Mission Statement

At SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, we build Villages that unite brothers and sisters in foster care, surround them with a community of hope, and help them grow into caring and productive adults.

Success Stories

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Aliyah came to the Lockport Village in 2009 and was living with her two older twin sisters. Read Aliyah's full story


Baby Susan’s story is all too familiar and echoes similar stories of the over 500,000 abused children in the U.S. Read Susan’s full story


Mary spent her life in foster care until she was adopted at age 11. Tragically, her adopted mother passed away and she was shuffled back through the child welfare system. Read Mary’s full story

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Make a Connection at Our Open House

Join us for an Open House at the Chicago Village to learn in person what makes our unique model so successful.