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Our Mission is to help young people and families succeed by serving them in their home, school, and community.

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Youth Service Bureau: A Community Based Not For Profit Child Welfare Agency Established in 1976

As a community based agency, YSB responds to the changing needs of children and families in the Illinois Valley through a variety of programs. YSB’s board, staff, and donors strive to improve the quality of life for the people the agency serves, and by doing so improve the Illinois Valley community.

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Foster Care Services

Foster Care is a program for children in state custody who are unable to remain in their home.  Children in foster care stay with a family who provides safety, nuturing, support and role models for change.

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Delinquency Services

Redeploy Illinois was created in 2004 by the General Assembly to provide services to youth at risk of commitment to the Illinois Department of Corrections.  The program is funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

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We accept donations of any amount at any time

Please consider donating through one of our donation avenues and give to our community based not for profit child welfare agency.

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Touching Hearts at Home

Touching Hearts at Home Click the Touching Hearts link above for information on how you can Become a Foster Parent. We'd love to speak with you.... Read More

Staff Training

On August 5th and 7th, 2020, YSB provided Behavior Support and Management (BSM) Training that included the review of the agency’s BSM policy, Trauma Informed Care, and De-Escalation training in Ottawa, while following CDC guidelines for in-person g... Read More

Donate to YSB

Simply go to Amazon's website. Amazon will ask you what charity you want to support and you can choose Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley. The next time you want to order something from Amazon instead of going to amazon.com go to smile.amazon.co... Read More

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