Connecting With Others

Community Links

Here is a list of useful links. We hope this list helps you locate local resources.
If you have suggestions about other sites to include, send email to dvadvocate@freedomhouseillinois.com.

Life Skills

B.E.S.T.

Business Employment Skills Team
www.best-inc.org

Tri-County Opportunity Council

Serving Bureau, Carroll, LaSalle, Marshall, Henry, and Putnam Counties.
www.tcochelps.org

Help Services

Crime Victims Compensation

Online application for compensation for victims of crimes.
www.ag.state.il.us/victims/cvc.html

DCFS

Department of Children and Family Services
www.illinois.gov/dcfs

Department of Human Services

Offers family community resources.
www.dhs.state.il.us

Youth Service Bureau

Providing services to youth.
www.ysbiv.org

www.ysbiv.org

WomensLaw.org

E-mail Hotline that provides basic legal information, referrals, and emotional support.
hotline.womenslaw.org

Disability Services

Alternatives for Older Adults

Improving independence and quality of life of older adults and their families.
alternativesforyou.org

BPART

Bureau Putnam Area Rural Transit
awww.ridebpart.org

IVCIL

Illinois Center For Independent Living
awww.ivcil.com

Substance Abuse

Addiction Resource

Drug Rehab and Addiction Treatment Guides
addictionresource.com

Community Partners Against Substance Abuse

Serving Bureau and Putnam Counties
www.cpasa.org

DrugRehab.com

Tools to overcome addiction
www.drugrehab.com

Kewanee Community Drug and Alcohol Task Force

The Mission is to reduce the abuse and use of drugs and alcohol and other drugs among youth in the Kewanee Area.
www.drugfreekewanee.com

Rockford Rescue Mission

In-patient drug/alcohol treatment facility.
www.rockfordrescuemission.org

Rosecrance

Alcohol and drug detox center.
www.rosecrance.org

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