Residential and Social Services
The goal of Easterseals residential programs is to provide options for assisted living in community settings, to maximize independence in activities of daily living, to promote the achievement of vocational potential, and to foster community integration. Our goal is to help each individual obtain his/her optimum skill level of living independently within the community.
Individualized Programs Utilizing the Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
Home-based support services at Easterseals Joliet Region, Inc. provide in-home services to adults with special needs. This program was designed to provide services to adults in their natural environment. The goal of the home-based support services program is to improve quality of life of an adult by developing individualized programs and teaching adaptive behaviors
Caregiver Support Group
Easterseals Joliet Region offers a weekly family caregiver support group that provides an atmosphere of understanding and support for family caregivers to explore common difficulties and experiences that come with being the primary caregiver.
Brain Injury Support Group
Brain Injury Support Group: Support groups enable individuals to exchange ideas in a safe and confidential atmosphere where both positive and negative views can be expressed without being judged. Our brain injury support group provides hope, information, friendship, sharing, problem-solving, personal growth, and self-advocacy to individuals with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and acquired brain injuries (ABIs), including stroke survivors. No one needs to travel the journey alone. Meets the first Wednesday of the month 6:00 PM—7:00 PM