Illinois Education Departments
The Department of Education in Illinois can tell you about the educational and nutrition programs available for children living in Illinois. Below is the contact information to help you reach the Illinois Department of Education.
Education Departments in Illinois
Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777
Phone: (217) 782-4321
Toll-Free: (866) 262-6663
Toll-Free Restrictions: IL residents only
Fax: (217) 524-4928
TTY: (217) 782-1900
Child Nutrition Assistance Programs typically include Child and Adult Care Food and Emergency Food Assistance Programs as well as the School Lunch, and School Breakfast and Summer Food Service Programs.
Education Departments in Other States
Additional Areas of Interest
Illinois Child Health Insurance Program can provide free health insurance to families and children who qualify.
Illinois Child Nutrition Programs, through the cooperation of the U.S. federal and state governments, provide access to child nutrition information and they provide free and low-cost food.
Illinois State Child Welfare Department can provide you with information about foster care, adoption and parenting.
Illinois Department of Health can provide more than "just" health information. They can also be a good source of information about nutrition programs and about programs that can help with parenting concerns.
Illinois State Adoption Contacts can put you in touch with the child adoption specialists and child adoption program in each state.
Government Assistance Programs
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