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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    24:7 DAD in Quincy

    September 18, 2018

    Program to help dads acquire the fathering skills they need. Join other dads who want to improve their knowledge and skills in raising healthy children...

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    "Could it Be Dyslexia?" in Carbondale

    September 18, 2018

    Learn about warning signs, tutoring and resources. Free opportunity to ask the expert, Damaris Miltenberger, on Sept. 18 at Dayemi Community Center in Carbondale. Participants...

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    Access Alley Open House in Urbana

    September 20, 2018

    Technology for independent living for people with disabilities On Thursday, Sept. 20, PACE, Inc. is hosting an open house from 3 to 7 p.m. for...