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

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 […]

Celebrating National Friendship Day

  •  July 27, 2017

  On national friendship day, Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois thanks all of our friends, including Tim Perryman (pictured above). Tim and his wife Becca serve on the committee for our new, exciting fall fundraiser – the Harvest Festival. Tim shared why they support LCFS with their time and treasures: “I like the […]

Food distribution services to continue in Calhoun County

  •  June 19, 2017

Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois recently assisted in helping facilitate a plan to continue food distribution services to community residents in Calhoun County. Under the new plan, once a month the St. Louis Area Foodbank will provide a semi-truck of non-perishable foods, frozen foods, meats, fresh fruits and vegetables to be distributed to […]

LCFS 2016 Annual Report

  •  June 07, 2017

The 2016 LCFS Annual Report is now available. To view it click here.

Adoption support

  •  June 06, 2017

All children deserve the right to a permanent home where they feel safe and loved. Adoption can meet this need while bringing great joy to a family. Going through the adoption process can do the same, but there are also logistical and emotional challenges for which a helping hand and sound, expert advice are needed. […]

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