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Information for Families

School Closures

  • Some summer school programming may be offered in person.

    • Updates from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) are here

    • Please contact your local school or school district for the most accurate information for your child

School Meals

If your child typically receives food at school, schools are continuing to offer meals. A list for suburban Cook County is here. Please contact your local school or school district for more information

If you need food beyond what is provided at school, please visit the following websites: 

Child Care

Early Child Care providers are now reopened with reduced capacity. Please contact your local child care provider for information on their reopening plans. If you need to find a child care provider, you can search for one here

Violance at Home

If you and your child live in a home that is unsafe, please call the domestic violence hotline at 1-877-863-6338 (Voice) or 1-877-863-6339 (TTY). The hotline is toll free, confidential, multilingual, and open 24-hour.

There are also services specific to provide food and emergency housing in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please contact: 

  • WINGS: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence--847-221-5680 (24 hr hotline)

  • Journeys the Road Home--847-963-9163

  • Northwest Compass--847-392-2344

  • Home of the Sparrow--815-271-5444

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