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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    Easterseals Adventure Day Camp

    May 28, 2018

    Day camp experience for children ages 5-16 with or without a disability. Timber Pointe Outdoor Center, owned and operated by Easterseals of Central Illinois, offers...

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    S.O.A.R (Special Opportunities Available in Recreation)

    June 1, 2018

    Specialized, specific recreation programs for children with disabilities, ages 4-21. S.O.A.R. (Special Opportunities Available in Recreation) offers various summer programs for children with disabilities, ages...

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    District 1-D Lions Fish and Fun Day

    June 2, 2018

    For children and adults with disabilities and their families in northern Illinois. Lions Clubs of Illinois District 1D welcome Northern Illinois families with children and...