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Rutledge Youth Foundation217-525-7757(8:30am-4:30pm)
After Hours Emergency217-685-2785
Rutledge Youth Foundation (fax)217-525-7737
Care hotline (sass screening)1-800-345-9049(to be used when a child is threatening)
DCFS Child Abuse Hotline1-800-252-2873(to report abuse and neglect)
Run Away Hotline1-866-503-0184(after contacting police)
DCFS Guardian1-312-814-8600(to be used when a child is arrested)
DCFS Guardian after hours1-866-503-0184
OIG Foster Parent Hotline1-800-722-9124
Foster Care Advisory Council1-217-524-2422
DCFS Advocacy Office1-800-232-3798
DCFS Medical Card Hotline1-800-228-6533
Board Payment from DCFS1-800-525-0499
Poison Control1-800-222-1222


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access to all rules, policy, and procedure. Illinois Now and Forever foster parent newsletter, upcoming events

Informative website for foster parents by a foster parent. Access to training, articles etc.

access to articles, what’s happening in central Illinois, lots of information for parents

lots of information for foster parents, including articles, how to , and upcoming events