Are You Considering Adoption in Waukegan?

Placing your child for adoption is a big decision and we’re here to help. For over 30 years, Adoption Center of Illinois has provided support and guidance to biological parents who are considering adoption in Waukegan. We’re ready to answer all of your questions and provide you with the information you need to decide what is best for you and your child. And, we’ll do all of this without any commitment or cost from you.

Placing your child for adoption

Whether you are currently pregnant or have a child that has already been born, ACI can provide you with information on your adoption options and legal rights. Our commitment starts when you get in touch. One of our counselors will travel to Waukegan to meet with you in a public location that is convenient and comfortable for you. Popular meeting places include cafés downtown, parks on the lakefront, and Belvidere Mall.  

During our initial meeting, our experienced adoption counselor will answer all of your questions, provide you with information, and explain your options. We promise to:

  • Respect your privacy and keep all of your information confidential.
  • Provide you with adoption services at no cost.
  • Never pressure you into making a decision about adoption.
  • Offer 24/7 access to an adoption counselor.

Your local adoption agency

Unlike national adoption agencies that conduct adoptions through long-distance methods, ACI is located right here in Illinois. Our team members live and work in the local communities and care about the people of our state. We are experts in Illinois adoption processes and can help guide you through them. 


Below are some of the most commonly asked questions that we receive about our adoption services. View our full list of FAQs for more information about Adoption Center of Illinois.

Are you licensed in Illinois?

Yes! Adoption Center of Illinois is proud to be a fully-licensed adoption agency in the state of Illinois. Learn more about our licenses and accreditation.

How many years have you been offering adoption services to birth parents in this area?

ACI has provided adoption services to families in Waukegan and throughout the state since 1988. Learn more about our history.

Do I have to travel to meet with a counselor?

No. All of our team members live in Illinois, so we are happy to come meet you in Waukegan.

Contact us 

Looking to adopt a child? Learn more about the process on our dedicated page.

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