Coming to ChildServ changed Grace's life
Read more about Grace, who came from a neglectful household and battled her addictions with the support of ChildServ here.
ChildServ's group homes are located in the western suburbs of Chicago and help wards of the state build, achieve and sustain better lives.
Learn about the state of at-risk youth in Chicagoland.
Please join us for a luncheon of Information and Fellowship at The State of At-Risk Children in Metropolitan Chicago: Ready by 21 on April 30 at the Metropolitan Club of Willis Tower. ChildServ President and CEO James C. Jones will present a white paper regarding this important subject. We will also be joined by a distinguished panel, including: Von Eugene Nebbit, Sr., Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Jane Addams College of Social Work; Ray E. WillisCommunity Planning Director, Regional Office, US Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Shelly Stern Grach Citizenship and Public Affairs Director, Central Region, Microsoft. Click here to learn more.
ChildServ featured in column by Gail MarksJarvis, award-winning Tribune columnist and best-selling author
ChildServ was featured in a special holiday column on giving by Chicago Tribune columnist Gail MarksJarvis. To read this wonderful article, please click here.
ChildServ offers free counseling for military and veteran families
Free counseling is available to Chicago-area veterans, reservist, active military members andFree 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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