Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

Address: 2607 Woodlawn Road Suite 3, Sterling, IL 61081-4151

Phone: (815) 625-7594 / HotLine: (800) 252-2873

Fax: (815) 625-0279

Contact: Marie Flosi, Supervisor of Children Protection / Peggy Uiferts, Supervisor of Program Operations


  • Carroll
  • Lee
  • Whiteside


To assure the safety and well-being of children who reportedly are abused/neglected, determine validity of reported allegations, obtain informaiton to support department decisions in court cases, and coordinate staff to determine the services appropriate, or action needed.


Services: Abuse/Neglect reports, Homemakers/Advocates, Foster placement, Child welfare, Adoption, Licensing, Dependency/Neglect aid for unwed mothers, Group/Institutional foster placement.

Services Provided

  • Abuse, Domestic and Child

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