How We Serve
Children + Families
 

Children’s Home + Aid is a leading child and family service agency in Illinois. Each year, it protects, educates and counsels more than 40,000 children, youth and families to overcome the overwhelming obstacles of poverty, abuse and neglect. The dedicated team of staff and volunteers deliver more than 70 programs including foster care, adoption services, early childhood education, family counseling, and youth services in nearly 60 Illinois counties. For 130 years, Children’s Home + Aid has been a compassionate advocate helping to shape public policy around early childhood, child welfare and juvenile justice.

2014 Annual Holiday Gift Drive

Help make the holiday season brighter for children in need! 
>read more about ways to give back this holiday season in all of our regions!

Central Region's 12th Annual Stuff the Bus

During the week of December 1-6, Connect Transit will park a bus at various locations throughout Bloomington-Normal to challenge the community to “stuff the bus” full of general baby and child items for the Crisis Nursery.
>read more about Stuff the Bus and the specific locations

 

Southern Region Holiday Gift Drive 

Participate in the Help for the Holidays gift drive to help families in need in Children's Home + Aid's Southern Region. There are 200 holiday wish lists made by the children and families that need to be filled.
>read more about Southern region holiday opportunities here

 Chef's Tasting

4th Annual Chef's Tasting

The Rice Leadership Committee cordially invites you to the 4th Annual Chef's Tasting to benefit the Rice Child + Family Residential Center in Evanston on Friday, January 23rd.
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Who We Are

We have just one goal: to get children on the path to a better life and keep them there. Learn all about who we are and what we do in one minute and 30 seconds by watching this video. 
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Plan a Gift That Changes Lives

With a little planning, you can include a gift to Children’s Home + Aid within your overall estate or financial plans that helps put children on the path to a better life and provides you with tax benefits in return.
>learn more

Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight highlights one of our many extraordinary volunteers: Stanley Lewy.
>read more  >volunteer spotlight archive

Building a New Carpentersville Child + Family Center

We are building a new Child + Family Center in Carpentersville!
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