These resources provide information related to the Illinois Early Intervention Program, as well as information related to early intervention, child care, legal assistance, and advocacy.
Local Child and Family Connections Offices
Click here to access a Web page where you can find the Child and Family Connections (CFC) office serving your county or zip code. The 25 CFC offices serve as the local contacts for the Illinois Early Intervention Program. Call the office in the region where you live to get started.
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- Resource Guides
These topical guides will introduce you to important books, videos, and Web resources available from the EI Clearinghouse.
This section includes documents published by the state of Illinois and by the EI Clearinghouse (such as the Early Intervention Newsletter and EI Notes). This section also includes The Illinois Early Intervention Program: A Guide for Families, information about services in Illinois, and more.
- Child and Family Connections: Forms for Working with Families
This section of our Web site houses English and Spanish versions of electronic documents for use by professionals at Child and Family Connnections (CFC) offices and others involved in the Illinois EI system. These documents consist of non-Cornerstone IFSP pages and some of the forms and samples that are found in the CFC procedure manual.
- Central Directory of Illinois Organizations and Projects
This section includes links to organizations and projects here in Illinois working in early intervention, parenting, developmental delays, special needs, and related topics, as well as a listing of early intervention research projects.
- Early Intervention Podcasts
A podcast is a free audio file that you can listen to on your computer or any MP3 player. In this section, you will find links to podcasts on early intervention and related topics.
Several times a year, we share the stories of families whose infant or toddler received early intervention (EI) services.