In response to God's love, LCFS engages with youth, adults, families, communities and other stakeholders to improve the well-being of those we are called to serve. Vernon, Illinois) needs part-time foster parents to provide temporary overnight care for a child. Do you have compassion for innocent children […] In the middle of the summer we start planning the LCFS Christmas Drive, with hopes to make Christmas extra special for the more than 1,800 children served statewide in LCFS’ Foster Care program.It is the Vision of LCFS, as a Lutheran Social Ministry Organization, to be a means for people of faith to carry out God’s will for His people, to show mercy, to do justice and love our neighbor. This weekend was our Northern Illinois Santa’s Toy Store set-up day.Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) a leading social-service provider focused on nurturing and protecting children, strengthening families and enhancing communities, has announced the retirement of Gene Svebakken (pictured above with his wife Carol), MSW, ACSW as chief executive officer effective December 31, 2016.The board of trustees also announced the appointment of […] A very special person in the life of LCFS passed away on October 13th.
We serve all faiths, races, orientations and ethnic backgrounds.
Bob Fick was a compassionate man who cared deeply – especially for the youth at Lutherbrook where he was an art instructor.
He had a special gift for connecting with Lutherbrook youth.
They helped prepare for the distribution of fresh produce and non-perishable items to community members in need.
This morning the line was already a couple of city blocks long, with the first people lining […] Eastern Social Welfare Society is once again offering its Korean Language and Cultural Program.
New LCFS President and CEO Mike Bertrand set the tone by reminding attendees that “We’re called to continue to serve.” He acknowledged […] The importance of the positive impact of foster parents on families cannot be underestimated.