Help us find homes for the 18,000 children
More than 1,000 Illinois children in foster care are awaiting adoption.
Find out how you can help.
Become a Foster
Or Adoptive Parent
Foster parents come from all walks of life. Learn about the requirements for becoming a foster parent and how you may have the option of adopting a child from the foster care system.
The Heart Gallery features some children in Illinois foster care who are available for adoption now. Browse their profiles to learn more and to take the first step toward welcoming a child into your home.
Our programs are designed to catalyze the adoption and education of children in foster care. Learn More about how you can help us enrich the lives of children in foster care.
SPECIAL EVENTS – Adoption and Foster Care Information Fairs
Learn about the Illinois children in need of foster care and adoption through foster care. These town hall style events feature foster care licensing agencies and expert guest speakers and are held throughout Illinois. Register now.
2019 Inaugural Fundraiser
Please join us for our inaugural downtown Chicago fundraiser at Fig + Olive and help us connect forever families through foster care adoption. This Valentine’s Day-themed event will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, experiential auction items and more, all set against the backdrop of one of Chicago’s most historic and elegant event spaces.
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