to Find Your Way Through the Developmental Disability System in Illinois
http://www.dsagsl.org Down Syndrome
Association of Greater St. Louis
Apply for Food Stamps, Cash and Medical Assistance
Alternative Transportation System (A.T.S.)
http://www.bestbuddiesillinois.org Best Buddies ® is a nonprofit
501(c)(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with
intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one
friendships and integrated employment.
Children’s Home is a private, not-for-profit, non-sectarian, multiple
program, social service organization.
Community and Residential Services Authority (CRSA) is an interagency
group created by the State Legislature in 1985. The CRSA is responsible
for identifying and addressing barriers facing parents, professionals
and providers when trying to get needed services and programs for
individuals with a behavior disorder or a severe emotional disturbance
and their family.
St. Louis Area Foodbank is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 food distribution
center for organizations that feed hungry people in 14 counties in
eastern Missouri and 12 counties in southwestern Illinois.
http://www.isbe.net The State
of Illinois has adopted the Wraparound process and concepts as a way to
strengthen the system of care for youth and families. Enter
Wraparound in the Search ISBE box.
http://www.ssa.gov/ Social Security
http://ehs.siu.edu The Independent Living Unit of EDC provides a full array of
programmatic services. Enter Living Center in the Search box on
http://dmh.mo.gov/ Missouri Department
of Mental Health
http://www.memberofthefamily.net Nursing home care
National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD)
Arc of Illinois