Organization Name & Link Current Information
4-C (Community Coordinated General Agency hours are 8:30 am-4 pm M-F. Child Care referral and Care Child Care) Assistance Program has expanded hours: 8:00-5 M-T, 8-12 F. Physical offices are closed. Can be reached by phone 815-758-8149 or email at
Information link: Parenting During a Period of Social Distancing
Children's Home + Aid Due to COVID-19, seasonal program guides are not available, but information for ongoing programs can be found here: calendar/. Call at 779-777-7285.
Court Appointed Special Advocates Providing services remotely. Staff can be reached at 815-895-2052 or (CASA) for Children DeKalb County firstname.lastname@example.org. CASA advocates will continue contact with children on
their cases (and their caregivers) through phone or other methods of
communication. The DeKalb County Circuit Court will continue to hear
temporary custody hearings and emergency motions related to child abuse
and neglect. CASA will continue to attend any in person hearing held by the
court and will participate in any scheduled case meetings via phone or virtual
conferencing. CASA continues to advocate for the needs of 100% of abused and
neglected children in DeKalb County during this time, including food, health,
safety and education.
Family Service Agency:
Children's Advocacy Center Providing services remotely, and will be in contact
with families to provide advocacy and case
management. Available to Multidisciplinary Team
& will be conducting interviews for children involved
in an investigation. FSA will still have ability to
conduct medical evaluations. Call (815) 758-8616.
Youth Mentoring Providing services remotely, and in regular contact
with families. Matches are encouraged to connect
via phone, video and/or email, and are able to meet in-person dependent on preference. Call (815) 758-8616 to contact.
Kishwaukee Family YMCA Open from 5 am-9 pm M-F, 7 am-5 pm Saturday, and 8 am-4 pm Saturday. Beginning on January 18 the following winter sessions have started: Youth Sports Skills and Drills Clinics, Youth Swim Lessons, Youth Martial Arts, Water Exercise Classes, Group Exercise Classes. Reservations for the Kid Zone/Activity Center 2 days in advance. Membership concerns can be directed to (815)-375-5391 or email@example.com.
Kishwaukee Special Closed. Due to COVID-19, seasonal program guides are not available, but Recreation Association information for ongoing programs can be found here:
calendar/. Call at 779-777-7285.
NIU Child Development The center is dedicated to providing high-quality care to the children of NIU and Family Center students, NIU faculty and staff, and community members. Temporary hours of operation are 8:15 am-4:15 pm. NIU Preschool for All expansion Program (PFAE) will still operate from 8:30 am-3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact at 815-753-0125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two Rivers Head Start Providing 2 pre-school programs for children of ages 3-5. One program is from 9 am-3 pm M-F, and has no fee. The other program has flexible hours to accommodate working parents between the times of of 7 am-5:30 pm.
Youth Outlook Providing services remotely through online chats
and video conferencing. Building is closed until April 6.