The small business enterprises of Search generate earned income that helps to support important programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Search's social enterprises also provide individuals in our employment programs opportunities to engage in paid-work and gain valuable work experience.
Planet Access Company
Planet Access Company (PAC) is a leader in third-party logistics, order fulfillment, and supply chain management. PAC has been recognized for its innovative approach and success as a social enterprise. More than 70 individuals with disabilities take part in the paid, train-to-work opportunities offered at PAC, earning a wage while they gain valuable work experience. Train-to-work opportunities include product assembly, order processing and materials handling. PAC is committed to providing the highest level of service in the third-party logistics business while creating social good by providing employment to individuals with disabilities. For more information contact:
1905 S. Mt. Prospect Rd, Unit C
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Toll Free: 866-316-4722
Planet Access Co. Store
The Planet Access Co. Store is a retail clothing and apparel store located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago. Planet Access Co. Store offers a unique shopping experience to its customers, featuring socially responsible clothing brands. Planet Access Co. Store also offers a train-to-work program for individuals who are interested in gaining work experience and eventual employment in the retail field. Job duties include customer service, cashiering, stocking and cleaning. For more information contact:
4727 N. Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
jjslist.com helps businesses integrate disability-aware marketing, branding, customer service and employment practices into core business strategies. Businesses take advantage of the extensive social media reach of jjslist.com to promote their brands to a growing disability marketplace. In addition, people with disabilities use jjslist.com for self-advocacy by posting consumer reviews of the disability awareness of businesses' services, products and staff. For more information contact:
824 Dempster St.
Evanston, IL 60202
Glidepath is a unique curriculum developed by Search, Inc. Glidepath offers meaningful, structured programming to meet the needs and preferences of individuals with a wide range of intellectual disabilities, from mild to profound. The curriculum is comprised of a library of over 140 modules. Module sessions focus on a specific theme or related set of skills and are packed with enjoyable and instructive activities that help individuals fully explore each topic. For more information contact:
1925 N. Clybourn St.
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 773-305-5000 x54
Or visit our Glidepath webpage.