LIVINGSTON COUNTY CHILDREN’S NETWORK (LCCN)

811 W. Cleary
Pontiac, IL 61764
TEL: (309) 202-1925
FAX: (815) 842-4596

VISION

Families all across Livingston County will utilize and value a comprehensive continuum of services to promote children’s social and emotional development which will, in turn, effectively reduce at-risk behaviors and strengthen relationships.

GOALS & OBJECTIVES

1. Increase capacity of system of care
A. Increase workforce to meet needs
B. Increase skills of current personnel
C. Fill identified service gaps
D. Identify funding sources

2. Increase accessibility of services
A. Identify utilization barriers
B. Decrease stigma barrier
C. Decrease financial barrier
D. Decrease transportation barrier
E. Increase awareness of services & how to access them

3. Increase coordination of services
A. Promote linkages to the medical home
B. Increase likelihood of successful transition from one setting / provider to another
C. Increase collaboration between providers serving same clients
D. Utilize data to evaluate process & outcomes

4. Decrease rates of risk behaviors and frequency & severity of mental disorders
A. Promote child & adolescent social-emotional skill development
B. Nurture protective factors (e.g., adult-child relationships & school engagement)
C. Identify and support at-risk children & adolescents

SERVICES

Prevention Early intervention
Consultation Referral
Screening Treatment
Assessment

REFERRAL PROCESS

Schools, medical providers, social service agencies, parents and other community members may make referrals through the LCCN.

ELIGIBILITY

Children ages 0-18 living in Livingston County, their parents / guardians, and other adults involved in fostering an environment for social-emotional development.

FEE SCHEDULE

Some services take insurance / Medicaid; some services use a sliding fee scale; others are not fee based.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Brenda Huber (309) 438-5629 Director

Kelly Barnes (309) 202-1925 OSF Resource Link Care Coordinator

Mandy Roberts-Lieb (815) 844-7708 LAN Facilitator

LCSSU (815) 844-7115

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBERS

Dawn Conway
Carol Flessner
MaLinda Hillman
Joe Vaughan
Mike Wells Michael Shaughnessy
Margaret Morrison
Mark Jontry
Bob Walter