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    The IL Valley Center for Independent Living – IVCIL

    Non-profit and advocacy organization that serves people with disabilities and helps them become more independent. Services include: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, and advocacy. They also provide programs such as: personal assistant, community reintegration, youth and deaf services, and a volunteer program. Also includes a resource library, equipment closet, and community services.

    The Northwestern Illinois Association

    A regional special educational cooperative that serves children with special needs from birth to age 21. Has a wide variety of comprehensive services for children with special needs. Usually the school disctricts provide teachers, classrooms, and materials and equipment.


    Local transportation for senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and general public.


    Provdies after school instruction, summer transition programs, parent/student seminars and assistive technology.

    Tri-County Lekotek

    Services are primarily provided in the homes of families. Program provides adapted toys along with adaptive equipment, computers, and software, assistive technology and resource and referral services.

    Tri-County Opportunities Council

    Provides education, support, and motivation for participation in organizations that help low-income individuals. Also offers foster grandparent, head start, and homemakers programs, and assistance with paying for energy services, weatherization and housing, and job opportunities.

    Truancy Intervention Center

    Collaboration between Rockford School District 205 and YSN. Referrals of truant students by court, parents, school personnel, and police. Counseling, case management, and tutoring.

    U of I Psychiatric Center

    Counseling. Insurance only.

    United Cerebral Palsy of Illinois

    No information provided.

    VITAL Adult Literacy Program

    Recruits and trains volunteer tutors to work one-to-one with adults who want to improve their reading and writing skills or, who need to learn English as a second language.

    Voluntary Action Center

    Provides both community and medical transportation to residents of De Kalb. Also provides senior services, and Meals on Wheels

    Volunteer Care Center

    Medical and health center that is staffed by volunteer nurses and physicians, and provides people who cannot afford a doctor or medical care, or for people who have inadequate health insurance.

    West Central Illinois Legal Assistance

    Offers free legal assistance to meet people’s needs. Includes a variety of services, such as, civil rights, consumer, criminal, divorce, education, elder, employment, family, health care, public benefits, and real estate law.

    Willowglen Academy

    Provides services for individuals who have intellectual and/or mental health, and developmental disabilities-ages 6yrs to adults. Services include: children’s residential services, learning center, community integrated living arrangements (CILA), and developmental training programs.

    Woman Infant Children – WIC – DeKalb County Health Dept

    A nutritional program for pregnant women and children under the age of five years.

    What is this page?

    We at Access Services of Northern Illinois have put together a database of over 250 organizations in Northern Illinois that serve a wide range of individual and family needs. From community service to recreation and from housing to employment, you can search our list of providers for these types of services.


    How to search our database:

    To start, you can select the category of services you’re looking for below, or you can search by the name of the organization in the alphabetical list above. You can also search organizations by any county in Northern Illinois or with specific keywords (such as education, employment, health, etc) by clicking “Search” above.

    If you know of an organization that is not on this list, but should be, send us an email to info@accessni.com.