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Foster Care & Adoption


These links will take you outside of the Agor Behavioral Health Services, Inc. website. These resources are not intended to replace therapy or counseling. They are provided as a an educational resources for our clients and site visitors.

  • Illinois Mentor – – Illinois Mentor offers both adoption and medically supervised foster care services.
  • Lutheran Social Services of Illinois – – LSSI offers both adoption and foster care services. Adoption services focus on placing children of all ages, some with special medical or emotional needs, in a permanent, loving home. Foster Care services focus on placing children who have experienced neglect or physical, emotional or sexual abuse in a loving and secure home for varying lengths of time. LSSI also works with children who have special medical or emotional needs.

Online Foster Care and Adoption Resources

  • 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Foster Parents –
  • The Challenges of Foster Care – – Article discusses what it means to be a foster parent.
  • The Top 8 Things You Need to Know Before Doing Foster Care – – Article discussing making the decision, how to understand foster children, working the agencies, working with the birth families and more.
  • From Fostering to Adopting – – Article discusses making the transition from foster parents to adoptive parents.
  • 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Adoptive Parents –
  • – offers many resources and articles for those who are interesting in adoption. The site includes information on state laws, statistics and personal stories.
  • Real Moms Adoption Newsletter – – Real Moms adoption newsletter offers support, information and encouragement for domestic adoption to adoptive and prospective adoptive mothers.
  • Special Needs Adoption – – Articles and books provide suggestions and advice for parents adopting children with special needs.