Category: General News

Foster children are Illinois’ children and we are failing them

  •  May 08, 2019

  In May, we celebrate National Foster Care month. As the President and CEO of Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois, one of the largest private child welfare agencies in Illinois, I am saddened to say that our foster care system is in crisis due to a lack of investment. And it is the […]

LCFS has a dream

  •  January 17, 2019

  Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois was chosen as one of eight member organizations to participate in Lutheran Services in America’s Results Innovation Lab. As a whole, LCFS is strongly committed to the elimination of institutional racism and disparate outcomes for children, youth and families of color. Through the agency’s participation in the […]

Foster parenting lessons shared thru Instant Family

  •  November 29, 2018

  A group of colleagues and I went to see the movie, Instant Family. We were all curious to see how the movie would portray foster care. As employees of Lutheran Child and Family Services, one of the largest private child welfare agencies in Illinois, we have a unique perspective on the topic. Our group […]

Be the Change, Now & for the Future

  •  September 07, 2018

  It’s Convenient. It’s Easy. It’s Informative.  LCFS launches a new Planned Giving website! You can leave a lasting legacy of protecting children, strengthening families and building futures with a planned gift to LCFS. Explore LCFS’ new Planned Giving website, and you’ll find valuable personal, financial and estate planning resources. Resources include: Online Wills Planner […]

LCFS Chosen to Participate in Innovation Lab to Achieve Moonshot Goal

  •  August 24, 2018

  Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois was recently chosen as one of eight member organizations to participate in Lutheran Services in America’s Results Innovation Lab! Utilizing a results-based leadership approach, the Lab is focused on the development of leadership capacity across LSA’s nationwide network of member organizations. Through the Lab, Lutheran Services in […]



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