Your gift brings our services to those who need them, when and where they need them. It strengthens individuals and families with improved mental health, helps seniors and caregivers meet the challenges of aging, and inspires Latino students to achieve the dream of a college education.

Gifts of all sizes add up to make a big difference. See our Gratitude Report for information on the impact your gift can make.



The Need Is Great

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Other Ways to Give

There are many ways you can support the work of Family Service of Lake County. Please see below. For more information, please contact

To donate directly from your checking account, you may make a single payment through online bill pay or make an automatic monthly payment by EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) directly from your checking account to FSLC. Payments should be directed to: Family Service of Lake County, 777 Central Avenue, Suite 17, Highland Park, IL 60035. A note regarding the intent of your payment can indicate its purpose in lieu of a vendor's account number. Payments made by EFT save credit card fees, so 100% of your gift benefits the mission of Family Service of Lake County.

To donate stock, please advise us that you plan to do so by calling or emailing as noted above so that we can easily identify your gift when it arrives in our brokerage account. Please ask your brokerage firm to send shares electronically via DTC using the following instructions:


Mesirow Financial, Inc.,DTC #0226, MPID MSRO, F/B/O NSF A/C #WMT-006269

To donate from an IRA, know that amounts distributed to Family Service of Lake County as a Qualified Charitable Donation can be counted toward satisfying your Required Minimum Distribution for the year, up to $100,000.

Gifts from a donor-advised fund are welcome and widely used by donors to our agency.

A bequest creates your legacy at Family Service of Lake County through an estate plan.  Those who wish to make a legacy gift often consider a Beneficiary Designation through life insurance, an IRA, or a will.

Donations by check should be mailed to:
Family Service of Lake County
777 Central Avenue, Suite 17
Highland Park, IL 60035

Donations to Family Service of Lake County are tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by law. Please consult your tax professional for details. Our EIN is 36-2167063.