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For Immediate Release

Easterseals Affiliate Network Offers Vital Services and Supports to Communities Nationwide

Chicago, IL , January 23, 2019

Media Contact:
Sharon Watson

Chicago, IL – In 2019, Easterseals celebrates its 100th anniversary as the indispensable resource for individuals with disabilities or other special needs, and their families. The organization’s reach touches communities across the country with 71 affiliates offering a variety of services including early intervention, autism services, veteran transitions and senior care.

“Easterseals stands out as a high-quality service provider because of our grassroots approach to providing services and supports to those we serve, responding directly to the needs of the communities in each of our locations,” Angela Williams, President and CEO of Easterseals, said.

Easterseals’ unique, inclusive services are provided through a network of affiliates in communities nationwide.  Easterseals offers hundreds of home and community-based services and supports that help individuals live, learn, work and play.

Together, Easterseals’ impact is felt thanks to the collective strength of its national network of affiliates, which operate as individual 501(c)3 entities with their own CEOs and Board of Directors. These affiliates are located in states across the country, from southern California to New Hampshire. All services respond to the direct needs of their communities, offering supports to address employment and transportation services, mental health and addiction recovery programs, inclusive child care, medical rehabilitation and care coordination – and so much more.  

About Easterseals

For 100 years, Easterseals has served as an indispensable resource for individuals with disabilities, veterans, seniors and their families.  Together, our 71 affiliates in communities nationwide serve 1.5 million people annually through high-quality programs including autism services, early intervention, workforce development adult day care and more.  In schools, workplaces and communities, we’re fostering environments where everyone is included and valued – with a real and positive impact on us all.  Join us in ensuring that everyone – regardless of age or ability – is 100% included and 100% empowered.  Learn more at www.easterseals.com.

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