Resources

Helpful Resources and Things to Know

Department of Children and Family Service

www.state.il.us/dcfs
Look under DCFS Loving Homes to find Normalcy The gift we can give our youth in care


The SPIDER Collaboration

https://spider.dcfs.illinois.gov


Foster Parent Law

Click here to Download the Foster Parent Law

Published as a public service by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services


How to Access the VTC (Virtual Training Center)

https://www.dcfstraining.org/vtc/home/home.action 

Click here to Download Instructions on logging in with username and password

Click here to Download Instructions on logging in without email, password and ID


Comcast Internet Essentials

Now your family has an easier way to do homework, look for a job and keep in touch


DHS Domestic Violence Hotline

1-877-863-6338 
Clearinghouse for domestic violence resources


City of Chicago Domestic Violence Helpline

1-877-863-6338


Family Rescue

1-800-360-6619
Counseling, Legal Services, Housing


SOS CHILDREN’S VILLAGES ILLINOIS:

www.sosillinois.org