About ChildServ

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





Current Opportunities at ChildServ

Board member

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

Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: People Over 16, Seniors

Become a Foster Parent

Become a foster parent and give a child a home.


Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: Families, People Over 16, Seniors

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 young adult.

Help beautify a group home.

Work with Spanish-speaking children on nutrition and fitness.

Lend some muscle. Become a one-time moving day helper for a teen mom or foster child.

Become a foster parent and give a child a home. .

Assist with our next Holiday Gift Drive. (From October through December of each year

Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: Groups, People Over 16, Seniors
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