St. Mary’s Services was established in 1887, with the vision of providing every child a good home. We continue this mission with adoption services and maternity counseling services.

Birth Parent Support

    You are not alone…   The emotions that birth parents feel are ones that others may not understand.  Having intense feelings of grief and loss are not uncommon.  Finding a safe place to express yourself and finding support can help you begin the healing process. It is crucial to know that…

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St. Mary’s Annual Family Picnic 2019

St. Mary’s Annual Picnic 2019 St. Mary’s held it’s annual Adoptive Family Picnic on June 30, 2019 at Twin Lakes Park in Palatine.  We had a great day seeing families who have been created through St. Mary’s.  Families were able to enjoy a potluck style meal with burgers, hot dogs and grilling provided…

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St. Mary’s Wrigleyville Party – June 7th

Want to enjoy a Friday afternoon with a group of baseball fans in Wrigleyville for a great cause? Here’s your chance!   St. Mary’s is hosting a Wrigleyville Party at a private residence in Wrigleyville on Friday, June 7th , 2019, during the Cubs game, as they host the St. Louis Cardinals!  …

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Appeal for Support

  St. Mary’s Services Annual Appeal   December 14, 2018   Dear Friend,   The Sisters of St. Mary’s opened up their Home for Children in Chicago to help low-income women and their children through education and support over 130 years ago. Today, St. Mary’s Services proudly continues to carry on their vision that…

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#GivingTuesday is today!

#GivingTuesday is November 27, 2018   #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving.  Empowered through social media, #GivingTuesday is a way to give back and a kick off to the giving season.  We have two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On #GivingTuesday, we have a day for giving back….

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St. Mary’s 6th Annual Making Miracles Gala

Please join us November 10, 2018 for our 6th annual fundraising gala, featuring Alan Krashesky of ABC7 as our emcee. Your ticket for the fun-filled night at Cafe La Cave in Des Plaines includes an open bar, appetizers, silent auctions, live auctions, raffles, dinner and dancing. This is the can’t miss event of…

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Free Postpartum Depression Counseling Now Available

St. Mary’s Services is now offering free counseling services to women, including postpartum depression/anxiety counseling, perinatal depression/anxiety counseling, grief & loss counseling, and adjustment to motherhood counseling. If you or someone you know is suffering, call us today to set up a free appointment. No insurance or referrals needed! Call us to set…

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