Waiting Children in Illinois

Let It Be Us is in search of parents for children every single day through our Targeted Recruitment Program. Please read the descriptions and if you think you would be a good family for a particular child then complete our form and it will be sent directly to the child/children’s caseworkers. Note that you will only hear back if you are a match. Thank you for your patience. Illinois Caseworkers, if you want to include a child in our Waiting Children’s recruitment efforts, please complete this form

 

 

WAITING SIBLINGS:

Two twin sisters – twins – who are 7 – These girls are in need of stability. Families in or around the Naperville, Illinois area are welcome to compete our Let It Be Us Form. (284)

Two sisters ages 15 and 17.  These girls need consistent care and love.  Families in or around Chicago are welcome to compete our Let It Be Us Form. (284)

Three sisters under the age of 6.  These girls have been separated and are in need of one home in or around Woodstock, Illinois. are welcome to compete our Let It Be Us Form. (285)

A 9 year old girl and her 11 year old brother.  These children are in need of a partly Spanish speaking home.  They do well in school, like playing with legos, love animals, and will do well in a family that can include them in their activities. Families in and around the Lake County region are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (277)  

6 and 2 year old little brothers. These children will do well in a family that is ready to celebrate the holidays and include them.  Families in and around Chicago are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (279)

 

WAITING CHILDREN: 

A 12 year old boyl.  He has medical issues and needs attention and help from parents.  He enjoys music, watching tv, and interacting with people at home. Let It Be Us is in search of parents for short-term and long-term. All families in and around the Central Region of Illinois are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form. (291)

A 13 year old girl.  She just came into foster care and is in need of a family that can help her move into life at the fullest. All parents in and around Joliet, Illinois – or really anywhere – are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form. (292)

A 13 year old girl.  She just came into foster care and is in need of a family that can help her move into life at the fullest. All parents in and around Joliet, Illinois – or really anywhere – are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form. (292)

A 12 year old girl.  She likes to make up her own songs, played softball in school, wants to join a dance class, and loves playing on her tablet. Families living in McHenry or Winnebago Counties, or 25 miles around, are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form. (276)

An 11 year old girl.  She needs a family in or around Woodstock, Illinois.  She is creative, caring and loves animals.  All families in or around Woodstock, Illinois are welcome to compete our Let It Be Us Form. (272)

An 11 year old boy.  He gets along well with other children and will thrive in a home environment.  All families in the Chicago area and suburbs are welcome to compete our Let It Be Us Form. (270)

An 11 year old boy.  He likes to do his homework and he is looking forward to having a dog or a cat. Parents in the Jerseyville, Illinois or St. Louis, Illinois area are welcome to compete our Let It Be Us Form. (256) 

A 18 year old boy.  He is on his way of becoming an adult and could really use the impact of a positive male role model in his life.  All families in and around Chicago are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form. (261)

An 11 year old boy. His caseworker says he is very sweet and any parents from the Central Region of Illinois are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form. (256)

A 14 year old girl. She loves school so very much and needs to be in a female only home. Families in Chicago or any suburbs of Chicago are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (192)

A 16 year old girl.  She is a good student and loves signing and especially wants a family to help her with homework. All families in the Western Suburbs of Chicago are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (257)

A 15 year old boy.  He is a good student and would love to be in a long-term family that can help him get to college.  Families living near Waukegan, Illinois or the Northern Region are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (168)

A 13 year old girl.  She is a baseball player and a painter. Parents in and around Antioch, Illinois are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (293)

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THESE ARE JUST SOME OF THE CHILDREN THAT HAVE BEEN PLACED THROUGH REFERRALS FROM OUR TARGETED RECRUITMENT PROGRAM: 

MATCHED – A 16 year old boy.  He is looking for a mom and a dad. He is independent and likes to work. He loves other kids in the family and would benefit from a male role model. (251)

MATCHED – 8 year old boy loves structure and routine and needs parents who will help him with his homework.  (206)

MATCHED – 13 year old boy loves to read, he loves the Star Wars Trilogy, he is interested in marine biology. (205)

MATCHED – 7 siblings – we are hoping that at least some of them can stay together. The girls are ages 5, 12, 13, and 15. The boys are ages 9, 10, and 14.(213)

MATCHED – 17 year old boy whose favorite subject is math and favorite sport is basketball.  (175)

MATCHED – 17 year old girl who wants to go to college to be a mathematician. (184)

MATCHED – 2 year old little boy who needs to be with a family that is active.  (207)

MATCHED – Sibling girls ages 3 and 6 who need emotional support. (203)

MATCHED – A 15 year old girl. (202)

MATCHED – 6 and 7 year old sisters. (228)

MATCHED  – A 14 year old boy.  (153)

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