Covid update: 1/24/2022

Due to the current rates of COVID positivity in the county our agency will be operating remotely. While our main office will be closed until Feb. 15th, all of our supports are available to our current clients, new clients, and community partners. For general questions & intake information please reach us at: 1-815-477-4720 x0 (front desk) x8 (for a directory of staff).  We hope to reopen our main office Wednesday, Feb. 16th, 2022.
Thank you for your patience. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Debido a los casos positivos de COVID en el condado, nuestra agencia estará operando virtualmente hasta el 15 de Febrero.  Para preguntas generales e información de admisión, comuníquese con nosotros a: 1-815-477-4720 (Recepción) x8 (para el directorio de personal)

Esperamos volver a abrir nuestra oficina principal el Miércoles, 16 de Febrero del 2022

Gracias por su paciencia. Le pedimos disculpas por cualquier inconveniente.

OUR PROGRAMS

Child & Family Connections (CFC)

Here to support you if you have concerns about the development of a child under the age of 3.



Helping Us Grow (HUG)

Home visiting for families with children birth to three, as well as pregnant women who are experiencing significant life stressors.

 

Autism Resource Center (ARC)
Providing support to people on the autism spectrum and their families.

OUR MISSION

Empowering individuals and their families through advocacy and education while creating a more inclusive community!

What's Happening at O&A?

The Illinois Respite Coalition just announced:

Click on above link or call number below to find out more.

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Sibshops for Feb. is cancelled

Saturday, January 29, 2022,

from 8:30 a.m.-Noon | Virtual Event

The public is invited to register to learn about the abundance of resources and support for themselves and for others at the annual People in Need Forum each January at MCC. Exhibitors showcase important community resources available to help those in need and present workshops to address topics such as immigration, senior issues, caregiver resources, LGBTQ, substance abuse and addictions, and homelessness. There are also 20 breakout sessions with a variety of topics. Darbi Carbone, Lead Educational Advocate, with Options & Advocacy, will be presenting 9:15-10:15 --Changing Trends in the Autism Community   

The event is free and open to the public.

Registration is required. Please click on above link to register.

Starting Feb. 15h via Zoom 4:30-6:30 pm. Tuesdays & Wednesdays.  Children ages 8-12 & their caregivers are invited to join this 5 week program to practice relaxation, anger management, emotion identification, problem solving skills & more!  Children must live in McHenry County & identifiy as having autism/being autistic to participate.  Cost is $100 scholoarships are available.  To register or for questions please email lauren.erickson@opad.org

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Sibshops-2021-2022 CANCELLED FOR FEB.
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