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Report Child Abuse 

If you suspect child abuse, call the National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4ACHILD (800-422-4453)


Immediate Danger

If you believe a child is in immediate danger that could result in death or serious harm, call 911 first.

DCFS Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-252-2873

State of Illinois | Online Child Abuse Neglect Reporting: Home

The CAC of North and Northwest Cook County is here to help. We do handle emergency cases and our mission is to support children and non-offending care givers throughout a difficult time and ensure our services provide minimal trauma to the child. CAC is a part of a MDT, working closely with Law Enforcement and a large team of professionals to ensure we provide the least traumatic services to children who have witnessed or experienced abuse. For emergencies, please contact the phone numbers above and request CAC of North and Northwest Cook County to be contacted, or call us at: (847) 885-0100 to speak to a CAC representative, whether you have questions or need guidance in who to reach out to first, we are here to help. 

Business Hours:

Monday & Wednesday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

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