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Seeking Foster Parents

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in Adoption News, Home | 0 comments

Seeking Foster Parents

You’ve heard the phrase “it takes a village to raise a child.” At SOS Children’s Villages Illinois (SOSCVI), they fully embrace and put that adage into daily practice. SOSCVI is a nonprofit child welfare and foster care agency under the umbrella of SOS Children’s Villages International, the largest non-denominational child welfare agency in the world and recipient of numerous Nobel Prize nominations. SOSCVI’s focus in Illinois is a unique model of foster care centered around keeping sibling groups together and employing the professional Foster Parent. SOCSVI Foster Parents are dedicated...

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Seeking CAFFA Webmaster

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in CAFFA Board, CAFFA News, Home | 0 comments

Seeking CAFFA Webmaster

Chicago Area Families for Adoption (CAFFA) is seeking candidates for our CAFFA.org Webmaster. This board-level position offers the chance to work with a great group of people on a cause that helps make the world a better place! Good candidates for this volunteer position will have: …A connection to the adoption quartet (adoptive parent, adult adoptee, birthparent, or adoption professional) …2-4+ hours available each week to manage the website …Strong IT skills are a must (e.g. past coding experience) …Experience with WordPress, or ability to learn …Experience...

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A Journey Worth Every Step

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Events, Home | 0 comments

A Journey Worth Every Step

Anyone who is passionate about adoption is invited to participate in Walk for Adoption Chicago on October 3rd.  It doesn’t matter whether you are a member of a birth family, foster family, adoptive family, an adoptee or just have an appreciation for the miracle of adoption – we invite you join in this A-M-A-Z-I-N-G event! Information will continue to be updated as it becomes available.   Check out the Walk for Adoption site for details...

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Kaleidoscope Culture Camp

Posted by on May 3, 2015 in Camps, Events, Home | 0 comments

Kaleidoscope Culture Camp

July 20th through July 24th Trinity Lutheran Church 405 Rush Street, Roselle, IL 60172 KALEIDOSCOPE Culture Camp is for children that joined their families through adoption or foster care, their siblings, & their parents. This exciting camp is for children entering Kindergarten through 10th grade. The camp programs offered are: African/African American, Chinese, Eastern European, and Latin American. Click here to go to the Culture Camps page to learn more...

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CAFFA Scholarship 2015

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Home | 0 comments

CAFFA Scholarship 2015

CAFFA is pleased to invite students who will be entering college in Fall 2015 to enter our 4th Annual Essay Contest to win an Educational Scholarship! This $2,000 tuition scholarship will be awarded to one graduating high school senior student who came into their family through adoption and has been accepted to a 2- or 4-year college for the 2015-2016 school year. The winning essay and photo of the recipient will be published on our website and in our newsletter. To enter, see our Scholarship Information document for the application form and essay. Past and present CAFFA Board family members...

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