Who We Are

Dear Friends,

Thank you for coming to our website to explore the services that we offer.  Whether you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and need to explore your options, are experiencing postpartum depression or have anxiety in pregnancy, grief/loss issues from a pregnancy, an adjustment to parenthood, or want to expand your family with adoption services, you have come to the right place!  We also provide home study services for families working with nationwide agencies.  

We are first and foremost a child welfare agency and take our responsibility very seriously.  Our counselors are some of the very best in our area and are committed to our clients.  The entire staff thinks “out of the box” to provide you with professional services.  We are with you every step of the way, will care for you, and nurture you in whatever journey you choose.  We walk alongside you!

Please call, text, or email us for more information.


Joanne Bratta
Executive Director



St. Mary’s Board of Trustees
Brett Locascio – President, Judy Leonardis – Vice President, Jill Harris – Treasurer, Rev. Gary Cox – Secretary, Jolie Patel – Trustee, Shawn McKenna – Trustee

St. Mary’s Services is affiliated with Episcopal Charities and Community Services (Diocese of Chicago). St. Mary’s is licensed by the Department of Children and Family Services of the State of Illinois, #040234.

“You always hear that making the decision of adoption is the toughest and most selfless thing you can do, and they’re right. My advice would just simply be to think of the future of your baby.”

– St. Mary’s Birth Mother

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