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Mission Statement

Our mission is to give children help, hope and opportunity.


Saving children’s lives, moving families forward and going where the need is greatest - that’s what Children’s Home + Aid is all about. Children’s Home + Aid is a leading child and family service agency in Illinois. Each year, it protects, educates and counsels more than 40,000 children, youth and families to improve their lives. Since 1883, Children’s Home + Aid has been a compassionate advocate helping to shape public policy in child welfare, early childhood and juvenile justice. Children’s Home + Aid has been recognized for establishing best practices and achieving outstanding results through its programs and services that focus on child abuse prevention, healthy child development and strengthening families.

Volunteer today to build a better life for children, youth and families!



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Average Review 3 reviews

Would you recommend Children's Home + Aid?

by Sourma K. from Sherman Oaks, CA (May 11, 2016)
I was unable to attend this event.
by jenny p. (December 21, 2015)
I filled out the required info and never heard back from this organization after the initial "thanks for your interest" email. I called, they suggested that I fill out the information again and I would be contacted with detailed info regarding the family I could sponsor. Still no info. :(
by Lisa G. from Chicago, IL (July 22, 2015)
They contacted me one time and then never got back to me.