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.

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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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Attention all parents

Baby Closet Now Open

With the expansion of St. Mary’s, we now offer a Baby Closet! The Baby Closet, led by one of our wonderful volunteers; Patty Branham, has officially opened on August 28th. The Baby Closet services those women who are in need. St. Mary’s Baby Closet will help our clients by providing essential baby items…

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Tips for Easing the Back to School Transition

Back to school season is officially upon us, with supplies on display at local stores and class lists mailed out to waiting kiddos. While heading back to school can welcome some much-needed routine after a carefree summer, it can also be the source of anxiety and big emotions for everyone in the family….

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Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Are you finding that the long days are giving your family more time to connect? If you are looking for fun ideas to add to your bucket list to enjoy over the next few months, here are a few of our favorites to try. Summer is an excellent season to teach your kiddos…

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Celebrating Father’s Day

While the holiday could feel complicated this year depending on your situation or relationship with your own dad, you can make the best of the day by choosing a few activities to celebrate important men in your life or your child’s life. Here are just a few activities that you can use to…

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Family Activities that Teach Kindness

If you are like most people, you may be discouraged by feelings of division right now. Fortunately, it only takes a bit of kindness to remind you that we are all in this life together. If you are hoping to infuse a bit of kindness into your family, you may wonder how to…

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St Marys supports families during the holiday season

Supporting You This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a tricky one. Sure, there are plenty of people and commercials telling you that the hustle and bustle is all happy, but those joyful family gatherings are not always the case. If this season has found you unexpectedly pregnant, or if you are waiting for a child to…

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Serving You This Holiday and Beyond

Serving You This Holiday and Beyond

For more than 130 years, St. Mary’s Adoption Services has been committed to serving women and children throughout the Chicagoland area. As we watch the needs of our local community changing, we are dedicated to responding by giving women and children the opportunities they need to be healthy, to succeed, and to feel…

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