Located in Quincy, IL, Chaddock is an internationally recognized leader in the treatment of children suffering from the psychological, emotional, and spiritual effects of significant abuse, neglect and trauma.  Chaddock’s full range of preventative, educational and treatment services to children from birth to age 21 and their families includes community based services, a special education school, in-home intensives and residential treatment. In addition, Chaddock provides training and mental health consultation locally, nationally and internationally to educators, therapists and others who serve children and families.


Founded in 1853, Chaddock has served children from 33 different states and one tribal nation. Licensed, accredited, and nationally respected, Chaddock was established as a ministry of the United Methodist Church and maintains a covenantal relationship with the UMC to this day. The Chaddock team includes over 250 highly trained employees who serve thousands of children and families every year through foster care and a full range of preventative, educational, and treatment services.


Chaddock is on the cutting edge of treatment for children who have experienced severe abuse, neglect, or other trauma in their early years of development, and is nationally-respected for the excellent results demonstrated in our Developmental Trauma and Attachment Program (DTAP)


Many of the children in this program were adopted by loving families, but the unresolved issues from their early childhood prevent them from forming loving, nurturing relationships. Chaddock works with the whole family to rebuild relationships and bring about healing for the profound pain and unresolved trauma experienced by these children.

Chaddock’s on-campus accredited school provides specialized education for residential students and also for many other students from the Quincy area. Chaddock School incorporates trauma-informed interventions and challenges the students to stretch academically. Field trips, school dances, choir performances, end of semester celebrations, and poetry slams enhance the learning environment and showcase the talent of our students.


Our foster care program is consistently rated as one of the top programs in the state of Illinois. The ultimate goal of our program is to provide a safe and loving home for children in need. Every effort is made to repair broken family units and return children to a secure and caring home with their birth parents. When this is not possible, we work to transition the children into permanent adoptive homes.


Discover the Chaddock difference of providing evidenced-based treatment combined with holistic therapy and a nurturing environment. Chaddock is ready to care for your family; for we believe that every child deserves a chance.


205 South 24th Street

Quincy, Illinois 62301



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