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.
Provides comprehensive preventative and general dentistry, specialized in serving children with developmental, physical and/or mental impairments.
Community Connection Point is a regional agency that is recognized as a leader, catalyst and resource for making high quality, affordable childcare and education options available for children and families in the Illinois counties of Christian, Logan, Macoupin, Mason, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Sangamon and Scott.
Access support group meetings, individual family counseling, and court advocacy for guardianship.
314 South Grand Avenue W.
Springfield, IL 62704
Mini O’Beirne Crisis Nursery Parent Support Group
Attend monthly parent support groups in Springfield, IL. Call for more information or individual support (217) 525-6800.
Trained volunteer parents listen, offer support, and help you problem-solve. Available 10:00am – 10:00pm every day. Visit the website or call (888) 727-5889.
LEAP offers adaptive recreation programs for individuals with disabilities.
STARNET provides training, consultation, and resources to the early childhood community in Illinois. They have information on free early childhood development workshops and webinars. STARnet also provides information on how to apply for financial assistance to attend a workshop for family members of a child two through six years of age with an IFSP or an IEP.
STARNET, Regions I & III
Western Illinois University, Horrabin Hall 32
Macomb, IL 61455
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.