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  Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect  



GIVE to child abuse and child neglect prevention efforts

You can join those Illinoisans who give more than $120,000 each year to the Child Abuse Prevention Fund, which supports child abuse prevention efforts across Illinois. Simply take three minutes to complete Schedule G when you file your Illinois income tax return. Your contribution to the Child Abuse Prevention Fund of $5, $10, $25 or whatever you choose supports efforts by nonprofits across the state to keep kids safe.

Many Illinoisans support efforts to keep kids safe throughout the year through the Children's Benefit Fund, which helps meet the needs of children at-risk for abuse or neglect that are not covered by state tax dollars. To contribute to the Children's Benefit Fund, a charitable trust administered by DCFS, mail your tax-deductible donation of $25, $50, $100 or whatever you choose to:

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Children's Benefit Fund
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
406 E. Monroe Street, #412
Springfield IL 62701

Prevent Child Abuse Illinois (PCA Illinois) is a statewide nonprofit organization that leads prevention education and public awareness, community outreach, public policy advocacy, and promotion of effective prevention programs.

PCA Illinois is a free-standing 501(c)(3) charitable organization and the chartered state chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America. To make a donation to PCA-Illinois, click here or mail your tax-deductible donation to:

Prevent Child Abuse Illinois
528 S. 5th Street, Suite 211
Springfield IL 62701

The Children's Advocacy Centers of Illinois (CACI) is the umbrella organization for 37 Child Advocacy Centers across Illinois, which provide a comprehensive response to the approximately 10,000 children each year that are sexually abused or the victims of serious physical injury. CACI is dedicated to the development and growth of Children's Advocacy Centers serving children in all 102 Illinois counties.

To make a donation to the Children's Advocacy Centers of Illinois, click here or mail your tax-deductible donation to:

CACI
1133 S. Second Street
Springfield, Illinois 62704

In addition to supporting statewide efforts, you can support efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect through nonprofit organizations in your community. You can also find nonprofits that support families through your local United Way.

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