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.
More than 1,000 Illinois children in foster care are awaiting adoption.
Find out how you can help.
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 one 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.
Adoption and Foster Care Information Fair
Learn about the Illinois children in need of foster care and adoption through foster care. This town hall style event features foster care licensing agencies in and around Chicago, Illinois – including the south, western and north suburbs.