Adults with

special needs

joshua tree community

2320 Franklin Street, Geneva

DETAILS:  The Joshua Tree Community is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit Day Program for non-aggressive Mildly Intellectually Disabled Adults over the age of 22 or are no longer in public education and over the age of 18.  It is our goal to provide an underserved community of adults a means to participate in activities that will enrich their lives on a year round, daily basis.  This program has a daily fee of $50.00 dollars which includes lunch on most days.

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m club

3435 Keslinger Rd, Geneva

(630) 232-7068 x191

cduffey@chapelstreetchurch.com

DETAILS:  ​A group for independent or assisted adults with special needs (18 years +). We will gather at Keslinger Campus for worship, social connection, relationship-building, and learning

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marklund vocational opportunities

1S450 Wyatt Drive, Geneva

(630) 593-5500

jstefanik@marklund.org

DETAILS:  ​Through Marklund’s Community Day Services (CDS) program, residents and community clients are given the opportunities to build their vocational skills on-site with specialized goals, activities and jobs. Various therapies are included in the Personal Support Plans to assist in each person’s development. When possible, residents and community clients are equipped with communication devices, power wheelchairs and other specialized equipment that, when paired with job coaches, allow them to enjoy the experience of working at a job.

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rising lights project

Elburn (serving the Fox Valley area)

(630) 247-8574

jvalentini@risinglightsproject.com

DETAILS:  ​Our mission is to encourage, educate, and empower so that people from all areas of our communities - neighbors to political leaders, business owners, and more -can clearly see the ability in disability and create new opportunities to keep those with disability engaged and connected.

We host monthly inclusive events for special needs children, teenagers, adults, and families to enjoy. These events are accessible, sensory-friendly, and most importantly a lot of fun! 

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fox valley special recreation association

2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora

(630) 907-1114

DETAILS:  FVSRA offers a wide range of programs and services for individuals of all ages and abilities. Most programs are geared towards specific age and ability groups so we can best meet the needs of the individuals we serve. Annually we implement more than 600 programs and special events, assuring and promoting CHOICE for all individuals. ​

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