Resources

New Endeavors Transition Resources

 

Resource

Description

Link

Electronic Copies of Related Materials

District 211 Transition Services Website

The hub for our District’s transition services

District 211 Transition Services Website Link

Department of Human Resources- Division of Rehabilitative Services (DHS/DRS)

A great resource for government organizations and programs available to adults with disabilities

Division of Rehabilitative Services Link

Community Alternatives Unlimited (CAU)

Community Alternatives Unlimited (CAU) is a private non-profit corporation incorporated by the State of Illinois that provides services for people who are coping with both the short- and long-term effects of any disabling condition

Community Alternatives Unlimited Link

PUNS – English

PUNS – Spanish

Regional Transit Authority (RTA)- Travel Training

RTA includes Metra, Chicago Transit Authority and PACE transportation. Travel Training is one program that RTA offers for adults with disabilities

Regional Transit Authority (RTA)- Travel Training Link

Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA)

Various recreation opportunities for people with disabilities Serving the Park Districts of: Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Mt. Prospect, Palatine, Prospect Heights, River Trails, Rolling Meadows, Salt Creek, Schaumburg, South Barrington, Streamwood, and Wheeling.

NWSRA Link

Department of Labor- Soft Skills

This website offers resources for prospective workers in learning about soft skills necessary for obtaining and maintaining competitive employment

Department of Labor- Soft Skills Link

Kenneth Young Vocational Services

 The philosophy of the Kenneth Young Vocational service is that work is an integral part of the healing process Kenneth Young Vocational Services Link KYC Vocational Services

Social Security- Ticket to work

Ticket to Work connects you with free employment services to help you decide if working is right for you, prepare for work, find a job or maintain success while you are working. If you choose to participate, you will receive services such as career counseling, vocational rehabilitation, and job placement and training from authorized Ticket to Work service providers, such as Employment Networks (EN) or your state Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)  agency. The service provider you choose will serve as an important part of your “employment team” that will help you on your journey to financial independence.

Social Security- Ticket to work Link

Illinois WorkNet Center- Arlington Heights

For both job seekers and businesses, the workNet Center Arlington Heights provides resources, tools and connections available 24/7. Explore these valuable career and business resources to improve your efficiency and move to the next point.

Our professionals offer job seekers and businesses of any size highly efficient and effective recruitment, hiring and training expertise and assistance. We’re also your entry point to an extensive network of public and private support programs that can help you address almost any employment or business challenge. And because we are part of the statewide Illinois worknet initiative, we are funded in large part by tax dollars. That means we can offer most of services at little or no cost to you.

Illinois WorkNet Center Link Disability Employment Initiative

Worknet Manufacturing

Harper Continuing Education Program

 Harper offers many courses that are not college credit baring but touch on many interest areas, skill bases and even accreditations or certifications Harper Continuing Education Link Harper Continuing Ed Booklet
 Harper Career Skills Institute  The Career Skills Institute provides an educational program for students with mild cognitive disabilities, age 18 and above, that assesses and strengthens basic employability skills and helps student develop a realistic career plan. Harper Career Skills Institute Link

 

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Higgins Education Center
1030 W. Higgins Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Contact

Main Office: 847.755.6640