The SOS Children’s Villages Illinois model differs from traditional foster care in emphasizing the following four components:
1. Children live together with their siblings.
2. Children receive care and support from a full-time, professionally trained Foster Parent.
3. Children grow up in a private, single-family home.
4. Children are supported by the Village, designed as an intentional community of care.
SOS Children’s Villages Illinois continues to positively impact the lives of foster children in the following areas: