– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss


The mission of ChildServ is to help children and families build better lives.

Founded in 1894, ChildServ continues to give hope to underserved children and their families by offering a wide range of community-based programs as well as services that place children and youth in safe, nurturing home environments. Our devoted professionals strive to compassionately educate, intervene and advocate to position families toward a positive lifestyle. ChildServ helps build better lives today for a brighter future. Today, we serve over 3,700 children and families annually throughout Cook, Lake and DuPage counties. ChildServ’s programs are driven by its mission tenets to: -educate children and youth so they become self-reliant -prevent conditions in which children, youth, and families are placed at risk -intervene early so children and youth are removed from crisis situations and placed in a nurturing environment -advocate to influence legislation and social and educational policies directed at meeting the needs of children and families





Opportunities Available with ChildServ

Become a Foster Parent

Become a foster parent and give a child a home.  


Board member

Join the Auxiliary Board to help fundraise and grow awareness about ChildServ


Various Ongoing Opportunities with ChildServ

Speak at a workshop for a youth program. Work with children on early learning skills while their parents attend parenting education programs. Become a one-on-one mentor for a youth or…


Ongoing Opportunities: