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THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES IS LOOKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP IN FIGHTING CHILD ABUSE. 
 
IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. THAT’S A MOTTO D-C-F-S HOPES YOU’LL FOLLOW, AND NOT BE AFRAID TO REPORT ANY CONCERNS. SPOKESPERSON VERONICA RESA SAYS A CALL TO THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE DOESN’T MEAN THE STATE WILL AUTOMATICALLY BREAK UP A FAMILY.
 
 
YOU SHOULDN’T BE AFRAID TO REPORT YOUR CONCERNS TO THE D-C-F-S CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE SAYS SPOKESPERSON VERONICA VERA. YOU CAN CALL ANONYMOUSLY, AND A TRAINED STAFF WILL ASK SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SITUATION YOU’VE WITNESSED.
 
 
SHE STRESSES THE GOAL ISN’T TO BREAK-UP A HOME, IT’S TO GET THEM THE SERVICES THEY NEED TO BECOME A STRONGER FAMILY SUCH AS FINANCIAL PLANNING, SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT AND MORE. THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE NUMBER IS: 1-800-25-ABUSE.

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