About Us

Family Service Center is a licensed non-profit social-service agency located in Central Illinois.  Focusing on families and strengthening our community, our staff provide a variety of services for families.  In 2013, FSC celebrated our 150th Anniversary!  Our current Board of Directors is comprised of dedicated community volunteers who are committed to our mission.   We are a proud member of the United Way of Central Illinois. 

Services Provided

  • Relative Foster Care
  • Traditional Foster Care
  • Specialized Foster Care
  • Counseling
  • Adoption services
  • Birth Searches

Our History

The Family Service Center is the product of mergers of several predecessor organizations, including the Home for the Friendless (later called the Children’s Service League), Associated Charities (later known as the Family Welfare Association), Springfield Day Nursery, Colored Children’s Service Bureau, and Child and Family Service.  Our more complete history is available here