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.
marklund vocational opportunities
1S450 Wyatt Drive, Geneva
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.
rising lights project
Elburn (serving the Fox Valley area)
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!
fox valley special recreation association
2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora
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.
Linked Coaching & Support
227379 Davis Pkw, Warrenville
DETAILS: Our customized support services help individuals who face unique neurodivergent or disability hurdles prepare for the world of work. Focus areas include; job skill development, personal management, self-advocacy, socialization, and independence. We meet with clients in person or via zoom. Our office is located in Warrenville, but we also provide the flexible option of meeting at community locations, such as a local library. Along with our customized support services, we also run a FREE social group for adults with disabilities called Linked Up Social. We currently meet every other month.