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.

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

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