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.
How we help.
How we help you and your child depends on your specific preferences and needs. Our Care Coordinators can support you in the following areas:
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.
January 5, 2016
Making a difference for special needs children and families in Illinois. The Champions for Children Award was initiated in 2005 to recognize exceptional individuals who...
December 7, 2015
How Specialized Care for Children helps. [embed]https://soundcloud.com/news-radio-wtax/12-3-15-uic-division-of-specialized-care-for-children-in-springfield[/embed] The interview with Executive Director Thomas F. Jerkovitz on WTAX 1240 AM/107.5 FM in Springfield aired during the...
November 6, 2015
Daisy Chavez was honored with the UIC Division of Specialized Care for Children 2015 Award of Merit and Distinction. Chavez is a bilingual Social Work Aide in the Chicago Home...
February 19, 2016
Get the support your child needs for school. At February's support group, Rose Slaght from Family Matters will talk about the information needed before an IEP, how to share information...
February 21, 2016
Explore 17 museum exhibits and 2 acres outdoors. Everyone at Play encourages linguistic, cognitive, motor, and social skills for children ages birth through 8. Kohl says...
February 27, 2016
Winter got you down? Looking for something fun to do on a Saturday night? Join the Henry County Youth Services Bureau for its annual fundraiser, Cabin...