Category: Children

In the best interest of children

  •  June 26, 2018

  Through our work as a child welfare agency, Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois sees and interacts with traumatized children every day. While the separation policy has been rescinded, many issues still need our voices and our action. The executive order has ended detaining children and parents separately, but answers are still needed […]

Become a part-time STAC foster parent

  •  March 26, 2018

  Help a child … feel safe, build a future, return to family. Become a part-time STAC foster parent. Southern Thirty Adolescent Center (an emergency shelter for youth in Mt. Vernon, Illinois) needs part-time foster parents to provide temporary overnight care for a child. Questions worth considering … Do you have compassion for innocent children […]

LCFS Joins Focus on Finding Families for Older Youth in Foster Care

  •  June 06, 2016

2016 Provider Exchange® Launches Second Cohort at LSA Annual Conference    From Lutheran Services in America:    “May 26, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) – Lutheran Services in America (LSA) expanded its partnership with the Provider Exchange at its annual conference in Minneapolis. The Provider Exchange expands the work begun last year to provide technical assistance to […]

Lutheran Day 2016

  •  April 27, 2016

One hundred twenty-five advocates from Lutheran social-ministry organizations in Illinois gathered in Springfield on April 20 to advocate for justice for Illinoisans who look to state-funded services for safety, healing and opportunity.   Chaplain Leslie Hunter and the students of Holy Family Ministries provided inspiration to take action with and for our neighbors. Expert panelists […]

Keep the Lutheran Day advocacy message moving forward

  •  April 22, 2016

On April 20th in Springfield, one hundred twenty-five Lutheran Day advocates visited with senators and representatives; our voices joined with thousands of others and the message is being heard.       Help keep our Lutheran Day advocacy message moving forward and write or call your Illinois state representative and state senator today, with this message: […]



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