Category: General News

LCFS and 360 Youth Services reach agreement to be stronger together

  •  April 04, 2022

  Today, the leadership team of Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) announced they have finalized an agreement to bring 360 Youth Services under the organizational umbrella of LCFS. 360 Youth Services will continue to operate as a separate social service non-profit, retaining its name, mission, values, and services, but with LCFS providing […]

LCFS’ work highlighted in ‘Foster Focus’ Magazine

  •  July 19, 2021

  Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois’ work to improve outcomes for children and families of color was highlighted in the recent issue of Foster Focus Magazine, the only monthly national magazine about the foster care industry. Click here to check out the article. We’re so proud of all of our staff who’ve worked […]

Hope in the Face of Adversity

  •  March 11, 2021

“Hope itself is like a star — not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.” – 18th Century preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeon Over the past year, we’ve all experienced much adversity as a result of the pandemic: as a nation, an agency, and in […]

Urgent Nonprofit Policy Priorities in Reforms to CARES Act

  •  July 17, 2020

  Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois was one of nearly 4,000 nonprofit organizations from all 50 states that signed onto a recent broad coalition letter to Congressional leaders, urging lawmakers to include four essential policy proposals in the next COVID-19 relief legislation. Continue Emergency Funding Programs that provide nonprofits with financial support enabling […]

LCFS Statement: We’re committed to dismantling systemic racism

  •  June 01, 2020

  The last several weeks and months in the United States have been deeply saddening. As a nation, we’ve witnessed the institutionalized violence against our African American brothers and sisters that occurs every day and has for centuries. With that we’re also seeing justifiable anger, rage and grief being expressed. Lutheran Child and Family Services […]



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