About CFS

Christian Family Services, is a non-profit child placing and counseling agency.  We are supported by local Christians and Churches and licensed in both Missouri and Illinois (agency ID# 072877).  Christian Family Services, Inc., was established in 1973 to provide services to children and families in need.  The areas in which we assist are: ConnectCare, maternity counseling, adoptive placement, professional counseling, and family life education/enrichment.  Though all ConnectCare parents, adoptive parents, and staff are Christians, services are provided to children, families, and individuals regardless of religious affiliation.

 

Our Mission

Christian Family Services, Inc. exists to “Finding Homes for Children and Helping Families Find Solutions”.   CFS’s purpose is to serve the community by touching lives through foster care, adoption, education, and counseling.  Our mission is to serve the community by strengthening and supporting families, individuals, and children through compassionate and professional care along with quality social services

our Staff:
Steven Awtrey

Executive Director

M.Ed.,LPC

Eric McPherson

Director of Family Life

MA, LPC

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Jodi Mitchell

Office Administrator
Social Services Supervisor

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Sarah Gentry

ConnectCare Coordinator / Therapist

MAC, MAT, NCC, LPC

Sally Blackburn

Therapist

Ph.D., LPC

Jeff Fabbiano

Therapist

MA, LPC

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Lisa Randolph

Therapist

MA, LPC

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Laura Hays

Adoption Social Worker

MA

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Lindsay Ellison

Therapist

MA, PLPC

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Megan Westjohn

Maternity Social Worker

LMSW

Amy Weiler

Adoption Social Worker

LCSW

Alec Hill

Office Assistant

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Emily Johnson

Office Assistant

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Mary Ennis

Office Assistant