Looking for Help

Looking for help for yourself or your family? Explore the resources below for help.

Help by State/Territory/Tribe

Illinois

Illinois Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention & Intervention

Department of Children and Family Services


312-814-8769 or 217-785-2513


Hotline 800-25-ABUSE or 217-524-2606

Illinois Child Welfare

Department of Human Services

217-557-1601
1-800-843-6154 (voice) or 1-800-447-6404 (TTY)

Illinois Head Start

Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC), A Service of the Office of Head Start 


Toll-Free: 1-866-763-6481


Illinois Developmental Disabilities

Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities

Phone:  312-814-2080


www.disability.gov

Illinois Child Support

Illinois Division of Child Support Services


1-800-447-4278

Illinois Runaway & Homeless Youth Help

Runaway and Homeless Youth

Resource Agency Information Line: 800-344-2785

Indiana Runaway & Homeless Youth Help

Indiana Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs
 

Resource Agency Information Line: 800-344-2785

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

1-800-843-6154

Indiana

Indiana Child Support

Child Support KIDS Line: 1-800-840-8757 or 317-233-5437

Indiana Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention & Intervention

Department of Child Services
 317-234-1391


Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-800-5556

Indiana Child Welfare

Family and Social Services Administration
 

317- 233-4690 or 1-800-457-8283

Indiana Head Start

Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC), A Service of the Office of Head Start 


Toll-Free: 1-866-763-6481


Indiana Developmental Disabilities


Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities
 

317-232-7770

Indiana Child Care

Bureau of Child Care Information Line: 1-877-511-1144


Child Care Resource and Referral Information for Parents: 1-800-299-1627


Live Hotline

Michigan

Michigan Child Care

Child Support
 

1-866-540-0008

Michigan Abuse & Neglect Prevention & Intervention

Department of Human Services
 Family Independence Agency 
517-241-8297


To report abuse, call your local DHS county office or statewide child abuse

Michigan Child Welfare

Michigan Department of Human Services
 517-373-2000
 

Family Independence Agency
 Cash Assistance, Food Assistance, Medical Services, Emergency

Michigan Head Start

Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC), 

A Service of the Office of Head Start

Toll-Free: 1-866-763-6481

Michigan Developmental Disabilities

Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council
 

Phone:  517-334-7240

Michigan Runaway & Homeless Youth Help

Runaway and Homeless Youth
 

Resource Agency Information Line: 800-344-2785

Michigan Department of Human Services

Cash assistance, food assistance, medical services, emergency relief: 1-855-6424 (1-855-ASK-MICH) 


Call the DHS Information Desk at 651-431-2000

Minnesota

Minnesota Child Support

Call DHS Information Desk at 651-431-2000 (TTY/TDD service: 800-627-3529)

Department of Human Services


Minnesota Child Welfare

Call the DHS Information Desk at 651-431-2000 or 651-431-2907 (TTY/TDD service: 800-627-3529) 


Department of Human Services

Minnesota Head Start

Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC), 
A Service of the Office of Head Start 

Toll-Free: 1-866-763-6481


Minnesota Developmental Disabilities Help

Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities
 651-296-9964


MN Relay Service:  800-627-3529

Minnesota Runaway & Homeless Youth Help

Runaway and Homeless Youth

Resource Agency Information Line: 800-344-2785

Minnesota Child Care

Minnesota Department of Human Services
 Call DHS at 651-431-3864, or contact dhs.child.care@state.mn.us

Department of Human Services

Ohio

Ohio Child Support 


Toll Free Telephone Number 1-800-686-1556


Department of Job and Family Services
 614-466-1213


Project Mainline 614-466-7233

Ohio Child Welfare


Department of Job and Family Services, Office of Family Stability (Food Assistance; Child Care; Fatherhood Commission; Refugee Services; Ohio Works

Ohio Head Start

Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC), 

A Service of the Office of Head Start 

Toll-Free: 1-866-763-6481

Ohio Developmental Disabilites

Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council 

614-466-5205 or 800-766-7426
TDD (614-644-5530)

Ohio Runaway & Homeless Youth Help

Ohio Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs

Resource Agency Information Line: 800-344-2785

Ohio Child Care

General Information 614-466-4815


Family Assistance Customer Inquiry Call Center 866-244-0071


Child Care CCIDS Help Desk 877-302-2347 


Wisconsin

Wisconsin Head Start

Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC), 
A Service of the Office of Head Start

Toll-Free: 1-866-763-6481 


Wisconsin Child Support

608-267-3905 


Wisconsin Child Abuse & Neglect Intervention & Prevention

608-267-3905

Wisconsin Child Welfare


Department of Children and Families 608-267-3905

Wisconsin Head Start

Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC) , 
A Service of the Office of Head Start

Toll-Free: 1-866-763-6481

Wisconsin Developmental Disabilities


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Wisconsin Runaway & Homeless Youth Help

Wisconsin Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs

Resource Agency Information Line: 800-344-2785

Wisconsin Child Care

608-267-3905