Callers can get live assistance with needs such as food and shelter, counseling and mental health services, income and employment support, help for the elderly and people with disabilities, resources for children and families, domestic abuse, drug/alcohol rehabilitation, disaster recovery.
Student success extends beyond our classrooms and school buildings. Sycamore Community School District 427 recognizes that basic needs have a direct impact on the well-being and success of our students, and we are committed to connecting students and their families with resources to support them.
Student Support Team
At each building, our students are supported by a team of professionals.
Are we missing a resource? Please share your request or suggestion with our Student Support Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Mission is to assist youth ages 6 or older in overcoming challenges and becoming healthy adults through adventure based-counseling.
Mission is to provide caring, sensitive assessment and treatment for personal, relationship and family issues.
The Barb Food Mart is a food pantry serving DeKalb School District families.
If your child is a risk to themselves or others, having a mental health crisis, or if you would like a referral to services for children, youth, and families, call the 24-hour Crisis and Referral Entry Services (CARES) line to talk to a mental health professional
Therapists specialize in marriage, family, and individual counseling.
The mission is to promote children’s well-being by advocating for quality, affordable child care. Supports childcare financial assistance, resources and referral for childcare, parent and provider education, and the child care food program. Helps families and child care providers by offering services and resources that include Child Care Financial Assistance, Resource and Referral for Child Care, Parent and Provider Professional Development, the Child Care Food Program, Family Support as well as nursing, social work, mental health, Quality and Infant Toddler Specialists.
The program provides services to help you prevent unintended pregnancy and maintain your reproductive health. The Family Planning program plays a critical role in ensuring access to a broad range of family planning and related sexual health services for low-income or uninsured males and females.
WIC is a nutrition program for low-income women who are pregnant, recently had a baby, or are breastfeeding, and for children up to age five. WIC helps children when they are growing the most and can help families develop lifelong healthy habits.
The DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau, Inc. (YSB) assists youth as they build healthy lives and relationships with their families, friends, and community. Therapists work exclusively with youth and their families.
Elder Care Services serves seniors and vulnerable adults in DeKalb County through programs under the Illinois Department on Aging. Our agency provides multiple services including in-home assessments for non-medical services, Adult Protective Services, Money Management, Information and Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Program Counseling and more
The “Grow Mobile” will deliver fresh healthy foods into the food deserts of DeKalb County.
Helps homeless individuals and families in DeKalb county by providing access to an emergency shelter program, transitional housing program and permanent housing program
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is the code department of the Illinois state government responsible for child protective services.
Offers programs for different age groups to enhance caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Swim lessons, sports, karate, fitness and other activities for youth. YMCA also provides Summer Camp and a "No School, No Problem" program where you can take you children on days they might be off of school but you have to work.
Serves residents who have special needs to facilitate inclusion in leisure programs.
Provides therapy for individuals, child & adolescents, marital and couples, group therapy, support groups.
Neighbors’ House is a not-for-profit, faith-based, community development organization partnering with DeKalb County students and families to help them fulfill their God-given potential for academic and relational success.
The Community Counseling Training Center (CCTC) is a training and counseling center. The counselors and supervisors provide high quality, culturally responsive counseling services to NIU students, faculty, staff and community members.
Provides counseling for adolescents and young children, individual therapy for adults, marriage counseling, couples and family therapy, group therapy, psychiatry.
Ben Gordon Center (BGC) has provided mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment services to the DeKalb County area since 1968. Since that time, we have expanded to provide services at four sites, in addition to the main site on Health Services Drive in DeKalb.
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital is a short-term, acute-care community hospital in DeKalb, Illinois, with more than 150 physicians on the medical staff. The Emergency Department at Kishwaukee Hospital provides 24-hour access to board-certified emergency physicians. As part of the Northwestern Medicine network, Kishwaukee Hospital offers patients access to the resources and advantages of world-class care and leading-edge clinical trials at locations across the region
A child’s social and home environments are essential components for individual success. Hence we focus on assessing, supporting, and strategizing with a child’s parents, daycare, school, or other caregivers to provide comprehensive treatment interventions.
Safe Passage is DeKalb County’s only Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Crisis Center. They provide a wide range of services to survivors and their loved ones including shelter, counseling, advocacy, and so much more. All survivor services are completely free, confidential, and available to all, no matter your age, gender, or when the abuse occurred. The vision at Safe Passage is a world without violence where all are safe. Together, we believe that future is possible
The Salem Lutheran Church Food Pantry is open to the community and operates each week.
The Food Pantry at Salvation Army DeKalb operates for members of the community each week.
Provides independent service coordination to people of all ages with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
The food pantry is open to families of Sycamore School District 427 students only and Photo ID is required. We are a choice pantry, meaning families can choose what they would like, how much they would like, and can omit certain items.
Provides prevention, intervention, and post-vention services related to suicide.
The Sycamore Food Pantry at Sycamore United Methodist Church is open to the community each week.
Provides childcare for low-income families with children aged 3-5.
Unexpected pregnancy comes with a rush of thoughts and feelings. Contact our free and confidential pregnancy clinic to empower yourself with the knowledge to make the best decision for you
Provides a safe, supportive, and respectful environment for adolescents, whether they identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning.