maternal and child health program. If you are a teen parent under the age of 20, TPS can help you:

get education and training;
delay subsequent pregnancy;
work through the TANF application process;
connect you with community resources and services;
get preventative health care for yourself and your child(ren).

If you participate in TPS, you are expected to stay in school and get your high school diploma or GED. You can also learn how to find a job and ake classes to learn new skills. TPS will pay for your transportation to school and show you how to get help with child care.
Phone: 800.843.6154
Website: www.dhs.state.il.us

Service/program name: Child Care
Description: The Illinois Department of Human Services works hand-in-hand with local communities throughout Illinois to provide low-income, working families with access to quality, affordable child care. DHS contracts with over 100 child care providers to give quality care for your child(ren) in a safe and healthy environment.

Child Services include:
Child Care Assistance Program,
Migrant Head Start,
Healthy Child Care Illinois
Phone: 800.843.6154
Website: www.dhs.state.il.us

Service/program name: Youth Services
Description: Services include:

Activities & Skill Education:
teen REACH, Gear UP

Helpf for youth who are likely to get into trouble with the law:
Crossroads

Help for youth who are in trouble with the law:
Communites for Youth, Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, Juvenile Justice Transportation and Jail Removal, Delinquency Prevention, Unified Delinquency Intervention Services, Redeploy Illinois

Runaways/Lock-outs:
Comprehensive Community Based Youth Services, Homeless Youth, Release Upton Request

Job Skills:
Youth Build, Homeless Youth

Teenage Parent or Pregnant Teen:
Teen Parents
Phone: 800.843.6154
Website: www.dhs.state.il.us

Service/program name: Cash, Food, Housing
Description: DHS can help you and your family meet your basic needs. We offer a range of services to help you become healthy and self-sufficient. Services include:

Cash:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled, Earnfare, General Assistance, Transitional Assistance, Earned Income Tax Credit

Food:
Emergency Food, Food Stamps, Women, Infants & Children, WIC Farmer's Market Nutrition Program, Homeless Youth Services

Housing
Emergency Food & Shelter, Homeless Prevention, Homeless Youth, In-Home Supports, Residential Living Arrangements, Supportive Housing
Phone: 800.843.6154
Website: www.dhs.state.il.us

Service/program name: Mental Health Services
Description: Every individual who suffers from a mental condition has different circumstances that will require a unique set of services/level of care to address their specific needs. The Divison of Mental Health provides a wide variety of services at all levels for adults and children throughout the state. These services are offered through hundreds of DMH partners.

If you or someone you are concerned about are in a crisis state and at risk of harm to yourself, others or property, or at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, you may exercise either of the following 3 options:

Call 911
Go to the emergency room at a local hospital or
Contact the nearest provider of crisis psychiatric services.
Phone: 800.843.6154
Website: www.dhs.state.il.us
  General Information:
Description: DHS can help you and your family meet your basic needs. We offer a range of services to help you become healthy and self-sufficient. Services include:

Cash, Food, Child Care, Housing
Health & Medical, Pregnancy & Parenting
Developmental Disability, Disability & Rehabilitation
Mental Health, Addiction
Youth Services
Housing
Agency Type: State

A Pledge for Life Partnership Initiative
1 Stuart Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
Email: kan-i-help.org