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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’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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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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Mass Transit District (MTD)

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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Human Rights Authority

The Human Rights Authority is the investigative arm of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission (IGAC). 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 …

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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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Family Service of Champaign County

Family Service helps people of all ages cope with counseling and support groups. Call 217-352-0099. Services for adults aged 60+ include Friendly Caller, HomeCare, Meals on Wheels, Senior Transportation, and Senior Counseling & Advocacy. Call the Senior Resource Center at 217-352-5100 for details. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has volunteer opportunities for all adults …

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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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