Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services is one of Illinois’ largest agencies, with more than 13,000 employees and an annual budget of over $5.4 billion.

Illinois created DHS in 1997, to provide our state’s residents with streamlined access to integrated services, especially those who are striving to move from welfare to work and economic independence, an

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Department of Family and Child Services (DCFS)

Department of Family and Child Services (DCFS)

DCFS has the primary responsibility of protecting children through the investigation of suspected abuse or neglect by parents and other caregivers in a position of trust or authority over the child. 

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Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities

We are a faith-based organization providing service to people in need and calling others of good will to do the same.

Catholic Charities serves our community both through over 70 programs and several educational classes and training and support groups. 

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