The Illinois State Alliance of YMCAs is committed to Child Protection.
Child Abuse Prevention
Click below for our full Child Abuse Prevention document
Child Abuse Prevention Resources
YMCA of the USA has a CEO Emergency Hotline (800-822-9622). Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to YMCA CEOs.
YLINK Risk Management community
Crisis Communication Planning Guide (Available on LINK)
A Guide - Preparing for and Responding to Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse (Available on LINK)
YMCA Guardians for Child Protection website coming soon
Reporting concerns, allegations, and incidents
Concerns from parties outside the Y? The YMCA Child Safety Hotline is accessible on YMCA.net for members, parents, staff, etc. to make reports regarding concerns at local associations.
To report child abuse in Illinois contact the Department of Children and Family Services DCFS
Click below for the DCFS website