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Resource Guides

Comprehensive resource lists of area health & social service programs, services, and organizations. Includes lists of regional Medicaid providers. Maintained by Southern Illinois Healthcare.

Comprehensive guide to family and social service agencies in the Carbondale Area..

Support Agencies

Provides community-based and case management services for individuals with disabilities and their families in multiple counties in Illinois. 

Provides trauma-focused intervention and mental health services to children, youth, & families. Locations in Jackson, Franklin, & Saline Counties.

List of early intervention (0-3) services in Southern-Most Illinois. Assessment services for developmental delays and referral to agencies and interventions.

Child Care Assistance

Child care assistance agency for the Southern 15 counties of Illinois. (Carterville-based) Also provides information on childcare placements and licensing. 

Childcare assistance agency for the northern counties of Southern Illinois. (Mount Vernon-based). Provides childcare referrals and car seat checks for families in their service areas. 

Childcare assistance agency for the Metro-East area of Southern Illinois. (Granite City-based)  Also provides referrals to childcare facilities. 

Health & Wellness

Search tool to locate low-income community health centers in your area. Community health centers provide services on a sliding-fee and accept state & private insurance. These clinics will not turn anyone away for inability to pay and may provide assistance with health insurance enrollment. 

Search tool to locate the agency that administers WIC benefits in your county. WIC offers supplemental nutritional benefits to expecting & breastfeeding parents, and children up to age 5.

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