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DHS/Division of Rehabilitation Services

DHS’s Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is the state’s lead agency serving individuals with disabilities. DRS works with people with disabilities and their families to assist them in making informed choices to achieve full community participation through employment, education, and independent living opportunities. Please click here to view an informational video about DHS/Division of Rehabilitation …

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Developmental Services Center (DSC)

DSC provides services to approximately 1100 adults and children annually.  Adult services are community focused and based, with an emphasis on independence to enhance the quality of life as defined by the individual.  Support is offered in independent living skills, employment and residential options, and recreational opportunities.  DSC’s Family Development is a home-visiting program offering …

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Community Choices

Community Choices is a human services cooperative and provider where adults with developmental disabilities and their families support each other. Members of the cooperative share information and resources. Community Choices provides services open to both members and non-members including Inclusive Community Support, Customized Employment, and Social, Leadership, and Advocacy Connections. Members have additional access to …

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Alan G. Ryle Companies

This group of companies offers a variety of residences for adults with developmental disabilities, including intermediate care facilities, apartments, community integrated living arrangements (CILA), and group homes.

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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Illinois Association of Microboards and Cooperatives

The Illinois Association of Microboards and Cooperatives supports individuals with disabilities and their family members in creating small non-profit corporations that help them make their own decisions and control their own lives. The focus of a microboard or cooperative is community inclusion: having your own home, working a real job, and having friendships and relationships …

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Human Rights Authority

The Human Rights Authority is the investigative arm of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission. The Authority investigates alleged violations of the rights of persons with disabilities by providers of services. Click here to view a captioned informational video, with sign language interpreter, from the January, 2021, Third Thursday Resource Round-up: Click here to view …

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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 the development of Ambucs Park in Urbana, an accessible community recreational park. Click …

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