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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    Camp Carefree Session 2

    June 19, 2017

    Romeoville summer day camp for ages 3-12 Camp Carefree is all about building social skills, creating friendships and having FUN! Activities at Camp Carefree include;...

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    YMCA Camp Independence of Metro Chicago Session 3

    June 25, 2017

    Overnight camp for youth with spina bifida ages 7-13. Camp Independence is run by the YMCA of Metro Chicago in association with the Illinois Spina Bifida...

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    24th Annual Tourette Syndrome Camp USA

    June 25, 2017

    Camp for boys and girls ages 7-16. The Tourette Syndrome Camp Organization (TSCO) will host the 24th Annual Tourette Syndrome Camp USA at YMCA Camp...