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

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.  

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 […]

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