Mission Statement
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Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Rockford continues the ministry of Jesus in faithfulness to the Magisterium of the Church.
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Our mission is to serve God for the common good with compassion, dignity and respect; to assist people in achieving a degree of independence consonant with their human dignity; and to work in solidarity with the Church and the other people of good will in advocating for justice.

Adoption Services

Welcome to Catholic Charities Adoption Program! Catholic Charities has been providing adoption services for over 100 years. We are a licensed child welfare agency with the State of Illinois. Catholic Charities has several adoption programs to assist you in your adoption journey. Please click on one of the options below to learn more.

To view the Annual Report for Illinois Licensed Adoption Agencies for Catholic Charities FY-2017 please click here.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Peacock at 630-820-3220 or jpeacock@rockforddiocese.org

Worried about finances? We provide the Adoption Finance Coaching program to assist our families in creating a financial plan for their adoption.  The team at Your Adoption Finance Coach are trained professionals who are also adoptive parents -- they help our families with loans, grants, fundraising and making the best of the tax credit.  

Click here for more information. http://catholiccharities.adoptionfinancecoaching.com/