Adoption is always an opportunity

Adoption is always an opportunity


Children’s Home & Aid Society of Illinois (CHASI), Northern Region is sponsoring a free seminar for individuals thinking about adoption. Across Illinois there are hundreds of children waiting for a loving, caring family. The seminar will explain some of these children’s needs; what has to be done to meet these needs; and the steps necessary to become an adoptive parent. Many of the children have been raised together and need to stay together; there are children from several ethnic backgrounds as well as older children who are more difficult to place.

The seminar will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29 at Children’s Home & Aid Society, 910 Second Ave., 3rd floor conference room, in Rockford. The building is between South Fifth Street and South Sixth Street, two blocks south of State Street. Refreshments will be served. To make a reservation, call 962-1043.

Children’s Home & Aid Society of Illinois (CHASI) is a non-profit, non-sectarian social service agency that meets the needs of children and their families. CHASI was founded in 1893 by the Rev. Martin Van Buren VanArsdale. The Rockford office has provided services to the Rockford community since 1939. Programs include: Pregnancy and Early Parent Counseling, Adoption Preservation, Family Preservation, Adoption, Foster Care, Treatment Foster Care, Home of Relative Foster Care, and Early Prevention in the Community.

For those empty nesters whose children are grown who feel there is something missing in their lives, and for families who have only thought about adoption, this is your opportunity to attend a free informational meeting with no obligations or expectations. Attendees will learn all about the children in desperate need of a loving, nurturing home. Adoption staff will be on hand to answer any questions.

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