Events and news

Search Finds Adventure in Santa Barbara

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. Search for Adventure steps up by giving…
Last modified on Monday, 09 December 2013 10:07

12th Annual Visibility Arts Showcase at the Practice of Dr. J Wesley Cook - October 25

The 12th Annual Visibility Arts Showcase at the Practice of Dr. J Wesley Cook takes place on October 25th from 7 PM to 9 PM, at 2001 W. Addison in Chicago.  This showcase is our longest running community venue and for many of the artists, their favorite show of the…
Last modified on Friday, 18 October 2013 10:07

National Disability Employment Awareness Month - Jennifer Proves She's Equal to the Task

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).  NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. The theme for this year is "Because We Are EQUAL to the Task."
Last modified on Friday, 18 October 2013 10:01

Visibility Arts at the Art & Sol Flea Market Sept. 28th

Join us for the Art & Sol Flea Market September 28, 2013, located at Howard and Ashland in Rogers Park, Chicago.  Please join us this weekend at the Art & Sol Flea Market, where Visibility Arts will host a tent and sell artwork created by Search consumers.
Last modified on Monday, 14 October 2013 12:16

Free Business Training - Oct 10th

In honor of October's National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Duxler Complete Auto Care, jjslist.com and New Foundation Center invite you to attend a free Disability Awareness Training with complementary breakfast.
Last modified on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 13:29

Search and JJ's List Join Forces to Provide Innovative No Boundaries Program

Search is pleased to announce a merger with JJ's List effective July 1, 2013. JJ's List is an Evanston-based purpose driven 501(c)(3) that helps businesses incorporate disability-aware practices into their core business strategies, while providing experiential training for career paths in Internet technology, communications and digital marketing for people with…
Last modified on Monday, 01 July 2013 20:10

In My Own Words – Focus on Cathy

I’ve been living at Sycamore House for a long time. I used to live somewhere else, but I heard good things about Search, and I thought it would be a good place for me.  I like the people I live with. I call them my “Mates”, and I like my…
Last modified on Thursday, 13 March 2014 15:41

Giving Back

For over a year, individuals from Search’s Adult Learning Program in Mount Prospect have been doing volunteer work at Cumberland Elementary School in Des Plaines. One young woman, a regular attendee at the Wednesday morning volunteer opportunity, attended Cumberland as a child.
Last modified on Thursday, 23 May 2013 16:34

Inspired Performance

On April 17, six individuals from Search’s Supported Living program performed in The Spring Vaudeville Style Variety Show, a free theatrical production facilitated by the Still Point Theatre Collective.  Leading up to the show, the six individuals took part in a workshop conducted by Still Point Theatre. 
Last modified on Monday, 06 May 2013 08:58
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