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 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.
November 25, 2020
DSCC provides support and resources to strengthen caregivers’ ability to care for themselves and children with special healthcare needs. November is National Family Caregivers Month....
November 13, 2020
Emma Wiker's community effort helps local pets stay fed and cared for during the COVID-19 pandemic. For six years, Emma Wiker has run the Animal...
October 9, 2020
To celebrate World Mental Health Day, DSCC promotes the importance of social connection and ways to support it. The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division...
December 2, 2020
A holiday party for children with special needs from the safety of your own car. Families of children with special needs are invited to see...
December 5, 2020
Fun virtual opportunity for siblings of children with special needs Sibshops are an opportunity for brothers and sisters of children with special health, mental...
December 8, 2020
Free webinar discusses how the vocational rehabilitation process helps transition-age youth and promotes self-advocacy skills The Illinois Life Span Program of The Arc of...