Solutions for families in crisis, help for the hurting and a home for abused children; LYDIA is going where the need is greatest. For more than 95 years, we have been providing hope and support to children and families in need. Each year LYDIA serves thousands of children and families in and around Chicago by helping them overcome overwhelming obstacles such as trauma from abuse and neglect. Please join us and together we’ll make a difference in the lives of children and families!
Our programs include: a residential treatment center (home for abused and neglected children), foster care, Safe Families for Children, Families First, counseling centers, Urban Academy (non-traditional high schools in Chicago and Rockford), and Learn & Care (preschool). – less