Parents Care and Share

Program Description

Parents Care and Share (PCS) is a network of self-help parental groups that provide peer to peer leadership and support so that parents and caregivers can, over time, gain self-esteem, overcome isolation and improve their parenting skills by exchanging support and positive parenting suggestions. The Parents Care and Share network is supported by a team of Regional Coordinators that work with local providers to establish groups, train facilitators and support group operations.


Parenting adults (e.g., natural, adoptive, foster or grandparent) interested in improving parenting skills and reducing parental stress and isolation.

What is the purpose of this service?

Parents Care and Share works to strengthen the parent/child relationship, promotes positive parenting, and healthy child growth and development.

What services are offered?

  • Weekly support group meetings
    • Children's groups
    • Grandparents groups
    • Dad Groups
  • Peer Support
  • Leadership Development

How to apply?

Services are provided in communities throughout the state.

Contact Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois for a program near you.

Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois Locations.


Parents Care and Share Program

401 S. Clinton, 3rd FL North

Chicago, IL 60607


Phone: Main: (312) 793-1476