The following Arc of Illinois programs: Illinois Life Span, Family Support Network and Family Transition Project will be closing on August 31st, 2017 pending receipt of funding from the State of Illinois. We hope that this will be a temporary pause in these important information and resource services. Please direct any inquiries in the meantime to The Arc of Illinois at 815-464-1832. Thank you!X Close
Illinois Life Span (ILS) is a program of The Arc of Illinois – a statewide advocacy organization committed to empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in community life through informed choices. The Illinois Life Span Program has been in existence since 2001, providing information and resources on advocacy, supports and services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages, their family members, and others statewide.
The Illinois Life Span website includes contact information for disability specific resources statewide and by county. Additional information available includes Important School and Transition Resources, an Advocacy Toolbox designed to provide basic information to help navigate the Illinois disability system, and an extensive Links section.
We hope that you are able to find the resources for which you are searching on Illinois Life Span! Don’t forget to check out our partner organizations, The Arc of Illinois at www.thearcofil.org, The Arc of Illinois Family to Family Health Information Center at www.familyvoicesillinois.org, and the Ligas Family Advocates Program at www.ligasfamilyadvocateprogram.org. Thank you for visiting!