CATHOLIC CHARITIES - Post-Adoption Services


671 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

(847) 782-4222

Hours vary - Please call for details.


Offers post-placement and post-adoption support services and visits for adoption finalization. Services include:

- Non-identifying birth family background information
- Mediated communication between birth and adoptive families
- Search and reunion services
- Ongoing support group meetings
- Counseling services
- Workshops and seminars


Open to all.



Program Fees:

Fees vary; No fee for initial consultation.

Intake Process:

Call or email to schedule appointment.

For an archive search a written request is required and should include:
- Full name
- Date of Birth
- Copy of driver's license or State ID
- Current contact information
- If you were adopted, include your adoptive parent's names
- If you are birth parent, include your name at the time of placement along with the child's birth date
- If you are an adult child of a deceased birth parent, include your parent's death certificate and proof of your relationship to him or her, such as your birth certificate.


Primary Contact Information

Primary Contact

Primary Contact Information

(847) 782-4222

Phone Numbers

Primary Program Phone

(847) 782-4222

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

671 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085


1800 North Hermitage Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622

Handicap Accessible?




Volunteer Opportunities:

Please contact Sue Fowler at or 847-782-4126 for information on volunteer opportunities.

Legal Status:


Date of Official Change:

August 5, 2019

Geography Served

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  • Illinois
    • Lake County
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