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Adoption and Foster Care Information Fair
October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let It Be Us will hold an Adoption and Foster Care Information Fair to increase the number licensed foster parents in Illinois.
Registration is available at www.letitbeus.org/events.
Let It Be Us, a unique nonprofit that designs programming that helps children in foster care become adopted, and holds Adoption and Foster Care Information Fairs throughout Chicago and the surrounding areas. These town hall style events feature a panel of experts and agencies offering foster care licenses, which is the first step to becoming a foster or adoptive parent. The event also features time for questions and answers.
The event is free and there is no cost to become a foster or adoptive parent.
Since its inception in 2015, more than 2,000 Illinoisans have attended Let It Be Us, with many making the choice to become licensed foster parents.
“There simply aren’t enough foster families to take care of the children in care of the state of Illinois,” said Susan McConnell, Executive Director of Let It Be Us. “There are more than 18,000 Illinois children in care and his support to find appropriate families for them.”
Launched in 2014, Let It Be Us is a 501(c) 3 with the mission of adoption and education of children in Illinois foster care. Let It Be Us manages the Heart Gallery of Illinois, the state’s photo and story exhibit of children awaiting adoption and offer one-of-a-kind innovative programming to increase waiting children’s chances for adoption. Let It Be Us is based in Barrington, Illinois.