Social Services

Full Moon

Alderman Wants Parental Counseling For Families Of Repeat Curfew Violators

A West Side alderman has proposed an ordinance that would give some special attention to families whose children repeatedly violate the city’s curfew for young people.

WBBM Newsradio–03/14/2013

Illinois State Capitol

Advocates Bemoan Loss Of State’s ‘Transitional Assistance’ Program

Illinois’ “Transitional Assistance” program has helped homeless, disabled and unemployed state residents for years, but now it’s gone away, a victim of the state’s budget shortfall.

CBS 2–07/13/2011

Tatiana Class depends on state-funded human services. (CBS)

Gov. Quinn Quietly Slashes Human Services Funding

A Chicago human services agency warns that people who need help will be harmed by budget cuts Gov. Pat Quinn plans to impose.

02/24/2011