The DSCC Rock Island Regional Office staff assist families and children that reside in the following Illinois counties:
Rock Island Regional Office staff are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Professional and Support staff work together as a team to provide care coordination for eligible children. Team members include Nurses, Social Workers, Speech and Hearing professionals and program consultant aides (PCA). A Regional Manager supervises the office team. The office is located at:
Rock Valley Office Park
If you have questions about any of our programs or would like information about available resources within the counties served, please contact us.
Regional Office staff are available at the following locations and times to meet with families, answer questions, take referrals, and offer assistance with any special health care needs:
Second and Last Wednesday of Each Month, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The First and Third Thursday of Each Month, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Safelink Wireless is a government assisted program that help families obtain a cell phone. They provide 1 cell phone per household. Families must apply online. Website: http://reachoutwireless.com
Through SafeLink Wirelessí Lifeline Service you can receive:
Qualifying in Illinois -You qualify for Lifeline Service in your area if...
Applying in Illinois: Applying for SafeLink Wireless Service in your area is quick and easy, and by using this site you can be approved in less than ten minutes. To apply, just follow these steps:
This site has enhanced its job search tool. It's quite powerful, pulling leads from many other job boards so that you can find them all in one place.
Access Express Transportation Services
24-Hour Emergency/Scheduled Transportation Services
We provide transportation services (Medicar and Service car) to residents of the Quad Cities. Our services cover individual or group transportation needs (regardless of disabilites) to social events, hospitals, tours, shopping, private visits and meetings.
AETS will provide transportation services to persons whose medical condition(s) require the use of a hydraulic or electric lift or ramp and wheel chair lockdown.
AETS is registered with Illinois Department of Health Care and Family Services (IDHFS), DCO and managed care organizations.
We respong promptly to client needs and services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We are experienced, licensed, insured and offer low rates.
Please call us at 309-314-7924 or 309-314-7790
GENERATIONS OF HOPE PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP
For parents or caretakers of children with mental illnesses.
Generations of Hope goals are to provide:
WHERE: Trinity Robert Young Center 2200 3rd Ave Rock Island (pull into parking lot; go to glass double doors entrance)
WHEN: The second Monday of every month
CONTACT: Mary 309-779-3216 or 309-721-3114
You can apply for all kids at this link: All Kids or contact your local Healthcare and Family Services or Human Services office.
Don't forget, if you are a parent of a special needs or disabled child, your child may qualify for social security disability insurance or supplemental security income. This income is based on need, not prior work history. To find if you qualify, visit Social Security online or call 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).
S.P.E.A.K (Support Parents Educating Autistic Kids)
If you or someone you know is the parent to an Autistic child then you know the resources to help are limited. Amy Hillyer felt the same way when she found out her son had autism. So she has found SPEAK. This program has many resources for parents of autistic children as well as children with speech communicative disorders and developmental delays. For more information, please contact Amy Hillyer at SPEAK 1424 14th Ave Moline, IL 61265. You can phone her at 309-797-0105.
As listed on the website About Us page: Our mission is to effectively and responsibly market businesses, organizations and government entities to the rapidly growing Latino community.
The Yellow Page for Kids with Disabilities provides a new listing of resources for children and parents. The website is a state run site and has many listing ranging from goverment resources to grassroots organizations.
The Maternal and Child Health Library released a new edition of the knowledge path, Autism Spectrum Disorders. The knowledge path points to current resources about screening for autism spectrum disorders, diagnosis, treatment and intervention, communication, education, vocational challenges, and impact on family life.
QC Support Group for Parents of Children with ADD & ADHD
The mission of the Knox County Human Services Council is to improve the communication and coordination of human services, thereby enhancing the awareness of social, health, educational and other services available to Knox County Illinois residents.
County Health Department Web Sites:
Warren County Whiteside County
Other useful links: