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Illinois Adoption Directory

Source: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

 

State Agencies

State Adoption Specialist
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Division of Foster Care and Permanency Services
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs
E-mail: ddeleonardo@idcfs.state.il.us

State Foster Care Manager
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Division of Foster Care and Permanency Services
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs
E-mail: ddeleonda@ildcfs.state.il.us

State Licensing Specialist
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Division of Foster Care and Permanency Services
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs

State ICPC Administrator
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Division of Foster Care and Permanency Services
406 East Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62701-1498
(217) 785-2680
Fax: (217) 785-2459

State Adoption Exchange/State Photolisting Service
Adoption Information Center of Illinois (AICI)
http://www.adoptinfo-il.org
E-mail: aici@adoptinfo-il.org

State Reunion Registry
Illinois Adoption Registry
Illinois Department of Public Health
http://www.idph.state.il.us/vital/iladoptreg.htm
E-mail: mailus@idph.state.il.us

State Confidential Intermediary Service
Midwest Adoption Center
http://www.macadopt.org
E-mail: macadopt@aol.com

 

Attorney Referral Service
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Legal Permanency Unit
Cook County Juvenile Court, 2245 West Ogden 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 633-1801
Fax: (312) 633-3469

Illinois State Bar Association
(217) 525-1760
Toll Free: (800) 252-8908
 http://www.illinoisbar.org

 

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Local Public Agencies

Regional/District Public Agencies

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Cook Region - North
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonecook.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Northern Region - Aurora
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonenorth.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Northern Region - Rockford Area
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonenorth.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Central Region - Champaign Area
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonecent.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Central Region - Springfield Area
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonecent.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Cook Region - Central
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonecook.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Southern Region - Marion Area
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonesouth.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Cook Region - South
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonecook.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Southern Region - East St. Louis
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonesouth.htm

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Central Region - Peoria Area
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/phonecent.htm

 

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Licensed Private Adoption Agencies

Adoption-Link, Inc.
1145 Westgate, Suite 104
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 524-1433
Fax: (708) 524-9691
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionlinkillinois.com

Aunt Martha's Youth Services
233 West Joe Orr Road
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-1744
(708) 754-1044

Aurora Catholic Social Services
1700 N Farnsworth Avenue, Suite 18
Aurora, IL 60505
(708) 892-4366

*Bethany Christian Services
9718 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628-1007
(773) 233-7600
Fax: (773) 233-7617
World Wide Web: http://www.bethany.org
E-mail: bcschicago@bethany.org

Catholic Charities, Joliet Diocese
203 N. Ottawa Street, 2nd Floor, Suite A
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 723-3053

Catholic Charities, Springfield Diocese
120 S. 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-0500

Catholic Social Services, Belleville Diocese
8601 W. Main Street, Suite 201
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 394-5900
World Wide Web: http://cssil.org
E-mail: adoption@cssil.org

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Catholic Social Services, Peoria Diocese
413 N.E. Monroe
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 671-5720
Fax: (309) 671-0257
E-mail: AdoptCSSA@aol.com

Catholic Social Services, Rockford Diocese
921 W. State Street
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 965-0623

Center for Family Building, Inc.
1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 208
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 869-1518
Fax: (847) 869-4108
World Wide Web: http://www.centerforfamily.com
E-mail: info@centerforfamily.com

Chicago Child Care Society
5467 S. University Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 643-0452
World Wide Web: http://www.cccsociety.org

Chicago Youth Centers
10 W. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 225-8200
Fax: (312) 225-9008
World Wide Web: http://www.chicagoyouthcenters.org
E-mail: sbooker@cycyws.org

Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois
1819 S. Neil, Suite D
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 359-8815
World Wide Web: http://www.chasisystems.org

Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois
910 Second Street
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 962-1043
Fax: (815) 962-1272

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Counseling and Family Service
330 S.W. Washington
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 676-2400

*Cradle Society
2049 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-5800
Fax: (847) 475-5871
World Wide Web: http://www.cradle.org
E-mail: cradle@cradle.org

*Evangelical Child and Family Agency
1530 North Main Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 653-6400
Toll Free: (800) 526-0844
World Wide Web: http://www.evancfa.org
E-mail: EvanCFA@aol.com

*Family Resource Center
5828 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 334-2300
Toll Free: (800) 676-2229
Fax: (773) 334-8228
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptillinois.org
E-mail: adoption@adoptillinois.org

Family Service Agency of Adams County
915 Vermont Street
Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-8254

*Family Service Center of Sangamon County
1308 South Seventh Street
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 528-8406
Fax: (217) 528-8542
World Wide Web: http://www.service2families.com
E-mail: fscsfld@fgi.net

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*Finally Family
161 West Harrison, Suite C-102
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 939-9399
Toll Free: (800) 917-1199
Fax: (312) 692-1922
World Wide Web: http://www.finallyfamily.com
E-mail: michelle@finallyfamily.com

Glenkirk
2501 N. Chestnut
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 998-8380
World Wide Web: http://www.glenkirk.org/services/adoption.html
E-mail: adopt@glenkirk.org

*Hobby Horse House
P.O. Box 1102
Jacksonville, IL 62651-1102
(217) 243-7708

Hope for the Children
1530 Fairway Drive
Rantoul, IL 61866
(217) 893-4673
Fax: (217) 893-3126
World Wide Web: http://www.hope4children.org
E-mail: h4tc@soltec.net

Illinois Baptist Children's Home
4243 Lincolnshire Drive
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 242-4944
World Wide Web: http://www.bchfs.com/mtvernon.html
E-mail: carladonoho@bchfs.com

Illinois Children's Christian Home
P.O. Box 200
St. Joseph, IL 61873
(217) 469-7566

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Jewish Children's Bureau of Chicago
1 South Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 444-2090
World Wide Web: http://www.jcbchicago.org

*Journeys of the Heart Adoption Services
P.O. Box 28
Glen Ellyn, IL 60138
(630) 469-4367
Fax: (630) 469-4382
World Wide Web: http://www.journeysoftheheart.net
E-mail: JOHChicago@aol.com

*Lifelink/Bensenville Home Society
331 South York Road
Bensenville, IL 60106
(630) 521-8262
World Wide Web: http://www.lifelink.org
E-mail: alladopt@lifelink.org

Lutheran Child and Family Services
800 S. 45th Street, Wells Bypass
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 242-3284
Fax: (618) 242-3288
World Wide Web: http://www.lcfs.org

Lutheran Child and Family Services
431 South Grand Avenue, West
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 544-4631
Fax: (217) 544-0412
World Wide Web: http://www.lcfs.org

Lutheran Child and Family Services
120 South Marion
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 763-0700
Fax: (708) 763-0747
World Wide Web: http://www.lcfs.org

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Lutheran Child and Family Services
2408 Lebanon Avenue
Belleville, IL 62221
(618) 234-8904

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
1144 West Lake Street, 3rd Floor
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 445-8341
Fax: (708) 445-8351
World Wide Web: http://www.lssi.org

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Chicago South Office
11740 South Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 371-2700
Fax: (773) 239-5296
World Wide Web: http://www.lssi.org

*New Life Social Services
6316 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 478-4773
Fax: (773) 478-7646
World Wide Web: http://www.nlss.org
E-mail: info@nlss.org

Pathways Child Placement Services, Inc.
4109 Sylvan Drive
Floyds Knobs, IN 47119-9603
(502) 459-2320
Fax: (502) 459-2345

Saint Mary's Services
717 West Kirchoff Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 870-8181

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*Sunny Ridge Family Center, Inc.
2 South 426 Orchard Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 668-5117
Fax: (630) 668-5144
World Wide Web: http://www.sunnyridge.org

United Methodist Children's Home
2023 Richview Road
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 242-1070, Ext: 239
E-mail: audreyb@umchome.org

*Uniting Families Foundation
95 West Grand Avenue, Suite 206, P.O. Box 755
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 356-1452
Fax: (847) 356-1584
World Wide Web: http://members.aol.com/UnitingFam/index.html
E-mail: UnitingFam@aol.com

Volunteers of America of Illinois
4700 State Street, #2
East St. Louis, IL 62205
(618) 271-9833
World Wide Web: http://www.voaillinois.com

Volunteers of America of Illinois
224 N. Desplaines Street, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 707-9477
World Wide Web: http://www.voaillinois.com/
E-mail: tammyreed@earthlink.net

 

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Adoptive/Foster Family Support Groups

Adoptive Families Today
http://www.adoptivefamiliestoday.org
E-mail: adopadvo@aol.com

All-Dopt Support Group
Marietta Bear
727 Ramona Place
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 466-8926

Attachment Disorder Network
http://www.radzebra.org
E-mail: saanda@aol.com

Bridge Communication
Michelle Hughes
221 North LaSalle, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 377-2748
Fax: (312) 220-0004

Child International
Maureen Kay
4121 Crestwood
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 272-2511

Friends of the Cradle
http://www.cradle.org
E-mail: lhageman@cradle.org

Illinois Coalition for TRUTH in Adoption
http://www.prairienet.org/icta
E-mail: Iltreesurgeon@aol.com

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Illinois Council on Adoptable Children (COAC)
6119 N Hawthorne
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 698-3668
Fax: (630) 629-1926
E-mail: ilcoac@hotmail,com

Illinois Foster Parent Association
http://www.illinoisfosterparent.org

Kay Daugherty
1408 Devonshire Drive
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 729-4915

North American Council on Adoptable Children Representative
http://www.nacac.org

North American Council on Adoptable Children Representative
http://www.nacac.org

Post Adoption Clearinghouse
188 West Randolph, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 346-1516
Fax: (312) 346-0004
E-mail: www.adoptinfo-il.org

Special Needs Adoption Support Group Lifelink/Bensenville Home Society
331 York Road
Bensenville, IL 60106
(630) 766-5800, Ext: 282

Stars of David International, Inc.
Chicago Area Chapter
http://www.starsofdavid.org/
E-mail: StarsDavid@aol.com

 

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Search Support Groups

AAC/CUB
835 Ridge Avenue, #208
Evanston, IL 60202
(708) 328-1686

Adoption Search and Support Group
638 S. Randolph
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 837-9174

Adoption Triangle
c/o Children's Home and Aid Society
Darren Holt
1819 S. Neil, Suite D
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 359-8815

Adoption Triangle
Department of Children and Family Services
200 S. Wyman, Suite 200
Rockford, IL 61101-1232
(815) 987-7117

Adoption Triangle
512 Oneida Street
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 722-4999

Adoption Triangle
Beth Duensing
P.O. Box 384
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 481-8916

Adoption Triangle Rockford
318 Church Street
Rockford, IL 61101

American Adoption Congress
Bonnie Spinazze
222 E. Pearson, Suite 602
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 642-3617
World Wide Web: http://www.americanadoptioncongress.org/
E-mail: sgante@monticello.net

American Adoption Congress
1201 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 789-0796
World Wide Web: http://www.americanadoptioncongress.org/

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Marylee MacDonald
734 Noyes Street, Suite M3
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 869-2978
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Sharon Keeling
1701 Riverview Drive
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 836-3809
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Bonnie Bis
702 E. Algonqiuin Rd., Apt. K111
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 439-7644
Fax: (847) 439-8799
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org
E-mail: Bonniebis@aol.com

Family Counseling Center/Catholic Social Services
Birth Mother Support Group
10 Henson Place, Suite C
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 352-6565

Family Tree
Sandy Wisniewski
P.O. Box 233
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-3721

Healing Hearts
Mary Wilkins
P.O. Box 606
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 452-9849

Healing Hearts Inc.
P.O. Box 136
Stanford, IL 61774
(309) 379-5401

Heritage Finders
Marlene Anderson
1337 Park Drive
Montgomery, IL 60538
(630) 851-0677
E-mail: ifind4u@aol.com

Hidden Birthright
Carol Kane
100 Cumberland
Rochester, IL 62563-9238

Lost Connection
Karen Saunders
2661 N. Illinois Street, Suite 147
Belleville, IL 62221
(618) 235-9409

Midwest Adoption Center
3166 Des Plaines River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(708) 298-9096

Missing Pieces
Margaret Ruby
P.O. Box 7541
Springfield, IL 62791-7541
(217) 787-8450

People Searching for People
P.O. Box 5442
Rock Island, IL 61204-5442

Search Connection
P.O. Box 2425
Brideview, IL 60455
(708) 430-9133

Search Research
P.O. Box 48
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

The Adoption Connection, Illinois
452 Central
Highland Park, IL 60035

Truth Seekers in Adoption
Barbara Gonyo
P.O. Box 366
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(708) 342-8742

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