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Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley

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424 West Madison St.

Ottawa, IL. 61350

(815) 433-3953

4231 Progress Blvd, Suites 1&2

Peru, IL 61354


About YSB

The Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley, Inc. (YSB) is a community-based agency that responds to the needs of the youth of the Illinois Valley through a variety of programs with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for children, youth, and families.

Staff will respond on a 24-hour basis to runaway and homeless youth.

The YSB Foster Care program offers a variety of foster care experiences:

  • Emergency Foster Care

  • Short-Term Respite Foster Care

  • Traditional Foster Care

  • Specialized Foster Care

Training & Support Services

  • Pre-service and ongoing foster parent training

  • Financial reimbursement for room and board

  • Clothing and personal allowance

  • Reimbursement for travel when excessive, with prior approval

  • Foster parent support

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