Troubled Teen Options





Teen Boarding Schools In Illinois

Troubled Teen Boarding Schools are not found in every state. Every state has a unique set of laws associated with holding teens against their will. Some states will allow a youth to refuse service as young as age twelve. Many states still allow parents to make choices for their teens up until they reach the age of eighteen. There are no states that we know of that will permit parents to place an 18 year old against their will.

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If you are looking for a troubled teen boarding school in Illinois and there is not one listed here, please give us a call and we will assist you with the closest school to you that we have in our database.

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Illinois State Information

The State of Illinois pronounced ill-uh-NOY) is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. Illinois is the most populous and demographically diverse Midwestern state and the fifth most populous state in the nation. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and western Illinois, and natural resources like coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a broad economic base. Illinois is an important transportation hub; the Port of Chicago connects the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River via the Illinois River. Illinois is often viewed as a microcosm of the United States; an Associated Press analysis of 21 demographic factors found Illinois the "most average state," while Peoria has long been a proverbial social and cultural bellwether. Approximately 66% of the population resides in the northeastern corner of the state, primarily within the city of Chicago and the surrounding metropolitan areas.

With a population near 40,000 between 1300 and 1400 AD, the Mississippian city of Cahokia, in what is now southern Illinois, was the largest city within the future United States until it was surpassed by New York City between 1790 and 1800. About 2,000 Native American hunters and a small number of French villagers inhabited the Illinois area at the time of the American Revolution. American settlers began arriving from Kentucky in the 1810s; they achieved statehood in 1818. The future metropolis of Chicago was founded in the 1830s on the banks of the Chicago River, one of the only natural harbors on southern Lake Michigan.Railroads and John Deere's invention of the self-scouring steel plow made central Illinois' rich prairie into some of the world's most productive and valuable farmlands, attracting immigrant farmers from Germany and Sweden. Northern Illinois provided major support for Illinoisans Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War. By 1900, the growth of industry in northern cities and coal mining in central and southern areas attracted immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe, and made the state a major arsenal in both world wars. African-Americans migrating to Chicago from the rural South formed a large and important community, which created the city's famous jazz and blues cultures.

Useful State Numbers And Information

* For emergencies in most areas dial 911

* ADOPTION-TOLL FREE 800-572-2390

* ADVOCACY-SPRINGFIELD 217-524-2029

* ADVOCACY-TOLL FREE 800-232-3798 TTY 217-524-3715

* CHILD ABUSE-TOLL FREE 800-252-2873

* CHILD ABUSE-TTY-TOLL FREE 800-358-5117

* CLIENT PAYMENT UNIT-TOLL FREE 800-529-0499

* DAY CARE INFORMATION-TOLL FREE 877-746-0829

* DEAF ADVOCACY PROGRAM-CHICAGO 312-814-6800 TTY 312-814-4117

* FOSTER PARENT-TOLL FREE 800-624-5437 TTY 800-575-4608

* JUVENILE COURT-CHICAGO 312-633-3400 TTY 312-633-3883