Family

Please select the category that best fits the type of resources you are looking for. 

Divorce

For more information on other organizations that specializes in divorce matters.

Office of the Clerk

Location: Richard J. Daley Center Room 802
Phone: (312) 603-6300
For file information call:
(312) 603-5262 or (312) 603-6228

Cabrini Green Legal Aid 

Location: 6 S Clark St., Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 738-2452

To request legal assistance apply for help here

They can offer help and services for individuals who 

Greater Chicago Legal Clinic

Location: 211 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 750, Chicago, IL 60606
24-hour intake phone: (312) 726-2938, call and leave message on best time to reach you Monday through Friday between 9AM and 5PM.

For parentage and child support issues, call (312) 796-3070 and leave a message

To schedule a meeting online fill out this form.

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Location: 33 North Dearborn Street, Suite 400, Chicago, Illinois 60602
Phone: (312) 332-1624

CARPLS
Location: 17 N. State Street, Chicago, Illinois
Phone: (312) 738-9200

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9AM to 4:30PM

To book an appointment refer to this page. Please note that CARPLS charges a $25 fee for a 30 min consulation. 

Metropolitan Family Services

Phone: (312) 986-4105, leave your name and phone number

Locations of centers

Please note that each location has a link that leads to a page with more information on each center, including whether they have specific programs in each location or more centers within the same area. 

Calumet Centers

Location: 235 East 103rd Street, Chicago, Illinois 60628
Phone:  (773) 371-3600
Intake Line: (773) 371-3642

Hours

Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 8:30AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday and Thursday: 8:30AM– 8:00PM

Saturday: By appointment only

Midway Centers 

Location: 3843 West 63rd Street, Chicago, IL 60629
Phone: 773-884-3310

Hours

Monday to Thursday 8:30AM – 8:00PM

Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Saturday: 9:00AM – 2:00PM by appointment only

North Centers

Location: 3249 North Central Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60634
Phone: 773-371-3700

Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Extended hours on Tuesday and Thursday until 8:00 P.M. by appointment only

Dupage Centers

Location: 222 East Willow Avenue, Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Phone: 630-784-4800

Hours

Monday and Wednesday: 8:30AM – 9:00PM

Tuesday: 8:30AM – 6:00PM

Thursday and Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Evanston/Skokie Valley Centers

Location: 5210 Main Street, Skokie Valley, Illinois 60077
Phone: 847-425-7500

Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM (evenings by appointment only)

Southwest Centers

Location: 10537 South Roberts Road Palos Hills, Illinois 60465
Phone: 708-974-2300
Relay Service

|English|(800) 526-0844

|Spanish| (800) 501-0864

Hours

Monday and Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 8:30AM – 9:00PM

Illinois Legal Aid

To request legal aid fill out this form

For other resources on divorce, please refer to this page

Child Support/Visitation

For more information on other organizations that specializes in child support matters.

Cabrini Green Legal Aid 

Location: 6 S Clark St., Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 738-2452

To request legal assistance apply for help here.

CARPLS

Location: 17 N. State Street, Chicago, Illinois
Phone: (312) 738-9200

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9AM to 4:30PM

To book an appointment refer to this page. Please note that CARPLS charges a $25 fee for a 30 min consulation. 

Greater Chicago Legal Clinic

Location: 211 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 750, Chicago, IL 60606
24-hour intake phone: (312) 726-2938, call and leave message on best time to reach you Monday through Friday between 9AM and 5PM.

For parentage and child support issues, call (312) 796-3070 and leave a message

To schedule a meeting online fill out this form.

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Location: 33 North Dearborn Street, Suite 400, Chicago, Illinois 60602
Phone: (312) 332-1624

Metropolitan Family Services

Phone: (312) 986-4105, leave your name and phone number

Locations of centers

Please note that each location has a link that leads to a page with more information on each center, including whether they have specific programs in each location or more centers within the same area. 

Calumet Centers

Location: 235 East 103rd Street, Chicago, Illinois 60628
Phone:  (773) 371-3600
Intake Line: (773) 371-3642

Hours

Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 8:30AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday and Thursday: 8:30AM– 8:00PM

Saturday: By appointment only

Midway Centers 

Location: 3843 West 63rd Street, Chicago, IL 60629
Phone: 773-884-3310

Hours

Monday to Thursday 8:30AM – 8:00PM

Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Saturday: 9:00AM – 2:00PM by appointment only

North Centers

Location: 3249 North Central Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60634
Phone: 773-371-3700

Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Extended hours on Tuesday and Thursday until 8:00 P.M. by appointment only

Dupage Centers

Location: 222 East Willow Avenue, Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Phone: 630-784-4800

Hours

Monday and Wednesday: 8:30AM – 9:00PM

Tuesday: 8:30AM – 6:00PM

Thursday and Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Evanston/Skokie Valley Centers

Location: 5210 Main Street, Skokie Valley, Illinois 60077
Phone: 847-425-7500

Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM (evenings by appointment only)

Southwest Centers

Location: 10537 South Roberts Road Palos Hills, Illinois 60465
Phone: 708-974-2300
Relay Service

|English|(800) 526-0844

|Spanish| (800) 501-0864

Hours

Monday and Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 8:30AM – 9:00PM

Illinois Legal Aid

To request legal aid fill out this form

For child support resources, visit this page.

Adoption

For more information on other organizations that specializes in adoption.

Location: Richard J. Daley Center Room 1202
Phone: 312.603.5516
Files cannot be accessed without court order.

Guardianship

For more information on other organizations that specializes in guardianship.

Location: 69 W. Washington, 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312.603.0800

2245 W. Ogden Ave. 14th Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312.433.4300

Location: 12th Floor next to the Forms Desk, Probate Division of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Richard J. Daley Center

Location: Richard J. Daley Center Room 1202
312.603.6441

Hours: 8:30 – 4:30; Mon. – Fri.

• Guardianship for a disabled adult

• Assistance in understanding the procedure and completing forms

Guardianship Assistance Office for Minors

312.603.0135

Adult Guardianship/Domestic Relations Division

Location: 69 W. Washington, 7th Floor

Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312.603.0800

Juvenile Division

2245 W. Ogden Ave. 14th Floor

Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: 312.433.4300

Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission, Office of State Guardian

Phone: 312.793.5900`