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FOSTER CARE AGENCIES

Illinois Agencies Providing Foster Care Services

Chicago & Outlying Areas


Ada S. McKinley 7640 S. Vincennes Chicago, IL 60620 Phone: 773-602-2678 Fax: 773-602-2660 Contact: Nashon Avery Aunt Marthas Youth Services 191 W. 155th Place Harvey, IL 60426 Phone: 708-210-2447 Fax: 708-331-4228 Contact: Dadria Hester Centers for New Horizons 4305A South King Drive Chicago IL 60653 Phone: 773-451-1378 Fax: 773-924-1470 Contact: Eve Wade Child Link 1100 West Cermak, Suite B404 Chicago IL 60608 Phone: 312-377-4735 Fax: 312-377-4888 Contact: Alana Jenkins Childrens Home + Aid 5958 S. Marshfield Chicago IL 60636 Phone: 773-918-8600 Fax: 773-778-2345 Contact: Kurt Kalas The Childrens Place Association 1436 W. Randolph Chicago IL 60607 Phone: 312-733-9954 Fax: 312-243-7653 Contact: Ivan Harrison

ILLINOIS FOSTER CARE AGENCIES


Thousands of Illinois children need the care and support provided by foster families. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a licensed foster parent, please contact one of the child welfare agencies on this list. The AICI provides this list as a service. Listed are some of the agencies licensed by the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services.

ChildServ 4909 W. Division, Suite 204 Chicago IL 60651 Phone: 773-239-8261 Fax: 773-867-7365 Contact: Carly Smith (for both agencies) 5401 S. Wentworth, Suite 2N Chicago, IL 60609 Phone: 773-239-8261 Fax: 773-867-7365 Hephzibah 1144 Lake Street Oak Park IL 60301 Phone: 708-649-7140 Fax: 708-649-7194 Contact: Amy ORourke Illinois Department of Children and Family Services 6201 South Emerald Chicago IL 60621 Phone: 773-371-6000 Ext. 6400 Fax: 773-371-6409 Contact: Yvonne Sales 3518 West Division Chicago IL 60651 Phone: 773-292-7700 Fax: 773-292-3314 Contact: Natalie Wordlaw 1911 S. Indiana 7th Flr. Chicago IL 60616 Phone: 312-808-5000 Fax: 312-328-2191 Contact: Carolyn Griggs 15115 South Dixie Highway Harvey IL 60426 Phone: 708-210-3578 Fax: 708-210-2846 Contact: Andrienne Taylor

Adoption Information Center of Illinois


120 West Madison Ste. 800 Chicago, IL 60602 800/572-2390 312/346-1516 www.adoptinfo-il.org aici@adoptinfo-il.org Se Habla Espaol
Updated every two months

Updated 08/31/12

Illinois Mentor 600 Holiday Plaza Dr. Ste 400 Matteson IL 60443 Phone: 708-679-9137 Fax: 708-503-4920 Contact: Felisia Gladney National Youth Advocate Program 4747 Lincoln Mall Dr, Ste 101 Matteson, IL 60443 Phone: 708-747-2655 Fax: 708-747-2859 Contact: Carlos Tucker One Hope United 707 W 47th Street Chicago IL 60653 Phone: 312-949-5528 Fax: 773-538-5246 Contact: Karen Felix Lakeside Community Committee 7418 South Cottage Grove Chicago IL 60619 Phone: 773-224-9217 Fax: 773-224-9468 Contact: Marlon Daniels Lawrence Hall Youth Services 65 East Wacker Place Chicago IL 60601 Phone: 312-456-6529 Fax: 312-346-6547 Contact: Kristin Miller Little City Foundation, Inc. 700 North Sacramento Suite 220 Chicago IL 60612 Phone: 773-265-1539 Fax: 773-265-1755 Contact: Catherine Oglesby Lutheran Child & Family Services of Illinois 7620 West Madison River Forest IL 60305 Phone: 708-771-7180 Fax: 708-771-0274 Contact: Melody Brown Lutheran Social Services of Illinois 10 West 35th Street 15th FL Chicago IL 60616 Phone: 312-949-4795 Fax: 312-949-4834 Contact: Showanda Dixon
Updated 08/31/12

Lydia Home Association 4839 West Irving Park Road Chicago IL 60641 Phone: 773-794-3300, ext. 428 Fax: 773-286-3123 Contact: Mary Ellen Leto Seguin Services, Inc. 3100 South Central Avenue Cicero IL 60804 Phone: 708-222-3564 Fax: 708-863-3863 Contact: Wendy McDaniel Shelter, Inc. 120 West Eastman Suite 206 Arlington Heights IL 60004 Phone: 847-590-6190, ext. 35 Fax: 847-590-6195 Contact: Nancy Hencier Uhlich Childrens Advantage 1340 S. Damen Chicago IL 60608 Phone: 312-738-5944 Fax: 312-666-6906 Contact: Michael Ann Wiley Volunteers of America of Illinois 47 W. Polk, Ste.250 Chicago IL 60605 Phone: 312-564-2400 Fax: 312-564-2401 Contact: Danielle Guzick Childrens Home + Aid 901 West Jackson, 5th Floor Chicago IL 60607 Phone: 312-243-0533 Fax: 312-243-7610 Contact: Amanda Whitlock Youth Outreach Services 6417 West Irving Park Road Chicago IL 60634 Phone: 773-777-6377 Fax: 773-777-7059 Contact : Tara Lattanzi

Aunt Marthas Youth Services 620 Wing Street Elgin IL 60123 Phone: 708-210-2447 Fax: 708-331-4228 Contact: Dadria Hester Childrens Home + Aid 910 2nd Avenue Rockford IL 61104 Phone: 815-962-1043 Fax: 815-962-0344 Contact : Robert Atchison Camelot Care Centers 333 W. Pierce Rd, Suite 175 Itasca, IL 60143 Phone: 630-773-1985 Fax: 630-773-1988 Contact: Camelia Botez Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center 991 Essington Rd. Joliet IL 60435 Phone: 815-741-5531 Fax: 815-741-5537 Contact: Tanisha Moore Illinois Department of Children and Family Services 800 West Roosevelt Road Building D10 Glen Ellyn IL 60137 Phone: 630-790-6825 Fax: 630-790-6874 Contact: John Ellison 200 S. Wyman Rockford IL 61107 Phone: 815-987-2309 Fax: 815-967-7447 Contact: Karen Waller One Hope United 215 North Milwaukee PO BOX 1128 Lake Villa IL 60046 Phone: 847-245-6557 Fax: 847-855-1609 Contact: Kahdijah Hakeem/ Jane Lough 555 South Schuyler Suite 115 Kankakee IL 60901 Phone: 815-730-6700 Fax: 815-730-7510 Contact: Andrea Strupzenberg

Northern Illinois
Allendale Association PO Box 1088 Lake Villa IL 60046-1088 Phone: 847-245-6483 Fax: 847-356-2360 Contact: Laura Craemer

(Northern Illinois Continued) 815 North Larkin Suite 109 Joliet IL 60435 Phone: 815-730-6700 Fax: 815-730-7510 Contact: Andrea Strupzenberg Lutheran Social Services of Illinois 551 S. Fourth Street PO BOX 1240 Aurora IL 60505 Phone: 630-896-2714 Fax: 630-896-5613 Contact: Gudelia Sanchez 1261 Route 38 PO BOX 100 Nachusa IL 61057 Phone: 815-284-7796 Ext. 2119 Fax: 815-248-9926 Contact: Leslie McKinstrey 321 West State Street, 5th Fl Rockford IL 61101 Phone: 815-969-8836 Fax: 815-969-8871 Contact: Kathy Brown Our Childrens Homestead 387 Shuman Boulevard, Ste.335W Naperville IL 60563 Phone: 630-369-0004 Fax: 630-369-0085 Contact: Jackie Ganz

The Childrens Foundation 403 South State PO BOX 1163 Bloomington IL 61701-1163 Phone: 309-827-0374 Ext. 274 Fax: 309-828-0745 Contact: Angela Devore Childrens Home Association of IL 2130 North Knoxville Ave. Peoria IL 61603 Phone: 309-687-7348 Fax: 309-687-7399 Contact: Alesia Wilkinson

1806 Woodfield Drive Savoy, IL 61874 Phone: 309-794-3569 Fax: 309-794-3511 Contact: Marsha Jones 500 42nd Street, Suite 5 Rock Island, IL 61201 Phone: 309-794-3569 Fax: 309-794-3511 Contact: Marsha Jones Kemmerer Village 941 North 2500 East Road Assumption IL 62510 Phone: 217-226-4451 Fax: 217-226-3511 Contact: Janet Jones

Central Illinois
The Baby Fold 612 Oglesby Avenue Normal IL 61761 Phone: 309-454-1770 Fax: 309-454-9257 Contact: Karen Blum Chaddock 205 South 24th Street Quincy IL 62301 Phone: 217-222-0034 Fax: 217-222-0253 Contact: Shirley Wingerter

Family Core 330 South West Washington St Peoria IL 61602 One Hope United-Hudelson Phone: 309-676-2400 Fax: 309-676-6037 701 Monroe Ave Contact: Tina Frier/Andrea Roberts Charleston IL 61920 Phone: 217-345-6554, Ext. 16 Cunningham Childrens Home Fax: 217-345-4611 1301 North Cunningham Avenue Contact: Kathy Davis Urbana IL 61802-0878 Lutheran Child & Family Services Phone: 217-337-9099 Fax: 217-367-5910 1620 S. Taylorville Rd. Contact: Robin Mathis Decatur IL 62521 Phone: 217-428-8380 Hobby Horse House, Inc. Fax: 217-428-2981 208 South Mauvaisterre Contact: Star Tucker Jacksonville IL 60628 400 South Grand Avenue Phone: 217-243-7708 West Springfield IL 62704 Fax: 217-243-5557 Phone: 217-544-4631 Contact: Ericka Marshall Fax: 217-544-0412 Contact: Rebecca Barker Illinois Department of Children & Family Services Lutheran Social Services of IL 5415 N. University, Rm 103 103 South Country Fair Drive Peoria IL 61614-4783 Champaign IL 61821 Phone: 866-368-5204 Phone: 217-398-3011 Fax: 309-794-3511 Fax: 217-398-3176 Contact: Marsha Jones Contact: Jessica Neavill 4500 South 6th Street Road Springfield IL 62703 Phone: 866-368-5204 Fax: 309-794-3511 Contact: Marsha Jones Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (cont) 107 North Third Street, Ste. 2 Quincy, IL 62301 Phone: 309-794-3569 Fax: 309-794-3511 Contact: Marsha Jones 167 W. Kellogg Street Galesburg IL 61401 Phone: 309-343-7681 Ext. 36 Fax: 309-343-6326 Contact: Rene Cullett 3000 West Rohmann Avenue West Peoria IL 61604 Phone: 309-671-0300 Fax: 309-671-0503 Contact: Portia Hoyle

Updated 08/31/12

(Central Ill. Continued) 2821 5th Street Rock Island, IL 31201 Phone: 309-786-6400 Fax: 309-786-1407 Contact: Amber Lowe Webster Cantrell Hall 1942 East Cantrell Street Decatur IL 62521 Phone: 217-423-6961, ext. 164 Fax: 217-421-6889 Contact: Denise Walters Youth Service Bureau of Illinois 424 West Madison Street Ottawa IL 61350 Phone: 815-433-3953 Fax: 815-433-3980 Contact: Bev Picatto/Julie Davault 1220 Centerville Ave. Suite 101 Belleville IL 62220 Phone: 618-394-2100 Fax: 618-394-2123 Contact: Jenny Rapp Lutheran Child & Family Services 317 W. Main St. Belleville IL 62220 Phone: 618-234-8904 Ext 23 Fax: 618-234-0218 Contact: Paula Oneil 800 South 45th Street Mt Vernon IL 62864 Phone: 618-242-3284 ext 131 Fax: 618-242-3288 Contact: Mary Moore-Lutz Lutheran Social Services of IL 1616 W. Main St, Suite 402A Marion IL 62959 Phone: 618-997-9196 Fax: 618-997-6843 Contact: Jordan Ude

Southern Illinois
Childrens Home + Aid 120 E. A Street Belleville IL 62220 Phone: 618-235-5335 Fax: 618-235-5969 Contact: Katy Cotts Christian Social Services 8601 West Main Street, Ste. 201 Belleville IL 62223 Phone: 618-394-5900 Fax: 618-394-5908 Contact: Tina Bilzing Hoyleton Youth & Family Services/ Puentes De Esperanza 5601 State Street, East St Louis IL 62203 Phone: 618-875-0673 Fax: 618-213-3171 Contact: TiJauna Ingram/Sherry Knox South Illinois Department of Children and Family Services 2309 West Main, Ste. 108 Marion IL 62959 Phone: 618-993-7100 Fax: 618-993-5467 Contact: Marcia English

Updated 08/31/12