Cook County Social Services for Families

Find Cook County Illinois social services and programs related to families. Social services for families are provided by Child Support Offices, Child, Youth and Family Services, and Child Abuse Prevention Centers.


A Child Abuse Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Offices investigate reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and provide services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also coordinate with local school districts to provide training, support, and assistance in reporting and preventing child abuse.

Prevent Child Abuse in America 228 South Wabash Avenue Chicago IL 60604 312-663-3520


Child, Family, and Youth Services are services offered by state, county, and local governments that assist children, youth, and families. These services can include efforts to end youth homelessness, programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, and services to prevent violence against children. Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. In some locations, Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also manage foster care and adoption services.

Calumet City Youth Services Bureau 401 154th Place Calumet IL 60409 708-891-8180

Cook County Youth Service Department 1401 Maybrook Drive Maywood IL 60153 708-865-6000

Evergreen Park Youth Commission 3450 West 97th Street Evergreen Park IL 60805 708-229-3377

Harvey Youth & Job Service 15320 Broadway Avenue Harvey IL 60426 708-210-5380

Illinois State Government Children & Family Services Department 3518 West Division Street Chicago IL 60651 773-292-7700

Oak Lawn Youth Commission 8901 South 52nd Avenue Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-636-2929

Orland Township Youth & Family Services 14807 South Ravinia Avenue Orland Park IL 60462 708-403-4001

Spectrum Youth & Family Services 1 Illinois Boulevard Hoffman Estates IL 60169 847-884-6212

Wilmette Youth Employment Program 1200 Wilmette Avenue Wilmette IL 60091 847-251-2700

Worth Township Youth Services Bureau 11601 South Pulaski Road Alsip IL 60803 708-388-2101


A Child Support Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance in processing child support payments. Child Support Offices provide a number of services, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who is eligible for child support payments.

Chicago Child Support & Social Service Office 36 South Wabash Avenue Chicago IL 60603 800-447-4278

Deerfield Child Support & Social Service Office 1755 Lake Cook Road Deerfield IL 60015 800-447-4278