Lake County Social Services for Families

Find Lake 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.

Gurnee Battered & Abused Women & Children 3838 Grandview Avenue Gurnee IL 60031 847-244-4931

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.

Highland Park Youth Center 1830 Green Bay Road Highland Park IL 60035 847-433-3090

Lake County Childrens Advocacy Center 123 O'Plaine Road Gurnee IL 60031 847-377-3155