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Adoption Preservation

Adoption Preservation

Metropolitan Family Services

Home-based counseling and supportive services for families who have adopted or assumed legal guardianship of a child.

Services Offered

Crisis Intervention • Care Management • Information and Referral • Family Support • In-Home Services • Adoption


MFS provides a DCFS-supported home-based intervention to families formed through adoption or subsidized guardianship. Adjustment, grief/loss resolution, attachment, educational and emotional issues are addressed through counseling, crisis intervention and 24-hour on-call assistance. Therapeutic respite services and related referrals, psycho-educational and support groups, workshops and help with securing resources also are provided.


10537 S. Roberts Rd., Palos Hills, IL 60465 41.6990828 -87.8164303

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish



  • This service is free


  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Call the intake line at 773-371-3642 (M-F 9:00am-5:00pm) to begin the intake process. If no one is available, leave a voicemail with your name and telephone number (repeat two times) and a staff member will call you back within 48 business hours. Callers will be connected to the supervisor of the program who will set up an initial appointment.

For more information regarding this DCFS funded program, please refer to the Post Adoption and Guardianship Services Brochure, or submut general inquiries to
There may be a waitlist for this service.

Other Locations

North Center
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
3249 N. Central Ave.
Chicago, IL 60634
Calumet Center
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
235 E. 103rd St.
Chicago, IL 60628
Midway Center
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
3843 W. 63rd St.
Chicago, IL 60629
DuPage Center-Elmhurst
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
209 N. York Rd., 1st Fl
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Evanston/Skokie Valley Center-Evanston
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
820 Davis St., Suite 218
Evanston, IL 60201
Southwest Center
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
10537 S. Roberts Rd.
Palos Hills, IL 60465
Evanston/Skokie Valley Center-Skokie
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
5210 Main St.
Skokie, IL 60077
DuPage Center-Naperville/Warrenville
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
27475 Ferry Rd., Suite 120
Warrenville, IL 60555
DuPage Center-Wheaton
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
222 E. Willow Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187
DuPage Center-Woodridge
Program Phone: (773) 371-3642
1999 75th St., Suite 102
Woodridge, IL 60517