Uniting Families Foundation


Uniting Families Foundation is a small adoption agency in Illinois that works mainly in Eastern Europe.

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MISSION AND PROGRAMS
Mission
Founded in 1992, UFF is dedicated to providing services to children in need of adoptive homes. The Agency is also committed to providing education and support before, during and after the adoption process to the families who seek to provide the children with a loving, stable, nurturing home. UFF's on-going desire is to provide food, medical supplies and clothing to the children residing in foreign orphanages and needy families.

Programs
UFF's programs include international adoption programs in Russia, Romania, and China, pre-adoptive educational training approved by the child welfare institute of Illinois, Home Studies for northern Illinois residents,on-going collection of medical supplies, clothing and monetary donations exclusively for the support of foster care programs and the purchase of medicine, medical treatment, infant formula, cereals, and juice for needy families, area hospitals and orphaned children.

Additional Comments from the Organization
UFF is a member of Joint Council on International Children's Services, registered with the Department of Professional Regulation and licensed through the Department of Children and Family Services of Illinois.

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GOALS AND RESULTS
Accomplishments for Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2003
15 children were placed into US homes. Five of the children were older children. UFF assisted in the placement of one child with physical handicaps.
$23,059.32 was sent to Russia and Romania for the support of foster care programs and the purchase of infant formula food, and medical supplies.
Objectives for Fiscal Year Beginning January 1, 2004
UFF will continue to make the adoption of special needs and older children a priority of the organization.
UFF will work to develop a food program for the provision of infant formula for the orphanages in Moldova.
Self Assessment
UFF evaluates its effectiveness through service evaluations from families and other agencies, and training and conference attendees
Organization type: Adoption Agency
Founded: 1992-01-01
Related persons
People working for or related to this organization
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Lynn WetterbergCEO
Lynn WetterbergPresident
Related organisations (to)
Organizations this is organization is related to
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Uniting Families FoundationParticipates inThe CoMission for Children at Risk
Uniting Families FoundationMember ofJoint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS)2008-02-01
Related organisations (from)
Organizations that are related to this organization
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Illinois Department of Children's and Family ServicesLicensedUniting Families Foundation
Copiii Fericiti (Happy Children)FacilitatesUniting Families Foundation
Council on Accreditation (COA)AccreditedUniting Families Foundation
Copiii Fericiti (Happy Children)FacilitatesUniting Families Foundation
Romanian Adoption CommitteeAccreditedUniting Families Foundation
Abuse cases
Abuse cases of children while in placement and the role this organization played in their placement
Titlesort iconRole
Girl adopted by David and Holly MeyersPlacement agency

Location

95 W. Grand Avenue, Suite 206
Lake Villa, Illinois, 60046
United States
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