1314 West Walnut,

Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

Off: 217-245-9504

Fax: 217-245-2350  

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Disability Resources in Morgan County

The information in this brochure has been compiled by the Health and Community Services Committee of the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce as a resource to assist you in locating disability resources which serve Morgan County. 

Many other human service agencies provide services which will benefit individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to contact agencies directly to ask about eligibility or reasonable accommodation of the specific disability need.

 September 2002

The A.R.C. of Jacksonville
  • 217-243-6405

  • Intermediate Care Nursing Facility specializing in mental rehabilitation for adults

Alvin Eades Center
  • 217-245-9898

  • Residential and day services for adults who are deaf and have a developmentally disability

American Diabetes Association of Downstate Illinois
  • 217-875-9011

  • Services and information related to diabetes

Child & Family Connections 

  • 888-222-9592

  • Birth-three Early Intervention for children with development delays and disabilities

Community Care Systems, Inc.

  • 217-285-5413

  • in-home care for the elderly

Community Child Care Connections

  • 800-676-2805

  • List of day care providers, financial assistance, nurse consultants

Community Living Options
  • 217-245-8444

  • Residential services for adults with developmental disabilities

DHS - Community Operations

  • 217-245-5164

  • financial and medical assistance, food stamps, TANF

Department of Human Services Office of Rehabilitation Services

  • 217-245-9585

  • vocational/job placement assistance for people with disabilities. In-home services for individuals 0 - 60 years of age

Division of Specialized Care for Children

  • 800-946-8468

  • Birth-21 Care coordination, management and financial assistance for diagnosis and treatment for eligible children with special health care needs

Elm City Center

  • 217-245-9504

  • vocational assessment, employment and training, day and residential program, social center for adults with disabilities

Epilepsy Resource Center

  • 800-800-6401

  • services for people with epilepsy throughout central Illinois

Equip for Equality

  • 800-758-0464

  • legal advocacy services to individuals eligible under federal guidelines

Four Rivers Special Education

  • 217-245-7174

  • special education cooperative serving school-aged children in multi-county area which includes Morgan county

Great River Service Coordination

  • 217-243-2330

  • lifelong case management, advocacy and monitoring for individuals with developmental disabilities, pre-admission screening for residential and Medicaid waiver services

H.E.A.R. - Highlighting Education and Resources

  • 217-479-4393

  • technical assistance, consultation and training to local school districts re: deaf and hard of hearing

Hearing and Vision Connections

  • 217-479-4318

  • infant and toddler vision and hearing services

Illinois Assistive Technology Project

  • 800-852-5110

  • information about adaptive equipment for all ages

Illinois Department of Revenue

  • 800-624-2459

  • circuit breaker and pharmaceutical assistance for qualifying seniors or disabled persons

Illinois Early Childhood Intervention Clearinghouse

  • 800-852-4302

  • Free-loan books and videos on early childhood development

Illinois School for the Deaf

  • 217-479-4200

  • comprehensive educational program for deaf or hard of hearing, parent-infant through grade 12

Illinois School for the Visually Impaired

  • 217-479-4400

  • home-based birth-three services within 100 mile radius of Jacksonville. Statewide residential school for children 5-21 who are blind or visually impaired

Illinois STARNET

  • 800-227-7537

  • training, consultation for staff and families of special needs children birth to five

Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living

  • 217-245-8371

  • information/referral, peer counseling, independent living skills training, advocacy for people of any age with disabilities

Jacksonville Community Center for the Deaf

  • 217-245-0429

  • Interpreter referral agency, community resource information on Deaf and hard of hearing issues

Jacksonville Developmental Center

  • 217-479-2110

  • residential and related support services for adults with developmental disabilities

  • 217-673-8700

  • Alcohol information

Morgan-Scott Mental Health
  • 217-245-6126

  • Comprehensive outpatient mental health counseling and therapy services for adults, youths, and families

Pathway Services Unlimited

  • 217-479-2300

  • wide range of services to children and adults with developmental disabilities

Prairie Council on Aging
  • 217-479-4619

  • Issues related to aging

Springfield AIDS Resource Association

  • 217-523-2191

  • support services to those affected by HIV/AIDS related illnesses

Springfield Association for Retarded Citizens
  • 217-245-8612

  • Day program for people with developmental disabilities

UCP Land of Lincoln West

  • 217-525-6522

  • comprehensive services for children with developmental delays or disabilities Lekotek, toy lending library

Wells Center
  • 217-243-1871

  • Inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment for adults, youth, and families

West Central Area Special Olympics

  • 217-243-9152

  • athletic training and competition for age 8 and over with mental retardation

Western Illinois University Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic

  • 309-298-1955

  • hearing and speech-language evaluations and consultation for infants through adults

Zingabad Grotto

  • 217-243-1624

  • dentistry for children with CP, MD, myasthenia gravis or who are mentally challenged

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