Healthy Families

Strengthening families and enhancing quality of life to improve childhood outcomes.

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Foster Care

Traditional, Home of Relative and Emergency Foster Care

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Emergency Housing & Care

Boys Group Home

Jennings Group Home for Girls

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24-Hour Referral Line

Shelter, Inc. is available to assist individuals and families in crisis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can reach our 24-Hour Referral Line at 847-255-8060.  If we aren’t able to provide assistance within our agency, we will be able to refer you to an agency that can assist you.

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Volunteer

Whether is your time, talents, event sponsorship or financial contribution, we need your help!  Learn more about volunteer opportunities at events and more.  Or Donate today and help us to continue providing programs and services to children and adolescents in need.

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Donate Now

Your willingness to contribute will make the difference in lives of a child, as it will allow us to continue offering services and programs to children who are victims of abuse, neglect, are dependent or in need of supervision.  No donation is too small and your generosity will be greatly appreciated by the children and adolescents that rely on our services

Summary of Services

Recorded in 2014

Number of People Served

2,472

Days of Care Provided

22, 526

Hours of Service Provided

7,069

Volunteer Hours Donated

8,066

What's New at Shelter?

Stay Connected With Current & Upcoming Events

Volunteers needed at the Badass Dash obstacle course run

We have a new and exciting event we’re participating in this year! It’s the Badass Dash and it will be held at the Sears Center in Hoffman Estates on Saturday, July 8th. Shelter, Inc. is the charity partner for this long-running event that brings obstacle...

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Mothers Day at the Marriott

Three of our Foster Care families were treated to a fabulous Mother’s Day weekend courtesy of the Marriott Hotels and three local restaurants. Families were provided dinner on Saturday night and suites at the Courtyard Marriott in south Arlington Heights. The...

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Local Churches and Businesses Help with Group Home Landscaping

Recently a group from the Southminster Presbyterian & 1st Presbyterian churches donated their time and energy to a Spring cleaning of the yard at the Boy’s Group Home in Palatine. The group raked leaves, cleaned gutters, and spread mulch on the 5-acre property....

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When we first adopted our son, Shelter provided a counselor, we wouldn’t have made it without her…I believe in the staff, I know their hearts are in the right place, I know they are productive, that their services are necessary and that they are good stewards of our money.

Jim Dobbs

Foster Parent & Contributor, President of Woodfield Financial Advisors, Inc.

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