• Parent Help Line

    Keep your family safe, healthy and happy.

    Parenting questions or concerns?

    Learn more about positive parenting.

    • Check out our Quick Links for parenting tips that can help. Find articles, booklets and activities that promote positive parenting. Look for adult and children’s books in our book section. Locate phone numbers for some agencies that can help.
    • Read our familyTIME quarterly newsletter for timely parenting tips. You can sign up to receive it by email. Send your email address to parenthelpline@aol.com

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    You will find us at Parent Help Line @ St. John’s Children’s Hospital. Like our site. Share your ideas. Let us know your concerns.

    Talk to another trained volunteer parent.

    We know parenting can sometimes be hard. Call our free confidential phone line from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. – 7 days a week – 365 days a year. Phone (217) 544-5808 or (888) 727-5889.


    Listen without judging.

    Offer support.
    Help you problem-solve.
    Tell you about programs and agencies that can help.
    We do not counsel or offer medical, legal or spiritual advice.
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    Who we are

    Parent Help Line at St. John's Children's Hospital
    800 E. Carpenter
    Springfield, IL  62769