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Hephzibah's nationally recognized programs include short- and long-term Group Homes for children traumatized by abuse and neglect, high-quality Day Care on a sliding scale for families of all income levels, and the Family Based Services program that provide foster care, adoption services and help for families in crisis. The programs are designed to enhance the safety, health and happiness of children, while preserving the dignity of individuals and families.

Hephzibah's Programs and Services

Group Homes

Diagnostic Treatment Center – The DTC provides a safe place for children who have been abused or neglected, who have behavioral and emotional problems that require evaluation and specialized care. It is the only residential diagnostic treatment center in the state of Illinois for children between the ages of 3 and 12.

The Residence – A long-term group home for children ages 3-12. Designed for children whose emotional and behavioral difficulties require therapeutic care in a consistently stable, nurturing and supportive environment.

Foster Care

Each year, Hephzibah foster parents open their homes - and their hearts - to children in need of loving homes. When returning home to their biological parents isn't an option, many of these children form permanent families with their foster parents through Hephzibah adoptions.

Family Based Services

Four “umbrella” programs that provide support and intervention services for families struggling with various social problems. They include: Intact Family Services, Family Reunification, Foster Care and Adoption services

Day Care

Hephzibah's award-winning Day Care program helps children in our community achieve their full social, emotional, and intellectual potential. Tuition is offered on a sliding fee scale.

Educational Enrichment

Three “Academy” programs that help children reach their academic potential, through reading, the arts, and after-school tutoring.

Sibling Camp

Because 75 percent of the children in the child welfare system have been separated from their siblings – and many never resolve the feelings of loss that result from these broken bonds – Hephzibah established a summer camp for brothers and sisters living in separate foster or group homes.

Hephzibah Happenings

September 23, 2014
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
GE Charity Golf Classic

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Fall Volunteer Orientation
When: November 4, 2014 

Time: 6:15-7:15pm 

Location: 946 North Blvd.

Open to all individuals interested
in volunteering at Hephzibah.  Space is limited.
Please RSVP to the Volunteer Manager,
Hannah Weigel,
hweigel@hephzibahhome.org or phone at 708-649-7122

Sign Up to Volunteer at the Economy Shop

 

 
 
 

 

 

 
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