Illinois Education Departments
The Illinois Department of Education can help provide you with information about nutrition, pregnancy, insurance and other programs for children and pregnant woman living in Illinois. Below is the address, phone number, and website link to help you contact 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
Programs include the Child and Adult Care Food Program and National School Lunch Program as well as the National School Breakfast Program, the Summer Food Service Program and the Emergency Food Assistance Program. To find more about these programs click on the link Nutrition Assistance Programs. For the specific programs in Illinois call the contact number above or contact the Illinois Department of Education, the Illinois Department of Health or the Illinois child welfare agency, all listed in the "Additional Areas of Interest" section below.
Education Departments in Other States
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Additional Areas of Interest
Illinois child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.
Illinois Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.
Illinois Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.
Illinois WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.
Illinois Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.
Illinois child welfare agency can help with pregnancy, parenting, and foster care.
Illinois Low Income Energy Assistance Program can help you is you are having trouble meeting your heating and cooling energy bills.
Illinois Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.
Government Assistance Programs
As part of our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself we have created a huge database of information we feel you will find helpful. Please click the following link to see our list of government assistance programs.