Ministry for Adoption, Foster Care, and Safe Families

Monthly Archives: May 2011

Open Hearts, Open Homes Conference

The Chapel’s 4th Annual conference for Safe Families, foster care and adoption was held at the Lake Zurich campus on May 2oth.  The conference team outdid themselves!  They created a conference that was both informative and inspiring!  Here are a few pics from the conference.Continue Reading

Four days until conference

The Chapel’s fourth annual Safe Families, Foster Care and Adoption conference is only 4 days away – May 21 at The Chapel Lake Zurich.  If you haven’t registered yet — don’t worry.  Online registration is open until May 19th and walk-in registers are available the morning of the conference.  Get all the details on here.Continue Reading

National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care month.  Did you know that the average age of a child in foster care in Illinois is 10.7 years?  How long do you think the average length of stay in foster care is?   It is 54 months — 4 1/2 years!  Kids definitely need a family to provide stability duringContinue Reading