Building a trauma-informed community together
Kankakee County is making strides to become a trauma-informed community. Visit Kankakee Iroquois Cares website and click "Join Now" to learn more about exciting ways you can help our community heal trauma and build resiliency.
Kankakee Iroquois Cares is a volunteer-driven coalition whose mission is to build a trauma-informed community through raising awareness about the prevalence of trauma and the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), eliminating the stigma of shame, fostering inter-agency collaboration, and expanding learning opportunities about trauma-informed services to build resilience and heal trauma.
Because of your efforts across our community, Kankakee County was honored to be selected for the National Leadership Academy for the Public Health, an initiative of the CDC and the Public Health Institute's Center for Health Leadership & Practice.
We want to publicly recognize organizations that are making progress towards completing the 11 milestones of a trauma-informed organization and are developing a trauma-informed workforce.