The mission of Prevent Child Abuse Illinois is to prevent child abuse by providing statewide leadership through education, public awareness, support for community initiatives, and advocacy.

Key Issue Areas

Participates in Abuse Head Trauma (AHT) prevention efforts with the program Happiest Baby on the Block.

Participates in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) prevention efforts with the program State Coalition on ACEs.

Participates in Neglect prevention efforts with the program Strengthening Families Program.

Participate in Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) prevention efforts with the program Stewards of Children (Darkness to Light).

Utilizing the Protective Factors Framework through ACEs, Advocacy, Home Visiting, and Training.

The chapter works with the following evidence-based home visiting models: Early Head Start (Home Visiting), Family Resource Centers (FRCs), Healthy Families America (HFA), Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), and Parents as Teachers (PAT).

Advocacy efforts include

  • Support of home visiting services.
  • Paid family leave.
  • Accessible mental health services for children and adults.

Fast Facts

11 total FTEs

CBCAP Grantee

The chapter partners with businesses/corporations, exchange clubs, faith-based organizations, foundations, Kappa Delta, Kids Count, Law Enforcement, schools, United Way, and Voices for Children.

Key Contact

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