Illinois Department of Human Services - Family Community Resource Center
Agency Contact Information:
285 North Schuyler Avenue P.O. Box 1786 Kankakee, IL 60901
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.
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
Helpf for youth who are likely to get into trouble with the law:
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
Comprehensive Community Based Youth Services, Homeless Youth, Release Upton Request
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:
Go to the emergency room at a local hospital or
Contact the nearest provider of crisis psychiatric services.