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Adoption Services

Center for Law and Social Work

Legal adoption services for families with children who are currently in their care.

Services Offered

Adoption Assistance • Family Support • Legal Services


The Center for Law and Social Work (CLSW) can help all families become a “legal” family through adoption. CLSW offers relative, non-relative, second parent, step-parent, adult and DCFS foster parent adoption services. The CLSW team of lawyers and social workers can help clients:

  • Understand options and obligations
  • File cases in court
  • Conduct a home study
  • Keep client informed throughout the process


4753 N. Broadway, Suite 918, Chicago, IL 60640 41.9687124 -87.6591775

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Sliding scale fee is based on income. Typically, based upon household income, the adoption fees may range anywhere from $150 to $2,500.


  • Services provided on a sliding scale


  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Please call for a free consultation on adoption for your family at 773-728-7800. If you are a caseworker at a child welfare agency, you can make a referral by phone, or by sending an email to to request a referral form.