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JANE STENSON ELEMENTARY

9201 Lockwood Avenue, Skokie IL 60077

Phone: (847) 676-9480

http://www.sd68.k12.il.us/schools/Stenson/index.html

Special Services: Classes for speech, gifted, physical challenges, learning disabilities, other special needs; family help and counseling. 

PTA web page: http://www.janestensonpta.org/ 


SKOKIE SCHOOL DISTRICT 68

9440 Kenton Avenue, Skokie, IL 60076

Phone: (847) 676-9000

http://www.skokie68.org/

Calendars, parent handbook, free meal program. 
  

HOMEWORK HELP

Jane Stenson Library Media Center

http://www.sd68.k12.il.us/schools/Stenson/LMC/LMC%20Main%20Page.htm 

PATH: Pupils Ask, Teachers Help

http://www.pathwhelp.org/

Skokie Public Library

5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 673-7774

http://www.skokielibrary.info/s_kids/kd_homework/index.asp 
  

CHILD CARE

Early Childhood Center

9300 Kenton Avenue, Skokie, IL 60076

Phone: (847) 677-4560

http://www.sd68.k12.il.us/early/index.html

Preschool programs. Before/after school care programs for kindergarten through fifth grade.

Child Care Directory

http://skokienet.org/childcaredirectory 


EMERGENCY HOTLINE

http://skokienet.org/skokienet.now/cats/soclserv/hotline.html 


ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES

Skokie Park District

9300 Weber Park Place Skokie, IL 60076 (Church/Gross Point Rd)
Phone: (847) 674-1500

http://www.skokieparkdistrict.org/

Events, classes, parks, pools, places to have fun.

Skokie Public Library

5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 673-7774

http://www.skokielibrary.info/

Books, movies, music, games, activities for kids and adults. Computers for Internet, word processing. 


FAMILY  HELP

Family Services from the Village of Skokie

Skokie Human Services, 5127 Oakton Street, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 933-8208

http://www.skokie.org/human/index.html

Help for problems with children, elderly, neighbor conflicts; help with finances, housing, jobs.  

Child Safety (information on sex offenders)

http://www.sd68.k12.il.us/infoforparents/ChildSafety.html

Computer Classes (Niles Township)

5255 Main Street, Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 673-9300

http://www.nilestownshipgov.org/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=11 

Domestic Violence (Skokie Human Services)

5127 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 933-8208

http://skokienet.org/socialviolence  

Metropolitan Family Services

5210 Main Street, Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 425-7501
http://www.metrofamily.org/index.asp

Many programs to help children, families, seniors.

Parenting Help

· American Academy of Pediatrics

http://www.aap.org/parents.html

· Great Schools (parent guide to K-12 success)

http://www.greatschools.net/  

Support Groups – Personal and Family Problems

http://skokienet.org/socialsupport  


VILLAGE OF SKOKIE

5127 Oakton Street, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 673-0500

·  About Skokie: http://www.skokie.org/indexabout.html

·  Information for Residents: http://www.skokie.org/indexresidents.html

·  SkokieNet links to Internet resources: http://www.skokienet.org/ 


FOOD / CLOTHING / HOUSING

·  http://skokienet.org/socialfoodclothing

·  http://skokienet.org/socialhousing

Free and Reduced Price Lunch at School

(lunch and breakfast at Stenson, breakfast at Old Orchard Jr. High)

Barbara Oshita: boshita@skokie68.org or (847) 676-9000

http://www.sd68.k12.il.us/menu/index.html 

S.O.C.K.S. (Skokie Organization Clothing Our Kids)

Weber Center (Church/Gross Point Road)

Rita or Barbara: (847) 677-9497 or (847) 677-0111

http://skokienet.org/node/11624

Free clothing to children in need ages 5-14. Must call for appointment. Letter from teacher or principal required.  

Niles Township Food Pantry

5255 Main St., Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 673-9300
http://skokienet.org/node/8313  

JOBS

·  http://skokienet.org/skokienet.now/cats/soclserv/#Employment

·  http://www.skokie.lib.il.us/s_info/in_careers/index.asp 
 

HEALTH CARE 

All Kids (free or low cost health care)

Phone: 1-866-ALL-KIDS (1-866-255-5437)

http://www.allkidscovered.com/ 

Access Community Health Network

Phone: 1-866-88-ACCESS (1-866-882-2237)

http://www.accesscommunityhealth.net/

·  Free or low cost health and dental care

·  Services for asthma, pregnancy, drug and alcohol abuse, disabilities, other issues

·  Free books for preschool children 

Community Health

2611 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (773) 395-9901

http://www.communityhealth.org/about/

Free clinic on west side of Chicago. 

Health and Medical Information

http://skokienet.org/health  

Health Department, Village of Skokie

5127 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 673-0500

http://www.skokie.org/health/personal.html

·  childhood and adult immunizations

·  testing for blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, hearing, lead, tuberculosis 

Low Cost Health Care

http://leslieslist.org/

Source for low price for medicine, testing, healthcare services. 


IMMIGRANTS 

English Language Learner Parent Center

Place to learn about American schools and culture, learn English, get medical information, find other help.

9440 Kenton Ave., Skokie, IL 60076

Phone: (847) 568-7611

http://www.skokie68.org/ELLCenter/ELLHomepage.htm  

New Immigrant Information

·  http://skokienet.org/newimmigrant

·  http://www.thecenterlibrary.org/cwis/cwisdocs/refugees.html  

Translation / Where to Go for Help

55 E. Jackson Blvd, Suite 2075, Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: (312) 332-7360

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
http://icirr.org/node/422  

English Classes (Oakton Community College)

7701 N. Lincoln Ave., Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 635-1426

http://www.oakton.edu/acad/esl/