Category: LCFS

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 […]

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 […]

LCFS is on the move!

  •  July 09, 2018

  Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois, one of the largest nonprofit child welfare agencies in Illinois, will move our Corporate Support Center to a new office space at One Oakbrook Terrace, Suite 501 in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Our current corporate office located in River Forest will close on Tuesday, July 10 at 4:30 p.m. […]

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 […]

Christmas Angels

  •  December 12, 2017

  In the middle of the summer we start planning the LCFS Christmas Drive, with hopes to make Christmas extra special for the more than 1,800 children served statewide in LCFS’ Foster Care program. This weekend was our Northern Illinois Santa’s Toy Store set-up day. Volunteers drove their sleighs (Uhaul trucks) to pick up gifts […]

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