Events and news

Service Facilitation at Search

Recently, Search INK conducted an interview with Ryan Donovan, Intake Coordinator, regarding service facilitation and home based funding. Confused about what those terms mean? Read our quick Q & A to find out more!
Last modified on Monday, 17 March 2014 10:21

Therapies at Search: Pets, Art, Dance and More!

When asked to picture a therapy setting, most people immediately visualize the traditional Freudian image of the client laying on a therapist’s couch and the therapist sitting with a notebook and pen. This visual couldn’t be more different than the counseling approach at Search!
Last modified on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 11:19

Please Join Us for an Evening of Adventure – May 3rd!

Passport to Adventure, the 4th annual gala in support of Glenkirk and Search, will be held May 3, 2014 at Glen View Club in Golf, Illinois.
Last modified on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 11:21

Search Awarded Three Year CARF Accreditation

Search recently participated in a 3-day intensive review of its employment, housing, community integration and shared living services by Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Last modified on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 10:55

Search for Adventure: The Batmobile, a Rainbow Connection and the Couch from "Friends"

Through a partnership with Horny Toad, Search offers its consumers vacations through the Search for Adventure (SFA) program. The big idea here is that people with disabilities should have the same opportunities to travel and go on vacation as the rest of us.
Last modified on Tuesday, 21 January 2014 10:28

Life at Laramie

Laura and Andrew Hazard live and work at Laramie House, a Shared Living Arrangement (SLA) designed to empower consumers beyond the traditional 24-hour CILA model.
Last modified on Wednesday, 15 January 2014 08:25

Sign Language at Search Makes a Great Impact

Sign language can make a great impact in our consumers' daily lives. It can relieve frustration which results from not being able to communicate needs and wants. It also serves as another way we can aid consumers in becoming more independent.
Last modified on Friday, 10 January 2014 11:12

Statewide Movement Underway to Increase Wages for Direct Service Professionals

An important movement is underway to raise the wages of direct care workers in Illinois. A coalition of service providers, direct support professionals (DSPs), their unions and associations are working together to help secure a better wage for the dedicated workers who support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Last modified on Friday, 10 January 2014 11:33

Register Now for the Books and Plays Club Spring Session, Thursdays, January 23rd – March 20th

Harper College and Search, Inc. have partnered to offer the Book and Plays Club for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Weekly classes will run Thursdays, 4pm – 5:30pm, from January 23rd through March 20th.  Classes will take place at the Search, Inc. program center at 625 Slawin Ct., in…
Last modified on Friday, 10 January 2014 11:25
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