Directory List

Welcome to Your Special Needs Directory List

When you’re caring for a family member with special needs, having extra help is always appreciated. Here you’ll find an abundance of useful resources to help you in every aspect of the care and development of your loved one.

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  • Affinity Family Care, LLC.

    http://www.affinityfamily.com
    Affinity Family Care is a family owned and operated agency providing Respite, Habilitation and Attendant Care to adults and children with Developmental Disabilities. We are contracted with the Division of Developmental Disabilities. What makes us different is “You’re Never Alone with Affinity”. All of us are here to support with all aspects of your services.

  • Anixter Center

    http://www.anixter.org
    The mission of Anixter Center is to enhance the ability of individuals living with or at risk of disabilities to live, learn, work, and play in the community. Having merged with three nonprofits (CALOR, Chicago Hearing Society, and the National Lekotek Center), Anixter Center is now the 13th largest nonprofit in Chicago. Provider of quality vocational, residential and educational options, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and health care.

  • Autism Home Support Services Inc.

    http://www.autismhomesupport.com
    AHSS provides therapy in-home in the greater Chicago area. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the cornerstone of our care and our support staff is available to families 24/7 in-home and via technology. Our highly trained staff is hired locally and matched with each family to ensure consistency and a positive experience by all. AHSS provides respite for children in the home in the greater Chicago area.

  • Cerebral Palsy of Mid East Wisconsin

    http://cpmideastwis.com
    The mission of the corporation is to affect positively the quality of life of persons with severe disabilities, including, but not limited to cerebral palsy and the families with multiple service needs.

  • Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey

    http://www.cpofnj.org
    Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey is dedicated to changing lives and bringing independence to people with all types of disabilities. We believe in the innate potential in each person to achieve success. While you may see a person with a disability, Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey sees a citizen, a friend, a taxpayer, a voter, a lawyer, a parent, a child – a person with unlimited potential.

  • ChildServe

    http://www.childserve.org/
    We partner with families to help children with special health care needs live a great life. Childserve will be the premier provider of connected care and specialty pediatric services.

  • Clove Lakes Health Care & Rehabilitation Center

    http://www.clovelakes.com/
    Clove Lakes seeks to rehabilitate those who have sustained injury or illness to the highest level of independence possible and support those with disabling conditions to live meaningful and productive lives.

  • Desert Regional Medical Center

    https://www.desertregional.com/
    As the regional medical center in the Coachella Valley, Desert Regional Medical Center’s vision is the continuous improvement of the health and well-being of the communities we serve. A commitment to clinical excellence shall be demonstrated through measurable quality outcomes, while ongoing financial stability will enable Desert Regional Medical Center to fulfill its mission and attain its vision.

  • Desire Home Care

    http://desirehomecare.com

    Premier provider of senior home care and in home Respite care for the elderly, and for children and adults with special needs or disability.  Our caregivers are reliable professionals, who have various experience in providing care for individuals, seniors, adult and children, with Alzheimer’s & Dementia, disability or special needs, cancer and other chronic illness. Entrusting the care of loved ones to others is a difficult decision. However its a decision that can be made knowing that you have selected a dedicated home care provider that will ensure the well being of your loved one by providing monitored care and reliability, and only using pre-screened and certified caregivers. We are dedicated to providing consistent quality and affordable care you can trust.

  • Devereux Santa Barbara

    http://www.devereux.org/site/PageServer?pagename=sb_index
    Devereux is a non-profit organization providing services around the nation for persons with emotional, developmental & educational disabilities.

  • Different Abilities Inc.

    http://differentabilitiesinc.org/
    Day Hab program for adults with disabilities.

  • Easter Seals of Tennessee

    http://www.tn.easter-seals.org
    The mission of Easter Seals Tennessee is to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their community.

  • Easter Seals Southern Georgia

    http://southerngeorgia.easterseals.com
    Easter Seals Southern Georgia creates solutions that change the lives of children, adults and families with disabilities or special needs by offering a variety of programs and services that enable individuals to lead lives of equality, dignity and independence. During FY 2010 Easter Seals Southern Georgia provided services to over 2400 individuals from the 52 county service area. Funding for the residential program is provided by the Medicaid Waiver. Currently we operate 9 licensed group homes and 5 apartment complexs in 11 different counties. Community Living Support services are also available in addition to Host Home and Child Placements.

  • El Valor

    https://www.elvalor.org//
    El Valor is a non-profit community-based organization founded in 1973. El Valor is the first bilingual, bicultural rehabilitation center in Illinois. Their strategic goals are: to be the best in the nation in early childhood care in the Hispanic community; to become the premier organization developing leadership for the Hispanic community; and to be an international model for inclusion of people with disabilities in the Hispanic community.

  • Erik’s Ranch & Retreats

    http://eriksranch.org/index.html
    For Our Members: Erik’s Ranch & Retreats provides safe and unequaled living, working, social and recreational environments for young adults with autism, using its guiding principles of lifelong learning, individual community building and bidirectional integration through voluntourism. We’re committed to giving these individuals a rewarding life on their own terms, experiencing dignity, compassion and the joy of continuing possibility. For Our Guests: Erik’s Retreat offers upscale, boutique-style suite accommodations that serve guests traveling for business or pleasure. With free breakfast. Free wifi. And a caring and talented guest services staff of concierges, tour guides, historians and chefs who happen to have autism. It’s a new and easy kind of philanthropy where giving back is as simple as booking an overnight stay. Just minutes from the Mall of America, airport and the beautiful city Chain of Lakes.

  • Gateway Center of Monterey County

    http://www.gatewaycenter.org/
    OUR MISSION is To be a caring and stimulating environment for the Developmentally Disabled where all people can achieve their individual goals safely and with dignity

  • Glenview Terrace Nursing Center

    http://www.glenviewterrace.com/
    Comfortable private and semi-private rooms and suites. A stylish day spa. Private dining in lavish surroundings to spend a special occasion. And, of course, compassionate skilled nursing, rehabilitative, Alzheimer’s and respite care that’s unsurpassed in the Chicago area. This is just a glimpse of what Glenview Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has to offer you.

  • Greek American Rehabilitation & Care Centre

    http://www.greekamericancare.org
    This state-of-the-art facility has 204 beds featuring custom private and semi-private rooms for residents. Comprehensive services include a full range of rehabilitative therapies. Long and short term nursing care, hospice care, memory loss, and vacation care are also offered.

  • Griswold Special Care- Lake County Office

    http://www.griswoldspecialcare.com/
    GRISWOLD SPECIAL CARE is a non-medical home care company. We refer Caregivers who provide in-home care services including personal care, homemaking, companionship, and other home care services.

  • HealthSouth Harmarville Rehabilitation Hospital

    http://www.healthsouth.com/
    HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest healthcare services providers with facilities nationwide. Our vast network of highly skilled physicians and clinicians working with the latest equipment and technology guarantees that all patients have easy access to high quality healthcare. We offer Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient Rehabilitation, Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals, Home Health Care, and Rehabilitation Technology.

  • Home of the Guiding Hands

    http://www.guidinghands.org/
    Home of Guiding Hands provides services to more than 380 individuals with developmental disabilities in San Diego’s East County, California. We serve individuals and their families in several different residential settings and provide various services in accordance with the needs of each individual.

  • Illinois Respite Coalition

    http://www.illinoisrespitecoalition.org
    The Illinois Respite Coalition is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of Lifespan Respite, promoting education and training for families and providers of respite services, and advocating support for caregivers by ensuring access to quality respite services for the residents of Illinois. No matter where you fit in the respite world, the Illinois Respite Coalition will be a support system for you. We have referral resources to connect caregivers to respite programs, access to statewide training opportunities, and can show you where to make the biggest impact to help caregivers in Illinois. The IRC is dedicated to creating a safety net for caregivers in crisis. The Emergency Respite Program offers funding and resources to support caregivers of children and adults with special needs who are not receiving any respite services and have an urgent need for respite care in the absence of any other funding source. Qualifications include care recipients who are at risk if the caregiver does not receive these services. Examples include caregiver illness, hospitalization, reduction of stress level, risk of lost of employment, and several more. If you feel that respite could benefit you, please contact Rebecca Galvan, Statewide Respite Coordinator, for more information at (630) 207-8479 or by email at galvanr@maryvilleacademy.org.

  • JFK Johnson Rehab Institute

    http://www.njrehab.org/
    The mission of the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute is to provide quality rehabilitation that will assist adults and children living with disabilities to obtain optimal function and independence within.

  • Jill’s House

    http://www.jillshouse.org
    Jills House, Inc. is a Christian organization dedicated to providing care and support to children with special needs and their famlies through overnight respite and therapy programs.

  • Just Like Home Childcare & Preschool, Inc.

    http://www.justlikehomeinc.com
    Licensed childcare provider for children ages 1 month to 12 years old.

  • Manor Care Nursing and Rehab Center: Tucson

    http://www.hcr-manorcare.com/
    HCR ManorCare is a leading provider of short- and long-term medical and rehabilitation care. Care is provided through a nationwide network of skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home care agencies. The company operates primarily under the respected Heartland, ManorCare Health Services and Arden Courts names.

  • Marklund Center for Children

    http://www.marklund.org/
    Marklund offers a variety of programs and services designed to provide infants, children and adults a full life experience that encompasses all realms of their needs: Loving medical and dental care provided by outstanding professionals, Home-like residential facilities in both Bloomingdale and Geneva, State-of-the-art rehabilitative therapies, Quality education and day services, Exceptional community-based programs, including Respite and Early Intervention.

  • Masonic Healthcare Center

    http://www.masonicare.org/
    Masonicare of Wallingford, Connecticut, is the state’s leading provider of healthcare and retirement living communities for seniors. We are not-for-profit and have more than 100 years of experience behind us. We’re recognized for the quality, compassionate care and steadfast support we provide to our residents and patients.

  • Milestone, Inc.

    http://www.milestone-inc-il.org/
    Milestone is a private, not-for-profit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are area business leaders and parents of our community’s people with disabilities. This organization has grown to become Winnebago and Boone Counties’ LARGEST provider of residential, developmental, vocational, and social support services for adults and children with mental retardation, autism, epilepsy, and cerebral palsy.

  • National Respite Locator Service

    http://www.respitelocator.org
    The National Respite Locator Service helps parents, caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local area to match their specific needs.

  • Ray Graham Association

    https://ray-graham.org/
    Since 1950, Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities has been supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities. Today, Ray Graham Association serves…children and adults…providing developmental, recreational, residential, respite and vocational services.

  • ResCare Premier Texas

    http://www.rescarepremiertexas.com
    ResCare Premier Texas is a unique group of interrelated treatment facilities that together form a comprehensive continuum of care. We offer a variety of programs and services to address the needs of individuals with brain injury and other neurological impairments. ResCare Premier Texas is a continuum of interrelated treatment programs dedicated to individuals with acquired brain injury and other neurological disorders. Our programs specialize in neurobehavioral rehabilitation, residential rehabilitation and long-term support services. Since 1978, ResCare Premier Texas has served over 1500 individuals with brain injury and other neurological disorders from across the United States, Canada and Guam.

  • Respite Care Association of Wisconsin, Inc. (Statewide Respite & Crisis Care Contact)

    http://www.respitecarewi.org
    Respite Care Association of Wisconsin (RCAW) was organized in 1987. RCAW supports and advocates for quality systems of respite care for Wisconsin families. The mission of Respite Care Association of Wisconsin: To promote, support, and expand quality statewide respite care across the lifespan.

  • Respite Services, Shepherds Ministries Inc.

    http://www.shepherdsministries.org/
    Shepherds exists to glorify Jesus Christ by supporting people with developmental disabilities to reach their potential. It is our desire to be a pre-eminent provider of Christ-centered services for people with developmental disabilities in order to encourage them in a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ and support them in reaching Appropriate Independence. Shepherds Ministries, a nationally recognized organization founded on Jeremiah 23:4, provides compassionate Christian care, vocational education and job opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities, helping them attain Appropriate Independence with fulfilling jobs and lives, while also providing for their spiritual development.

  • Riley’s Warriors

    http://www.rileyswarriors.org
    Sharing God’s message of love and hope with children with disabilities and their families. Providing resources and respite for families of children and adults with disabilities, helping them cope with the challenges that they face. Raising a generation of children that is accepting and unafraid of those who are different, be it a disability, skin color, or any other distinguishing characteristic

  • Seacrest Village Nursing Center

    http://www.seacrestvillagenj.com/
    Seacrest Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has specialized in quality rehabilitation, transitional and restorative care for more than a decade and is a perfect alternative for bridging the gap between hospital and home.

  • St. Camillus Health & Rehabilitation Center

    http://www.st-camillus.org/
    St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center is a not-for-profit healthcare facility featuring comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services including subacute and brain injury rehabilitation programs; continuing care; outpatient rehabilitation, home healthcare; audiology/hearing aids; medical transport and a variety of other support services. Located in the Westvale area of Syracuse, New York, the integrated teams of healthcare professionals at St. Camillus are dedicated to caring for life.

  • St. Jude Medical Center

    http://www.stjudemedicalcenter.org/
    Thanks to a tradition of medical excellence, St. Jude Heritage Medical Group is widely recognized as one of Orange County’s finest medical groups. In fact, in a recent independent survey we out-scored every other medical group in Southern California. Whether the question was about quality of care or patient satisfaction – we ranked first.

  • The Arc of Dallas

    https://arcdallas.org/
    The Arc of Dallas is a 501(c)(3) membership nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for people with intellectual and related developmental disabilities. The Arc of Dallas service area includes Collin, Dallas and Rockwall counties. Most programs and services take place in local communities and neighborhoods in conjunction with community partners including schools, churches, recreation centers, and others.

  • The Bethel Home

    http://www.lutheranhomes.org
    Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh is a family of healthcare and residential service organizations committed to providing quality care and life enriching opportunities to the aging and those in need in a caring, Christian environment.

  • UCP of Tampa Bay

    http://ucptampa.org/
    Early treatment is crucial to your child’s success. UCP has a well-earned reputation as one of the most skilled and dedicated therapeutic staffs in the area. UCP provides physical, occupational and speech therapies on campus during the school day, performed by trained and licensed pediatric therapists. Physical Therapy improves capabilities such as use of large muscle skills for crawling and jumping. It also helps enhance functional independence and mobility as well as increases muscle control for improved balance and coordination. Occupational therapy addresses skills for playing, learning, and self-care tasks. It also focuses on motor skills and sensory processing. Speech therapy helps children with speech and language skills such as safe oral motor skills for eating and drinking and the ability to form sounds for communication, and to communicate with or without words.

  • YAI – Family support services

    http://yai.org
    We believe that each individual, at every age and level of ability, has the potential for growth. We also believe that each is entitled to the same dignity, respect, and opportunities as all other members of society. We are firmly committed to helping the people we serve achieve their fullest potential for independence, individuality, productivity and inclusion in their communities. YAI/NIPD provides Residential Services, Employment services, Day Services, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Services, Health Care and Home Health Care, Recreation and Camping, and Family Support Services to people with developmental and learning disabilities throughout New York City, Westchester, Long Island, Rockland and Orange Counties, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico. YAI is also a highly acclaimed professional organization, nationally renowned for our publications, conferences, training seminars, video training tapes and innovative television programs. For more information you can call YAI LINK at 212-273-6182.