Heartland Community Church
1280 S. Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
Heartland Community Church offers a support group for parents of children of any age with special needs, and child care is available.
St. John Brebeuf Church
Lois Kozeny, Director
8307 N. Harlem Ave.
Niles, IL 60714-2698
GLADD program (Giving Loving Apostolate of the Developmentally Disabled). The GLADD program was formed to help special needs individuals feel welcomed in the Christian community who cannot function in a regular religious class. The ratio for students is one-to-one. Program begins September through April and is arranged according to age levels.
When: Tuesday and Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m.
Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Cost: free. Register any time throughout the year.