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Prevention Care Program

We define a crisis as anything that puts a child or family at risk.  Reasons why families/caregivers might reach out to the Nursery for support could include: parental stress, homelessness, medical crisis, foster placement, court involvement, job related crisis or domestic violence.  If you think you might benefit from our service, please give us a call at 217-342-3000.  There is always someone on the other end waiting to support your child and family.

  • 24 hour access to emergency care for children ages birth through six 

  • Planned respite care offered to families as ongoing support as needed

  • All services are free; there are no income guidelines or residency requirements

  • Fully equipped with child care items such as diapers, formula, meals, clothing and more

  • Staff and volunteers are trained to provide safe, nurturing care for children

  • Our care spaces include developmentally appropriate areas for children to maintain daily routines and foster their sense of safety and confidence

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