Welcome to Illinois Parents
the information exchange on family engagement in Illinois! Here we connect families to resources on raising and educating their children
and schools to resources in their work with families
While you're here...
- Access local organizations and agencies that provide support services to families and educators
- Browse the calendar for events focused on parenting and professional development
- Access county, regional, and statewide Hotlines
- Search the School Community Journal for articles and field reports related to the school as a community of teachers, students, parents, and staff
STAR NET Region VI
Oak Forest, IL
STAR NET provides training, consultation, resources and technical assistance to parents and professionals in the early childhood community. STAR NET assists the State Board of Education in meeting local needs by providing services to professionals and parents of young children with special needs throughout Illinois
Phone: (708) 342-5370
Shiloh Help In Parenting (S.H.I.P.)
S.H.I.P. offers information, resources, and encouragement that families need to help their young children develop during the critical early years of life. SHIP supports the unique needs of each family -- helping them to become their childrens' first and best teacher.
Phone: (217) 837-2475 Ext. 4
Anne West Lindsey District Library
The library offers talking books, resources for families, family literacy programs, a community room, children's area, media center with public computers and Wi-Fi connectivity, a genealogy/local history room, spacious collection areas with convenient parking available during all hours of service.
Phone: (618) 985-5975 or (800) 548-5563