Kane Kares
Kane Kares Pregnancy and early childhood can be a wonderful time. It can also be stressful — especially when you are a first-time mom experiencing family, health or pregnancy problems.

Kane Kares is a program designed to help support you during pregnancy and parenting of the child.

A specially-trained Registered Nurse will visit and support you through your pregnancy and until your baby’s second birthday.
Infant Mortality Awareness Webpage
Your Nurse Will Help You. . .
  Learn what to expect during your pregnancy and labor

  Learn more about your baby’s growth and development

  Learn about up-to-date information on immunizations
    and nutrition

  Learn about community resources and services
    to help you and your baby

If you are a pregnant, first-time mother living in Kane County and would like more information about enrolling in Kane Kares,
please call:

(847) 888-6457
Bi-lingual staff available
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Spotlight on Kane Kares Program
Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse & Reducing Crime in Elgin, Illinois
A report by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Illinois
The Goals of Kane Kares are to:
Support parents

Enhance early childhood emotional, social, mental, and physical growth and development

Reduce rates of low birthweight, prematurity, and infant mortality

Promote well child care and family bonding
Kane Kares Brochure:
    English         Spanish
Kane Kares