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Northern RegionChildren's Home + Aid's Northern Region

Eileen Liezert
Children's Home + Aid
Regional Vice-President

Headquartered in Rockford, the Northern Region of Children’s Home + Aid is devoted to serving the area’s most challenged communities. The Northern Region provides services and programs in many of the counties in Northern Illinois, including DeKalb. Children’s Home + Aid is recognized for achieving outstanding results through its programs and services that focus on child abuse prevention, healthy child development and strengthening families.


Adoption Information Meetings: >see details & 2014 schedule

Holiday Showcase House - Kick-off the festive holiday season on November 8th and 9th with a viewing of the best in 2014 holiday decor! Come see this absolutely gorgeous 2,500 sq. ft. house decorated in holiday splendor. Local designers will be creating spectacular holiday themed visions in rooms throughout the house.  
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Children's Holiday Shoppe - A Special Place for Kids to Shop: November 29-December 21, 2014. It is an opportunity for children to experience a totally independent shopping adventure for their friends, family and teachers without the supervision or assistance of their parents. In addition to experiencing the joy of holiday gift giving and a sense of independence, children have the opportunity to practice valuable skills such as decision-making and money management. Last year nearly 500 children, accompanied by their parents, visited the Shoppe.
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Rockford Register Star: “Children’s Home + Aid receives recognition for all-inclusive policies” >read more
For the Love of Children Newsletter >read newsletter >archive
The Journey - A Newsletter for Adoptive Families (Summer 2013) >read more

Regional Office
Children’s Home + Aid
910 2nd Avenue
Rockford, IL 61104
Regional Map
Adoption Services*
Child & Family Counseling
    Adoption and Guardianship Preservation
    Early Prevention in the Community
    Pregnancy & Early Parent Counseling
Foster Care
Intact Family Services
   Extended Family Support
Parent Support
    MotherHouse Crisis Nursery
Youth Services
MotherHouse Crisis Nursery
1603 South 4th Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Parent Support
    Crisis Nursery



Donate to the Northern Region.


If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Angelina Hodges at 815-720-2162 or


*The Northern Region offers adoption services in the following Illinois counties: Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, McHenry (west of Rt. 47), Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, and Winnebago

*Children’s Home + Aid’s Healthy Families Illinois programs are fully accredited by Healthy Families America.

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