Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

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This Month's Releases 

November 20, 2000

GOVERNOR RYAN ANNOUNCES ILLINOIS RECEIVES $5.3 MILLION BONUS FOR INCREASING ADOPTIONS

November 1, 2000

CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY SUPPORTS NATIONAL ADOPTION SATURDAY


Prior Releases

August 18, 2000

DCFS PRESENTS AWARDS TO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR

August 16, 2000

AFRICAN AMERICAN ADOPTION PROGRAM HONORS ADOPTIVE AND FOSTER PARENTS OF THE YEAR

July 10, 2000

DCFS BECOMES NATION'S LARGEST CHILD WELFARE AGENCY TO ACHIEVE ACCREDITATION

June 16, 2000

MAYOR DALEY UNVEILS "SAFE HOME FOR KIDS" PROGRAM

March 31, 2000

DCFS AND CONGRESSMAN DAVIS LAUNCH SAFE CHILD INITIATIVE

March 28, 2000

PREVENT CHILD ABUSE-ILLINOIS AND DCFS TEAM UP TO KEEP KIDS SAFE AT HOME

February 2, 2000

GOVERNOR'S BUDGET FOR DCFS SUPPORTS CONTINUED PERMANENCY FOR CHILDREN

 

January 24, 2000

KLINGLER OFFERS LEGISLATIVE SCHOLARSHIPS TO DCFS AND FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATION

 

November 30, 1999

DCFS AMONG "ADOPTION 2002" EXCELLENCE AWARDS RECIPIENTS FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

November 9, 1999

DCFS ELGIN FIELD OFFICE EARNS ACCREDITATION

 

September 24, 1999

PRESIDENT CLINTON GIVES ILLINOIS LION'S SHARE OF ADOPTION FUNDS, ILLINOIS PRAISED FOR RECORD SETTING ADOPTIONS

September 20, 1999

EAST ST. LOUIS AREA HOSPITALS JOIN STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO FIND ADOPTIVE HOMES FOR ILLINOIS CHILDREN

September 15, 1999

MINISTERS OF STATEWIDE ADOPTION PROGRAM HONOR PARENTS

August 28, 1999

RECORD ADOPTION NUMBERS EARN ILLINOIS NATIONAL LEAD

July 26, 1999

WEDNESDAY’S CHILD TO HELP FIND HOMES FOR CHICAGO AREA FOSTER CHILDREN

July 13, 1999

TWO SPRINGFIELD HOSPITALS JOIN
STATEWIDE ADOPTION RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN

June 18, 1999

DCFS ANNOUNCES ACCREDITATION
OF FOUR COOK COUNTY OFFICES

June 16, 1999

PEORIA FIELD OFFICE BECOMES ACCREDITED

PEKIN FIELD OFFICE BECOMES ACCREDITED

June 15, 1999

DECATUR FIELD OFFICE BECOMES ACCREDITED

BLOOMINGTON FIELD OFFICE BECOMES ACCREDITED

May 26, 1999

SPRINGFIELD FIELD OFFICE BECOMES ACCREDITED

May, 1999

DCFS RECRUITING FOSTER PARENTS
DURING FOSTER PARENT APPRECIATION MONTH

April 26, 1999

DCFS ANNOUNCES NEW CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CAMPAIGN

February 17, 1999

GOVERNOR'S BUDGET FOR CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES CONTINUES TO IMPROVE SAFETY AND PERMANENCY FOR CHILDREN

January 8, 1999

KANKAKEE DCFS OFFICE RELOCATES TO NEW DOWNTOWN SITE

December 18,  1998

FIRST LADY BRENDA EDGAR READS TO ADOPTED CHILDREN

December 1,  1998

PRESIDING JUDGE OF NATION’S OLDEST JUVENILE COURT LAUDED FOR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN CHILD WELFARE

November 24, 1998

GOVERNOR & MRS. EDGAR, DCFS RECEIVE NATIONAL ADOPTIONS AWARD

November 1, 1998

PROSPECTIVE PARENTS SOUGHT DURING ADOPTION AWARENESS MONTH

November 1, 1998

TENTH ANNUAL HISPANIC FAMILY CONFERENCE CELEBRATES DECADE OF OPENING HEARTS AND MINDS

September 30, 1998

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON NEW DCFS FIELD OFFICE

July 30, 1998

UNIQUE DCFS PROGRAM OPENS NEW WORLDS TO ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN

DCFS WORKS TO PREVENT SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME CASES (Letter sent to editors statewide)

July 24, 1998

GOVERNOR ANNOUNCES RECORD HIGH NUMBERS OF ADOPTIONS FOR ILLINOIS FOSTER CHILDREN

July 17, 1998

CHAMPAIGN COUPLE HONORED BY ONE CHURCH ONE CHILD ADOPTION PROGRAM

DCFS ANNOUNCES 12 POINT PLAN TO IMPROVE DAY CARE SAFETY AND LICENSING

July 17, 1998

CHAMPAIGN COUPLE HONORED BY ONE CHURCH ONE CHILD ADOPTION PROGRAM

June 17, 1998

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS SAFETY OF CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE

May 14, 1998

GOVERNMENT REPORT SHOWS DECLINE IN REPEAT CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

May 5, 1998

DCFS RECRUITING FOSTER PARENTS DURING FOSTER PARENT APPRECIATION MONTH

April 1, 1998

LOCAL AGENCIES HONORED IN CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH OBSERVANCE

April 8, 1998

GOVERNOR EDGAR ANNOUNCES ADOPTION INITIATIVE

April 1, 1998

LOCAL AGENCIES HONORED IN CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH OBSERVANCE

January 16, 1998

DCFS DIRECTOR & CCA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ASK PEOPLE TO CONSIDER FOSTER PARENTING

December 17, 1997

DCFS DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES NINTH ANNUAL HISPANIC FAMILY CONFERENCE "COMPADRES SOMOS TODOS: KINSHIP, COMMUNITY, AND BEYOND"

November 20, 1997

DCFS AND SAINT PAUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH HONOR THE ADOPTIVE PARENTS OF THE YEAR AT ANNUAL MEETING

November 20, 1997

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN ADOPTION ESSAY CONTEST

November 19, 1997

DCFS, JUVENILE PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZED FOR SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIP 

November 17, 1997

PROSPECTIVE PARENTS SOUGHT DURING ADOPTION AWARENESS MONTH

September 6, 1997

DCFS RECEIVES FIRST E-MAIL CHILD ABUSE CALL

August 17, 1997

DCFS DIRECTOR JESS MCDONALD RECEIVES "MOTOROLA EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD"

July 30, 1997

GLEN ELLYN AMONG FIRST DCFS SITES TO RECEIVE NATIONAL ACCREDITATION

July 24, 1997

NEW CHIEF AND DEPUTY CHIEF OF COMMUNICATIONS APPOINTED AT DCFS

June 6, 1997

DCFS SPONSORS CONFERENCE FOR PREGNANT AND PARENTING TEENS

May 8, 1997

ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF HUMAN SERVICES DESIGNATE HOWARD PETERS HONORS SOUTHERN ILLINOIS VISTA VOLUNTEERS

April 11, 1997

FIRST LADY AND MARSHALL FIELD’S TEAM UP TO SUPPORT FOSTER CARE

January 16, 1997
ILLINOIS CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT DEATH REPORT
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