Child Services

Child services in the Springfield, IL area.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region understand the power of a one-to-one mentor relationship. Through those relationships they help kids succeed and thrive!

928 S Spring St. Springfield, IL 62704 (217) 753-1216

Bright Star Equestrian Center

Equine assisted therapy for special needs children, individuals with emotional trauma, Veterans with PTSD.
P.O. Box 432 Petersburg, IL 62675 309-679-0788

Christian Homeschooling Association

Homeschooling Resources / Cooperative
Springfield, IL 217.891.3247

Compass for Kids, Inc.

Compass for Kids offers after-school programs, summer camp, and a backpack program through Central Baptist Church.

Central Baptist Church, 501 S 4th Street Springfield, IL 62701 217-691-8103

Family Service Center

The Family Service Center in Springfield that focuses on families and strengthening communities through a variety of services including adoption services, counseling, foster care, and after-school programs.

730 E Vine St. Springfield, IL 62703 (217) 528-8406


GenHkids in Springfield wants to see a decrease in childhood obesity. They host programs and events to encourage healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle.

305 S 4th St. Springfield, IL 62701

Girls on the Run of Central Illinois

Girls on the Run of Central Illinois is a program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. By working with young girls to train for a 5k, they inspire them to be joyful, healthy and confident.

907 Clocktower Drive Springfield, IL 62704 217-726-9808

In His Hands Orphans

In His Hands Orphans Outreach in Rochester is helping care for orphans in the US and abroad.

PO Box 425 Rochester, IL 62532 217-622-8397

Mini O'Beirne Crisis Nursery

The Mini O’Beirne Crisis Nursery helps prevent child abuse and neglect. They provide an emergency, temporary care, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for children in the Springfield area.

1011 N 7th St. Springfield, IL 62702 (217) 525-6800

Refuge Ranch

Refuge Ranch in Rochester gives kids the chance to grow by maintaining a farm and taking care of animals. 

9350 Cascade Rd. Rochester, IL 62523 217-498-7679

Sojourn Shelter & Services

Sojourn Shelter & Services, Inc in Springfield provides a safe haven for women and children of domestic abuse. They also have a prevention and education program.

Springfield, IL 217-726-5200

Springfield YMCA

The Springfield YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Their mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirits, minds and bodies. 

701 S 4th St. Springfield, IL 62703 (217) 544-9846

The Illinois Inter-Agency Athletic Association (IIAA)

Provides therapeutic and joyful experiences by organizing sports and events of youth residing in residential treatment centers and children’s homes throughout the state of Illinois.

941 N. 2500 E. Rd, Assumption, IL 62510 217.827.1413

The Parent Place

The Parent Place of Springfield offers support groups and family coaching. They exist to help men and women learn effective parenting skills.

314 S Grand Ave. W Springfield, IL 62704 (217) 753-8730