Responding to Community Need

Starfish Family Homes was founded as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2009 to respond to the needs of abused and neglected children in Kankakee County.

In 2014, Starfish dissolved as a standalone agency and joined Indian Oaks Academy.

Board of Directors

SueAnn O’Connor–Chair
Dr. Jonathon Bartling–Vice Chair
Dale Gerretse–Treasurer

Noelle Bradley
Amy Gorecki
Rose Mitchell
Marty Whalen

Get Involved

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Write to Us:


Starfish Family Homes
Attn: Monique Davis
Indian Oaks Academy
Manteno, IL 60950
Phone: 815-802-3706
Fax: 815-468-2310