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Salvation Army – Supportive Services for Veteran Families

The Salvation Army provides financial and support services to very low income Veteran families who need housing stability focused services throughout Central Illinois. The goal is to stabilize these families in housing, while providing on-going support as needed to sustain independent living.

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

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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

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 on their own behalf. Projects include …

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East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center

The Refugee Center provides refugee/immigrant families with orientation, information and referral, counseling, liaison, interpretation, and translation services. The Center provides assistance with immigration paperwork, citizenship study, and help accessing those services to which they are legally entitled. ECIRMAC provides job counseling, referrals, a bi-monthly newsletter, a Saturday Morning Tutoring Program for grades K-12, and educational …

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Maatuka, Al Heeti & Emkes LLC

Full service law firm providing solution oriented legal services in a caring and professional manner.  Maatuka, Al Heeti & Emkes is a law firm located in Champaign which provides legal consultation for families and individuals who are involved with persons with special needs. Such consultation and legal services include, but are not limited to: Special …

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