The Special Recreation Associations Network of Illinois (SRANI) is a network of therapeutic recreation agencies. Special Recreation Associations provide community-based special recreation services to children and adults with disabilities.
United Cerebral Palsy of Land of Lincoln can provide free respite care for children between 0 and 22 years of age.
Central Illinois Public Transit provides reliable and timely transportation that is wheelchair-accessible and compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The program serves the counties of Christian, Clay, Effingham, Fayette, Montgomery, Moultrie and Shelby.
Kruger’s ATA Martial Arts maintains that Every Child Is A Winner and Every Child Is Special. Kruger’s ATA teaches by that every day. They help their students learn to set goals, and challenge them both mentally and physically.
If you’re looking for programs and services when Specialized Care for Children is closed, dial 211. United Way and PATH Crisis trained staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Assists families and youths in crisis. Services focus on housing, relationships, homeless youth, youth needing family intervention, and counseling.
Services of Will, Grundy & Kankakee Counties, Inc. (CFC #15) Early Intervention
Provides resources and support for children 0-3 with developmental disabilities in Grundy, Kankakee, and Will Counties.
2300 Glenwood Avenue
Joliet, IL 60436
Variety has programs and events and offers children with disabilities durable medical equipment if it’s too costly for a family to afford and is not covered by insurance.
SOAR is a community-based therapeutic recreation program. Leisure, social and developmental skills are emphasized to promote the highest level of recreation participation possible.
Check the website for eligibility, transportation options, and the calendar of events.