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

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

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For more information, contact:

Christina M. Schneider
Special Assistant General Counsel
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Office of Legal Services
160 North LaSalle Street, Suite S-600
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Tel: 312-814-7298/2401 Fax: 312-814-6859


  DCFS Rules and Information, Statutes, Legal Notice  

Rule 302.310 - DCFS Adoption Assistance (Subsidy) Agreements

Illinois DCFS Non-Ward Adoption Assistance (Subsidy) Agreements

Rule 401 - Illinois Licensing Standards for Child Welfare Agencies

Rule 401.130 - Provisions Pertaining to Licenses

Rule 401.140 - Application for Renewal of License

Rule 401.141 - License Transfer for Agencies Providing Adoption Services Seeking 501(c)(3) Status

Rule 401.200 - Agency Corporate Status

Rule 401.595 - Adoption Agency Grievance and Complaint Procedure

Rule 401.600 - Advertisement

Rule 402 - Illinois Licensing Standards for Foster Family Homes

225 ILCS 10/8.3 - DCFS Requirements Regarding Tax Exempt Status of Illinois Adoption Agencies

225 ILCS 10/12 - Advertising Requirements of Adoption Agencies in Illinois

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Midwest Adoption Center (outside link)
Illinois Putative Father Registry (outside link)
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