Adult Programs

Access Living Cross Disability Support Group
115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312-640-2159, Contact: Carleda Johnson, Independent Living Skills Coordinator
Provides a forum for mutual acceptance, understanding and self-discovery.  Through peer support, people with disabilities can find a safe place to get together to share their concerns and solve problems about everyday issues that affect their lives.

Anixter Center Adult Community Transitions
Highland Park
Phone: 847-266-0052

Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
Phone: 630-617-3752
The Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA) is a four-year, post-secondary certificate program for young adults, ages 18-28, with differing abilities.  ELSA is an on-campus program following the academic calendar of Elmhurst College. Students may attend on a full-time or part-time basis. Focus areas are: Academics & Career Exploration, Independent Living Skills, and Social & Recreation Skills.  

Esperanza Community Services Coleridge Adult Day Program
520 N. Marshfield Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: 312-243-6097

Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education - Roosevelt (ICRE-R)
1950 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, Illinois 60608
Phone: 312-433-3100
A residential school for students with severe physical disabilities and other health impairments.  Their mission is to provide the training and services necessary to assist each student to achieve his/her highest level of independent living.  ICRE-R offers a two year comprehensive Transition Program that provides young people with physical disabilities, ages 18-22 years old, instruction and opportunities to make a successful transition to adult life. 

Illinois Dept. of Human Services Division of Rehab Services Home Services Program
Phone: 800-843-6154
Provides services to individuals with disabilities so they can remain in their homes and be as independent as possible.