Chicago Child Care Society

Extended Family Support Program

CCCS recognizes that often in order to be effective in helping children and youth, we also must provide support for their caregivers, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives who provide care. The Extended Family Support Program (EFSP), funded through the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and designed to address the needs of the child with a family-based approach, provides short-term intervention services for caregivers to achieve long-term stability for a related child/children. Learn more »