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JOIN US THIS WEEKEND IN PALESTINE FOR SOME TERRIFIC FOOD SERVED BY SOME GREAT KIDS!
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It won't be long until it feels like fall, and we head into our final fundraiser of the year.  Find out more about the Spooktacular 5K on October 25 by clicking the image above.  REGISTER TODAY!!

 
 

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Oblong Children's Christian Home is a ministry of Christian Churches and

Churches of Christ to abused and troubled children who are 5 to 17 years old, providing them

  • God's unconditional love,
  • a stable, structured environment, and
  • family-style group home.

Children come to our home for a variety of reasons.  It may be because:     

  • the child is running with the wrong crowd,
  • the child is not attending school,
  • the child has a difficult home situation, or 
  • the child has mild to moderate legal problems.

Our goal is to reunite the children with their families. For most families the goal is for the child to return home after making significant changes. The length of stay is determined by how long it takes the child and his/her family to achieve the goals set at placement. To overcome the destructive habits that led to placement and to replace them with healthy habits that are maintained when the child returns home normally takes at least 18 months. The need for continued care is reviewed after 12 months and every 6 months thereafter.

We work with parents and entire family units by teaching parenting skills and providing counseling.

Children are not turned away from our home because of their race, faith, creed, or family financial condition.

 
 
 
We are licensed by

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

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We are located on Rt. 33 five miles west of Robinson, IL

E-Mail us @ christianhome@fairpoint.net

4094 E 1050th Ave
Oblong, IL 62449
 
(618)592-3633