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.
How we help.
How we help you and your child depends on your specific preferences and needs. Our Care Coordinators can support you in the following areas:
Who we help.
We serve thousands of families in all counties across the State of Illinois.
(The Division of Specialized Care for Children) was one of the first organizations to step into our lives. They were some of the first social workers who came into our home and really began helping us to navigate our new lives with a medically complex child.
Key dates to know and an overview of the impact on DSCC participants and families
We are starting to prepare for the end of the public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We've put together important information about how i...
Free virtual training sessions in English and Spanish for Division of Specialized Care for Children participants, their families and all who are interested
Navigating the health insurance maze can be frustrating.
Paid licensed caregivers and nurse overtime are now permanent options for Home Care families
We have exciting news about long-term changes to the Home Care Program. We have listened to our participant families and made two pandemic-r...
Important Updates on the End of Continuous Medicaid Coverage and Appendix K
March 16, 2023
Key dates to know and an overview of the impact on DSCC participants and families We are starting to prepare for the end of the...
Meet Medical Advisory Board Member Dr. Shubhra (Sue) Mukherjee
March 8, 2023
“DSCC understands the importance of supporting families and coordinating care.” Dr. Shubhra Mukherjee, also known as Dr. Sue, is the medical director of pediatric and...
Sensory-Friendly Easter Bunny Visits
March 3, 2023
Hippity-hoppity, the Easter Bunny is on its way! Sensory-friendly Easter Bunny visits are happening at sites throughout Illinois and the St. Louis area. Individuals of...
March 22, 2023
A virtual opportunity for dads and father figures of children who are deaf or hard of hearing across Illinois to meet Illinois Hands &...
Virtual - The Arc of Illinois' 11th Annual Informational Seminar
March 23, 2023
A virtual event for individuals with disabilities, their families and providers Join the 11th Annual Informational Seminar, presented by The Arc of Illinois' Family...
Webinar - "Fostering Healthy/Positive Online Socialization"
March 23, 2023
A free digital safety webinar providing tips to help foster positive online socialization for teens of all abilities, parents/guardians, educators and community members Join...