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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Lend Your Voices in April and May

April and May are Child Abuse Prevention Month and Foster Care Awareness Month, respectively. Lend your voice in awareness of SOS Illinois as a Brand Ambassador this Spring!

Extending our Reach, Building the Future

To provide the children and families in the Roosevelt Square Village and the surrounding communities with a valuable resource to gather, learn and strengthen their neighborhood, SOS Illinois is embarking on an exciting chapter in its history with the building of the Roosevelt Square Community Center.

Transform Your Life and Theirs

For SOS Illinois Foster Parents, their job is not just a full-time job—it’s a full-time vocation. Because Foster Parents are the foundation of the SOS Illinois model, we are looking for passionate and dedicated candidates to create stable home lives for our children.