If you suspect that a child has been harmed or is at risk of being harmed by abuse or neglect, please call the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services’ (DCFS) 24-Hour Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-25-ABUSE (1-800-252-2873). If you believe a child is in immediate danger of harm, please call 911 first.


Child Welfare and Foster Care

Illinois Department of Chicago & Family Services


The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Mental Health


National Alliance on Mental Health

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Chicago Department of Public Health Mental Health Services

Illinois Department of Human Services Wayne County Service Providers