News

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

Hague Accreditation

  •  June 06, 2017

LCFS has achieved Hague Accreditation through the Council on Accreditation. This grants LCFS Dual Accreditation from COA, which demonstrates the agency’s commitment to the children and families we serve in Illinois and abroad. Hague Accreditation means that LCFS is in substantial compliance with the Hague Convention Accreditation Standards. LCFS’s Hague Accreditation is valid through November […]

Strengthening families for a better tomorrow

  •  June 06, 2017

In 2015, Cassandra and Garry’s three children were taken into DCFS care after the couple found themselves facing charges for risk of physical/environmental neglect of their children. “We were associating with the wrong people and allowing the wrong people to be around our kids,” explained Cassandra. So the couple’s three children were placed in the […]

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 […]

Volunteering at LCFS

  •  March 29, 2017

LCFS volunteers Marilyn and Gary Wenzel (pictured below) represented LCFS at the Allstate Insurance Vounteer Expo at their corporate headquarters in Northbrook. They spoke to Allstate employees about LCFS’ services and volunteer opportunities. LCFS is always looking for volunteers to help in a variety of ways. For more information go to our Volunteer page.  

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