Illinois Department of Children & Family Services Adoption Listing Service & Inquiry Unit (ALS) Child Registration Form


  1. Complete the three sections of the ALS Child Registration Form using the most current information.
  2. Provide a detailed child summary that lists specific examples of the child’s strengths and needs.
  3. Obtain your supervisor’s signature on page 5.
  4. Fill out the CFS 600-3 (Rev. 7/2015) using the example provided as a guide. Note that two consents may be required: one for video listing and one for photo listing. Forward the completed form to the DCFS Guardianship Administrator for approval and
    signature. Please obtain the minor’s signature if he/she is 12 years of age or older.
  5. Include a current professional or high-quality photo of the child if parental rights are terminated. Please do not fax photos, as this degrades the image quality. Child photos should be mailed or emailed only, not faxed.
  6. The completed ALS child registration form can be submitted to the appropriate Child-Centered Recruitment Specialist via:
    Fax: (312) 268-6314 ATTN: ALS SUPERVISOR
  7. If you have questions regarding this form, or if you require support regarding the listing process, please contact us at 1-800-572-2390 or 773-728-7800 and ask to speak to a
    child centered recruitment specialist.
  8. Please submit completed forms to DCFS – Adoption Listing Service & Inquiry Unit (ALS) using any of the following:
    a) Email:
    b) Fax: (312) 268-6314 ATTN: ALS SUPERVISOR

Questions? Call 1-800-572-2390 and ask to speak with one of our Family Development Specialist.

Covid 19 Updates
  • JB Pritzker, Governor of Illinois, declared all counties in the State of Illinois as a disaster area on March 9, 2020 (Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation) in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19);
  • Effective March 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm: 1. All individuals currently living within the State of Illinois are ordered to stay at home or at their place of residence. 2. Non-essential business and operations must cease. 3. Pursuant to current guidance from the CDC, any gathering of more than ten people is prohibited unless exempted by this Executive Order.

At Greenlight Family Services, the well-being and safety of our clients and our employees is our priority as we navigate through these challenging times. As a result, Greenlight’s committed staff is reaching out to youth and families to ensure that Greenlight continues to preserve families, provide hope and protect lives while working remotely. Greenlight is maintaining regular business hours. If you are interested in adoption or any family services please call 773-728-7800 for immediate assistance.

Our Greenlight Gala, originally scheduled for May 14, 2020 has been rescheduled for September 10, 2020. We hope you join us for the celebration.