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 from the caseworker if you are being considered. 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



Two sisters ages 12 and 8.  They like music, participating in band, and would love any family.  All families or around Arlington Heights, Illinois – or near there – are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (304)



A 13 year old girl.  She is a really sweet girl and would love a family with a dog or a cat or both. While families anywhere in Illinois will be considered, families in the Northern Region of Illinois are preferred.  Please complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (316)

A 16 year old girl.  Information is still coming in, but we are looking for families in and around Chicago.  Her caseworker says she is a joy to be around. All families are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (274)

A 12 year old boy.  He loves dogs, art, basketball, legos and music.  All families in or around Central Illinois are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (300)

A 15 year old boy.  He loves other kids and pets and would benefit from having a mother and a father. Any family in the suburbs of Chicago are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form. (291)

A 17 year old boy.  He is a good student and and needs a home that can be accepting of differences. All families in and around Chicago are welcome to complete our Let It Be Us Form.  (310)

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)





MATCHED – A 16 year old boy who is looking for a mom and a dad. (251)

MATCHED A 14 year old girl who loves basketball, art and dancing. (293)

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

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

MATCHED – 7 siblings (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)

MATCHED A 7 year old boy who is fun-loving. (313)

MATCHEDA 14 year old girl who is a good student. (314) 

MATCHED – A 10 year old girl who enjoys being with children and pets. (299)

MATCHEDA 15 year old girl who loves music and dancing and wants to be on a swim team. (298)


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