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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    Read for the Win

    June 4, 2016

    Kids of all ages are encouraged to join the Lincoln Library's summer reading program. Reading begins Saturday, June 4th and ends Saturday, July 31st. Sign...

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    Camp Little Giant - Dyna

    July 24, 2016

    Camp Dyna is for youth ages 8-19 with Attention Deficit, Hyperactive Disorder. Participants are given the chance to see their own capabilities.  This camp offers increased confidence and...

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    Free Cooking Classes

    July 25, 2016

    Set aside Monday evenings this summer to take free cooking classes. St. John's Hospital and Sangamon County Department of Public Health teamed up to offer...