We’re here to help.

We partner with Illinois families and communities to help children and youth with special healthcare needs connect to services and resources.

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Who we help.

We serve thousands of families in all counties across the State of Illinois.

To have an organization that... (makes) the family’s job, even though it’s a difficult one, run more smoothly, that’s what Specialized Care for Children really does.
— Gordon Jones

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    Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs Transitioning to Adulthood

    February 27, 2016

    Prepare for your child's next steps after high school. Family Resource Center on Disabilities (FRCD) is holding four sessions, all free and on Saturdays between February 27 and May 11. ...

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    Suicide Prevention and Awareness

    May 19, 2016

    Part 3 of 3 in the mental health series The 3 part mental health series is sponsored by Springfield Public Schools, Mental Health Centers of Central...

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    Bike Rodeo

    May 20, 2016

    Bring your bike and helmet! Healthy Communities Partnership and the Abraham Lincoln Legacy Trail is hosting this free event featuring hand signal education, a safety...