Specialized Physical Health Service Agencies

UIC-Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC)

DSCC can help families arrange, coordinate and pay for a child’s specialized medical treatment when the child has an eligible medical condition and certain financial criteria are met. Any Illinois child from birth to age 21 may qualify for no-cost diagnostic services. Telemedicine consultations with UIC ear, nose, and throat physician available on specific clinic days. Call for more information. A child must have, or be suspected of having a treatable chronic condition in one of the following categories to be medically eligible for services: Orthopedic; Heart Defects; Hearing Loss; Neurological; Craniofacial or Cleft Palate Defects; Hemophilia; Cystic Fibrosis; Certain Metabolic Conditions; Eye Impairments; and Urinary System Impairments. No fees. M-F 8-4:30.

  • 4302 North Main Street
    Rockford, IL 61103
  • Phone: 815-987-7571
    Toll Free 800-651-9319
  • Fax: 815-987-7891

http://www.uic.edu/hsc/dscc

Tebala Shriners

Local Shriners association providing screenings and connections to the Shriners Hospital of Chicago for children from birth-18 years of age with orthopedic, spinal cord injury, burn, and cleft lip/palate problems. No fees. M-F 10-4.

  • 7910 Newburg Road
    Rockford, IL 61108
  • Phone: 815-332-2010
  • Fax: 815-332-5923

http://www.tebala.com

Epilepsy Foundation of North/Central Illinois, Inc.

The Epilepsy Foundation North Central Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska exists to prevent, control and cure epilepsy through services, education, advocacy and research.  Their mission is to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences.

Programs include, but are not limited to:

~Education programs for schools, parents and social organizations;
~Conferences, newsletters and brochures on the latest medical updates and information on epilepsy;
~Seizure clinics with Board-certified neurologists;
~Case management, service coordination, and guidance in pharmaceutical assistance programs;
~Outreach to Spanish speaking persons and their families;
~Support groups for parents and/or children; and
~Individualized information, assistance and referral.

  • Rockford Office
  • 321 West State Street, Suite 208
  • Rockford, IL 61101
  • Phone: 815-964-2689
  • Toll-free: 800-221-2689
  • Fax: 815-964-2731
  • Email: efncil@efncil.org

http://www.epilepsyheartland.org

Northern Illinois Diabetes Coalition

Local clearinghouse for information about diabetes mellitus educational programs, workshops, health fairs, screenings, nutrition, treatment advances, and research.

  • 1601 Parkview Avenue
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone:(815) 395-5727

http://www.northernidc.org