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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

Babysitting Clinic Coming June 8 to Carlinville

University of Illinois Extension Macoupin County will offer a Babysitting Clinic on Thursday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Macoupin Extension office, located at #60 Carlinville Plaza, in Carlinville. The workshop is open to all youth entering 6th grade and up who want to learn about babysitting. Youth will learn about child safety, medical emergencies, infant care, how to prepare nutritious snacks, and age appropriate activities to use when babysitting. In addition, the participants will receive a Babysitting Manual and a babysitting tote. The cost for the clinic is $20 and includes lunch.


Deadline to register is June 1. To register, call the Macoupin County Extension office at 217-854-9604 or go online to Reasonable accommodations can be made for this program by contacting the Extension office.

Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,