Foster Care/Shelter Services
Camelot Community Care
Camelot Community Care’is national non-profit child welfare and behavioral health organization committed to therapeutic Foster Care, 24 hour crisis intervention, counseling services for youth and families, and on- going foster parent training.
- 5301 E State St # 208
Rockford, IL 61108-2397
- Phone: 815-484-9180, press 0 for immediate service
Children’s Home and Aid of Illinois
Provides family centered counseling services for children and parents, including those involved in the child welfare system and foster care/adoption situations. These counseling services help improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and maximize the family well-being and academic achievement of these children. Also provides pregnancy and early parent counseling and support. Other services include adoption and foster care services, early childhood care (MotherHouse Crisis Nursery for ages 0-6) and education, residential services, and youth services. Most services are free to Medicaid-eligible children. M-F 8:45-5.
- Northern Region:
910 2nd Avenue
Rockford, IL 61104
- Phone: 815-962-1043
Evangelical Child and Family Agency
Offers services for adoption, couseling, foster care, pregnancy support, and safe families.
- 5301 E. State Street, Suite 124
Rockford, IL 61108
- Phone: 815-229-3255
- Fax: 815-229-3256
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, including children in foster care, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. Also provides for fos
- 6701 Clinton Drive
Loves Park , IL 61111
- Phone: 815-282-6153
Lutheran Social Services
Provides adoption services, foster care crisis intervention and counseling, pregnancy and parenting counseling/support services, and youth programs. The Adoption Preservation Program is open to all families with adopted children under the age of 18 and provides a stipend for hourly or overnight respite care. Parents must identify their own respite provider. Youth programs include tutoring and mentoring of children in K-8 in the RockfordPublicSchool District. No fees. Hours M-F 8:30-5, others by appointment.
- 321 W. State St.
Rockford, IL 61101
- Phone: 815-969-8836
LYDIA Home Association- Rockford
Lydia Home Association offers “Safe Families for Children” which assists families during times of crisis such as unemployment, eviction or homelessness, family medical crisis, pregnant teens, post partum depression, etc., preventing the need for children to be placed in foster care by offering temporary placement. Also offers LYDIA’s Residential Treatment Program for children and adolescents with severe behavioral problems, provides for counseling services, and has LYDIA Urban Academy in Rockford.
- 2323 South Sixth St., Suite 2
Rockford, IL 61104
- Phone: 815-966-0039
- Fax: 815-965-3721
Mother House Crisis Nursery (service of Children’s Home and Aid)
Offers 24 hour, 365 day/night nursery services to children, ages newborn to 6 years, for families in crisis. Families in extremely stressful situations can bring their children to Mother House for “free” temporary nursery care. Examples of crises may include violence, homelessness, addiction, hospitalization, NA/AA meetings, counseling, and stress. Provides situational crisis counseling, parent education classes, support groups and parent/child interaction groups. Conducts follow-up calls and home visits to help stabilize family, as well as referral and linkage to commuinty resources.
- 1603 S. 4th St
Rockford, IL 61104
- Phone: 815-962-4858
Our Children’s Homestead
A Non-profit ogranization dedicated to assuring safe and secure homes and neighborhoods for abused, neglected and troubled children, taking on some of Northern Illinois’ toughest youth, challenging our staff and volunteers to change the lives of uniquely challenged children. OCH’s innovative approaches are different from ‘traditional’ foster care programs.
- 483 N. Mulford Road, Suite 8
Rockford, IL 61107
- Phone: 815-316-7626
- Fax: 815-316-7652
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