Adolescent Parenting Programs
11255 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (773) 474-7227
Roseland Adolescent Parenting Project/Ounce/Birth to Three Institute (RAPP)
Provides adolescent parents and their families access to group, birth to three services, home-based, advocacy and other community services to help reduce the negative social, educational, financial and developmental consequences associated with early parenthood. Clients must live in an area bordered by 95th Street on the north, 132nd on the south, the Bishop Ford Freeway on the east and Ashland Avenue on the west.
Maywood Adolescent Parenting Project (MAPP)
Provides parenting education, support and specialized groups to pregnant and parenting teens at Proviso East High School and in the Maywood community.
Parenting Adolescent Support Services (PASS)
Assessment and supportive counseling services to pregnant and parenting adolescents to age 20 who are wards of the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). Services focused on parent coaching, placement stabilization and conflict resolution are provided to wards in their living environment.
Independent Living Program (ILO)
Cook County program. See Children/Youth/Families/Abuse or Neglect.
Family Case Management (FCM)
Case management of medical services to pregnant women, infants and children up to one year of age to ensure that pregnant women receive pre-natal and post-partum care and infants and children receive immunizations and other appropriate medical services. Clients must live in an area bordered by 95th Street on the north, 132nd on the south, the Bishop Ford Freeway on the east and Ashland Avenue on the west.
DCFS/LANS 86 Education Support Service
Offered to any child exhibiting social, emotional and or/behavioral problems impacting negatively on school performance as demonstrated by poor school attendance, truancy, suspensions and/or expulsion. Children to be served include all children and youth attending the elementary school or the schools surrounding the community receiving the support services. Service area is DCFS LAN 86.
Child, Youth and Family Services
Arts of Living Institute
651 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60661
671 S. Lewis, Waukegan, IL 60085
24-Hour Intake Hotline
(800) CARE-002 or (312) 454-1717
Professional counseling services for pregnant teens, women, birth fathers and their families who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. Medical care planning and assistance is provided throughout the prenatal, delivery and post-natal periods. Clients receive social services and educational support in making a plan for the care of their baby. Options that are explored include parenting, relative placement and making a plan for adoption. Licensed temporary care is available, providing birth parents with a safe nurturing home for their infant while they finalize plans for their child’s future. Adoptive parents, birth parents and maternity staff are available for speaking engagements to inform the public about adoption as a positive option. Services are available in Spanish.