Resource Directory /

Family Support Resources

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  • Air Transportation: Charitable Resources

    Bridges4Kids web site provides a list of charitable organizations that will provide free air transport for needy individuals to access needed health care services.

  • Autism Society of America

    A web site that addresses autism and its components.

  • Autism Speaks

    This site is now the nation’s leading nonprofit organization devoted to autism. Check out the fundraising, science, and advocacy efforts.

  • Brain Injury Association of Illinois

    The Brain Association of Illinois is a not-for-profit, statewide membership organization ocmprised of people with brain injuries, family members, friends and professionals.

  • Bridges to a New Day

    Provides prevention, intervention and educational services to foster non-violence in the lives of children and adults.

  • CaringBridge

    Websites can help connect family and friends about a health challenge.

  • Child Care Resource & Referral

    Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) provides information, referrals and financial assistance to families.  They also provide resources and support for child care and early education programs.  CCR&R serves the counties of Alexander, Gallatin, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, White and Williamson.

  • Comeunity

    Special Needs ListServs for families. Also resources on special needs and foreign adoption.

  • Community Connection Point

    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.

  • Compassionate Friends

    Compassionate Friends offers friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. Information on local chapters is available.