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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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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Expanded Pregnancy-Related Counseling Services

Effective immediately, St. Mary’s Services’ maternity program, Hopeful Beginnings, will be providing several pregnancy-related services, all at no charge. Whether a woman just found out she is pregnant, is suffering a loss, is experiencing post-partum depression, or is having trouble transitioning into motherhood, Hopeful Beginnings can help. As a social service agency aiding…

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New Free Parent & Child Workshop Open To Community

St. Mary’s Services’ maternity program, Hopeful Beginnings, will be facilitating a free, parent and child workshop at Northwest Compass in Mount Prospect. As a child welfare agency, St. Mary’s Services strives to provide the best possible home for each and every child. One way the agency achieves this goal is through education. With…

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Effects of Prenatal Substance Exposure on the Developing Fetus

Saturday, August 19, 2017; 9 a.m. to Noon St. Mary’s Services – 300 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 200, Arlington Heights Dr. Dan Griffith, licensed clinical pediatric psychologist, will speak about the effects prenatal substance and alcohol exposure have on the developing child as well as managing children’s behaviors at different developmental stages. **…

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