Illinois officials encourage families to consider adoption during November

November is Adoption Awareness Month for Illinois as part of a nationwide effort to showcase the benefit of bringing adoptive children and families together.

Despite the major changes 2020 is seeing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to put children together with permanent homes is still as urgent as ever.

“The type of children that come into care in Illinois and are looking to be adopted come from all walks of life and we also need families from all walks of life,” said Jassen Strokosch, chief of staff at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

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