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Letter to Families of Child SSI Applicants – From The Arc of Illinois Family to Family Health Education and Information Center

Dear Parents:


You recently applied for SSI for your baby or child with special needs. Just in case you are looking for more help for your baby or child, the Arc of Illinois wants to let you know that we have resources that may be helpful to you.




This is how we can help.


The Arc of Illinois Family to Family Health Information and Education Center can help you find answers to questions about health care, insurance, All Kids, Medicaid, dental care, finding doctors or school health. Call the Family to Family Health Information and Education Center toll free at 1-866-931-1110 or send an e-mail to  Lots of helpful information is also available at


The Arc of Illinois is the largest statewide advocacy organization for people with developmental disabilities in Illinois. Join The Arc of Illinois, hear the latest advocacy news, and be part of the solution! The Arc of Illinois administers the Consumer Stipend Program for the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities.  This program provides funding for people with developmental disabilities and family members to attend trainings and conferences. The Arc also provides many important trainings for self-advocates, family members, and professionals. You can learn more about The Arc of Illinois at or give us a call at 1-815-464-1832.

The Illinois Life Span Project provides information about advocacy, services, and supports available to Illinois residents with developmental and other disabilities statewide. Information is provided through a searchable website at and a toll-free number 1-800-588-7002. If you have a question and don’t know who to call, check the Illinois Life Span website or give us a call!


The Family Support Network is a grassroots advocacy organization whose mission is to unify individuals with disabilities and their families to advocate for funding, services, and community resources that strengthen and support the individual and the family directly. The Family Support Network advocates for the futures of people with disabilities in Illinois. Please join our efforts by contacting us at 1-309-693-8981or by e-mail at Learn more about the Family Support Network at


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