Campus & Community Resources

Adoption

Community

  • Department of Children and Family Services
    760 Peace Rd (field office)
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-787-5300
    Services: Placement of special needs children with families, foster care training, processes placement of children for adoption, adopted children interested in information on birth families

Surrounding Communities

  • Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
    1001 E. Touhy Avenue, Suite 50.
    Desplaines, IL 60018
    847-635-6764
    email : info@issi.org
    Services: Recruits and trains families in foster care, counseling services, works with foster children to stay in home, subsidized housing services
  • Children's Home & Aid Society 
    125 South Wacker Dr.
    14th Floor
    Chicago, IL  60606
    312-424-0200
    Services: State-wide offices, provides adoption information, counseling for teen and young adult pregnancy, post adoptive, foster care, services for adults who have been adopted, Healthy Family Illinois, parenting education
  • Catholic Charities
    1700 N. Farnsworth Ave, Suite #28
    Aurora, IL 60505
    Adoption Hotline: 1-800-572-2390
    Jamie Weigand - 630-820-3220 or 630-820-3226
    Services: Open, special need, and international adoption, child welfare agency, foster care in association with DCFS
  • Adoption Information Center of Illinois
    120 W. Madison, Suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60602
    312-346-1516
    Services: Primarily for prospective adoptive parents; affiliated with the Department of Children and Family Services
  • Family Resource Center
    5828 North Clark St.
    Chicago, IL  60660
    773-334-2300
    Services: Family Resource Center has worked with thousands of prospective adoptive parents who wanted to adopt - and - men and women who were thinking about placing children for adoption.   
  • The Cradle Society
    2049 Ridge Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60201
    24 hr hotline number : 800-272-3534
    Text : 224-489-1369 
    Services: Confidential counseling, child placement in two-parent home, 24-hour answering service
  • Lifelink International Adoption
    Spring Creek United Church of Christ
    4500 Spring Creek Road
    Rockford, Illinois 61114
    630-521-8261
    Services: Domestic and international adoptions