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Our Foster Care Program was recently featured in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, on CBS 2 Chicago, ABC 7 Chicago, WGN TV Channel 9, and WGN Radio 720 and more in response to a dramatic increase in youth referrals to our Foster Care Program.

On the Southeast Side, foster-care center does right by the legacy of Ada S. McKinley
July 2, 2021
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
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Column: The need for foster parents has surged during the pandemic. ‘There’s a huge increase.’
May 21, 2021
DAILY SOUTHTOWN/CHICAGO TRIBUNE
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Youth advocate Curt Holderfield talks Nat’l Foster Care Awareness month with WGN
May 18, 2021
WGN 9 CHICAGO
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Foster Parents Needed As COVID-19 Pandemic Strains Families
December 25, 2020
CBS 2 CHICAGO
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Story also made available on Patch on 12/25/20.

Ada S. McKinley Community Services is alleviating fears associated with adopting children, trust issues and COVID
December 21, 2020
WGN RADIO 720
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Youth in need of foster care homes increases during COVID-19 pandemic
November 26, 2020
ABC 7 CHICAGO
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Chicago foster parents program needs more help as need surges during pandemic
November 16, 2020
WGN TV/CHANNEL 9
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Upcoming Foster Parent Virtual Orientations
We encourage those eligible to consider opening their hearts and homes by becoming a Foster Parent. Join one of our virtual orientations to learn more.

NEXT ORIENTATION:
Thursday, May 13, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Click here to join this Foster Parent Orientation webinar via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82896848489?pwd=OWt2WDZ5K3hJWCt0NEdRK3FwaWNyUT09
Meeting ID: 828 9684 8489
Passcode: 792670

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Click here to join this Foster Parent Orientation webinar via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83168949450?pwd=SDlBN0N4QVJPeHNwWkFjanRCV1UvZz09
Meeting ID: 831 6894 9450
Passcode: 904246

Thursday, June 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Click here to join this Foster Parent Orientation webinar via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89117102605?pwd=cHl5NlMxRXNzMXZhNlBmWU5sZngyUT09
Meeting ID: 891 1710 2605
Passcode: 926483

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Click here to join this Foster Parent Orientation webinar via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89740088917?pwd=SnZDOXZrQ2ptUG1SNy9kanE1ZXRBUT09
Meeting ID: 897 4008 8917
Passcode: 449419

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Click here to join this Foster Parent Orientation webinar via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81601568228?pwd=NUx2bVplekFjZHdReEhBZk4vekVZZz09
Meeting ID: 816 0156 8228
Passcode: 560415

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Click here to join this Foster Parent Orientation webinar via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89191779056?pwd=bWxPYXVvNTZWSHlaM0ZoUlExR1FNZz09
Meeting ID: 891 9177 9056
Passcode: 528146

For more information about our Foster Care services, call 773-602-2660 or email us at fostercare@adasmckinley.org.