Children live together with their siblings.
Children receive care and support from a full-time, professionally trained Foster Parent.
Children grow up in a private, single-family home.
Children are supported by the Village, designed as an intentional community of care.
Traditional Foster Care
SOS Illinois Model
Did you Know?
SOS Children’s Villages Illinois children have the increased stability of living in the same home as their siblings unlike over 75% of youth in care within traditional models.
SOS Illinois children receive comprehensive wrap-around services that address their whole self—physical, mental, and emotional.
SOS Illinois children benefit from permanency and stability. They can always “come home,” even when they are in college or have graduated.
SOS Illinois Foster Parents receive professional training and support to be effective parental figures, receive a salary and full benefits, and have access to a supportive network of other SOS Illinois Foster Parents.