Contact C.A.R.E.

Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.™) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization with a mission to serve the communities of the North Shore by fostering and supporting healthy, positive relationships between people and companion animals. C.A.R.E. rehomes companion pets into safe, healthy, lifelong homes; serves as an educational and counseling resource; and works to reduce pet overpopulation. Read more about C.A.R.E. here.


How can I donate to C.A.R.E.?
Can I volunteer with C.A.R.E? What do volunteers do?
How can I adopt from C.A.R.E.? How do I meet animals for adoption?
How can I find low cost veterinary care?
I need to find a home for my pet. Will you take it?
I have found a stray, what should I do?
How do I update my adopted C.A.R.E. animal's Microchip Registration info?
I have found Injured or abandoned wildlife, what should I do?
How is C.A.R.E. licensed?

C.A.R.E. Voicemail:

847-705-2653 -- Please leave a detailed message so we can have the appropriate volunteer return your call. Please repeat your phone number twice.


Messages on our voicemail are responded to more quickly than emails, please use our voicemail at 847-705-2653 so your call can be returned by the appropriate volunteer. If your question isn't answered in our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), click here to contact us.

C.A.R.E. Mailing Address:

for donations or any correspondence with C.A.R.E.
P.O. Box 691
Skokie, IL 60077

C.A.R.E. is a foster based organization. All of our animals are in loving foster homes while they await adoption. We do not have a shelter building at this time, but are hoping to have one soon!