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  • Category Archives: Education & Educational Rights

    Epilepsy Foundation of North-Central IL

    Offers employment development programs for persons with eplilepsy. Program focuses on education, support groups while providing a safe and supportive environment.

    Family Service Agency

    Provide mentoring programs to area youth as well as programs directed to teaching disability awareness.

    First Institute

    Education, job placement assistance.

    Gateway Services Inc

    Provides services to adults and children with disabilities and encourages community integration and involvement. Adult services include: case coordination, assists in independent living, community integrated living arrangements, family support, developmental training, home based services, and community employment services. Children’s services include a variety of early intervention programs and services.

    GiGis Playhouse

    Provides educational, literacy, recreational activities to children and adults with disabilities.

    Girl Scouts – Green Hills Council

    Provides girls in grades K-12 with education in building self-esteem, confidence, financial literacy, science, technology, travel, the environment, health and wellness, community service, and teamwork.

    Goldie B Floberg Center

    Serves children and adults with disabilities. Services include: Children residential program, family assistance and support program for children, special education, Center for Independent Living Program for adults, which includes therapeutic and work-related training, behavior treatment program, and autism education.

    Job Corps

    Comprehensive employment training program sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Free education and training program for economically disadvantaged youth. GED while receiving vocational training available.

    Ken-Rock Community Center

    Offers educational, recreational and social service programs. Includes Title XX teen counseling, youth recreational and sports programs, G.E.D classes, Visiting Nurses, Meet and Eat, SHARE and Bingo.

    Kishwaukee College

    Offeres edducational services to both men and women who are single parents, homemakers, or teen parents. Assistance is provided with career planning and academic scheduling.