Phone Numbers Parents Need
  • Phone numbers parents need  

    Call the Parent Help Line for a more complete list of agencies.

    Adoptive Parents Support Services

    • Family Service Center Adoption Preservation Program 217-528-8406
    • Autism Project 217-525-8332

    Child Abuse and Neglect

    • Child Advocacy Center 217-522-2241
    • DCFS (Child Abuse Hotline) 800-252-2873
    • Prevent Child Abuse Illinois 217-522-1129
    • Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault 217-744-2560 or Hotline 753-8081

    Childcare

    • Community Child Care Connection 525-2805
    • Mini OBeirne Crisis Nursery 525-6800

    Child Support

    • DHS Support Enforcement & Help Line 800-447-4278

    Domestic Violence

    • Sojourn Shelter & Services 217-726-5100 or Hotline 217-726-5200

    Food Pantries  

    • (Call Parent Help Line for a complete list) 217-544-5808

    Grandparents  

    • Illinois Department of Aging 217-524-5327 or 800-252-8966
    • The Parent Place 217-753-8730

    Housing and Shelters  

    • Call Parent Help Line 217-544-5808

    Parenting Support

    • Parent Help Line 217-544-5808 or toll free 888-727-5889
    • Elizabeth Ann Seton 217-757-6025
    • Parents As Teachers and Teens Parents As Teachers  217-525-3315
    • Fun Shop Mom, Dad & Tot Program 217-753-6234

    Poison Resource Center  

    • 800-222-1222

    Pregnancy

    • Pregnancy Care Center of Springfield 217-525-5630

    Rent and Utility Assistance

    LIHEAP/IHWAP 217-535-3120

    Ronald McDonald House  

    217-528-3314

    Suicide/Crisis Intervention Hotline

    217-525-1789

    WIC -- Women, Infant & Children

    217-535-3100