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.
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.
January 16, 2018
Financial assistance and resources from DSCC helped Payton's family pay for modifications to their home and vehicle so he can stay active. Eight-year-old Payton was born with a gene...
January 10, 2018
Illinois Poison Center warns families of the risks associated with cold and flu products containing camphor. The holidays may be over, but cold and flu...
December 22, 2017
DSCC families in need receive gifts and necessities from our generous community partners. Partnerships are a crucial part of our mission to help children and...
January 24, 2018
New monthly clinic for all children with a special needs diagnosis. Mercyhealth Hospital -Rockton Avenue is starting a monthly pediatric special needs clinic. The first clinic starts on...
January 27, 2018
Free forum on resources to meet community needs. The People in Need Forum is scheduled for Jan. 27 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at...
February 8, 2018
Parents, educators and other professionals are invited to learn how to bridge the gap between home and school. This free, introductory webinar from STARnet Regions I and...