• Foster hope, foster trust, foster love - foster a child! Children of all ages need a chance to experience a healthy, loving and secure home.
  • LSSI's Outpatient Services helps people build and strengthen their recovery skills. Learn more in the latest issue of Inspired
  • Summer is not vacation time for LSSI. Will you help children and their families this summer? Make a gift.
  • Your investment in our programs and the people we serve has a profound impact on lives throughout IL. Discover how to connect with LSSI.
Learn about Lifebooks, a tool for foster children to put pieces of their lives together

My Awesome Life

We believe a Lifebook is a powerful tool that can help children understand their own stories and put the pieces of their lives together.

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What Brings You Joy?

Faithful friends of LSSI often answer this question by supporting the programs most dear to them. If you choose to remember LSSI in your estate and financial plans, your gift will promote the well-being of those we are called to serve.

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Celebrating 150 Years

On October 31, 2017, LSSI turns 150! We would like to hear from people who have been impacted by its services over the years willing to share their stories.

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Six-Month Budget Approved

After operating without a budget for a full year, the Illinois state legislature passed, and the governor signed, a 6-month budget on June 30.

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