The clinic is from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM and is by appointment only. To
make an appointment call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care office at
1-800-272-0074 between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday
through Friday. There are no charges for any services at this
The Elks will hold the clinic at the Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Hospital, 200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln. Nathaniel Gregoire, PA-C will
be the clinician in charge. The hours for the clinic are 1:00 PM to
No medical referral is necessary for the clinic but physicians are
welcome to refer patients to the clinic for a specific reason or
second opinion. School nurses are welcome to refer children and
families to the clinic.
The Elks Organization has been working with physically challenged
children since 1928 and this is one of the 15 clinic locations
throughout Illinois. The clinic is an ideal time to have a child
reviewed for bone and joint development. If your child has feet
pointing out or in who complains of back, knew, leg, ankle pain or
has a back curvature can be seen at this clinic.
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There is no charge for any diagnostic services at this clinic. The Elks will
provide financial assistance to the best of their ability for children needing
further treatment or specialty equipment when the family lacks sufficient
resources to do so. In the past, the Elks have purchased therapy service,
corrective shoes, braces, wheelchairs and augmentative communication devices to
help children overcome a variety of physical challenges.