How is a child’s placement at Kemmerer Village funded? Funding for residential placement can come from many different sources: Illinois State Board of Education – children who have been classified as needing special education services due to Behavioral Disorders, Emotional Disorders or Learning Disabilities whose needs exceeds the available educational resources of their home school district. Individual Care Grant – children who have had a history of Emotional and Behavior Disorders that significantly impair their functioning may be eligible for this funding through the Illinois Department of Human Services. The application process is typically initiated with the Community Mental Health Center in your community. Illinois Department of Children and Family Services – children who have been removed from the parental home and are unable to function within a family type setting (e.g. a relative’s home, foster care). Private Health Insurance – Kemmerer Village’s residential treatment program is an in network provider for Consociate and Humana, Corp Health insurance companies. We are in the application process with several other insurance companies as well. We are able to work with most insurance companies as an out of network provider. We recommend you contact your specific insurance benefits department to determine whether it provides coverage for residential treatment. Kemmerer Village Care Fund – through the generosity of donors, the Care Fund provides financial aid to pay some of the costs of residential treatment to families that may not have some of the other funding options listed here. Contact our Admissions Coordinator for more information on eligibility and availability. For more information or assistance with any of the above funding options please contact our Admissions Coordinator.