Category: Lutherbrook

Celebrating Lutherbrook

  •  August 24, 2017

  In late August 2017, current and former staff, current and former LBK youth, supporters and community members gathered to celebrate and say farewell to Lutherbrook Child and Adolescent Center in Addison, Illinois. Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois was founded as an orphanage in 1873 by fourteen Lutheran congregations on a site just […]

Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois announces restructuring plan

  •  May 15, 2017

  Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois announced program closures and staff cuts that will help the organization to better meet its ongoing mission. As part of a thorough organizational review following several years of financial challenges and changing needs, they have made the difficult decision to restructure to ensure continued viability. “Since assuming […]

Lutherbrook youth displays art

  •  March 31, 2017

“Diamond” is an art show by JB, Lutherbrook youth and artist, whose work is on display on the second floor of the Addison Public Library through April 7. The exhibit includes the following description: “(JB’s) work is inspired by graffiti and different objects he finds interesting, such as diamonds. JB has been making art seriously […]

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 […]

Impactful support

  •  October 20, 2016

What better way to spend a beautiful October evening than in the company of friends? More than 140 people agreed, gathering recently for the 27th annual Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) Harvest Gala. They gathered for a time of fellowship and good food and to support LCFS’ work of nurturing and protecting […]



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