Children & Juveniles

Government and legal information available at WIU on related topics:

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This Department of Justice website provides access to juvenile justice facts, figures, and publications.
Department of Health and Human Services
Information on subjects such as adoption, child care, child support enforcement, children's health insurance, fatherhood, and Head Start can be chosen from a topical menu on this website.
Parents Central - Child Passenger Safety
This website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers information to help consumers and parents choose safer cars for child passengers, increase child occupant protection, and understand child safety issues - such as air bags.
Department of Education
For a look at the Nation's Report Card and education statistics - including the online version of the Digest of Educational Statistics - visit this website. Topical searching, research results, and publications are available as well.
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
The DCFS website offers information and services designed to protect the welfare of Illinois children. Child abuse and neglect reporting, foster care information, day care licensing requirements, and adoption opportunities are featured here.
Illinois State Board of Education
Visit this website for information related to Illinois public education, including learning standards, teacher certification renewal, school report cards, and grant opportunities.