Category: Community

Veterans pay price in budget impasse

  •  February 17, 2016

    Like many other organizations, Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS), its staff, supporters and clients are deeply affected by Illinois’ current budget-related turmoil. The solution is more revenue. Without additional funds to address the damage done by the current budget impasse, untold damage could result to Illinois and its citizens.   One […]

Religious values motivate moral positions

  •  February 09, 2016

    This year’s Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) Annual Gathering of Stakeholders convened at Concordia University Chicago to tackle the topic: “Poverty: a Moral Issue.”   In introductory remarks, LCFS Board Chair Brenna Woodley assured stakeholders of the importance of the meeting topic to her personally and to the entire LCFS […]

LCFS Welcomes New Board Members

  •  February 09, 2016

    Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) welcomes four new members to its board of trustees.   “I am excited about the new members joining the LCFS board of trustees,” said LCFS Chief Executive Officer Gene Svebakken. “Their unique experiences will provide our agency with leadership and guidance as we navigate today’s […]

New Fathers’ Center program coordinator

  •  January 15, 2016

LCFS’ Fathers’ Center (based out of Unity Lutheran Church in East St. Louis) welcomes new Program Coordinator Eric Schmitt (pictured below, left). LCFS Child Welfare Supervisor Kris Martin (pictured below, right) has also joined the program, which makes this a dynamic partnership within LCFS Community Services and for those who will be served in this […]



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