The DSCC North Cook County Regional Office staff assist families and children that reside in northern Cook County.
The North Cook County Regional Office staff are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Professional and Support staff work together as a team to provide care coordination for eligible children. Team members include Nurses, Social Workers, Speech and Hearing professionals and program consultant aides (PCA). A Regional Manager supervises the office team. The office is located at:
8609 W. Bryn Mawr
If you have questions about any of our programs or would like information about available resources within the counties served, please contact us.
Regional Office staff are available at the following locations and times to meet with families, answer questions, take referrals, and offer assistance with any special health care needs:
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE OFFICE:
From: I-90 (Kennedy expressway):
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DSCC Family Handbooks
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