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866-503-0184
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800-722-9124

Chicago Administrative Headquarters
100 West Randolph Street 6-200
Chicago IL 60601
312.814.6800
TTD 312.814.8783

Springfield Administrative Headquarters
406 East Monroe
Springfield IL 62701-1498
217.785.2509
TTD 217.785.6605

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312-814-6847

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  Intercountry Adoptions  

The Department approves intercountry adoptions and provides technical assistance to families wishing to adopt children from other countries. Illinois ranks ninth in the nation in the volume of intercountry adoptions. The leading countries of origin include Russia, Korea, Paraguay, China and the Philippines.

Intercountry adoption statistics for FY 2011

Intercountry adoption statistics for FY 2010

Intercountry adoption statistics for FY 2009

Intercountry adoption statistics for FY 2008

See below for archived intercountry adoption statistics

Intercountry adoption statistics for FY 2001-2007.

DCFS Wards
Adopted
FY 1976-2007
Fiscal Year Adoptions
Consummated
2007
1,682
2006
1,670
2005
1,867
2004
2,137
2003
2,795
2002
3,393
2001
4,208
2000
6,281
1999
7,275
1998
4,293
1997
2,229
1996
1,961
1995
1,640
1994
1,200
1993
1,034
1992
724
1991
708
1990
788
1989
719
1988
718
1987
714
1986
763
1985
812
1984
945
1983
900
1982
798
1981
555
1980
475
1979
471
1978
558
1977
762
1976
1,029

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Confidential Intermediary Services of Illinois (outside link)
Midwest Adoption Center (outside link)
Illinois Putative Father Registry (outside link)
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