Empowered Pregnancy is a free montly program that provides education and resources to expecting parents. Topics include early pregnancy, labor and delivery, breastfeeding basics, newborn care, breathing and relaxation techniques.
Provides mentoring, rite of passage, leadership development, cultural connection, manhood/womanhood (adulthood) training, life skills, job/career readiness and social and emotional well-being to at risk youth ages 7-21.
of Project Safe Aurora. More information about Project Safe Aurora is available
Free gun locks available for pick-up: To schedule a pick-up, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-606-1910
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy services provided in clinic, home, school & community settings, Telehealth services. Visit website to schedule a free consultation, behavioral screening & to view free parent support groups & webinar trainings.
Parent/Caregiver Learning, Support Groups, SEL@Home support for Parent-Child Interactions on Social/ Emotional, Resilience-Building, and Self-Regulation Skills, Community-Based Facilitated Learning Groups for Teens/Young Adults (12-24 years old). Youth program exploring personal strngths, unique qualities, and relationships.
Early Head Start /Head Start program providing qualified education and support staff, training and screening, parent and child enrichment activities to boost academic development, safe and quality education, prevention initiative, home visiting for 0-3 to enhance parent/child interaction and better understand your child's developmental stages. For Parents: Family support services, parent engagement services, valuable resources and helpful community connections, parent and father engagement services, monthly parent meetings.
After school programs, homework help, mental health services for youth
We offer developmental screenings for children 2-34 months. Services also include caregiver support, referrals, parent education and training. Parents as Teachers curriculum
Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley provides expert multi-discipline pediatric services for infants, children and adults with mild developmental delays, complex disabilities or undiagnosed concerns at our centers in Villa Park, Elgin and Naperville. Our core services for infants, children and adults include physical, occupational and speech therapies, while also offering leading assistive technology therapy, medical nutrition services, audiology, behavior therapy, developmental evaluations, social services, specialty clinics, and a continuing education program.
Resources for families with children ages birth to five to support their learning and opportunities to prepare them for Kindergarten. Help make connections to early care opportunities traditional and non-traditional: home visiting, child care, preschool, child care assistance funding, developmental and social-emotional screenings, early learning laundromat programs, parenting programs, meeting families where they are in the community.
Home visiting services for families with children aged prenatal - 3 years. Health and developmental screenings. Group connections
Family Focus will drive education and advocacy opportunities in the areas of Early Childhood, Youth Development, and Family Support, key program streams that we deliver in several communities. Advocacy will be directed toward issues that our community and participants face on a daily basis which include economic asset development, housing, health access and equity, public safety, immigrant supports, and overall racial equity.
Family Service Association of Greater Elgin Area provides a full array of comprehensive, outpatient mental health services.
*TELEHEALTH AVAILABLE* Group Wellness Partners is a nonprofit organization that primarily serves underserved and uninsured populations. We provide mental /behavioral health services such as individual therapy, group therapy, case management, anger management classes, family counseling, play therapy, and parent coaching.
Free developmental screenings for any child birth to five, Gateway to Early Childhood Interviews to determine the individual family's needs and then connect them to quality early childhood supports and services
In person and Telehealth maternal mental health services for women experiencing postpartum depression/anxiety, grief and loss of a pregnancy, or difficulty transitioning to motherhood. Case management and access to baby essentials such as formula, diapers, clothing, wipes. Unbiased options counseling for unplanned pregnancies. Adoption services for women wanting to place baby for adoption or families seeking to adopt child/children.
Free, family-focused home visiting programs that help parents guide their children to succeed in school and life. Provides referrals to parenting support programs in the county and some surrounding areas. Individual program requirements will be assessed by trained staff.
High Risk Infant Follow-Up Program (HRIF) provides home / telehealth visits by a nurse with advanced knowledge of high-risk infant care. This support opens a door of learning opportunities and development for your baby during the first two years of life.
The Kane County Sheriff's Office special victims unit serves the unincorporated area of Kane County. The special victims unit umbrellas senior services, serious crimes against minors, domestic violence and sexual assault victims. The SVU focuses on investigating crimes, as well as offers social work support for community members in need of services. These services include: mental health support, substance use, juvenile complaints, hoarding, homelessness, veteran assistance, and any case requiring social services.
Opportunity Youth are ages 16 - 24 who face challenges in completing school and gaining a foothold into employment. During high rates of unemployment, youth employment takes the longest to recover with slow growth in jobs offering advancement.
LITE creates experiential learning sessions for youth to gain skills and knowledge necessary to achieve self-sufficiency and upwardly mobile careers. Collaboration with partners ensures a comprehensive approach to meet needs and strengthen support networks.
Domestic and sexual violence counseling for children, adolescents, and adults, Medical/legal advocacy, residential services, case management, parenting, prevention education, alcohol and substance use treatment
Mutual Ground Substance Use Services campus offers these services: Early Intervention, Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment (Medication treatment), Anger Management by a Certified Anger Management Specialist, Nurturing Families Program (Parenting classes) are also available free of charge. Please visit our website for more information. Mutual Ground, Inc. also offers preventions services by pairing with many local schools to offer education and prevention services to students.
Pediatric Occupational, Physical, Speech Therapy. Pediatric Chiropractic Care. Sensory Social Classes and Yoga classes for kids.
The Preschool Program at Summit School Early Learning Center is designed to provide a high quality preschool program that supports children who may be at risk of not progressing at a rate anticipated for potential success in kindergarten. Summit School Early Learning Center currently is awarded funding by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to provide a Preschool For All program, and the Department of Human Services (DHS) to provide a Title XX Program. These programs are offered at no cost to families.
The Place for Children with Autism provides ABA therapy (i.e., autism therapy) to children ages 2-6 with autism. Therapy is provided in a full-day (8am-4pm) pre-school like setting. We work on increasing communication, social skills, independent living skills (e.g., toilet training), and preparing children with school-readiness skills. Given that the program is in a school-like setting, there is a large emphasis on teaching appropriate social interaction.
Two Rivers Head Start is a Community Action Agency of Kane County. We help low-income families reach self-sufficiency through emergency assistance for families in crisis needing immediate aid, case management, prevention services, and scholarships. Our emergency services can cover: Rental and utility assistance, Vision, Dental, and medication assistance (Mercy pharmacy); Emergency transportation: car repair, bus vouchers. We can provide financial assistance to families for tutoring at the Huntington Tutoring Center. Our organization also promotes the Kindergarten readiness of young children aged 3-5 years for income-eligible families; Two Rivers Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Two Rivers Head Start serves children ages 3-5 year of age.
VNA offers free pregnancy testing, prenatal care, vaccinations, sick care and physicals (including for school), diabetes and high blood pressure care, dental and vision care, mental health services, low-cost prescription drugs, home health and hospice programs, and application assistance.
Free home-visiting and doula services for expecting, first and second time moms of any age and income. Supports include: Doula and Home Visitor support, parent education, developmental screenings, community resource connections, advocacy, food, and caregiver supports. We also offer free virtual prenatal classes. Link to sign up is on the www.vnahealth.com website. All are welcome.
Home visiting program for families that have prenatal-3 year olds within SD129 boundaries.
A child welfare agency licensed by the State of Illinois to provide care for youth who are abused, neglected, and dependent. YSB licenses and supports its own network of foster homes. A provider of treatment services including individual, family, and group therapy. .
Services support LGBTQ+ youth and their parents, drop-in center provides a space for sharing, support, and education.
Serves all of Kane County! Child Care Resource and Referral (CCAP) team helps families apply for child care assistance (financial aid to pay for child care) and connects them with local high quality child care providers (both center and in-home) that accept assistance in their community. Has access with over 2,000 child care programs Head Start & Early Head Start Programs, Connections to supportive resources
MULTIPLE HIGH QUALITY CHILDCARE/PRESCHOOL LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT KANE (Aurora, Elgin, Carpentersville): Head Start and Early Head Start and Preschool for All Expansion programs for children 6 weeks to 5 years in partnership with local child care centers. Children under 3 are provided with free diapers, wipes and formula while in care.
Non-emergency calls received after working hours will be answered the next business day.