Events and news

Q&A with Mary

Mary lives at one of Search's Supported Living Homes and previously worked in Search's Planet Access Company (PAC) Warehouse. There, Mary gained important training and experience that she was able to leverage to seek competitive employment in the community. This winter, Search helped Mary find a new job working at…

From “Earth Child” to the Internet Age: 50 Years of Search

In 2018, Search celebrates 50 years of service to individuals with disabilities, their families and the broader community.  Search got its start in 1968 as a grassroots movement of parents in the Cabrini Green neighborhood of Chicago advocating for the inclusion of their children into the public school system. Standing…
Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 13:50

Advisory Board Steers Visibility Arts to New Opportunities

Did you know that Search’s Visibility Arts program has an Advisory Board?The board meets on a quarterly basis to support a variety of projects, including launching new products, creating art show opportunities, and developing marketing and communications activities.So far the board has been a resounding success! The Board steered the…
Last modified on Monday, 09 April 2018 16:42

Search for Adventure Goes to Mesa, AZ

March 5-7, 2018Story and photos by Jennifer Gledhill, Search's Community Integration Coordinator--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Come on in, have a seat,” I said, gesturing to the chairs in the conference room, covertly scanning the hallway for any unwelcome ears. I didn’t think we were being followed, but one can never be too careful…
Last modified on Friday, 23 March 2018 13:58

Search Trailblazers 2018 Honors Alan Nadolna and Janet Stover

Please join us on Thursday, May 17th for SEARCH TRAILBLAZERS 2018: Celebrating 50 Years of Service at Galleria Marchetti in Chicago. This exciting evening will celebrate Search, Inc.’s 50th anniversary of providing essential services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and will honor our champions in this work. Guests…
Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 13:25

Employee Spotlight: 2017 Anniversary Luncheon

In November 2017, we held an anniversary luncheon celebrating milestone work anniversaries - 5, 10, 15 years and more - of Search employees.During that luncheon, we celebrated a special work anniversary. Our Comptroller, Mark Francik, just reached 45 years of employment with Search and our parent company, Keystone Alliance.Mark started…
Last modified on Thursday, 25 January 2018 12:35

Education and Fun at the Council on Quality & Leadership Conference!

In October 2017, Search sent six of our staff members to the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) Conference in Indianapolis, IN! Our staff members Tasha, Tami, Jennifer, Carolyn, Keith, and Charles represented Search's many service areas including the Supported Living and Adult Learning programs, Community Inclusion/Integration initiatives, and HR,…
Last modified on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 11:55

Search Staff Wins "Community Care Professional Of The Year" Award

We're so proud of our very own Beth Shandles who won the Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities' "Community Care Professional Of The Year" award! Beth is Search's Community Integration Assistant and does an amazing job facilitating community inclusion opportunities for our participants. Beth's award was presented in October 2017 at…
Last modified on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 11:58

Search for Adventure's 2017 Santa Barbara Trip

Story and photos by Jennifer Gledhill, Search's Community Integration Coordinator------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------While Search for Adventure works from the premise that "Adventure" is different for everyone, we insist that the common denominator in every SFA experience is “FUN.”For some individuals, the stresses of air travel or of unfamiliar beds would not be “FUN,” so…
Last modified on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 15:16
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