Resources & Referrals

The Family Community Resource Center is committed to providing advocacy, outreach services, and education to families in need. We offer support and intervention for at-risk families to help avert potentially harmful or dangerous situations. To achieve our goals, we provide our clients with referrals to organizations specializing in family and child welfare. Our services include providing translation for Hispanic, non-English speaking families when communicating with partner agencies. All services are provided free of charge for ANYONE who needs help.

McLean County Health Department – COVID-19 Resource Page

The McLean County Health Department recommends for the public and all
businesses to follow the guidance of the Restore Illinois plan. We
thank our local businesses for their cooperation and the measures they
are taking to ensure the safety of their staff and patrons. We
recognize the hardships being faced by our community during this
pandemic, and we ask for everyone to do their part to help us continue
moving forward together.

COVID-19 Resources

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (IDCFS)

IDCFS’s goal is to strengthen families and protect children by providing help and support to parents struggling to meet their children’s needs. FCRC was established in 2004 as the first family advocacy center in McLean county in an effort to assist families outside the formal child welfare system. Resources are also available for foster and adoptive parents—and for anyone who suspects incidents of abuse or inappropriate actions toward children.

406 East Monroe
Springfield, IL 62701
217.785.2509 (voice)
217.785.6605 (TTD)

Foster Parent Hotline

Adoption Hotline

The Baby Fold

The Baby Fold’s Family Support Services division strives to prevent unnecessary out-of-home placement of children before a crisis occurs. Trained specialists work with at-risk families to prevent abuse or neglect. The Baby Fold also offers assistance for adoptive parents and guardians, sexual abuse prevention programs, counseling/mentoring for families at risk for abuse or neglect, and counseling for adopted/displaced teens who are new or expectant parents.

108 East Willow St.
Normal, IL 61761

Bloomington Downtown
603 N. Center St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

502 S. Morris Ave.
Bloomington, IL 61701

The Children’s Home & Aid

The Children’s Foundation works with families to avoid trauma, injury, or separation. Trained personnel are available 24 hours a day to provide guidance, emotional support, clothing, household necessities, dental and medical assistance, safe and affordable housing, and financial assistance.

403 South State St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Inspector General


Youth Hotline


Child Abuse Hotline


Missing Child Helpline


Advocacy Office


Day Care Information


The Center for Youth and Family Solutions

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions offer critical counseling, casework, and support services to help
people struggling with trauma, grief, loss, abuse, neglect and other
significant family life challenges. The agency provides foster care
services for abused and neglected children; adoption services; crisis
response for runaways and their families; delinquency prevention
services for at-risk youth; residential treatment for abused and
neglected boys; professional counseling for children, individuals,
couples, and families; in-home counseling for seniors; mental health
crisis response for youth; and community advocacy programs.

502 S Morris Ave,
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 820-7616

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