disAbility Resource

ACTION TRACKCHAIR (HALF MOON OUTDOORS)
9004 W. Wheeler Rd.
Evansville, WI 53536
608-921-0960
chad@tssatcsales.net
www.tssatcsales.net
The Action Trackchair is an all-terrain wheelchair that is making the world a bigger place
for anyone with mobility problems.


AGE WISE CARE MANAGEMENT*
101 W. Tomaras Ave., Suite 62
Savoy, IL 61874
217- 493-3086
info@agewisecm.com
www.agewisecm.com
Age Wise Care Management, Inc. offers professional geriatric care management services to families struggling to care for an aging loved one. Other individuals with disabilities may also benefit from care management. AWCM works with clients across the lifespan. We have extensive experience with older adults, and we are well versed in the specific challenges presented by clients with special needs, such as mental illness and developmental delay. Age Wise offers professional care management services to families struggling with caring for a loved one dealing with aging or disability needs.


ALAN G. RYLE & COMPANIES
4102 Belmont Point, Champaign, IL 61822
(217) 398-6529 (V) * 1-800-880-6571 (V)
www.ryle.com
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.

ALLENFORCE
PO Box 481
Plainfield, IL 60586
(847) 372-1092
donna@allenforce.org
www.allenforce.org
We bridge the gap between military and civilian life and assist with the continual transition through health, fitness, and recreation. Programs for veterans OF ALL ERAS, injured or not, and their families and specifically for females, as well.

ALS ASSOCIATION GREATER CHICAGO CHAPTER*
220 W. Huron St., Suite 4003
Chicago, IL 60654
kellie@alsachicago.org
www.alsachicago.org
Whether you’re newly diagnosed, navigating your journey with the disease, caring for a person with ALS, or researching the cure, let us help with the day-to-day challenges of living with als. We provide home visits, lending equipment, support groups, education, and advocacy. There is never a charge for our support, and a dedicated care service coordinator is available in central illinois to assist with your needs at 309-696-7184.

ARC LIGAS FAMILY ADVOCATE PROGRAM*
651 E. 159th Place
South Holland, IL 60473
708-331-7370
Missy@thearcofil.org
www.LigasFamilyAdvocateProgram.org
The purpose of the Arc Ligas Family Advocates Program is to provide family-to-family support for individuals and their families who are selected through the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHS/DDD), Prioritization of Urgency of Needs (PUNS) as a result of the Ligas Consent Decree. Family advocates will address the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families by providing information about, and options for, using community based services for the Developmentally Disabled, including Home-Based Support Services (HBSS) and Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) services to build full and integrated lives in their homes and communities.

AUTISM PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, THE*
904 W. Nevada
Urbana, IL 61801
217- 244-1395
theautismprogram@illinois.edu
go.illinois.edu/tap
https://theautismprogram@illinois.edu
The Autism Program (TAP) is a state-wide network of resources for Autism Spectrum Disorders in the State of Illinois. Our mission is to foster development of community networks that promote best practice in the diagnosis, treatment, and education of all children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Locally we offer social skill groups, playgroup, New Diagnosis orientation, Resource Room, training and technical assistance, and consultations.

AUTISM SOCIETY OF ILLINOIS: C-U AUTISM NETWORK*
P.O. Box 107
Savoy, IL 61874
217- 621-8429
teresa@autismillinois.org
www.cuautismnetwork.org
The C-U Autism Network is a support and networking group for anyone interested in learning more about autism spectrum disorders. Meetings are held from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Stephen’s Family YMCA on the first Thursday of the month; September through May (excluding January). Childcare is offered free of charge to parents attending the meeting. We provide information, education, and networking opportunities for individuals living or working with someone on the autism spectrum through our monthly meetings, conferences, family events, and information exchange on available resources, trainings, interventions, legislation, advocacy, and more via our Facebook page, website, and listserv.

AVICENNA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER*
819 Bloomington Road
Champaign, IL 61820
217-403-5498
info@avicennahealth.org
www.avicennahealth.org
Avicenna Community Health Center is a free, primary care clinic available for 18 and over uninsured and underinsured residents of Champaign County. The clinic can manage diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Other services include physical exams, nutritional counseling, social work services, prescription assistance, and management of other primary health conditions. We are open Sundays from 1 – 4pm for scheduled appointments and walk-in visits. Appointments can be scheduled at 217-418-5888. Leave a message and we will call you back between 5:30 and 9:30pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, and French language interpreters are available with advanced notice.


BEST BUDDIES INTERNATIONAL at the University of Illinois
268 Illini Union
1401 Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
(847) 890-3498 or (847) 224-6405
illinibestbuddies@gmail.com
www.bestbuddiesonline.org
At the University of Illinois, Best Buddies promotes social acceptance and friendships between people with and without disabilities. We match people in the Champaign-Urbana community with IDD with students from the University of Illinois. Buddy pairs are required to hang out twice a month and communicate once a week. We typically hold events twice a month for the whole organization. This is a great organization to get involved in whether you are a person with a disability or college student looking to make friends!

C-CARTS (CHAMPAIGN COUNTY AREA RURAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM)*
1101 E. University Avenue
Urbana, IL 61802
217-344-4287
www.c-carts.com
C-CARTS provides general public, shared ride transportation services to and from rural areas within Champaign County. C-CARTS provides transportation to meet the needs of the community, including the elderly and persons with disabilities. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the requested ride. Rides may be scheduled between the hours of 6:00 am and 6pm.


CANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE
North Central Training Center
4989 State Route 37 East
Delaware, Ohio 43015
740-833-3700
www.cci.org
Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence® is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

CARLE HOME HEALTH SERVICES*
206A West Anthony Dr.
Champaign, IL 61822
217- 383-3151
Letisha.Owens@carle.com
www.carle.org/MedicalServices/Home-Services/Home-Care.aspx

Carle Home Care, Hospice and Home Infusion staff work with patients of all ages from those who may need a little extra assistance to those facing life-threatening illness. We support our patients by providing the care and service they need to live as fully and independently as possible.


CARLE INPATIENT REHAB & BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Carle Foundation Hospital, Rogers 3 Rehab
611 West Park, Urbana IL 61801
217-383-3231
dawn.henry@carle.com
www.carle.org
The Carle Inpatient Rehab Unit treats hospitalized patients who are medically stable and able to participate in three hours of therapy a day in order to maximize independence and return home. Therapy Services provided at Carle includes Physical, Occupation and Speech Therapy in outpatient and inpatient settings.  Specialties at the hospital location include: Women’s Health, Community Reentry, Lymphedema and Orthopedics. We are pleased to also be able to share The Brain Injury Association of Illinois (www.biail.org) resources. Carle hosts a monthly brain injury support group through the BIA of IL. Please call to confirm meeting dates and times. Meetings are held at the Carle – Mills Cancer Center – 2nd Floor Houseworth Conference Room.


CARLE MEDICAL SUPPLY
1208 N. Cunningham Ave.
Urbana, IL 61802
217-383-3487
joel.burroughs@carle.com
www.carlemedicalsupply.com
Ambulatory aids, oxygen equipment, CPAP equipment, wheelchairs, walker accessories, aids for daily living, bandages and wound care, lift chairs, leg caddy. We also have repair and maintenance for medical equipment and an on-staff respiratory therapist.

CARLE OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP*
Digestive Health Center North Tower 1st floor
602 W University Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
383-3080
nancy.bollero@carle.com
Support group for people with ileal conduit/urostomy, colostomy, ileostomy or ileal/colonic J pouches.

CHAIRSHOPPE*
527 W 46th Street
Chicago, IL 60609
312-215-2292
david@chairshoppe.net
chairshoppe.net
Chairshoppe aims to provide a better solution for buying medical equipment out of pocket. We will aggregate, organize, and display pricing and other information from different online retailers. We provide a one-stop shopping experience for any medical equipment you may need. Chairshoppe does all the hard work so you don’t have to.

CHAMPAIGN COMMUNITY ADVOCACY AND MENTORING RESOURCES (CCAMR)*
P.O. Box 92
Champaign, IL 61824
217- 384-9591
CCAMRBoard@gmail.com
www.ccamr.wordpress.com
Champaign Community Advocacy and Mentoring Resources (CCAMR) provides grants to adults (age 18 and older) with intellectual disabilities who live in Champaign County. The purpose of the mini grants (for $100 - $2000) is to enrich an individual’s life by providing funds to support the purchase of equipment or supports that will assist the individual in maintaining or obtaining independence in his or her home or community or to support activities that will enhance the individual’s quality of life.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER*
1400 N. Park St.
Urbana, IL 61801
217-398-2914
admin.ccchc@gmail.com
ccchc2003.org
See a Medical Provider for FREE: primary care for acute or chronic illnesses (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes,etc), job & general physical exams, medical lab tests, tooth extractions, psychiatry, health education, social workers. Open every Tuesday from 5:30pm-8pm and every other Wednesday 5:15pm-7pm.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE*
1776 E. Washington St.
Urbana, IL 61802
217- 384-3724
sfrye@co.champaign.il.us
www.champaigncountyclerk.com
The Champaign County Clerk’s Office will distribute voter registration information.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY DOWN SYNDROME NETWORK*
P.O.Box1143
Champaign, IL 61824
217-398-7132
secretary@champaigndsn.org
www.champaigndsn.org
The Champaign County Down Syndrome Network operates as a not-for-profit organization serving families who have a member with Down syndrome. The DSN offers support to families by providing current information for parents, professionals, and the general public. The DSN provides new parent packets, offers social opportunities for peers with Down syndrome, and raises awareness of Down syndrome in our community. The DSN holds workshops and monthly meetings on topics of interest to our members.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START*
(A program of Champaign County Regional Planning Commission)
1776 E. Washington St.
Urbana, IL 61802
217-328-3313
kmay@ccrpc.org
www.ccrpc.org
Head Start/Early Head Start is a federal program that provides comprehensive services for children birth to five years old who reside in Champaign County, including children with special needs. Program options include part-day, school-day, full-day, home-based and services to expectant families. Transportation is provided in some options based on availability. Head Start and Early Head Start services are free. A child care fee is charged for full-day services only. Our mission: To support diverse children and families of our community in reaching their fullest potential by providing comprehensive services and developing partnerships that enhance child and family development, health and education.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HEALTH CARE CONSUMERS*
44 E. Main St., Suite 208
Champaign, IL 61820
217- 352-6533
cchcc@healthcareconsumers.org
www.healthcareconsumers.org
CCHCC provides free information, assistance, referral, and advocacy services to community members who are having problems with any aspect of the health care system. CCHCC’s Consumer Health Hotline helps consumers find low-cost health care resources, understand their patient rights, find discount prescription programs, apply for Medicaid/AllKids, apply for financial assistance at local hospitals, and more. Health Care Consumers also operates the Dental Referral Program, a program that connects low-income, uninsured consumers with affordable dental care. The Medicare 100/Plus Program helps Medicare beneficiaries get discounts on their out-of-pocket costs at Presence Covenant Medical Center and at some local independent doctors.


CHAMPAIGN COUNTY MOBILITY
1508 West Anthony Drive
Champaign, IL 60821
Phone: 217-359-5800
Fax: 217-398-8901
E-mail: customerservice@ccmobility.com
http://www.ccmobility.com
• Mobility & Accessibility Products
• Sales
• Installation
• Maintenance
• Repairs
• No cost consultations & recommendations at your home or office
• Pride Scooter & Wheelchair authorized Repair service


CHAMPAIGN COUNTY NURSING HOME, ADULT DAY SERVICES
500 Art Bartell Rd
Urbana, IL 61802
217-384-3784
Direct Line: 217-693-5005
http://www.co.champaign.il.us/ccnh
Adult Day Services is a community based program operating Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are separate from the Nursing Home side, complete with a separate entrance. Clients enjoy a variety of activities throughout the day including outings. Staff at the Champaign County Adult Day Center can also assist with medications, health monitoring, bathing, and exercises as well. The Adult Day Center specializes in programming geared toward individuals who have cognitive impairments, and the Director is a certified dementia coordinator. We also offer programming for individuals looking to stay busy throughout the day. Adult Day Services has several options for cost. We offer an hourly rate, a half day rate and a full day rate, with a transportation rate for those who need this service. Transportation can be used at any time of the day. Adult Day Services has a contract with the VA, and if persons qualify through the Department of Aging, Cumberland Associates can assist with the cost. Private pay is also accepted.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT.
815 N. Randolph St., Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 363-3269
www.champaigncountyhealth.org
The County Health Department funds, supports, and directs the activities of the Champaign County Child Dental Access Program, which serves the oral health needs of children living in Champaign County outside Champaign-Urbana.  All other services are provided via a contractual relationship with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY ASSOCIATION*
82 E. University Ave.
Champaign, IL 61821
217-403-6912
laeisha.meaderds@champaignil.gov
Betsy.smith@champaignil.gov
www.metcad911.org
ci.champaign.il.us/departments/police
The Illinois Premise Alert Program is a program to provide first responders with vital information for people with special needs. The program provides the framework for a 911 call center to accept information about people with disabilities and share that information with police, firefighters and paramedics in an emergency. Premise Alert is designed to enhance first responder/citizen relationships and will provide first responders with important information prior to their arrival at an emergency scene.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION/INDEPENDENT SERVICE COORDINATION PROGRAM (ISC)*
1776 E. Washington St.
Urbana, IL 61802
217-328-3313
kbowdry@ccrpc.org
www.ccrpc.org
The ISC program is designed to assist individuals with developmental disabilities effectively navigate the complex array of service options and to secure the services they desire. ISC is part of a statewide network of ISC agencies that link the Department of Human Services - Division of Developmental Disabilities, the community agencies providing developmental disability services, and the consumers needing services.

CHAMPAIGN HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION*
102 North Neil St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217-403-8830
sara.alvis@champaignil.gov
www.champaignil.gov
The mission of the Champaign Human Relations Commission is to eliminate discrimination and to establish equality and justice for all persons within the City of Champaign through civil rights enforcement and education.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA AREA MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP*
P. O. Box 533
St. Joseph, IL 61873
217-649-7972
savoymsgroup@yahoo.com
Melissa.mills06@yahoo.com
www.nmss.org
As a group we help individuals living with MS and/or their family members, friends and care partners gain support from others living with MS. More specifically, we share experiences and get feedback, learn from expert speakers and learn about potential opportunities to participate in research. The group meets every second Saturday of each month (except December) 10am-12pm at the First Baptist Church, 1602 S. Prospect Savoy, IL.


CHAMPAIGN-URBANA FIBROMYALGIA EDUCATION & SUPPORT GROUP
C/O Phyllis Sommer, 2103 Rainbow View Dr. 
Urbana, IL 61802-5619
Email: mrsdb@att.net or sommer1@comcast.net 
Local Website: https://carle.org/classes/support-groups/fibromyalgia-support-group.aspx
National Website: arthritis.org
This group provides support for anyone with fibromyalgia, and for their families and friends. Speakers are invited. Meetings include time for caring and sharing. The group meets on the 3rd Wednesday, every other month, beginning in January, from 6:00-7:30 p.m., at Carle - Champaign on Curtis, 2nd floor conference room,1701 W. Curtis Rd., Champaign. 

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT*
1101 E. University Ave.
Urbana, IL 61802
217-384-8188
www.cumtd.com
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 boundaries.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT*
201 West Kenyon Rd.
Champaign, IL 61821
217-552-5355
dscott@c-uphd.org
www.c-uphd.org
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District offers an array of services and programs that reach people of all ages and from all walks of life. Pregnancy care, nutrition advice, educational support, supplemental food coupons, pregnancy tests, genetics referrals and breastfeeding support. People living with HIV and AIDS rely on us for case management, flu, pneumonia shots and other immunizations. We inspect food and drink establishments, and tanning facilities. We conduct lead investigations, license wells and provide food-handling instruction. We investigate disease outbreaks that could threaten community health, and we are part of a county-wide emergency preparedness team.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA SPECIAL RECREATION*
1311 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61821
217-239-1152
CUSR@champaignparks.com
www.cuspecialrecreation.com
CUSR advocates and provides access to a full range of recreational opportunities for people with a variety of disabilities. These opportunities include, but are not limited to, inclusion within the Champaign and Urbana Park Districts, after school programs, skill building programs, special events, trips, summer day camps, adaptive programs, and Special Olympics. The staff strive to bring Therapeutic Recreation to CUSR. Come Play with Us!!

CHAMPAIGN URBANA THEATRE COMPANY’S PENGUIN PROJECT*
117 E. University Ave., Suite A
Champaign, IL 61820
217-352-4085
manager@cutc.org
www.cutc.org
The Champaign Urbana Theatre Company, a non-profit 501(c)3 community theatre organization, is pleased to offer The Penguin Project. Our inaugural production will be Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. and takes place at the Orpheum Theatre October 14-16, at 7 pm. This production is unique because all of the roles are filled by youth with developmental disabilities. By creating unrestricted access to the performing arts, The Penguin Project demonstrates that the special challenges of a disability need not handicap a child’s ability to participate in life’s experiences. For more information about CUTC visit www.cutc.org or contact Kelly Nowlin at manager@cutc.org.

CHILD DIAGNOSTIC CLINIC / CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL*
Carle Foundation Hospital,
1701 W. Curtis Rd.
Champaign, IL 61822
217-365-6206
andrea.klein@carle.com
carle.org/…/Child-Diagnostic-Clinic
The Child Diagnostic Clinic provides a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary evaluation for children with complex issues.

CHOICES COORDINATED CARE SOLUTIONS*
102 E. Main St., Suite 200
Urbana, IL 61801
217-366-3337
apartida@choicesccs.org
www.choicesteam.org
Choices is a private nonprofit care management agency serving youth in Indiana, Maryland, Washington DC, Louisiana, and Illinois. It is our mission to strengthen individuals and families while advancing community systems of care. Choices provides management, support and training for communities with the goal of keeping youth in their homes and communities. A national leader in systems of care development, Choices is at the forefront of a nationwide effort to serve youth involved with the child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health and special education systems. Hundreds of youth and families are served annually through our broad spectrum of programs.


CHRISTIE CLINIC
101 W. University Ave., Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 366-1200
www.christieclinic.com
This multi-specialty medical group has over 40 departments and 35 specialties, and provides a full range of outpatient medical services.


CIRCLE OF FRIENDS ADULT DAY CENTER 
609 West Washington
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 359-7937
Fax: (217) 359-3884
Email: center@circleiffiriendsadc.net
www.circleoffriendsadc.net
The Circle of Friends Adult Day Center is for adults over the age of 18 who need: socialization opportunities, assistance with daily living tasks, supervision, medical monitoring, and memory treatment. Circle of Friends Adult Day Center is for caregivers who need: personal time, support groups and counseling, community geriatric referrals, lending library materials, and alternatives to institutionalization of a loved one. Hours of operation:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM   Monday – Friday; Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

COMMUNITY CHOICES*
44 E. Main St., Suite 409
Champaign, IL 61820
217- 621-1090
becca.communitychoices@gmail.com
www.communitychoicesinc.org
Community Choices is organized as a cooperative 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 Community Living, Customized Employment, and Family Support. Members have additional access to Social Opportunities.

COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER OF NORTHERN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY*
520 E. Wabash Ave.
Rantoul, IL 61866
217- 893-1530
evergreen3069@yahoo.com
karenk@cscrantoul.org
www.cscrantoul.org
The Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County (CSCNCC) is a multi-agency center which provides mental health, social health and welfare services. These services include an emergency food pantry, holiday assistance, information & referral, prescription assistance, clothing center referrals and other miscellaneous services. CSCNCC also serves as a satellite site to several Champaign-Urbana based agencies. CSCNCC provides services to residents of northern Champaign County, except for the emergency food pantry which serves the entire county.


CONGRESSMAN RODNEY DAVIS
2004 Fox Drive
Champaign, IL 61802
217-403-4690
Jen.White@mail.house.gov
www.rodneydavis.house.gov
We provide assistance to individuals who have applied for Social Security Disability benefits, and need assistance checking the status of their application or cutting through government red tape in receiving a decision.


COURAGE CONNECTION
1304 E. Main
Urbana, IL 61802
217-239-2558
Cell: 217-979-0445
www.courageconnection.org
Program Manager - Marella McMurray: mmcmurray@courageconnection.org
Courage Connection provides housing and supportive services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness or who are victims of domestic violence. We believe in the right of every person to safety and the potential of every person for success.

CRIS HEALTHY-AGING CENTER*
201 W. Springfield Ave., Suite 501
Champaign, IL 61820
217-355-1543
info@agestrong.org
www.agestrong.org
In Champaign County, the CRIS Healthy-Aging Center coordinates the Money Management program and has developed the BRIDGE Transitions program in cooperation with area hospitals. The Money Management Program is for limited income senior citizens who need help managing their finances. The goal is to assist low income older adults, promote independent living and prevent unnecessary nursing home placement, guardianship or homelessness. The Bridge Transition Program provides professionals who are based in the hospital and provides tools to help clients manage their health care, eases transition from the hospital to home, which reduces hospital readmissions and emergency department visits.

CRISIS NURSERY*
1309 W. Hill St.
Urbana, IL 61801
217-337-2731
sknapp@crisisnursery.net
www.crisisnursery.net
Crisis Nursery creates an “Island of Safety” dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency childcare for children, and support to strengthen families in crisis.

CROSSPOINT HUMAN SERVICES*
1801 Fox Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
217- 351-9744
hshpigler@crosspointhumanservices.org
www.crosspointhumanservices.org
Crosspoint Human Services provides 24-hour intensive service for children and youth in acute mental health crisis who may need hospitalization. Crosspoint also provides Outpatient Therapy and Counseling Services by licensed and Qualified Mental Health professionals. Counseling and Therapy services include individual and family support. Outpatient Counseling and Therapy sessions are shortterm and solution-focused. Other services include Care Coordination and support, assistance in Individualized Education Plan meetings and plan development for home-based services, and assistance with the Individual Care Grant application process. Please contact us for additional information.

CTF ILLINOIS ADVOCACY CENTER*
701 6th Street
Charleston, IL 61920
217-345-1301
mikebrown@ctfillinois.org
www.ctfillinois.org
CTF ILLINOIS Advocacy Center is another opportunity for customized employment. This new program offers individuals the ability to provide leadership, training and advocacy for other individuals with intellectual and development disabilities while raising their voices as advocates in their communities, region and state. Individuals coordinate advocacy efforts through established partners while also creating and utilizing their own resources for research, information sharing, workshops, training and outreach. Individuals learn to use a variety of tools in their advocacy efforts such as social technology, newsletters, letter writing, videos, photos, radio and podcasts. The Advocacy Center is a place where individuals learn and use their voice to raise awareness on the issues of individuals with disabilities.

CU ABLE*
2101 Laurel Park Place
Champaign, IL 61822
815-354-2263
info@cuable.org
Find us on Facebook at CU Able
www.facebook.com/groups/31497831862691
CU Able is a group of parents who are passionate about helping their children with special needs by creating a safe and accepting support network within the local community. The group focuses not only on advocacy and awareness, but also tries to help its members incorporate self-care into their routine by organizing and participating in local events such as mom’s retreats, family dinners, and the Larkin’s Place Parent Network. CU Able is a welcoming group where parents can seek advice and support, share resources, network, and find friendship. Create Awareness, Promote Acceptance, Embrace Love.

C-U KIWANIS TOM JONES CHALLENGER LEAGUE*
1406 Weathervane
Champaign, IL 61821
217-352-9679
www.TomJones.com
Tom Jones Challenger League baseball will begin its 15th season next Spring. Starting with a dozen players, the league has now grown to more than 100 players and more than 100 buddies and volunteer helpers. Challenger League baseball gives youngsters with disabilities the chance to play the game of baseball. For many, this was a game only their siblings or friends took part in until Challenger offered the opportunity to compete. Challenger League is sponsored by Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation. Games are played on Tuesdays and Saturdays at AMBUCS Park in Urbana during the months of May and June. Ages of our players are 6 to 17. Our motto: Everyone is a winner in Challenger League Baseball.

CUNNINGHAM VOCATIONAL OPTIONS PROGRAM*
1301 N. Cunningham Ave.
Urbana, IL 61802
217-337-9047
mgarman@cunninghamhome.org
cunninghamhome.org
Cunningham Children’s Home in Urbana provides vocational education services through their Vocational Options Program. Eligible unemployed youth who are out of school and between the ages of 18 and 25 may receive the training and support needed to make a successful transition into the work force. Eligible individuals will learn positive coping and life skills, identify realistic vocational goals, and develop the skills to meet those goals. For more information or to see if you are eligible, contact Mary Garman, Vocational Options Coordinator, by phone at 217-337-9047 or email at mgarman@cunninghamhome.org. Now in its 121st year, Cunningham remains an exemplary child welfare and educational services agency that provides therapeutic intervention and caring support to more than 300 youth and their families in our community.


DD HOMES
340 Bryan Avenue
Danville, IL 61832
217-443-0222
www.ddhomes.net
DD Homes is a quality-focused network dedicated to providing exceptional service to
adults with developmental disabilities and other cognitive impairments within a highly
respectful, activity-rich, well-managed and caring environment. We are committed to
creating a home that advances a sense of independent living. Our top priority is providing quality care and advocacy for every individual we serve. We have homes nestled into communities throughout the state. Our professional staff is skilled in assisting individuals and families during the admission process. We offer specialized nursing care services and equipment to meet individual needs.
 
DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE URBANA-CHAMPAIGN CHAPTER (DBSA UC)*
401A CR 2600 N
Mahomet, IL 61853
810-328-3272
dbsaurbana@gmail.com
http://cudbsa.org/
DBSA Urbana-Champaign meetings are open to people who have depression, bipolar disorder, and/or related mental health problems, whether formally diagnosed or not. We also offer support for the friends and families of those who struggle with these illnesses.

DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES CENTER (DSC)*
1304 W. Bradley Ave.
Champaign, IL 61821
217- 356-9176
www.dsc-illinois.org
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 and support include training in areas such as independent living skills, employment and residential options, social skills, recreational opportunities, transportation and community access. An emphasis is placed on independence and community opportunities to enhance quality of life as defined by the individual choosing services offered by DSC. Areas of support for adults include Case Management and Family Support, Employment Services, Day Program and Residential Services. The Family Development Center offers infants, children and families services and support such as speech therapy, physical therapy, daycare consultations, weekly play group and a Family Resource Center.

DHS/DIVISION OF REHABILITATION SERVICES*
1307 N. Mattis Ave.
Champaign, IL 61821
217- 278-3500
www.dhs.state.il.us
DHS/Division of Rehabilitation Services is the state’s lead agency serving individuals with disabilities. DRS empowers people with disabilities through:
• Vocational Rehabilitation Services - assists people with disabilities in preparing for, finding, and maintaining quality employment.
• Home Services - provides services to individuals with the most significant disabilities so they can remain in their homes and live as independently as possible.
• Educational Services - operates three residential schools for children with disabilities: Illinois School for the Deaf (Jacksonville), Illinois School for the Visually Impaired (Jacksonville), Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education-Roosevelt (Chicago).
• Specialized Services - designed for Persons who are Blind or Visually Impaired, Deaf or
Hard of Hearing, and Persons with disabilities who are Hispanic/Latino.

DISABILITY BEAT, WEFT COMMUNITY RADIO 90.1*
113 N. Market St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217-778-1664
disabilitybeat@gmail.com
www.disabilitybeat.com
www.weft.org
Disability Beat is a public affairs radio program focusing on social justice, community supports, inclusion, and accessibility for people with disabilities. It includes national, state and local news on disability issues as well as interviews, bringing resources and information to the disability community. The program airs weekly on Mondays from 5:30-6pm from WEFT Community Radio in Champaign at 90.1FM or streaming online at www.weft.org.

DISABILITY RESOURCES AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES (DRES) – UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS*
1207 S. Oak
Champaign, IL 61820
217-333-4603
disability@illinois.edu
jstagg@illinois.edu
www.disability.illinois.edu
DRES is the disability services office at the University of Illinois campus. We are one of the leading support programs in higher education for people with disabilities and were the first in the nation to begin providing these support services. Our mission is to ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the curricular, cocurricular, and vocational opportunities available at the University of Illinois. We accomplish this through the collaborative promotion, provision, and pursuit of innovative accommodative and educational services, and interdisciplinary disability research.

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS*
309 Edgebrook Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
765-365-2761
chancehoover89@gmail.com
DAV.org
The DAV helps all veterans who rate a disability through the VA.

DODD & MAATUKA*
303 S. Mattis Ave., Suite 201
Champaign, IL 61821-3070
217-337-0700
shayla@madelaw.net
www.doddlaw.net
Full service law firm providing solution oriented legal services in a caring and professional manner. Dodd & Maatuka 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 needs trusts, estate planning, wills and trusts, guardianships, powers of attorney, and direction for living arrangements. Dodd & Maatuka will work with family members or individuals to accomplish the best results possible for the individual with special needs. Dodd & Maatuka can also provide other general legal consultation in other areas of the law.


DYSLEXIA INSTITUTES OF AMERICA (Champaign Office)
2903 W. Springfield Avenue
Champaign, IL 61822
(217) 355-8660  
Email: dyslexia_institute@sbcglobal.net
http://dyslexiainstitutes.com/?page=bourne
Services offered:  Initial Testing, Personal Therapy and Continued Progress
Karen Bourne, Owner and Clinical Director of Dyslexia Institute of America clinics in Champaign, Bloomington, and Springfield, IL, is a leading expert in the area of dyslexia. Ms. Bourne, a certified teacher, has taught in preschool, elementary, middle and high school classrooms. Her extensive academic training, which includes 30-plus years in the educational field as a classroom teacher, tutor, and clinical supervisor gives her a great knowledge base with which to help children, and more recently adults, achieve their highest potential despite their hidden learning problems. In addition to her DIA clinics, Ms. Bourne provides continuing education seminars across the nation on the subject of dyslexia.

EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS REFUGEE MUTUAL ASSISTANCE CENTER*
302 S. Birch St.
Urbana, IL 61801
217- 344-8455
ecirmac@hotmail.com
www.ecirmac.weebly.com
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 workshops (i.e., Smart Money, Parenting, Healthy Eating, and Family Strengthening.)


EASTER SEALS TIMBER POINTE OUTDOOR CENTER
20 Timber Pointe Lane
Hudson, IL 61748
(309) 365-8021
Email: tpoc@ci.easterseals.com
www.ci.easterseals.com
Easter Seals provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities and their families have equal opportunity to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. Timber Pointe Outdoor Center, located on Lake Bloomington in Hudson, is the premier resource in the state of Illinois providing specialized and inclusive camping and respite programming for individuals with disabilities or special needs and their families in a safe, accessible, and beautiful environment. Timber Pointe also offers overnight and day rentals for corporate meetings, weddings, birthday parties, and events. Visit www.ci.easterseals.com for additional information.

EDEN SUPPORTIVE LIVING*
222 N. State St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217-903-5900
emohr@edenslf.com
ggentry@edenslf.com
www.edenslf.com
Eden Supportive Living is a lifestyle designed for people with physical disabilities ages 22-64 who expect a better quality of living. At Eden, a person can live amongst their peers in exciting neighborhoods, while taking comfort in knowing there are licensed health professionals available to assist with daily living activities or health emergencies. A monthly fee covers everything: rent, utilities, three daily meals, housekeeping, laundry, assistance with transportation, personal care, and even medical reminders. Qualified residents eligible for financial assistance under Medicaid may be able to receive financial assistance for their care at Eden.

ELLIOTT COUNSELING GROUP*
309 W. Clark St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217-398-9066
staff@ecgstaff.com
www.elliottcounselinggroup.com
We serve individuals, couples and families in the community, addressing the entire range of emotional and mental health issues. In addition to services for the most common problems of anxiety, depression, relationship, and life transition issues, we also have specialists for:
• Extreme anxiety, including OCD and hoarding
• Drug and alcohol issues, including court ordered assessment and family intervention services
• Anger management
• Mediation for workplace discord, marriage termination, or co-parenting
• LGBTQ issues
• Chronic illness or pain & caretakers of those individuals
• Grief and loss
• ADD/ADHD for children and adults
• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (military and other)
• Diet and Eating Disorders

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF GREATER CHICAGO*
17 N. State Street, Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60602
312-939-8622
kjanssen@epilepsychicago.org
www.epilepsychicago.org
Created in 1946 as a grassroots effort in Illinois to help people with epilepsy, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is a not-for-profit, incorporated in Illinois, serving 43 counties, offering counseling, advocacy and educational services to people with epilepsy, their families, and the communities in which they live.

EQUIP FOR EQUALITY*
1 West Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 816
Springfield, IL 62701
217-544-0464 or 800-758-0464 (voice)
800-610-2779 (TTY)
contactus@equipforequality.org
www.equipforequality.org
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 outreach to Spanish-speaking communities, a special education helpline, help for beneficiaries of Social Security, and self-advocacy education.

FAMILY SERVICE OF CHAMPAIGN COUNTY*
405 S. State St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217-352-0099
info@familyservicecc.org
www.famservcc.org
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. Services for adults aged 6 include HomeCare, Meals on Wheels, Senior Transportation, and Senior Counseling & Advocacy. Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has volunteer opportunities for all adults ages 55+. Call Family Service at 352-0099; we can help you turn your challenges into new beginnings.

FIRST GIG ROCK N ROLL CAMP FOR KIDS*
David S. Palmer Arena
100 W. Main St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-431-2424
pblackmon@palmerarena.com
www.firstgigrockcamp.com
In partnership with the Danville Chapter of AMBUCS, Danville Area Community College, and the Special Olympics of Illinois, First Gig “Super Stars” is a five-day destination camp led by area musicians that promotes fun, self-confidence and therapy through music.

FRANCES NELSON—A PROGRAM OF PROMISE HEALTHCARE*
819 Bloomington Rd.
Champaign, IL 61820
217- 356-1558
mfortner@promisehealth.org
ngreenwalt@promisehealth.org
www.promisehealth.org
Frances Nelson delivers primary medical and mental health services to patients regardless of their ability to pay. A family practice community health center serving all ages; same day appointments for current patients, Women’s Health including breast and cervical cancer screening, counseling, eye clinic, including eye acute care and vision prescriptions, prenatal care, well-child clinics, dermatology, health education, after hours nursing service, social services, lab services, and benefit enrollment. Frances Nelson has a walk-in clinic now Monday-Friday. Mon-7:30am-5:30pm.

FREEDOM TRAX*
3242 W. Monroe St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
847-808-0900
lpi@lpicorp.net
www.freedomtrax.com
Freedom Trax is a motorized track system designed to transform nearly any manual wheelchair into an off-road vehicle that can traverse sand, snow, gravel, and mud. Its unique design allows for a lightweight, versatile and rugged machine. Freedom Trax is the first of its type and is the most effective solution for portable and convenient off-road mobility.


GENESIS REHAB SERVICES
1706 Amber Ln.
Urbana, IL 61802
217-480-7190
Email: joshua.james@ genesisrehab.com
www.genesisrehab.com
Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) is a leading provider of physical therapy, occupational
therapy, speech therapy, respiratory therapy, and wellness services for the older adult
population. GRS partners with skilled nursing centers, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, hospitals, home health companies, adult day care programs, and outpatient clinics to provide comprehensive therapy services. GRS also offers community or home-based outpatient services for those with transportation limitations. We employ over 18,000 therapists and assistants in more than 1,700 locations. We operate in 46 states and the District of Columbia.

GREAT LAKES ADA CENTER
1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., Room 405
Chicago, IL 60608
800-949-4232
Email: adata@adagreatlakes.org
www.adagreatlakes.org
Our mission is to provide guidance, training, and information on the Americans with
Disabilities Act.

GREATER CHAMPAIGN COUNTY AMBUCS*
2702 Natalie Dr.
Champaign, IL 61822
217-898-8212
denhart@illinois.edu
www.thegccambucs.org
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.


GROW IN ILLINOIS
Champaign County Fieldworker
P.O. Box 3667
Champaign, IL 61826
(888) 741-4769
Email: growil@sbcglobal.net
www.growinamerica.org
GROW’s mission is to promote mental health recovery, personal growth, and prevention
within our weekly mutual help support groups and throughout our supportive community. As members, we strive first to take personal responsibility for changing ourselves, and ultimately as leaders we become “gentle builders of a free and whole community” by contributing to the recovery of others. A Monday morning group meets at First Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Church St., Champaign (11:00am.)

GUARDIANSHIP AND ADVOCACY COMMISSION*
2125 S. First St.
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 278-5577;TTY
(866) 333-3362
www.gac.state.il.us
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 Office of State Guardian (OSG), the Legal Advocacy Service (LAS), and the Human Rights Authority (HRA).


HANGER CLINIC: PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS
805 North Lincoln Avenue, Suite A
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 367-9771
Fax: (217) 367-9670
www.hangerclinic.com
We invite you to take advantage of a free evaluation at our clinic locations and to request a free information packet. Our clinicians will assess your particular situation and provide expert recommendations for fit, comfort or function of your prosthesis, brace or support. The free evaluation also provides an excellent opportunity for you to communicate your expectations and goals. Please call our office above to make an appointment.​

HEALING HORSE STABLES*
378 County Road 700 East
Pesotum, IL 61863
217-417-7373
217-690-8775
healinghorsestables@gmail.com
www.healinghorsestables.org
Healing Horse Stables is committed to promoting the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual health and well being of individuals, regardless of age of disability, by providing equine assisted therapies. We are a nonprofit organization offering: therapeutic riding, equine facilitated learning, and riding for relaxation. We plan soon to offer yoga, Tai Qi on horseback, equine assisted psychotherapy and hippo therapy—speech, physical, and occupational therapy utilizing horses.

HEALTH ALLIANCE*
301 S. Vine St.
Urbana, IL 61801
217-337-3486
Patrick.harness@healthalliance.org
www.healthalliance.org
For more than 30 years, Health Alliance has offered plans with quality doctors and hospitals,
unbelievably helpful customer service, and ways to save. With a focus on quality, local customer service, and wellness, we deliver top-notch health insurance to our members. Offering Individual & Family Coverages, Medicare, and Employer Group coverage options to help you be your best! Learn more at www.HealthAlliance.org or call us at 1-888-382-9771.


HEARING IMPAIRED SOLUTIONS, INC.
P.O. Box 43
Gibson City, IL 60936
217-781-1527
Email: michele@hishearingloops.com
www.hishearingloops.com
We install hearing loops – systems that are installed in venues (home, place of worship, theater, bank teller window, pharmacy counter, etc.) and connected to a sound source (microphone, TV, PA system) to wirelessly transmit the sound directly to telecoil-equipped hearing aids. Advantages to this system over other hearing assistive devices (FM and infrared) include:
• The user hears the transmission through their own hearing aids, providing the best
• Sound quality based on their hearing thresholds.
• Significant background noise reduction.
• No need to request extra equipment, as long as they have a telecoil-equipped instrument.
• Eliminates hygienic concerns around the use of headsets.
• Reduces need to stock/charge/monitor/maintain headsets.
• No limit to the number of users.

HOME AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION–PROJECT LINUS*
1209 East Jeffery Dr.
Mahomet, IL 61853
217-586-4256 or 217-621-3189
We make Project Linus weighted blankets for children with autism. They are free to children.

ILLINI CHAPTER OF ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF*
3901 Summer Sage Ct.
Champaign, IL 61822
217- 689-0821
marietta.coufal@gmail.com
wdnewell64@gmail.com
www.illiniiad.org (chapter)
www.iadeaf.org (state organization)
We advocate for the educational, social, and economic well-being of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens of East Central Illinois. We host two annual fundraising/social events and two annual social events for Deaf and Hard of Hearing families of East Central Illinois. We also partner with the statewide Illinois Association of the Deaf for state-wide issues that affect the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

ILLINOIS ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM*
1020 S. Spring
Springfield, IL 62704
217-522-7985
rrichard@iltech.org
www.ILTech.org
IATP is a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase access to AT devices and services for individuals of all ages with disabilities.

ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF MICROBOARDS AND COOPERATIVES*
104 Woodcreek Court
Mahomet, IL 61853
217- 778-5388
qualitylifeinil@gmail.com
www.iambc.org
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 with people in their community. The IAMC provides information, training, and ongoing technical assistance, as well as facilitation of person-centered planning.


ILLINOIS DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES/FAMILY COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
705 N. Country Fair Dr., Champaign, IL 61822
(217) 278-5605 (V) * 1-866-451-5784 (TTY)
www.dhs.state.il.us/
This organization provides cash assistance, medical programs, and food stamp benefits to qualifying individuals with low-incomes. For example, in Illinois, DHS administers the Medicaid program. Job training and placement, childcare access, homeless prevention, and other services are also available. Applications for benefits are accepted online as well as in-person.

ILLINOIS EARLY INTERVENTION CLEARINGHOUSE
51 Gerty Dr.
Children’s Research Center, UIUC
Champaign, IL 61820
(217)333-1386
Email: isaacs@illinois.edu
www.eiclearinghouse.org
The Illinois Intervention (EI) Clearinghouse is a lending library and information resource for families and professionals in Illinois. Our free lending library consists of books, journals, and DVDs related to early childhood, parenting, and young children with special needs. The EI Clearinghouse is one component of the Illinois Early Intervention (EI) Program. The state’s program provides a collection of services for families of children from birth to age 3 who have disabilities or developmental delays or who are at risk of having developmental delays. Families are the key to successful early intervention. Our mission is to provide families with the information they need to support their children’s growth and development.

ILLINOIS ENACTUS (EN-ABLE-ING ENTREPRENEURS)*
309 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(815) 757-3714
ahedber2@illinois.edu
enactus.org
Enactus is a project-based student organization at UIUC focused on social entrepreneurship. This particular project, En-ABLE-ing Entrepreneurs, is helping individuals in the Champaign community start a small business. This project aims to provide an outlet for creativity while also bridging the unemployment gap.

ILLINOIS OFFICE OF COMPTROLLER – LESLIE GEISSLER MUNGER*
100 W. Randolph St. Suite 15-500
Chicago, IL 60601
312-814-0034
Julie.ayres@illinoiscomptroller.gov
www.ioc.state.il.us
We will provide literature on identity theft and financial literature.

ILLINOIS RADIO READER*
300 N. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
217- 333-6503
spegal@illinois.edu
will.illinois.edu/illinoisradioreader
The free Illinois Radio Reader service offers audio news and information from newspapers, magazines and more—and it’s not just for those who are blind or visually impaired. It’s for anyone who is considered print impaired—including individuals who have a medical condition or disability that makes it difficult to hold and/or read traditional books and magazines. It’s also for people who are home bound. The service is also offered via web streaming and a smart phone app in addition to the traditional reader radios.


ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE - JESSE WHITE
41 West 162nd Street
South Holland, IL 60473
708-210-2843
Email: wbogdan@ilsos.net
www.cyberdriveillinois.com
The Secretary of State’s Office provides information on the Parking Program for Persons with Disabilities and other programs and services offered to seniors, disabled
veterans, and people with disabilities.


ILLINI SERVICE DOGS
1206 S. Fourth Street, Huff Hall, Room 2005
Champaign, IL 61820
708-699-8902
Email: illini.dogs@gmail.com
www.illiniservicedogs.org
The Illini Service Dog Program is a Registered Student Organization at the University
of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign that was founded in 2010 by Bridget Evans. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities through community education, advocacy, and service dogs. Students are provided the opportunity to foster and train a service dog for a person with a physical disability. By the time the dogs graduate from our program, they know over 40 commands. After the service dog has completed training, the dog is placed with a person with a disability free of charge. Students will have the enriching experience of training a dog for a person with a disability while gaining knowledge of disability culture and disability rights.

ILLINOIS TALKING BOOK OUTREACH CENTER*
125 Tower Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
800-426-0709
info@illinoistalkingbooks.org
www.illinoistalkingbooks.org
Opening the world of reading for the people of Illinois who cannot read print due to a physical or visual limitation. We provide players, digital books, app for Android and IOS devices, and access to Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD). These services are tax supported with no out of pocket expenses.


IL WHEELIN SPORTSMAN - NWTF
P.O. Box 83
Fithian, IL 61844
217-260-7036
Email: illinoisws@gmail.com
www.illinoisnwtf.org
We are an outreach program of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Our main goal is
to provide outdoor recreational opportunities to people with disabilities in Illinois.

INDIVIDUAL ADVOCACY GROUP*
1289 Wyndham Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446
630-759-0201
www.individualadvocacygroup.com
A group that advocates for individuals with special needs.

INTELLIWHEELS, INC.*
60 Hazelwood Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
217-903-4564
sales@intelliwheels.net
www.intelliwheels.net
IntelliWheels is the innovation house for wheelchair technologies. Great products for wheelchair users; gloves, Fit Grips, water bottle holders, and more!


LAND OF LINCOLN LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION, INC.
302 North First St.
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 356-1351
Email: jlafond@lollaf.org
www.lollaf.org
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance provides legal assistance to low-income individuals as well as to seniors age 60 and older. Services include advice, brief service, and negotiation and litigation on selected civil matters such as welfare, medical assistance, utilities, housing, consumer debt, elder abuse, and selected family problems such as divorce and orders of protection. Income eligibility guidelines are generally 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Toll-free line for clients is 1-800-747-5523. TTY number for deaf/hard of hearing: (217) 356-0684. Service area includes Champaign, Vermilion, Dewitt, Piatt, Effingham, Coles, Cumberland, Edgar, Moultrie, Douglas, Jasper, Crawford, and Ford Counties.


LINKING EDUCATORS AND PARENTS (LEAP)
607 W. Nevada St.
Urbana, IL 61801
217-367-0398
mfkay@sbcglobal.net
The east-central Illinois LEAP group (Linking Educators and Parents), organized with assistance from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) in June of 2006. During the past 10 years LEAP has provided over 70 free workshops for teachers and parents. We are on Facebook at Linking Educators and Parents.

MEDSERV EQUIPMENT CORP.*
400 N. Broadway
Urbana, IL 61801
217- 355-7971
don.beard@medservdme.com
www.medservdme.com
We carry power chairs, high end power chairs, manual chairs, sports wheelchairs, scooters, hand cycles, bath safety equipment, walkers, rollators, hospital beds, seating & positioning equipment, canes, crutches, compression hosiery, sales and repair service. We also provide billing services, and we accept Medicare and most private insurance.


MOLINA HEALTHCARE OF ILLINOIS
1 W. Old State Capitol, Ste. 300
Springfield, IL 62701
309-830-7663
Email: elaine.thomas@molinahealthcare.com
www.molinahealthcare.com
Molina Healthcare is a health plan that serves families and individuals who are on government programs in Central Illinois and other parts of Illinois.


MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION
115 N. Neil St., Suite 100
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 351-1853
Email: shodge@mdausa.org
www.mda.org
MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy, and education. Local services include: clinic, support groups, equipment loaner closet, flu shots, summer camp for kids 6-17, and $500 each year for repairs/modifications to durable medical equipment.

NAMI (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS) CHAMPAIGN*
P.O. Box 1514
Champaign, IL 61824
217-419-5345
champaignnami@aol.com
Champaignnami.org
We are an all volunteer group and provide education, support, and advocacy to all persons living in our community who are affected by mental illness. Look for educational meetings at the Champaign Library. Monthly family support groups in five cities: Champaign, Danville, Effingham, Mattoon, and Tuscola. Free educational courses for families of adults and children living with mental illness. Speakers for groups and schools. We have a warmline to help connect with, and navigate, resources for getting help. Call 419-5345 for more information or to get support.


NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF ILLINOIS (Champaign County Chapter) and 2nd Chance Transplant Support Group
Phone: Alissia M. Young, LCSW (217) 328-4100 or Frank Veach (217) 530-2390 
Email: Alissia.Young@fmc-na.com, or frankveach@hotmail.com
www.kidney.org
Our goals are: education/awareness of kidney disease and methods of treatment for kidney failure, promotion of organ and tissue donations, and support for members of the transplant community (recipients, donors, families, and friends). The Kidney Foundation provides support and advocacy for the dialysis community. The Transplant Support Group meets the first Tuesday of every month, 6:00pm. Currently, the meetings are held at Presence Hospital – Heritage Room, and are part support group, part NKFI Chapter business meeting. 


NATIONAL SEATING AND MOBILITY
3808 W. SPRINGFIELD, STE. B
Champaign, IL 61822
217-355-1399
Email: nsm52@msnn-seating.com
www.therightchair.com
Since 2001 National Seating & Mobility has provided east central Illinois with custom and consumer power wheelchairs, custom manual wheelchairs, as well as custom seating. NSM is the only certified provider of Ride Custom Seating in Central Illinois. We pride ourselves on providing products and services that are unique and reflect the needs of our customers.

OBI*
711 E. Monument Rd. #322
Dayton OH 45402
248-842-1070
sstone@desincorp.com
www.meetobi.com
Obi is a robotic dining companion that delivers dining independence and dignity. Obi works via accessibility switches and works for anyone regardless of condition.


OMNI PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS
502 S. Vine Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-344-6664
Fax: 217-344-9282
http://omniprosthetics.com
We take pride in delivering the latest componentry and designs to best suit each patient, with a commitment to clinical excellence and continuing education. During fittings, alignments, and adjustments we strive to meet the patient’s functional needs as well as his or her expectations of satisfaction and comfort. Our goal is to have our patients resume the lifestyle that is their birthright. 

PACE, INC. CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING*
1317 E. Florida Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801-6007
217- 344-5433
info@pacecil.org
www.pacecil.org
PACE is a not-for-profit, community-based, non-residential, disability advocacy organization that assists individuals with disabilities to achieve and/or maintain independence. PACE provides the four core services of Information and Referral, Skills Training, Advocacy, and Peer Counseling. We offer programs such as Reintegration from nursing homes to community, Visual Impairment Services North of 55 yrs. Personal Assistant Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Opportunities for Independence for people who have developmental disabilities, free ITAC Amplified Phones, and more. Many of our services are low cost or free to residents of Champaign, Vermilion, Douglas, Edgar, and Piatt Counties.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP OF CHAMPAIGN COUNTY*
Savoy United Methodist Church
3002 W. Old Church Rd.
Champaign, IL 61822
(corner of Duncan Rd. and Old Church Rd.)
217- 549-6167
carohn@sbcglobal.net
Providing support for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers. Weekly meetings are held at Savoy United Methodist Church each Monday from 10-11am. Meetings include information, light exercise, discussion, and socialization. Meetings are open to all.

PARKLAND COLLEGE – OFFICE OF DISABILITY SERVICES*

2400 W. Bradley Ave.
Champaign, IL 61822
217-353-2002
disabilityservices@parkland.edu
www.parkland.edu/disabilityservices
Our Goals:
Help students determine, access, & use accommodations. Equip students with the technical resources necessary to attain their goals. Foster an inclusive environment which encourages personal & academic growth and facilitates independence. Help students understand their abilities and needs and available resources. Serve as an educational resource on disability-related concerns for our students, faculty, staff, and community.


PAVILION FOUNDATION HOSPITAL
809 West Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 373-1708
Email: christine.bruns@uhsinc.com
www.pavilionhospital.com
Psychiatric and Addiction treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population. Services are provided on an inpatient and partial hospitalization basis. The Pavilion Foundation School provides educational services for youth grades 3-12 who have learning disabilities as well as behavior issues.


PAWS GIVING INDEPENDENCE
P. O. Box 9572
Peoria, IL 61602
630-531-1603
Email: business@givingindependence.org
www.givingindependence.org
Paws Giving Independence trains service dogs to assist people with a variety of different disabilities, while providing support to encourage independence. PGI educates the public to the benefits of service dogs and encourages animal rescue by obtaining many of our animals from shelters and rescue groups.

PERSONAL MOBILITY*
2924 N. Dirksen Pkwy
Springfield, IL 62702
217-241-1548
info@personalmobilityinc.com
www.personalmobilityinc.com
Central Illinois’ most complete mobility center providing mobility solution in: wheelchairs, scooters, rehab seating & positioning products, lifts, ramps, elevators, drive ability and automobility.

PRAIRIE CENTER HEALTH SYSTEMS, THE*
718 W. Killarney
Urbana, IL 61801
217-328-4500
smain@prairie-center.com
www.prairie-center.com
Prairie Center is a nonprofit substance abuse treatment center with a mission to provide the highest quality prevention, intervention, education, and treatment services for alcoholism and chemical dependency, other addictions, and associated conditions to individuals, families, and communities in East Central Illinois. Our programs are client-centered and provide hope and new opportunity by helping individuals and their families develop the tools they need to rebuild their lives. Our dedicated staff offers a full continuum of substance abuse prevention and treatment services, including outpatient and residential options. We strive to create an atmosphere that promotes life-long recovery.


PRESENCE COVENANT MEDICAL CENTER
1400 W. Park St.
Urbana, IL 61801
217-841-2579
www.presencehealth.org
Presence Covenant Medical Center is a comprehensive 210-bed, not-for-profit hospital
serving 13 counties with a staff of over 250 physicians and a full scope of inpatient and
outpatient care. Presence Covenant Medical Center is well-known in the Champaign-
Urbana community for compassionate, holistic care. We just might surprise you with our
sophisticated technology, and modern facilities. We accept nearly all forms of insurance
from every major insurance carrier in the area including Health Alliance Medical Plans,
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, CIGNA HealthCare of Illinois, Inc., HealthLink, Inc.,
Coventry Health Care Insurance of Illinois, Inc., Medicare, Medicaid and more.

PSALMERS MUSIC ACADEMY*
500 E. Michigan Ave., #15
Urbana, IL 61801
217-766-0759
borahkang@gmail.com
We offer piano lessons in group or individual. We also have rhythm class, and music appreciation class for the students with special needs.

QUALITY MED TRANSPORT*
3515 N. Cunningham Ave.
Urbana, IL 61802
217- 607-2468
dispatchurbana@qualitymedtransport.com
qualitymedtransport.com
Non-emergency medical transport.

RAPE ADVOCACY, COUNSELING, & EDUCATION SERVICES
145 A Lincoln Square Urbana, IL 61821
(217) 344-6298
Email: admin@cu-races.org
www.cu-races.org
Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services provides Counseling Services, Medical Advocacy, Legal Advocacy, 24-Hour Hotline, Information & Referral, Community Education, and Professional Training. Adult, family, children’s, and group counseling are offered. Counseling services at RACES are client-centered, with the client and counselor together negotiating goals. All services offered by Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services are available free of charge to survivors of sexual violence and their significant others.

READING GROUP, THE*
3011A Village Office Place
Champaign, IL 61822
217- 351-9144
wcrowder@readinggroup.org
www.readinggroup.org
The Reading Group is a non-profit learning center that has been helping students improve their reading and study skills for over 40 years. Programs are offered year-round for both gifted and learning disabled (including dyslexic) students with high quality, individualized one-on-one instruction. The Reading Group staff includes educational specialists in reading, writing, early childhood development, ESL (English as a Second Language), and Speech and Language pathology, among other areas. Scholarships are also available and awarded on the basis of financial need and severity of the student’s learning disability.

RE-BATH OF ILLINOIS*
1005 N. Water St., Decatur, IL 62523
405 S. Neil St., Champaign, IL 61820
217- 423-8827
info@rebathofillinois.com
www.rebathofillinois.com
Re-Bath is a full service bathroom remodeler specializing in mobility adaptations and accessible bathrooms. Re-Bath offers tub to shower conversions, wheel-chair accessible showers, Safeway Safety Step, walk-in bathtubs, and many more accessories that make bathing safer and easier.

ROSECRANCE*
1801 Fox Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
217-693-4548
bgay@rosecrance.org
www.rosecrance.org
Rosecrance Champaign/Urbana provides a wide range of prevention, intervention and treatment options for children, youth, adults, and families experiencing mental health and substance use issues. The continuum of care includes a 24-hour crisis line and crisis response, outpatient psychiatric care for adults, therapy/counseling, outpatient substance use treatment, case management, and home visits for new parents. Our adult residential programs include crisis stabilization at the Respite Center, 24-hour group homes, specialized supported housing, and independent apartments.

SALTILLO CORPORATION*
2143 Township Rd 112
Millersburg, OH 44654
773-895-5180
michelle@saltillo.com
www.saltillo.com
Improving the quality of life is the inspiration for all of us at Saltillo Corporation. Our mission is simple: Allow people with disabilities to participate in—and enjoy—life to the fullest. Whether it means that person can choose a pizza over a sandwich for lunch or can say “I love you” to that special person, our devices improve lives. We are committed to providing helpful solutions for people with adaptive living needs. The ability to communicate results in less frustrations, greater personal growth and increased self-esteem. We strive to provide the most effective assistive technology products along with comprehensive support and service.
 
SALVATION ARMY – SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES*
2212 North Market Street
Champaign, IL 61821
217-373-7832 ext. 52
Christy_thompson@usc.salvationarmy.org
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.

SENATOR SCOTT BENNETT*
45 E. University, Suite 206
Champaign, IL 61820
217-355-5252
michelle@senatorbennett.com
Public service contact information, Senior Health Record, State government information, Child identification card.

SKILL SPROUT*
706 Oglesby, Ste. 200
Normal, IL 61761
800-773-1682
info@skillsprout.com
www.skillsprout.com
Skill Sprout provides educational and therapeutic services throughout the states of Illinois and Texas. Within the state of Illinois, we are a premier provider of home-based Applied Behavioral Analysis services to children with developmental disabilities. In addition we offer 6 therapy centers that provide premier clinic-based educational, behavioral, and rehabilitation services in the communities of Lombard, Bloomington-Normal, Peoria, Washington, and Springfield. Along with direct service, we also provide parent and professional trainings. With a family-centered focus, we aim to improve the quality of life for every family and child we serve.

SMILE HEALTHY*
819 N. Bloomington Rd.
Champaign, IL 61820
217- 359-7404
lsalinas@promisehealth.org
www.promisehealth.org
SmileHealthy is dedicated to working with the community to meet the oral health needs of the underserved by focusing on preventive care, treatment, and education for a lifetime of excellent oral health.

SOCIAL CHAMPAIGN*
510 S. Staley Road, STE. A
Champaign, IL 61822
217-766-8807
j.s.gorsuch@gmail.com
www.socialchampaign.com
Social Champaign provides individual and group therapy services that address the social and
organizational issues of children and adults with high functioning autism, PDD-NOS, Asperger
Syndrome, non-verbal learning disorder (NVLD), ADHD, and other related social learning disabilities. Group therapy is limited to a maximum of four clients per group.


SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
101 S Country Fair Dr.
Champaign IL 61821
800-772-1213
877-819-2593
www.socialsecurity.gov
Social Security delivers a broad range of services online and in over 1200 field offices nationwide. Social Security touches almost everyone’s life, whether it be applying for a new or replacement Social Security card, applying for Retirement, Disability, Medicare or Survivor benefits, or applying for Supplemental Security Income and Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Costs.


SPECIAL TOUCH MINISTRY - CHAMBANA FRIENDS OF GOD
1202 Nofftz Drive
Champaign, IL
217-637-1340
Email: ellbee@att.net
We are an interdenominational group whose purpose is to address the spiritual needs of people with disabilities. Our services vary depending on the individual, but can include
mentoring, Bible study, worship, prayer pals, home visits, and assisting those who want
to attend the annual Special Touch Camp. Other social gatherings may also be planned. We have ongoing recruitment for group members and leaders.

SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS*
P. O. Box 545
Palos Heights, IL 60463
708-671-1808
SCIinjury@aol.com
SCI-Illinois.org
SCIA is a comprehensive resource center for people paralyzed by trauma and medical conditions. SCIA services include Information & Referral, Peer Support Groups, One-on-One Peer Support for persons with injuries and family members and Education on complications of paralysis. Think First, a Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Program is presented to schools and other groups of young people and senior citizens are the targeted audience for Prevention of Falls.


STANDING COMPANY, THE
5848 Dixie Highway
Saginaw, MI 48601
(800) 782-6346
mail@thestandingcompany.com
www.thestandingcompany.com
We are the only American manufacturers of the Superstand Standing Wheelchair. The
HPS-2 Superstand allows the energy conservation of a power base while allowing the
exercise of manual stand. Visit our Facebook page: The Standing Wheelchair Company.

STARNET REGIONS I & III*
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
800-227-7537 Toll free
815-222-0659 Cell
r-slaght@wiu.edu
www.starnet.org
Illinois STARnet is a Support and Technical Assistance Regional Network that provides training, consultation and resources to the early childhood community. STARnet is divided into six regions in Illinois, Regions I & III serve the Northwest and Central part of the state. The STARnet system assists the State Board of Education in meeting local needs by providing services to professionals and families of young children with special needs throughout Illinois. STARnet supports family-centered, research-based and effective practices in early childhood education and care. STARnet is committed to Helping Illinois’ Young Children Reach for the Stars.

STEPHENS FAMILY YMCA – LARKIN’S PLACE PROGRAMMING*
2501 Fields South Dr.
Champaign, IL 61822
217-239-2849
Stacie@sf-ymca.net
www.sf-ymca.net
The Stephens Family YMCA is specifically designed to support and integrate children and families at all developmental levels, encouraging acceptance, play and growth for everyone. While the philosophy and spirit of Larkin’s Place permeates every aspect of the Y from design to programming, classes designated as “Larkin’s Place Programming” incorporate additional therapeutic developmental and social goals–actively seeking to bring together typically and atypically developing participants in an effort to cross social barriers and enact positive personal and societal change.


SWANN SPECIAL CARE CENTER
109 Kenwood Rd., Champaign, IL 61821
(217) 356-5164
http://www.swanncare.org/
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.

THRIVENT FINANCIAL*
201 W. Springfield Ave., Suite 103
Champaign, IL 61820
217-819-4646
dean.hull@thrivent.com
www.thrivent.com
Thrivent Financial provides sound financial guidance with value-based financial strategies. Our experienced financial representatives can help you create a strategy that reflects your values. We provide a wide range of products and services to help you meet your financial goals and needs. We offer tools such as insurance, annuities and mutual funds. We’re a not-for-profit financial services organization dedicated to helping our nearly 2.4 million Christian members reach their financial goals. We are a Fortune 500 company with the strength of $105.4 billion in assets under management (as of Dec. 31, 2014).

TRINITY HORSEMANSHIP FOUNDATION, NFP*
1802 McDonald Dr.
Champaign, IL 61821
TrinityHorsemanshipFoundationNFP@outlook.com
217-372-7827
At Trinity Horsemanship Foundation we will bring horsemanship to all willing students in the Central Illinois area. With doors open to all riding disciplines and handicap/therapeutic riding students of all ages, we will do this through ground work and riding horses. We strive to increase our clients’ quality of life, their self-confidence and their self-reliance as well as to strengthen their body, mind and spirit.


TUMMELSON, BRYAN & KNOX, LLP
115 N. Broadway Ave,
P.O. Box 99
Urbana, IL 61803-0099
217-367-2500 (voice)
217-367-2555 (fax)
www.tbklaw.com
We are a full service law firm offering legal counsel in many areas including estate planning (Special Needs Trusts) and guardianship.

UCONTROLL DOORS/UREACH TABLES*
1494 Westfield Ct.
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
888-376-3667
emery@uControll.com
www.uControll.com
www.Bringingparentshome.com
uControll is a simple intuitive remote control door opener, for decreasing the potential of falls and will increase safety, privacy and independence for those using assistive mobility devices (Walkers, Wheelchairs, Crutches, Scooters, etc.) in a home environment. Control up to six doors with one handheld remote allows movement effortlessly from room to room. The rechargeable battery will last up to three weeks between charges. The easy on and off application of the drive unit to the door allows the uControll system to be used permanently or temporarily, installed without the use of tools and will not mar any door surface.

UIC – SPECIALIZED CARE FOR CHILDREN*
510 Devonshire, Suite A
Champaign, IL 61820
217- 333-6528
beagles2@uic.edu
http://dscc.uic.edu/
University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children provides free care coordination for families of children with special health care needs. Additionally, we are able to provide some financial support to families who meet our financial eligibility guidelines. As a division of UIC, we have unique access to resources and research to assist Illinois families and children with special healthcare needs. We have 12 regional offices throughout the state of Illinois. The Champaign Regional Office provides care to children and families in the following counties: Champaign, Douglas, Ford, Iroquois, Kankakee, McLean, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt and Vermilion.

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY – LAND OF LINCOLN*
101 N. 16th St.
Springfield, IL 62703
217-428-5033
patricia.gerth@ucpll.org
www.ucpll.org
Serving people with all types of Developmental Disabilities, we provide a range of services including case management, employment services, transitional services, toy lending, medical transport and advocacy, day training and residential. We serve 27 counties in central Illinois with offices in Bloomington, Champaign, Decatur, and Springfield.

URBANA FREE LIBRARY*
210 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
217-367-4405
mtowner@urbanafree.org
urbanafreelibrary.org
Located in the heart of downtown Urbana at the corner of Race and Green, all are welcome to use the resources within our building.
• FREE WiFi and public workstations with Internet access, MS office applications, special keyboards and trackball mice, adjustable height computer tables.
• Aladdin Genie Document magnifier.
• Large print books, DVDs and audiobooks on CD.
• Notary public service all hours the library is open. Public fax and copy machines.
• Home delivery service for the physically disabled.
• Programs for all ages.
• Space for meetings.
• Cooling & heating station during uncomfortable weather.
• And, more!

URBANA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION*
400 S. Vine St.
Urbana, IL 61801
217-384-2455
hro@urbanaillinois.us
www.urbanaillinois.us/hro
The Urbana Human Relations Commission (HRC) works to end unlawful discrimination within the city of Urbana through education and enforcement of the Urbana Human Rights Ordinance. Working closely with the Urbana Human Relation Office (HRO), the HRC and HRO promote and protect human rights, civil rights, and optimal community relations within the City. If you feel you have been unlawfully discriminated against in housing, employment, credit, or access to public accommodation, please email us at hro@urbanaillinois.us or call 217-384-2455. Service is free of charge and calls are confidential.

VA ILLIANA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM – HEALTH CARE FOR HOMELESS VETERANS (HCHV)*
1900 E. Main St. (MC 116)
Danville, IL 61832
217-554-3000
800-320-8387
www.danville.va.gov
VAIHCS’ Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) program serves as the hub for
a myriad of services, with the central goal of ending homelessness among Veterans.
The HCHV program conducts coordinated outreach to proactively seek out Veterans in
need of assistance and connect homeless and at-risk Veterans with housing solutions,
health care, community employment services, and other required supports. Veterans
who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless can call or visit their local
VA Medical Center, where homeless coordinators and comprehensive HCHV staff are
ready to help. Veterans and their families may also call the national homeless hotline at
1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) to access VA services.

WEST POINT FINANCIAL GROUP*
401 SW Water St.
Peoria, IL 61602
309-495-8063
jsthompson@financialguide.com
www.westpointfinancialgroup.com
Financial planning seminars on basic life plan, guardianship, special needs trusts, etc. Comprehensive individualized family plans.

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