County cites agencies that will offer services

By on November 12, 2010

Kane County—As of Nov. 9, the direct mother-child health service programs for individuals and families that have been provided by the Kane County Health Department were transferred to community clinics because of county budget cuts.

For clients living north of Route 64, Family Case Management services will be provided by Greater Elgin Family Care Center, Aunt Martha’s Youth Services Center, and the Visiting Nurse Association of the Fox Valley. The Women, Infants and Children nutrition program will continue to be provided by Well Child Center as in the past.

For clients living south of Route 64, Family Case Management services will be provided by Aunt Martha’s Youth Services Center and the Visiting Nurse Association of the Fox Valley. In addition, the WIC Nutrition Program also will be provided by Aunt Martha’s Youth Services Center and the Visiting Nurse Association of the Fox Valley.

Countywide, Teen Parent Services has been transferred to Aunt Martha’s, and Health Works Services for foster children are now being provided by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and will soon be transferred to Aunt Martha’s.

In addition, the Kane County Health Department will continue to provide services to Kane County’s most at-risk families through its Kane Kares and High Risk Infant Follow-Up programs.

For more information, call (630) 723-5414, or visit www.kanehealth.com.

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