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Child Welfare

Association House provides support and care for vulnerable children and families who have a history of child abuse and neglect and are involved with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). We serve the Cook County and Northern Illinois areas and remain one of the few providers with fully bilingual English/Spanish staff.

Our goal is to ensure the safety, well-being, and healthy development of children and adolescents with a history of trauma and to promote their resilience and progress. We aim to help parents and families develop nurturing and safe relationships with their children.

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A hispanic female foster parent, and the littlle hispanic girl she is fostering.

Foster Care

Foster Care services provide children with safe, loving, and secure homes when they are unable to live with their family of origin. Case managers work to achieve permanency for the child through reunification or adoption. 

A hispanic mother and her 3 daughters sitting together smiling.

Intact Family Services

Intact Family Services provides support to prevent the separation of children and families by identifying problems and risk factors and helping families obtain training and support to keep children at home. 

A middle eastern female foster parent sitting helping the young boy she is fostering with his homework.

Become a Foster Parent

A foster parent is there when a child needs them most. If you have love to give, you can be a foster parent. Our staff is here to support you in your parenting journey. Take the next steps today. 

Success Stories

Additional Resources

These resources are here for you. Feel free to check out any of these resources down below pertaining to Foster Care and IDCFS​. Also, be sure to check out or Parenting Resources Page filled with tools and tips for all types of parents!


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