Upcoming Events

Coffee-Time Conversation events

Tuesday, January 15,  noon-2:00pm
Presentation by: Casey Burke, Little City Foundation
Topic: Family Roles in Preparing your Child for Employment

Wednesday, March 20, noon-2:00pm
Presentation by: Laura Gonzalez, UCP-Seguin
Topic: Services & Supports for Individuals with Disabilities at UCP-Seguin

This group is informal and we welcome anyone who is interested in meeting other
parents/caregivers of young adults with disabilities. For further information, please email Erin Hoving or call 630.942.6783.

Where: Glenbard District 87 Administrative Center, 596 Crescent Blvd. in Glen Ellyn.

We hope you can attend, and we look forward to seeing you.

Day Program Tours

Are you wondering what day programs are available to your child after transition? Join us for an opportunity to tour and learn about available options in the area.

Tour Dates 

January 24 – UCP-Seguin at 10:00am
17-19 E. Park Blvd., Villa Park
(serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities) 

February 27 – WDSRA (Rec & Roll)
9 am – Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center (1 staff: 6 participants)
800 St. Charles Road in Glen Ellyn
(serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities)

10 am – Fountain View location (1 staff: 3 participants)
910 N. Gary Ave. in Carol Stream
(serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities)

March 12 – Misericordia at 10:30am
6300 N. Ridge Ave. in Chicago
(serves adults with mild to profound intellectual and developmental &/or physical disabilities)

April 10 – NEDSRA (TREC) at 11:00 am
1770 W. Centennial Place in Addison
(serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities)

Transportation will be provided by Hopewell Transportation. We will depart from Glenbard South High School by Door 17. Departure times will vary by location. An email will be sent regarding departure time, following your RSVP.

RSVP
RSVP one week prior to the event to Erin Hoving at [email protected] or 630.942.6783

Next Chapter Book Club at Glen Ellyn Public Library

Next Chapter Book Club is a community-based book club at Glen Ellyn Public Library for individuals 16+ with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Members read together, hang out, make friends, enjoy a snack and have fun. Four to eight members and two volunteer club meeting facilitators meet at 6:30 p.m. every other Wednesday at Glen Ellyn Public Library for one hour to read and discuss a book of their choosing. Every reading level welcome, including emerging and non-readers.
Dates: Jan. 9 & 23; Feb. 6 & 20; March 6 & 20; April 3 & 17; and May 1 & 15
Reserve your spot by emailing Sarah Kleiva, outreach librarian, at [email protected]

Additional events will be added soon.