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Easterseals provides hands-on, comprehensive, vital programs and support to help people reach their full potential—regardless of challenges, needs or disabilities.

Adult Program

The Adult Program empowers each client to increase independence and success. The goals are to broaden vocational aptitude, expand social skills and experience, develop communication skills and foster the acquisition of life skills. The program provides work experience and training with supplemental instruction in all domains. Locations in Chicago and Tinley Park.

Early Intervention

Collection of services for families of infants and toddlers who have delays in development or are at-risk for significant developmental delay. Locations in Chicago and Tinley Park serving the southside of the city of Chicago and southwest suburbs. Locations in Chicago, Rockford and Tinley Park.

Easterseals Academy

Easterseals Academy empowers each student to achieve peak academic performance, increase social and vocational skills, develop an effective means of communication and foster the acquisition of functional life skills for independence in the community. Locations in Chicago, Rockford and Tinley Park.

Gilchrist Marchman Child Development Center

Inclusive early childhood and education services for children six weeks to five years. Located in Chicago.

Head Start/Early Head Start Services

Early learning program nationally recognized for high quality, family-centered education for children ages birth to 5 years. Easterseals collaborates with 40+ early childhood programs located in the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County to promote school readiness in young children of all abilities from families with incomes below poverty guidelines. Offices located in Chicago and Hillside.

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