• You can help children find safe and stable homes with your gift to LSSI's Christmas appeal. Click here to donate now
  • Continuing to transform lives well into the future - LSSI's 150th anniversary, 1867-2017
  • Although much has changed throughout IL in the last 150 years, 1 thing has remained constant in LSSI's history - the commitment of people in communities to join together to care for their neighbors. Click here to read the latest issue of Inspired
  • Adopting a child from foster care is a great way to help a child while growing your family
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Holiday Gift Giving

This year LSSI will be collecting gift cards to give as gifts to our older children in foster care and to provide a holiday meal for families. Gift cards allow us the most flexibility when fulfilling the needs of our clients and the staff that support them.

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On the Road to Recovery

Journeys, a group-oriented program that provides adults with severe mental illness a safe place to learn, practice, and integrate life skills that promote wellness and mental health recovery.

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Transforming Lives One Month at a Time

The Good Shepherd Society is an easy way to make a recurring gift to LSSI in smaller, more manageable amounts throughout the year.

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Independence Tastes Delicious!

LSSI's Handfuls of Hope Kettle Corn Enterprise is popped and packaged on-site at the Shady Oaks Developmental Training Center by residents of the adjacent Shady Oaks Homes.

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