* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Foster Care *

Jewish Child & Family Services
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.jcfs.org
Contact: Nancy Dorfman-Schwartz, Senior Director, Child Welfare

 

JCFS places children and adolescents from birth to 21 years of age who are wards of the State in JCFS foster homes. The Specialized Foster Care program serves children who have a high degree of emotional/behavioral and medical problems. The full service, comprehensive program recruits and trains potential foster parents, provides individual/family therapy, group therapy, life skills classes, respite care and case management services.

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