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.
Affinity Family Care, LLC.
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.
1423 S. Higley Road Suite #115 Mesa, AZ 85206
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.
2001 N. Clybourn Ave., 3rd Floor Chicago, IL 60614
Autism Home Support Services Inc.
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.
85 Revere Dr., Suite AA Northbrook, IL 60062
Cerebral Palsy of Mid East Wisconsin
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.
36 Broad Street, Suite #120, Oshkosh, WI 54901
Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey
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.
1005 Whitehead Road Extension, Suite 1, Ewing, New Jersey 08638
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.
Johnston, IA 50131
Clove Lakes Health Care & Rehabilitation Center
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.
25 Fanning Street Staten Island, NY 10314
Desert Regional Medical Center
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.
1150 N INDIAN CANYON DR, PALM SPRINGS, CA 92262
Desire Home Care
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
Santa Barbara, CA 93160
Different Abilities Inc.
4572 FM 1960 RD W. Houston, TX 77069
Easter Seals of Tennessee
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.
750 Old Hickory Blvd, #2-260, Brentwood, TN 37027
Easter Seals Southern Georgia
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.
1906 Palmyra Road, Albany, GA 31701
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.
1951 W, 19th Street Chicago, IL 60608
Erik’s Ranch & Retreats
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.
3420 Heritage Drive Edina Minnesota 55435
Gateway Center of Monterey County
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
850 Congress Ave. Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Glenview Terrace Nursing Center
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.
1511 Greenwood Road Glenview, IL 60026-1513
Greek American Rehabilitation & Care Centre
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.
220 N. First Street Wheeling, IL 60090
Griswold Special Care- Lake County Office
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.
130 N. LaGrange Rd. Suite 317 LaGrange IL 60525
HealthSouth Harmarville Rehabilitation Hospital
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.
3660 Grandview Parkway, Suite 200 Birmingham, AL 35243
Home of the Guiding Hands
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.
1825 Gillespie Way, Suite 200 El Cajon, CA 92020-0501
Illinois Respite Coalition
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
4015 North Oak Park Avenue Chicago, IL 60634
JFK Johnson Rehab Institute
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.
65 James Street Edison, NJ 08818
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.
9011 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Just Like Home Childcare & Preschool, Inc.
345 Brislawn Road in White Salmon, WA 98672
Manor Care Nursing and Rehab Center: Tucson
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
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.
1 South 450 Wyatt Drive, Geneva, IL 60134
Masonic Healthcare Center
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.
74 Cheshire Road Wallingford, CT 06492
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.
4060 McFarland Road Rockford, Illinois 61111
National Respite Locator Service
The National Respite Locator Service helps parents, caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local area to match their specific needs.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Northpointe Resources Inc.
Northpointe Resources, Inc. is a not-for-profit, publicly-funded provider of developmental disability and behavioral health services. Founded in 1953 by a group of concerned parents with a desire for quality programming, Northpointe has continued to grow this vision through our belief in the power of people and community.
3441 Sheridan Rd, Zion, IL 60099
Ray Graham Association
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.
901 Warrenville Road, Suite 500, Lisle, IL 60532
ResCare Premier Texas
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)
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.
6320 Monona Drive, Suite 407, Madison, WI 53716
Respite Services, Shepherds Ministries Inc.
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.
1805 15th Avenue Union Grove, WI 53182-1597
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
Maumelle, AR 72113-3865
Roads To Freedom Center for Independent Living of N. Central PA
We are a non-profit organization and provide services to people with all disabilities and their families, via Peer Counseling, Life Skills Training, Attendant Care Services, Nursing Home Transitions, IM4Q (that reaches out to people with cognitive disabilities) Information and Referral and cover the following counties in North Central Pennsylvania: Lycoming, Clinton, Centre, Snyder, Union, Northumberland, Montour, Tioga, Sullivan, Clearfield, McKean, Bradford, Columbia, Jefferson, Elk, Cameron, Potter, and Susquehanna.
24 E. 3rd Street Williamsport, PA 17701
Seacrest Village Nursing Center
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.
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
ShareCare Network is non-profit organization based in Southeastern North Carolina that provides an online platform for special needs families to access free respite care services. Families who are approved through an application process and background check participate in a shared calendar where they can request care or sign up to fill another family’s care need. We also have a core of trusted network volunteers to provide respite. Our goal is to unite the community and create connections between families that work tirelessly to provide for special needs family members or elders.
St. Camillus Health & Rehabilitation Center
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.
813 Fay Road Syracuse, NY 13219
St. Jude Medical Center
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.
101 E. Valencia Mesa Dr. Fullerton, CA 92835
The Arc of Texas
Founded in 1950 by a group of parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Arc of Texas has been instrumental in the creation of virtually every program, service, right, and benefit that is now available to more than half a million Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Today, The Arc of Texas continues to advocate for the human rights and self-determination of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in all aspects of society.
12700 Hillcrest Road, Suite 200 Dallas, TX 75230
The Bethel Home
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.
225 North Eagle Street, Oshkosh, WI 54902-4125
UCP of Tampa Bay
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.
2215 E. Henry Avenue Tampa, Fl 33610
YAI – Family support services
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.
460 West 34th St. NY, NY 10001-2382