Become a Foster Parent

Our Foster Care program offers homes to children who have been removed from their homes for safety reasons.  The length of stay for each child varies.  Services are provided to aid in the reunification of the family and other means of permanency for the child.

If you are interested in being a home for foster children, please contact one of our licensing representatives:

Cynthia Cherry – (217) 423-6961 ext. 2204 or by email at
Monique Howell – (217 )423-6961 ext. 2181 or by email at

Implementation Plan 2018 – Rights and responsibilities for foster parents, pursuant to Public Act 89.19.