Heroin crisis takes toll on children
- March 28, 2017
LCFS’ Shelley Husemann addresses this devastating issue in a news report from WAND-TV.
Capital One’s Chicagoland Hispanic Network lends a hand at LCFS food pantry
- March 23, 2017
Thank you to the energized volunteers of Capital One’s Chicagoland Hispanic Network who came to LCFS’ Little Village Food Pantry today. They helped prepare for the distribution of fresh produce and non-perishable items to community members in need. This morning the line was already a couple of city blocks long, with the first people lining […]
Great day for a great cause
- February 16, 2017
A beautiful February day provided the framework for the 2017 Lutherbrook Bowl-A-Rama. More than 300 people participated in the event, which raised more than $32,000. The funds raised through Bowl-A-Rama support Lutherbrook Child and Adolescent Center, a program of Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois. Lutherbrook youth have experienced multiple complex traumas in their […]
Foster parents positively impact families
- November 29, 2016
The importance of the positive impact of foster parents on families cannot be underestimated. The article, “Report says foster parents helping reunite families,” from the Jacksonville Journal-Courier, addresses this topic and highlights LCFS’ Northern Illinois Director of Child Welfare Jacqueline Herbert-Townsend.
- November 04, 2016
Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) a leading social-service provider focused on nurturing and protecting children, strengthening families and enhancing communities, has announced the retirement of Gene Svebakken (pictured above with his wife Carol), MSW, ACSW as chief executive officer effective December 31, 2016. The board of trustees also announced the appointment of […]