Sauk Valley Community College

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Northwestern Illinois Special Olympics- Area 1

Address: 904 Myrtle Ave., Dixon, IL 61021

Phone: 815-288-2939

Fax: same


Web Site URL:

Contact: Debbie Kelley, Area Director


  • Bureau
  • Carroll
  • Lee
  • Ogle
  • Whiteside
  • Other (See Remarks)


Area 1 was founded in 1976 and provides programming for people in the counties of Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, Carroll, Ogle, Whiteside, Lee and De Kalb. We currently serve 1,486 athletes, have 59 active agencies and 1,200 Class A volunteers. Area 1 offers competition for athletes in 14 sports and hosted 9 competitions in 2012. There are many opportunities available for you to get involved with Special Olympics including serving as a volunteer or committee member, helping with fundraising or competing as an athlete. If you live in the Area and want to find out more about the local program, please contact Area


Other Areas: Dekalb, Winnebago, Boone

Services Provided

  • Child Development/Disabilities/Rehab

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