Wrap gifts for ChildServ!
ChildServ is seeking volunteers to help wrap and sort gifts for its Holiday Gift Giving Program. Click here to learn more!
ChildServ encourages the community to celebrate National Adoption Month
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.Free counseling to military and veteran families provided by ChildServ
Free counseling is available to Chicago-area veterans, reservist, active military members and their families through ChildServ. Appointments can be made in two ChildServ locations located in Chicago‚Äôs Englewood or Austin neighborhoods, or for in-home counseling visits in Maywood, Forest Park, Berwyn, Cicero, Westchester and on Chicago‚Äôs South and West sides.
Men and women who have served in any branch of the military are eligible, regardless of discharge status, as well as their family or household members.
Services include individual counseling for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as family counseling. The program addresses and supports the challenges of family adjustment, reintegration, bereavement, sexual trauma, post-traumatic stress, and others.
To learn more about this free program, call ChildServ at (773)239-8942. ChildServ and Military Initiative Community Action Team host family fair in Palatine
ChildServ, together with 20 Chicagoland organizations, hosted a family fun and resource fair for military and veteran families in Palatine on June 15. To view pictures and learn about the fair, visit facebook.com/childserv or www.childserv.org/salute.ChildServ celebrates foster parents
ChildServ honored the contributions of foster parents with a special celebration on May 20 at St. Mark's Church in Chicago. Foster parents were treated to special "swag bags," a buffet dinner and a special dessert from Edible Arrangements.
Diaper Drive creates influx of generosity
Thanks to the support of UPS, Nokia, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, numerous churches and many individual donors, ChildServ clients will be showered with needed care items for their children this summer. Volunteers collected more than 5,000 diapers, more than 10,000 wipes and approximately 100 pounds of clothing for infants and children in our care. To learn how you or your group can get involved, click here.
ChildServ President and CEO featured on WGN
ViewChildServ President and CEO James C. Jones's feature as Chicago's Very Own.
You can also see Mr. Jones on WGN's People to People
, which aired February 2 and 3! James C. Jones honored as Chicago Defender Man of Excellence
ChildServ President and CEO James C. Jones was honored as a 2013 Chicago Defender Man of Excellence
on January 25. All 50 awardees were recognized for their integrity, strength and courage.
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and make families stronger--and how you can help kids in your community--by viewing our 2012 Annual Report.