Advocacy/Support Services/Agencies

Organizations and agencies that provide services, education, outreach and advocacy to empower persons with disabilities to effectively control and direct their lives

Achieving Independence and Mobility Center for Independent Living (AIM-CIL)

TEL: (630) 469-2300

The AIM-CIL provides leadership through training, community development and advocacy to enable persons with disabilities to fully participate in family, social and community life.

The Arc of Illinois - Illinois Life Span Program

TEL: (800) 588-7002

Illinois Life Span is a program of The Arc of Illinois that provides information and resources on advocacy, support and services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages, their family members and others statewide.

Association for Individual Development - AID

TEL: (630) 966-4111

AID provides services for individuals with developmental, intellectual, physical and/or mental health challenges, those who have suffered a trauma and those at risk.

Clearbrook

TEL: (847) 870-7711

At more than 50 locations across Chicagoland, Clearbrook provides services to children, adults and families impacted by developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Cornerstone Services, Inc.

TEL: (815) 727-6694

Cornerstone provides employment, residential, behavioral health and community services to people with disabilities in greater Will County.

Disability Resource Center

TEL: (815) 729-0162

The Disability Resource Center informs persons with disabilities of their rights, educates them about their responsibilities, provides support services, promotes advocacy and raises community awareness about disability issues in the Will and Grundy County areas.

Easters Seals DuPage and Fox Valley

TEL: (630) 620-4433

Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley provides therapeutic services for infants, children and adults with disabilities and provides support for their families. 

Gigi's Playhouse

TEL: (630) 778-7529

GiGi’s Playhouse Fox Valley serves Aurora, Naperville and the surrounding communities, offering programs that are educational or therapeutic in nature for individuals with Down syndrome from birth through adults, their families and the community. 

Project HELP

TEL: (630) 357-5683

Project HELP is a non-profit organization that helps parents achieve better parenting skills through its Parent Mentor and Parent Education Programs.

Ray Graham Association

TEL: (630) 620-2222

The Ray Graham Association provides residential, life skills, employment, recreational and family support services for people with disabilities.

Service Inc. of Illinois — Region E (DuPage County)

TEL: (630) 425-2350

Service Inc. of Illinois provides independent service coordination services to people of all ages with developmental delays and disabilities in DuPage, Will and several other counties in Illinois.

Service Inc. of Illinois — Region F (Will County)

TEL: (815) 741-0800

Service Inc. of Illinois provides independent service coordination services to people of all ages with developmental delays and disabilities in DuPage, Will and several other counties in Illinois.

Trinity Services

TEL: (815) 485-6197

Trinity Services provides residential, community day, health and well-being, behavioral health and employment services for people with disabilities.

UCP Seguin

TEL: (708) 863-3803

UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago provides employment and life skills training, residential, assistive technology and accessibility services for people with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities. Additionally, UCP Seguin provides foster homes for children, from birth to 21 years of age, who are medically fragile or have developmental disabilities in conjunction with behavioral challenges.

UIC-Division of Specialized Care of Children

TEL: (800) 322-3722

University of Illinois at Chicago's Division of Specialized Care for Children provides no-cost care coordination for families of children with special health care needs.