As November marks the beginning of National Adoption Month, ChildServ urges adults in the Chicagoland area to consider learning more about children and youth awaiting adoption in Illinois.
In 2010, 2,944 foster children in Illinois were waiting to be adopted.
To learn more about children who are waiting for a loving adoptive home, please visit www.childserv.org/meetwwk.
ChildServ is Chicagoland’s local adoption partner for Wendy's Wonderful Kids, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. This program finds permanent adoptive homes for children waiting in foster care, combining the fundraising efforts of Wendy's and its customers, results-driven grant oversight of the Foundation and the talent of seasoned adoption recruiters.
ChildServ's mission is to help Chicagoland's at-risk children and their families build, achieve and sustain better lives. Founded in 1894, ChildServ brings about change that helps children to build, achieve and sustain better lives. ChildServ reaches 3,100 children and families each year through foster care and adoption, group homes, child care, early childhood education and parenting support enhanced by healthy lifestyle information and college / career readiness support. The agency focuses on providing in-depth, community-based programs to underserved children, their families, foster parents and other caregivers in Cook, Lake and DuPage counties.