Contact Foster Recruitment & Licensing Program

For more information or to learn how to become a foster parent contact your local CYFS office.  Your first connection will be with one of our Foster Home Recruitment Specialists.

Sarah Lawrence,  Lead Foster Home Recruiter for All Locations (Bloomington, Champaign, Danville, LaSalle, Lincoln, Peoria, Rock Island, and Springfield
4703 44th St. Rock Island, IL 61201

 Chelsie Starnes, Peoria, and Bloomington areas.
2610 West Richwood Blvd.  Peoria, IL 61604

Mindy McBride, Springfield area
614 N 6TH St. Springfield, IL 62702

After you have worked with your Recruiter, and it’s time to become Licensed, you will work with one of these team members:

foster parent licensing team by location:

Emily Taylor
502S. Morris Ave Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 820-7616


Shannon Woolcott, BSW
1315A Curt Drive Champaign, IL 61821
(217) 352-5179


Jasmine Broadie, BA
102 N. Robinson Street Danville, IL 61832
(217) 443-1772

Galesburg and Macomb

Amanda Troyer
292 N. Chambers Street Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 342-1136


Erin Pocivasek
815 Second Street LaSalle, IL 61301
(815) 223-4007


Lisa DeRight
2100 W. 5th Street Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-3771


Jamie Stortz
2610 W. Richwoods Boulevard Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 323-6600

Rock Island

Elane Edwards
703 44th Street Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 786-0770 Ext. 4241


Brittany Peredo
614 N. 6th Street Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 528-3694