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Swann Special Care Center

Swann Special Care Center is a home for children and adults who have severe and profound developmental disabilities. The staff consists of skilled professionals, paraprofessionals, and trained nursing assistants who, with other support staff, provide a caring atmosphere in which residents’ physical, medical, nutritional, educational, emotional, and social needs are met.

DHS/Division of Rehabilitation Services

DHS-Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is the state agency that provides job training, job placement & post employment support services to job seekers who, due to their disability, may have difficulty with applying, preparing, interviewing, finding & maintaining successful employment. Individuals eligible for VR services are provided vocational assessment, evaluation, career guidance, training, & job …

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Developmental Services Center (DSC)

DSC has a longstanding reputation for providing quality services to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities throughout Champaign County since its inception in 1972 when a group of parents got together to create day options for their loved ones. DSC proudly provides services and supports to approximately 1200 people annually, one person at a time. Adult services …

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Challenge Unlimited, Inc.

For more than 50 years, Challenge Unlimited, Inc., formerly known as Specialized Services, has been committed to the inclusion of individuals with disabilities. As a CARF accredited Community Rehabilitation Program provider, the organization serves hundreds of individuals though its community rehabilitation programs, community integrated living options and contract services and production. Headquartered in Alton IL, …

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Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District provides fully accessible fixed-route bus service in Champaign, Urbana, and Savoy. The DASH card is available to qualifying individuals with disabilities and offers unlimited free bus rides for the cardholder. For those unable to utilize bus service due to disability, CUMTD offers complementary paratransit van services within the CUMTD district …

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Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

Created in 1979, the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission protects the rights and promotes the welfare of persons with disabilities. The Commission is an executive state agency created to safeguard the rights of persons with disabilities. Three program Divisions in nine regions throughout the State carry out the responsibilities of the Commission. They are the …

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AMBUCS, Greater Champaign County

AMBUCS is dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities by performing community service, providing AmTryke therapeutic tricycles to children, youth, and adults with disabilities, providing scholarships for therapists, and constructing wheelchair ramps for qualified applicants. Additionally, they assist in development of Ambucs Park in Urbana, an accessible community recreational park.

Family Service of Champaign County

Family Service of Champaign County offers you caring staff and more than a century of experience. Families and people of all ages improve their ability to cope through counseling and support groups. Adults with disabilities living in a home setting experiencing abuse, neglect or financial exploitation receive protection and assistance to ensure safe living arrangements. …

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Equip for Equality

800-610-2779 (TTY)  866-KIDS-046 (Special Ed Helpline) Equip for Equality provides self-advocacy and legal help for people with disabilities in Illinois with no fee for services. It is the only comprehensive, cross-disability advocacy organization serving people of all ages throughout the state. Advocates and attorneys provide information and advice to individuals to enable them to advocate …

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