Children's Community Services

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois provides supportive services for children in need and their families. Foster care services focus on placing children who have experienced neglect or abuse in a loving and secure home. Adoption services work to place children of all ages, some with special medical or emotional needs, in a permanent, loving home. Children’s Community Services offers numerous other services to at-risk children and their families in their communities.

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois is a licensed child welfare agency — License #013005

Adoption & Pregnancy Counseling Services

  • Infant, international, and special needs adoptions
  • Adoption Preservation Services
  • Counseling and support for unplanned pregnancies
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Foster Care

  • Placement services
  • Placement services for children with special needs
  • Lifebooks
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Community Childcare

  • Head Start
  • NAEYC Accredited
  • Children with special needs welcomed
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Family Support Services

  • Intact Family Services
  • System of Care
  • Extended Family Support
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Nachusa Lutheran Home

  • Residential treatment services for youth
  • Crisis Intervention for youth and families
  • Services for youth on probation
  • For more information, please call 815.284.7796.