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.

The reassurance you gave me that (my Care Coordinator) was here and he understood and if I needed anything, I could just call or come to the office and it was OK. There was nothing we couldn’t handle.
— Trooper's mom, Brandy Santiago

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  • Virtual Workshop - "Technology and Tools to Support Communication in Children with Disabilities" in Spanish

    May 12, 2021

      Free virtual opportunity for Spanish-speaking families The Autism Program of Illinois and the University of Illinois Chicago's Department of Disability and Human Development are...

  • Webinar - "Services of UIC Specialized Care for Children -What Families Need to Know"

    May 19, 2021

      Free presentation for parents, friends and professionals who support children with complex healthcare needs The Arc of Illinois Family to Family Health Information Center...

  • Family Fun Night in Dixon

    May 22, 2021

    Special event for families of children with special needs Families of children with special needs are invited to attend an evening of free food, fun...