Kreider Services, Inc.
Project Title: Florissa
Grant Period: 05/01/2014 - 04/30/2017
Program Representative Interviewed: Laura Watters, Network Director
Location: Dixon, IL
Program Overview: The Florissa Child Development Center
one-stop shop for the assessment and treatment of children and families facing developmental, behavioral,
and social/emotional issues. Florissa provides specialized and streamlined pediatric care by housing
providers from partner organizations, including Sinnissippi Centers, Kreider Services, Katherine Shaw Bethea
Hospital, and the Autism Program of Illinois. In addition, Florissa houses a resource library for families
and providers, provides referrals to other community resources and services needed by families, and offers
various education and community awareness events.
Read more about the Florissa program in our Rural Health Models and Innovations
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