DeKalb County Health Dept.

Directory of Resources

Abuse / Violence
Adoption
Breastfeeding
Car Seat Safety Check
Child Care / Parenting Education
Clothing / Baby Clothing / Baby Equipment
Comprehensive Support Systems
Counseling
Education and Employment Assistance
Emergency Medical Care
Energy Assistance
Financial Assistance
Food Pantries
Health Care
Health Related
Home Visiting Program
Housing
Legal Services
Phone Program
Physician Groups
Shelters
Transportation


 

ABUSE /VIOLENCE

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS)
760 Peace Road, DeKalb
815-787-5300
HOTLINE: 800-252-2873

SAFE PASSAGE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER & SEXUAL ASSAULT)
DeKalb
815-756-5228
HOTLINE: 815-756-7930
https://www.safepassagedv.org/

ADOPTION

THE CRADLE
800-272-3534
https://www.cradle.org/

CHILDREN'S HOME & AID SOCIETY
424 7th Street, Rockford
815-962-1043
https://www.childrenshomeandaid.org/

HOLT-SUNNY RIDGE—Bolingbrook
270 Remington Boulevard, Suite D
630-754-4500
http://www.holtsunnyridge.org/

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI)
Rockford/serves DeKalb County
815-969-8836
https://www.lssi.org/


BREASTFEEDING

WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC) PROGRAM
Certified Lactation Counselors
DeKalb County Health Department
2550 N. Annie Glidden Road
815-748-2402
http://dekalbcounty.org/Health/women/wic.html

NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE KISHWAUKEE HOSPITAL BREASTFEEDING CENTER
Support group, warm line, consultations, classes, Facebook group
1 Kish Hospital Drive, DeKalb
815-748-8350
https://www.nm.org/locations/northwestern-medicine-breastfeeding-center

LA LECHE LEAGUE
Facebook group
815-498-3431
https://www.facebook.com/LaLecheLeagueUSA/

LEHAN DRUGS
Pumps, vitamins, car seat checks
1407 S 4th Street, DeKalb
815-758-0911
www.lehandrugs.com


CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECK

CORTLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT
250 S Halwood Street, Cortland
815-756-2558

DEKALB POLICE DEPARTMENT
700 W Lincoln Highway, DeKalb
815-748-8400

SYCAMORE POLICE DEPARTMENT
535 DeKalb Ave, Sycamore
815-895-3435


CHILD CARE / PARENTING EDUCATION:

COMMUNITY COORDINATED CHILD CARE (4-C)
155 North Third Street #300, DeKalb
815-758-8149
http://www.four-c.org/

CHILD AND FAMILY CONNECTIONS
Developmental Services
1778 W State Street, Sycamore
815-895-0481
Toll Free & TTY: 888-297-1041
http://www.roe8.com/child-and-family-connections.html


CLOTHING / BABY CLOTHING / BABY EQUIPMENT:

LOVE INC
Sycamore
815-517-1928
http://loveincdeksyc.org/

NEIGHBORS IN CHRIST ECUMENICAL (N.I.C.E.)
(Hours: Saturday 8:30 am-11:00 am)
346 South County Line Road, Lee
815-824-0700

OPEN CLOSET (SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH)
Tuesday 12:30-3:30 pm, Thursday 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
300 East Taylor Street, DeKalb
815-758-1388

OPEN CLOSET (FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH)
(Last Monday of month, 12:00 pm-3:00 pm)
510 West South Street, Kirkland
815-522-3886

MOSES BASKET (DEKALB WESLEYAN CHURCH)
1115 South Malta Road, Malta
815-758-0673
http://www.dekalbwesleyan.com/moses-basket

WE CARE PREGNANCY CENTER
403 North Fifth Street, DeKalb
815-748-4242
www.wecarepregnancycenter.org


COMPREHENSIVE SUPPORT SYSTEMS:

DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION
2550 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb
815-758-3910
http://www.dekalbcountycommunityaction.org/


COUNSELING:

NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE BEN GORDON CENTER
The Living Room, Walk-in Assistance
12 Health Services Drive, DeKalb
815-756-4875

100 S. Latham Street, Suite 204, Sandwich
815-786-7544

CRISIS LINE: 866-242-0111
www.bengordoncenter.org

FAMILY SERVICE AGENCY
14 Health Services Drive, DeKalb
815-758-8616
www.fsadekalbcounty.org

NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
760 Foxpointe Drive, Sycamore
815-748-8334
https://www.nm.org/locations/sycamore-behavioral-health

NIU COUPLE AND FAMILY THERAPY CLINIC
Wirtz Hall 146, DeKalb
815-753-1684
http://www.chhs.niu.edu/clinics/couple-family-therapy/index.shtml

NIU COMMUNITY COUNSELING TRAINING CENTER
Graham Hall 416, 290 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb
815-753-9312
https://cedu.niu.edu/cctc/

NIU COUNSELING & CONSULTATION SERVICES
Campus Life Building 200, DeKalb
815-753-1206
https://www.niu.edu/counseling/

PARENTS WITH PROMISE
810 S. 4th Street, DeKalb
815-758-1358
www.parentswithpromise.com

ROSECRANCE
815-391-1000
www.rosecrance.org


EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:

ADULT STUDENT CONNECTIONS
Kishwaukee College/GED
21193 Malta Road, Malta
815-825-9408
https://www.kish.edu/community-friends-adult-education-transition-programs-adult-transitions/adult-student-connections

ILLINOIS WORKNET CENTER (Formerly IETC)
650B North Peace Road, DeKalb
815-901-0177, ext. 240
https://www.kish.edu/community-friends-adult-education-transition-programs-workforce-transition/illinois-worknet-center


EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE:

NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE KISHWAUKEE HOSPITAL
1 Kish Hospital Drive, DeKalb
815-756-1521
https://www.nm.org/locations/kishwaukee-hospital

NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE VALLEY WEST HOSPITAL
1302 North Main Street, Sandwich
815-786-8484
https://www.nm.org/locations/valley-west-hospital


ENERGY ASSISTANCE

COMMUNITY CONTACTS/LIHEAP
Assistance with utility bills
815-758-3835


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Medicaid, SNAP
1629 Afton Road, Sycamore
815-895-8667
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
Illinois Department of Employment Security
800-244-5631
www.ides.illinois.gov


FOOD PANTRIES

DeKalb County Food Pantry Schedule

DEKALB

BARB FOOD MART
Huntley Middle School
1515 S. 4th Street #28, DeKalb
815-754-2241
http://barbfoodmart.org/

FEED MY SHEEP
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
1915 North First Street, DeKalb
815-758-3203
http://bethlehemdekalb.org/food-pantry/

NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH
1201 Twombly Road, DeKalb
815-756-7906
http://www.newhopeofdekalb.org/home-1/

SALVATION ARMY
830 Grove Street, DeKalb
815-756-4308
http://www.salarmydekalb.org/

HUSKIES STUDENT FOOD PANTRY
401 Normal Road, DeKalb
815-753-8344
http://www.niu.edu/studentinvolvement/community-service/food-pantry/index.shtml

ST VINCENT DEPAUL
302 Fisk Avenue, DeKalb
815-758-5432, ext. 301
http://www.newmanniu.org/justice-and-social-action/svdp/

SYCAMORE

SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
1145 DeKalb Avenue, Sycamore
815-895-9171
http://www.slcsycamore.org/calendarevents/

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
160 Johnson Avenue, Sycamore
815-895-9113
http://www.sycamoreumc.org/food-pantry

GENOA

FAITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
325 S. Stott St. Genoa
815-784-5143
http://www.genoafaithumc.org/

KIRKLAND

FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH
510 South Street, Kirkland
815-522-3886
https://www.kirklandflc.org/

SANDWICH

CORNERSTONE CHURCH
17347 Pratt Road, Sandwich
815-786-6300
http://cornerstoneofsandwich.com/

THE STORE AT HARVEST CHAPEL
725 S. County Line Road, Sandwich
815-786-8669
http://harvestchapel.net/the-store/

SOMONAUK

OUR SHARING PANTRY
St. John's Lutheran Church
235 S. Green Street, Somonauk
815-498-3667
https://www.elcastjohns.com/ministries/our-sharing-pantry.html

HINCKLEY

Hinckley Area Food Pantry
St. Pauls Church
324 McKinley Avenue, Hinckley
815-286-7275
https://www.stpaulshinckley.org/hinckley-area-food-pantry.html

LEE

Neighbors in Christ Ecumenical (NICE)
346 South County Line Road, Lee
815-498-2742

LELAND

Five Loaves and Two Fishes
235 East Lundy Lane, Leland
815-786-4822


HEALTH CARE

DEKALB COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
2550 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb
815-758-6673
health.dekalbcounty.org

Adult Immunizations
815-748-2467

Birth Certificates
815-758-6673

Childhood Immunizations / Lead Testing
815-748-2460

Communicable Disease
815-748-2467

Dental Services, Dr. Jason Grinter
815-708-6556

Family Planning (includes pregnancy testing and counseling)
815-748-2420

Family Case Management
815-748-2475

HIV Case Management Services
815-748-2467

STD Testing & Treatment
815-748-2420

TB Testing
815-748-2467

Travel Immunizations
815-748-2467

Women, Infants, & Children Nutrition Program (WIC)
815-748-2402

WIC Locator
800-323-4769

NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE CENTER FOR FAMILY HEALTH
21193 Malta Road, Malta
815-754-1089
https://www.nm.org/locations/center-for-family-health

CENTER FOR FAMILY HEALTH
Greater Elgin Family Care Center
165 East Plank Road, Sycamore
815-363-9900
https://gefcc.org/locations/center-family-health/

Wednesdays
2550 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb
815-363-9900

CRUSADER CLINIC
1200 West State Street, Rockford
815-490-1600
http://www.crusaderhealth.org/

1050 Logan Avenue, Belvidere
815-547-0282
http://www.crusaderhealth.org/


HEALTH RELATED

DENTAQUEST
888-278-7310
http://www.dentaquest.com/

ILLINOIS MANAGED CARE ENROLLMENT
877-912-8880
http://enrollhfs.illinois.gov

MARKETPLACE HOTLINE
800-318-2596
www.healthcare.gov

 

HOME VISITING PROGRAM

Childrens Home + Aid
Doula, child development education and support groups
1430 DeKalb Avenue, Sycamore
815-899-0137

MERIDIAN HEALTH PLAN
866-606-3700
www.mhplan.com

BCBS COMMUNITY
877-860-2837
www.bcbsil.com/bcchp

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
800-772-1213

790 Fletcher Drive, Elgin
877-405-0435

1325 N Lake Street, Aurora
877-274-5412

NIU SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING CLINIC
3100 Sycamore Road, DeKalb
815-753-1481
http://www.chhs.niu.edu/clinics/speech-language-hearing/index.shtml

ILLINOIS TOBACCO QUITLINE
866-784-8937
http://quityes.org/index.php


HOUSING

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTY OF DEKALB
310 North Sixth Street, DeKalb
815-758-2692
http://dekcohousing.com/

AMBER MANOR
807-2833 Ridge Drive, DeKalb
855-783-1177
https://www.liveatambermanor.com/

BRIARWOOD
3345 Resource Parkway, DeKalb
815-758-2960

CHAMBERLAIN PARK APARTMENTS
201-205 Second Street, Genoa
815-784-3112

CORTLAND ESTATES
230 McMillian Court, Cortland
815-758-2910
http://www.cortland-apts.com/

EDEN'S GARDEN
2355 Williams Way, DeKalb
815-758-8045

GIDEON COURT
1325 West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb
815-758-1320

HOPE HAVEN (Homeless Shelter)
1145 Rushmore Drive, DeKalb
815-758-5765
https://www.hopehavendekalb.com/

MALTA MANOR
200 North Second Street, Malta
630-904-4157

SYCAMORE GREENS
1117 South Cross Street, Sycamore
815-895-9594

SYCAMORE MANOR
849 DeKalb Avenue, Sycamore
630-904-4157

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE
722 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb
815-758-7859
http://www.uvdekalb.com/


LEGAL SERVICES

ILLINOIS CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
800-447-4278
HTTPS://WWW.ILLINOIS.GOV/HFS/CHILDSUPPORT/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX

PRAIRIE STATE LEGAL SERVICES, INC.
800-942-4612
https://www.pslegal.org/default.asp


PHONE PROGRAM

SAFELINK
800-723-3546
www.safelink.com


PHYSICIAN GROUPS

AISHLING OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
831 Sandhurst Drive, Sandwich
815-786-1088

PRIME HEALTHCARE SERVICES-PLANO
1200 West South Street, Plano
630-552-8826

NM KISH HEALTH/OBSTETRICS, PEDIATRICS, INTERNAL MEDICINE
1850 Gateway Drive, Sycamore
815-758-8671

FOX RIVER PEDIATRICS/YEZAH MIR, MD
54 W. Countryside Parkway, Suite A, Yorkville
630-552-9852
http://www.foxriverpediatrics.com/

HEALTHY BEGINNINGS PEDIATRICS/ SYLVIA TREVINO, MD
1200 West US Highway 34, Plano
630-599-7533
https://kidshealthybeginnings.com/

KISHHEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN GROUP
10003 US Route 30, Waterman
815-264-3484

224 E Railroad, Sandwich
815-786-7150

599 Pearson Drive, Genoa
815-784-6437

8 Health Services Drive, Suite 5, DeKalb
815-754-0300

EDWARD MEDICAL GROUP-SYCAMORE
954 West State Street, Sycamore
815-895-9144
https://www.eehealth.org/locations/sycamore/edward-medical-group-sycamore/

NANDRA FAMILY PRACTICE
115 East South Street, Unit F, Plano
630-552-7166
http://www.nandrafamily.com/

PRAIRIE POINT OBSTETRICS
1675 Bethany Road, Sycamore
815-899-8080
http://prairiepointobgyn.com/

NEW BEGINNINGS OB/GYN/SAIRA RANA, MD
2127 Midlands Court, Suite 204, Sycamore
815-517-1677
http://newbeginnings-obgyn.com/

EDWARD MEDICAL GROUP-SANDWICH
1 East County Line Road, Sandwich
815-786-2722
https://www.eehealth.org/locations/sandwich/edward-medical-group-sandwich/

SANDWICH MEDICAL CLINIC/FAMILY PRACTICE
1310 North Main Street, Suite 101, Sandwich
815-786-2173
http://www.sandwichmedical.com/

TRINITY WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE/ANN WEST, MD
1310 North Main Street, Suite 209, Sandwich
815-786-1967
http://www.trinitywomens.com/

NW MEDICINE REGIONAL MEDICAL GROUP SYCAMORE
1830 Mediterranean Drive, Sycamore
815-306-2700
http://rmg.nm.org/locations/sycamore/1830-mediterranean-drive

VNA PEDIATRICS, OBSTETRICS, INT MED, DENTAL
400 N Highland Ave, Aurora
630-892-4355
https://www.vnahealth.com/

SHELTERS

HOPE HAVEN (Homeless Shelter)
1145 Rushmore Drive, DeKalb
815-758-5765
https://www.hopehavendekalb.com/

SAFE PASSAGE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER & SEXUAL ASSAULT)
DeKalb
815-756-5228
HOTLINE: 815-756-7930
https://www.safepassagedv.org/

TRANSPORTATION

CITY BUS SERVICE
Children under 5 are free, all others pay 50 cents
Green Line - DeKalb
Blue Line - Sycamore
815-758-3932

FIRST TRANSIT (Medicaid Only)
877-725-0569

HUSKIE BUS LINE
NIU students and children under 5 are free, all others pay $1.00
815-758-6900
https://www.huskieline.com/bus_routes.html

MED-VAC
815-758-0818
http://vacdk.com/about-medvac/

TRANSVAC
1606 Bethany Road, Sycamore
815-758-6641