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“Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.”
FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Important Organizations

Websites:

Life Span

www.illinoislifespan.org

Includes, but not limited to: information and referral resource for throughout Illinois; information on how to sign up your family member for the PUNS.
1-800-588-7002

The ARC of Illinois

www.thearcofil.org

Includes, but not limited to:  information on legislative advocacy, including Legislative  Toolkit 2009; information on public policy;  information on how to apply for the PUNS; information on the Adult Waiver; information on the new Children’s Waiver; information on the Blueprint for Redesign for Illinois.
815-464-1832 - Phone

The Family Support Network

http://www.familysupportnetwork.org

Includes, but not limited to:  information on advocacy, public policy, increasing funding for community living in Illinois; information on home based programs; information on education for legislative interactions and advocacy.
1-309-693 – 8981

Blue Print for redesign of Illinois:

www.lifemyway.org

Information regarding the Blue Print for Redesign.