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Safeguarding Children

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The Office of the Attorney General is committed to making sure our children are able to grow up in safe communities. As part of this commitment, we have established a number of youth advocacy programs, ranging from the Illinois Youth Court Association to Internet safety training.

Please follow the links below to find out more about the Attorney General's initiatives to safeguard children.

Child Support Awareness
Illinois Youth Court Association
Internet Safety
Kids' Page
School Violence Tip Line
Teen Dating Violence
Crime Victim Services

Information on Sex Offenders
Cadmium-Safe Kids Act
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention pdf document
Safe Kids: Protecting Children from Unintentional Injury pdf document
Preventing Furniture Tip-Over Deaths, English - 8.5” x 11” (11” x 17”) pdf document
Preventing Furniture Tip-Over Deaths, Spanish - 8.5” x 11” (11” x 17”) pdf document
Protecting Children from Unsafe Children's Products pdf document
Every Cent Counts for Youth pdf document

Protecting Children from Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions

With life-threatening allergies among children on the rise, a new law permits Illinois schools to keep on hand a supply of potentially life-saving epinephrine auto-injectors, more commonly known as “EpiPens.” To learn more about this important new law, please read the fact sheets below. Physicians can also consult the posted toolkit to assist in providing a school with a prescription for an epinephrine auto-injector, including a standardized standing order and prescription form.

Parent Fact Sheet pdf document
Physician Fact Sheet pdf document
School Fact Sheet pdf document
Physician’s Toolkit pdf document

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