Intensive Placement Stabilization

Support from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) allows TASC to provide Intensive Placement Stabilization (IPS) programming to youth in many communities across Cook County. Intensive case management services are provided to children and adolescents involved in the foster care/child welfare system who have emotional and behavioral health disorders. As an IPS provider, TASC works with families, schools, communities, and others to address issues that may put foster care placements at risk, and helps youth achieve stable living situations.



This program is designed for children and adolescents in foster care who are facing potential disruptions in their current foster care placements.


TASC’s Role

TASC directly provides or connects youth to services ranging from clinical care and family counseling to life skills training and vocational programs. We assess needs and challenges, and ensure that youth have access to a broad array of community-based, developmentally appropriate services.


Primary Funder

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services



Jean Mays

Did You Know?

By intervening and assuring access to needed services, 85% of the youth we serve in the Intensive Placement Stabilization program become stabilized in their living situations and are not removed from their foster care placements.

Counties Served

  • Cook