• May is National Foster Care Month. LSSI proudly recognizes our foster care staff and foster parents who together make a difference for the children and families who are in our care. Click here to learn more
  • Hope is what you have to offer the people LSSI serves. Please send your gift today. It is urgent that people receive the help they need before it's too late. Donate now.
  • Life is seldmon uncomplicated. LSSI provides counseling assistance for individuals and families who find themselves struggling with the sometimes overwhelming complexities of life. Click here to learn more.

Become a Therapeutic Foster Parent

Professional Therapeutic Foster Parents are needed for our pilot program in Aurora, Chicago, and Rockford.

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Senior Housing in Joliet

LSSI's Joshua Arms in Joliet offers affordable apartment style housing for older adults and people over the age of 18 with disabilities.

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One Number

As of March 12 you will be able to call one number for access to LSSI's mental health services and drug and alcohol treatment. Just dial 833.610.LSSI (5774) to reach a social worker who will immediately begin the intake and screening process.

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Independence Tastes Delicious!

Handfuls of Hope Kettle Corn is popped and packaged on-site by clients at LSSI's Shady Oaks Developmental Training Center in Homer Glen, providing job training and income-earning opportunities.

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