Welcome to Waiting Children & Waiting Young People of Illinois!

Waiting Children & Young People of Illinois features some of the thousands of children, teens, and young people in foster care in need of families in the State of Illinois.

Are you a licensed foster parent in Illinois? If not, attend one of our webinars to learn more about becoming a licensed foster parent.

If you are a licensed foster parent seeking a placement, please join our registry here.  If you are interested in a particular child, please fill out this form.

The young people listed below are part of our Springboard to Adulthood program. In addition to loving homes, Let It Be Us provides additional supports to families and young people in this program. Learn more here.

Illinois Caseworkers and Investigators, if you want to include a child on our Waiting Children Page as part of our Child Placement Support Program, please complete this form.

Waiting Children

Want to become a foster parent?