There is growing support for the employment of people with disabilities, as part of a broad societal shift toward promoting their independence and full participation in mainstream society. These organizations and government agencies provide services in the training and job placement of people with disabilities.
TEL: (630) 733-8822
AbilityLInks connects applicants with disabilities to a network of employers that value disability inclusion.
TEL: (630) 403-8356
AutonomyWorks was founded to create jobs for people with autism and other disabilities. The organization partners with companies needing high-quality marketing operations support.
TEL: (708) 354-4547
Community Support Services Supported Employment services provide vocational training, job-search and interviewing skills, employment support and advocacy for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Accomodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
TEL: (630) 355-6533
Little Friends Work Services program provides vocational opportunities to people with developmental disabilities.
TEL: (630) 440-2283
Parents Alliance Employment Project provides a variety of programs and services to individuals with developmental disabilities, including career counseling, job training and preparation, job development, job placement and job coaching and follow-up.
TEL: (630) 620-2222
Ray Graham Association Employment Services partners with employers in DuPage, Will, Kane, Grundy and Cook counties, as well as some surrounding areas, to help people with disabilities find employment.
TEL: (877) 291-9806
DisABLEd Workers is an approved employment network with the Social Security Administration.
TEL: (708) 863-3803
Through UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago's Community Employment Services Department, individuals seeking assistance in acquiring or maintaining customized community employment are supported through job development and coaching from UCP Seguin staff.
TEL: (630) 293-0100
We Grow Dreams Greenhouse & Garden Center provides job training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.