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Read the latest news about LCFS and the children, families and communities we serve together.

Elmhurst-based adoption and birth-parent services offices moving

  •  August 24, 2016

We are moving our Elmhurst-based adoption and birth-parent services offices to Addison (effective August 30, 2016). This change enables us to operate more efficiently, while still providing all applicant families and birth parents with excellent service, assisting them throughout their journeys. (The offices of our Lifelink International Adoption program (www.lifelinkadoption.org) are also moving to the […]

LCFS Joins Focus on Finding Families for Older Youth in Foster Care

  •  June 06, 2016

2016 Provider Exchange® Launches Second Cohort at LSA Annual Conference    From Lutheran Services in America:    “May 26, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) – Lutheran Services in America (LSA) expanded its partnership with the Provider Exchange at its annual conference in Minneapolis. The Provider Exchange expands the work begun last year to provide technical assistance to […]

Develop your creative side at Chicago Uptown Ministry

  •  June 02, 2016

Chicago’s Uptown community is an eclectic neighborhood that includes people from many different walks of life, including musicians and artists. Uptown residents now have an opportunity to join their creative ranks.    Are you interested in playing the piano? Chicago Uptown Ministry wants to provide Uptown residents with the opportunity to learn the piano and […]

Lutheran Day 2016

  •  April 27, 2016

One hundred twenty-five advocates from Lutheran social-ministry organizations in Illinois gathered in Springfield on April 20 to advocate for justice for Illinoisans who look to state-funded services for safety, healing and opportunity.   Chaplain Leslie Hunter and the students of Holy Family Ministries provided inspiration to take action with and for our neighbors. Expert panelists […]

Keep the Lutheran Day advocacy message moving forward

  •  April 22, 2016

On April 20th in Springfield, one hundred twenty-five Lutheran Day advocates visited with senators and representatives; our voices joined with thousands of others and the message is being heard.       Help keep our Lutheran Day advocacy message moving forward and write or call your Illinois state representative and state senator today, with this message: […]

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