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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    Central Illinois Free Community Baby Shower

    March 22, 2018

    Games, prizes, food and more for local moms. Community Connection Point is a regional agency that is recognized as a leader, catalyst and resource for...

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    Southern Illinois Mom's Retreat

    March 24, 2018

    Retreat for moms of children with special needs to relax, refresh and rejuvenate. STARnet Regions I, III, and IV invite mothers of children with special...

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    Chicago Job Readiness Event for Youth with Disabilities

    March 24, 2018

    Improve your job readiness and learn about summer internship opportunities. Join the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Employment Services Unit WIPA Staff and their community...