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To Whom It May Concern:

Adoption Center of Illinois at Family Resource Center endeavors to always be in compliance with DCFS rules and the laws of the state of Illinois.

Part 401, DCFS’ licensing standards for Child Welfare Agencies says in: Section 401.550 – Waiver Prohibited
The licensing representative shall verify that the agency brochures for birth and adoptive parents state that it is prohibited by law from requiring birth or adoptive parents to sign any document that expressly or by implication waives any claim against an agency for intentional or reckless acts or omissions or for gross negligence. The agency staff shall not ask birth or adoptive parents to sign any documents that attempt to waive claims against the agency or any individual employed by the agency for intentional or reckless acts or omissions, or for gross negligence.

Therefore we are publishing Part 401 standards on our website so you can see the section in question for yourself.  Please go to the bottom of page 56 in the document (https://www.illinois.gov/dcfs/aboutus/notices/Documents/rules_401.pdf)