Mission Statement

At SOS Children's Villages Illinois, we build families. We provide a stable home in a supportive, community environment designed to help children in need grow into caring, productive and self-reliant 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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Chicago Magazine - SOS Illinois

We were named one of the Best Charities in Chicago!