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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    Englewood Coalition 2nd Annual Back-to-School Fair

    August 22, 2017

    School physicals, free haircuts, community resources and school supplies giveaway The Englewood Coalition's second annual Back-to-School Fair is scheduled for Aug. 22 at the UI...

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    "Friendships: The High School Years" Support Group in Dixon

    August 24, 2017

    Support group program for high school-aged children to learn about friendships and social skills. Florissa is a centralized service facility for children (0-18 years of age)...

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    Kids on the Spectrum Family Camp in Oregon, IL

    August 25, 2017

    Weekend family camp designed to celebrate families with children on the autism spectrum. The camp provides families an opportunity to meet new friends, gain support...