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  • 40th Anniversary Cucci Ford Car Raffle tickets can be purchased now and online! Click Here to purchase!
  • View our Current Newsletter! - Current Newsletter our current Donor's list and our Annual Report
  • Order your Flats and Hanging baskets for spring! Once again we are selling the beautiful Northwoods Greenery spring flowers, the sales directly benefit the Crisis Center, For the Flats Click Here, for Hanging Baskets Click Here, for both Click Here to download the order form, or email kschellinrog@crisiscenter.org
  • Kiwanis Honors Crisis Center , Thank you!
  • A grant from Kiwanis Club of Elgin will provide milk for a year to the Community Crisis Center’s Shelter Program located in Elgin.  The Club’s Benevolent Fund awarded $1,300 to Crisis Center February 24th at a presentation during their regular weekly meeting.  Each year more than 150 children and their mothers who are homeless due to domestic violence and/or economic crisis seek safe refuge at the Crisis Center. The Crisis Center appreciates our partnership with Kiwanis Club of Elgin; together we make a difference in the lives of others.
  • Thank you to the following organizations and foundations for supporting the work of the Community Crisis Center; Kane County Bar Foundation, Harvey & Ethel Daeumer Foundation, GE Capital Commercial Distribution Finance and The Bufka Foundation.
  • Parenting the Love and Logic Way, A six session parenting program designed by the Love and Logic Institute. This parenting program is designed to give you practical skills that can be used immediately! Dates: Next Session begins October 28, 2014 Time: 7pm Tuesday evenings Location: 1845 Grandstand Place, Suite 203 Elgin, IL 60123. For more information download our flyer Click Here for Brochure Click Here.
  • Parenting the Love and Logic Way 2015 Schedule is available Click Here to download our 2015 Brochure
  • We Currently are in URGENT need to replenish our Diaper Supply!!! Please help and donate today! Click here to Donate Now, or Go to Amazon to Order and Donate or Drop off Click here for Flyer and information
  • We had a wonderful Auction and we would like to thank all who helped and attended! James Harvey made a wonderful video to capture the evening, Click Here for the video.
  • When you are shopping online Think of AmazonSmile! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Community Crisis Center, Inc. whenever you shop on AmazonSmile Click Here for more details and to start shopping!

  • Through our community’s efforts, we have raised over $30,000 through cell phone recycling. If you know of a church, civic or business organization willing to collect cell phones for us, have them call Mary at ext. 120 for details.

  • Click Here for Crisis Center Greatest Needs list.

  • Help Fill Our Emergency Food Pantry!
  • Our pantry is running low, click here for a list of most needed items Click here for a list of non-food needs.

  • Please note: due to safety concerns we no longer accept donations of used baby/toddler equipment.

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Computer Safety

Steps to Clear Internet Explorer History and Cookies

Question: How can I clear the Internet Explorer history file?

Answer: Instructions on how to clear the History/Cache in Internet Explorer 4.0 and above on a PC.

  1. Select "Internet Options" under the "View" or "Tools" option (depending on the version you are running) on the toolbar.
  2. Under the "General" folder under "Internet Options", there is a section called "History". Change the "Days to keep pages in History:" to 0 and click the "Clear History" button.
  3. Click "Apply" at the bottom of the "Internet Options" box, then click "OK"
  4. To double check that everything is cleared, click the "History" button on the web browser toolbar - it should be empty. Also, click the arrow on the right of the URL Address box - it should be empty as well.


Steps to clear browsing history for Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Click on Tools on the top menu bar of the browser
  2. Select Options...
  3. You will then see the Firefox Options dialogue box
  4. Click on the PRIVACY icon and you will be presented with the Firefox Privacy settings
  5. To clear your history
  6. Click the CLEAR BROWSING HISTORY NOW (Firefox Versions 1 and 2) or the CLEAR NOW (Firefox Version 3) button.
  7. When done, click the OK button


Safari Browser


  1. Click on History in your Safari menu, located at the top of your screen.
  2. When the drop-down menu appears your most recent history (the last 10 web pages that you have visited) will appear
  3. At the very bottom of the History drop-down menu is an option labeled Clear History. Click on this to delete your history records.

Kane County Guide

The Kane County Guide is an internet based guide to community services and is available by clicking the image below. The Kane County Guide to Community Services is a project of many partners of Elgin United Way and provides an up to date overview of social services in Kane County. Surrounding county listings are also available in the Guide. Users will have several search options to locate information, the ability to add a new agency and/or edit their information already included in the Guide.

Kane County Guide

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