called to do more…
LYDIA Home Association was named after a woman in the Bible recorded in the book of Acts. The woman, Lydia, was a faithful, godly woman who opened her home to those who needed shelter.
LYDIA takes pride in serving without ceasing as this woman did. (Acts 16:14-15)
LYDIA provides HOPE, HEALING, and HOME
to children in foster care.
LYDIA Home Association is a Christian, nonprofit organization that has been serving children in Chicago since 1916. Our mission is to strengthen families to care for children and to care for children when families cannot. Our programs are meant to both serve youth in care and be a blessing to our local community. Please see our programs page to learn more.
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