Illinois Government Assistance Programs
Illinois has several state and federally funded programs that can help you if you are living in Illinois and are adopting, have already adopted a child or raising your own birth children. Please click on the links below for more details about the Illinois programs that can help you and your family.
Summary by State Programs in Illinois
Illinois Adoption Exchange and Photolist will tell you about children in foster care who are available for adoption.
Illinois Child Health Insurance Program provides free health insurance.
Illinois Child Nutrition Programs gives you access to nutrition information and free and low-cost food.
Illinois Child Welfare Department offers information about foster care, adoption and parenting.
Illinois Department of Education provides information about school nutrition programs and early intervention programs.
Illinois Department of Health can provide health and nutrition information and help with parenting.
Illinois State Adoption Contacts put you in touch with the child adoption specialists and child adoption program in each state.
Summary by State Programs in Other States
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