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Adoption Services

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Domestic and international adoption services for adults wishing to adopt a child.

Services Offered

Domestic Adoption • International Adoption • Adoption


Catholic Charities Adoption Services provide support and assistance to parents wishing to adopt infants and children, either domestically or internationally. Services include:

  • Monthly adoption information meetings and approved adoption preparation curricula
  • Family home licensing
  • Adoptive home study and assistance with preparing adoption profile or dossier for international adoption
  • Agency-assisted adoptions through interstate compact placements
  • Ongoing educational opportunities and e-newsletter.

For more information, call 312-655-7086.


671 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085 42.347328 -87.8552812

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish


  • For adults wishing to adopt children


  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Call 312-655-7086 to schedule an consultation, or email a completed Pre-Service Interest Form to and an adoption counselor will contact you.

Call 312-655-7070 for Spanish
Call 312-655-7084 for Polish

Other Locations

Cook County Office
Program Phone: (312) 655-7086
1800 N. Hermitage
Chicago , IL 60622
Lake County Office
Program Phone: (312) 655-7086
671 S. Lewis Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085