Women & Family Resources

Chicago Foundation for Women

Raises and distributes funds to provide opportunities and promote solutions for women and girls.

College of Lake County Women’s Center

A local resource for consultation/referral to counseling, support/discussion groups, workshops, gender-specific resources, networking and community referrals, outreach programming, emergency financial assistance, celebrations and speakers on women’s and gender issues.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: Information for parents. En español

Talking with Kids about Tough Issues

Practical, concrete tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about some very tough issues: sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, drugs and alcohol.

Choosing Diverse Books

Look for books that are well-written and contain universal truths; avoid those that perpetuate stereotypes such as all people dwelling in a particular region or culture think, look, live, and act in one specific way.