28th Annual Charity Ball

Friday, November 20th

Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago

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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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Shelter's Thrift Shop

622 S. Roselle Road

Schaumburg, IL

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Trivia Night

Saturday, October 17

10 Rounds of Exciting Trivia!

50/50 Raffle & Silent Auction!

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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.



Whether is your time, talents, event sponsorship or financial contribution, we need your help!  Learn more about volunteer opportunities at events, in our Thrift Shop 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



Days of Care Provided

27, 216

Hours of Service Provided


Volunteer Hours Donated


What's New at Shelter?

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Spears Cares Event

During the month of June, Spears Chicago held a month long event to support Shelter, Inc. When customers ordered from a special Shelter menu, $1 for every item was donated to Shelter. Raffle tickets were sold during the month and prizes included a Private Jet Ride to brunch at the Geneva Chop House, a one night stay at the Westin Chicago North Shore, a 10 speed bike and many more great prizes! Spears hosted a very special event and raffle drawing on the evening of June 20th. A special thank you to Joe Romeo and the Spears Staff for raising more than $2,000 for Shelter’s programs for abused and neglected children. Spears truly Cares for Kids. Spears is located at: 723 N. Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL Website:... read more

Barrington High School IT Program

Kids Helping Kids Many thanks to the students in Barrington High School’s IT Campaign for all their hard work in raising $10,041.91 to donate to Shelter.  This donation will go a long way in helping to support Shelter’s programs and services for abused and neglected children and adolescents and we’re honored to have been selected for this generous... read more

The Room Place

The Room Place, Schaumburg recently donated all new mattresses to the young men in our Transitional Living Program.  Many thanks to them for helping to make these young men feel more comfortable and more at home!   read more
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.