Breakthroughs: Envision Unlimited Annual Report FY2022

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Envision Unlimited

is a full spectrum of care organization serving people with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities from ages 2–80+ years old regardless of race, gender, religion, or ability to pay.

Founded in Chicago in 1948, Envision Unlimited has a legacy of evolving care delivered with empathy, every time and everywhere. Innovative services offered across Chicagoland and Central Illinois include novel day programs; community living options; employment programs, respite for families, autism therapy, behavioral health services, and foster care for children with disabilities.

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Cover design features mosaic artwork created by members of our Westtown Center.

Mary Kay Krupka, Chair

Julie Dreixler, Vice Chair

Mark Jak, Vice Chair

Britanny Scott Nanry, Treasurer

Chrisonia Butler, Secretary

Dan Durbin, Immediate Past Chair

Jonathan Bilton

Katherine Caldwell, PhD

Becky Carroll

Ryan C. Green

L. Justin Harris

Peter Ho

Mark Jackson

Board of Directors

Lawrence Kipperman

Niamh Kristufek

Ashvin Lad

John Lemker

Lori Marin

Heather Nornes

Dennis O’Malley

Dorothy O’Malley

Dan Proft

Sarah Rassey

Rachel Smith

Timothy Smith

Zernul Shackelford, Jr.

Brian Snell

Mohib Yousufani

Mark McHugh

President and CEO

Executive Team

ASSOCIATE BOARD

Katy Bagowski

Emma Balison

Cindy Luu

Sarah Morse

Colleen Raleigh

Simone Schwartz

Lars Skarford

Eric Smith

Catherine Wohner

Sylvia Wtorkowski

Simone Schwartz

Mark McHugh

President and CEO

Bishal Maskey

Chief Financial Officer

Betty Jackson

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Paul Selden

Chief Strategy Officer

Lauren Smith

Chief Human Resources Officer

Suzanne Ross

Chief External Affairs Officer

Martha Kenahan

Senior Vice President, Donor Engagement

Colleen Rosa

Senior Vice President, Intellectual and Developmental (IDD) Services

Jean Xoubi

Senior Vice President, Mental Health and Business Development

Donna Ennis

Vice President, Community Living, Home-Based and InHome Respite Services

Susan Gardner

Vice President, Day and Employment Services

Daniel Kennedy

Director of Property Management

Angela Isit

Director of Quality Assurance

Chrisonia Butler

Director of Board Affairs

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to Disrupt Inequities Breaking Through

At Envision Unlimited we are dedicated to serving the needs of people with disabilities with empathy and dignity, right where they are. Through innovation and our commitment to unique and caring approaches, we are working to create change not just in the system, but in the lives of the people we serve. With more than 90% of those we serve existing at or below the poverty line, our members, their families and a waiting population of those in need remain vulnerable, often marginalized and living in under-served communities. Their voices and challenges have been historically ignored. Ultimately, our goal is to help change the trajectory of their futures.

We are evolving in ways big and small to make changes aimed at correcting these social justice inequities. Consider how we are planning for our elderly members to age in place, instead of being moved into nursing homes. Our new Dream Home is a groundbreaking effort to create an Americans with Disabilities (ADA)-compliant home in Chicago to shape a new reality for those with disabilities to live fully during their senior years.

In the past year, we have helped more than 70 individuals avoid homelessness, successfully transitioning people with disabilities from state institutions into homes and into the community. Through our Neighbors Program we are helping members thrive and normalize in the communities they live. And, in our mental health program we witness change every day with former clients who are well into their recovery journey and now serve as peer mentors. They are making the difference in the lives of others and modeling what Envision Unlimited can be for all.

Your generous support is what makes it possible to break through and disrupt the inequities that have been barriers for people with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities. Thank you! We hope that you will continue to follow and support us on this journey and be part of the important advances and breakthroughs to come.

With thanks,

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A Legacy

of Innovation

This past year has been an exciting and consequential time in our efforts to empower people with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities to grow toward independence, experience greater inclusion and live their best lives possible. With breakthroughs in treatment for children with autism, a remarkable step forward in our employment programs, expansion of our mental health services, and new initiatives that grow our service footprint, there have been significant accomplishments over the last year.

A legacy of innovation is at our core. The entire Envision Unlimited family have shown exemplary courage and the bravery to stop settling for what is, and to create what can be for the members, families, and caregivers we serve. Grounded in our tradition of evolving care with empathy every time and everywhere, we are removing barriers and improving the lives of people with disabilities.

Every day we demonstrate and celebrate unlimited potential, expertise, impact and generosity. We are making strides towards the deinstitutionalization of people with disabilities and helping thousands of people become part of the community. Our commitment to strengthen the mental health safety net system ensures we continue to expand the range of services available throughout the community, regardless of ability to pay. We tirelessly advocate for our members and thousands of people with disabilities and their caregivers through engagement in myriad industry coalitions, and ongoing connection with local, state and federal government representatives. And our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program is underway across the organization to develop a culture that promotes greater collaboration.

It is gratifying to witness and share stories of the work we do driven by our team of uniquely educated experts dedicated to helping people from age 2 – 80+ and their caregivers push forward, tap into their unique spirit and lead fulfilling, self-determined lives. This annual report features many of these breakthroughs.

Our success to extend our mission has always been a team effort – a collective success resulting from the hard work and generosity of so many people, including you. We simply cannot do it alone. With a waiting list of more than 30,000 people with disabilities in Illinois who require the kind of support we provide at Envision Unlimited, the need for our evolving care is great and continues to grow. Thank you for all you do.

Gratefully,

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Unlimited

Expertise

A Modern-Day Miracle Worker Celebrated for Her Evolving and Empathetic Care

“Alone we can do little, together we can do much.” This well-known quote from Helen Keller has no doubt moved many. But for McKisha Davis, Helen and Anne Sullivan’s legacy also changed the trajectory of her life. It also inspired a career helping and advocating for those with physical and mental disabilities whose voice is often silenced.

McKisha enrolled in sign language classes and voluntarily transferred from a leadership position to specifically work with Maya, a member with deafblindness and cerebral palsy. Inspired by Helen Keller’s teacher Annie Sullivan, she strives everyday to give Maya the care she would want for her own family.

McKisha is one of more than 400 compassionate direct service professionals (DSPs) at Envision Unlimited who support our 3,000 members and caregivers year-round. Every day, every time, McKisha and her peers are committed to serving individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities. They serve as mentors and coaches for members in our group homes (CILAs), day centers, mental health facilities and their own homes to support members, keep them safe, encourage them to be more independent, and help them reach their highest potential.

To prepare for her role as Maya’s caregiver, McKisha also worked closely with Maya’s mother to get to know Maya’s likes and dislikes, going above and beyond her role assisting with daily living activities such as bathing and dressing,

shopping, laundry, and cooking. DSPs also accompany members on appointments and make commuting arrangements. They are trained to administer medications, take vital signs, and monitor overall member well-being.

“We have some members with limited or no language skills, so we are their voice,” said Donna Ennis, Vice President of Community Living, Home Based, and In-Home Respite Services.

Maya’s mother, Faye Manaster, shared: “McKisha definitely stands out as a DSP who is dedicated to supporting people in her care. She’s responsible, reliable, and a good problem solver. She continues to learn and improve her sign language skills independently, which is an absolute necessity to communicate effectively with my daughter.”

McKisha was spotlighted by Envision Unlimited during DSP Appreciation Week for the work she says has created “great rewards for me personally.”

Since childhood, she has been inspired by the care Anne Sullivan gave to Helen Keller. “Their story made me want to take sign language classes and to specifically work with Maya,” she said. “Maya has changed my life.”

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Working with our Maya has been an honor and taught me more about patience and empathy.

Championing Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Determined to play a critical role and provide empathetic and innovative services for families raising children with autism spectrum disorder, Envision Unlimited is embracing those families and taking action to break barriers and make a lasting difference.

“We want to provide meaningful care and new hope for these families,” said Danielle Gender-Walters, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Director of the Behavior Analysis Department.

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after diagnosis, added Gender-Walters.

But as more children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, Envision Unlimited is disrupting the space. Our organization’s ABA Therapy Program is aggressively moving to provide resources to Chicagoland families. Research shows that the earlier children receive therapy, the better their outcomes in life. In 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that one in 44 children were diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, an increase from the early 2010s when it was one in 68.

Through the Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy Program, Envision Unlimited is disrupting the cycle. The organization is poised to significantly increase the numbers of families receiving this highly individualized and impactful care, thanks to its creative solutions in finding ways for families to access services due to complicated legislative requirements and insurance obstacles.

Historically, families raising children with autism — or searching for a proper diagnosis — have been on a waiting list and struggled for better access to behavioral health care because of expensive therapy solutions and a fragmented and polarized insurance landscape. Compounding the challenges, there is concern that children from Black and Latinx homes are not diagnosed early enough-and do not have convenient access to therapy

Last year we saw a breakthrough as Illinois legislation will pave the way for increased access to our ABA Therapy program. The law created more provider options by adding Medicaid coverage for this new type of treatment. While waiting for this to go into effect, Envision Unlimited already is seeing an increase in referrals by meeting Medicaid requirements that most providers have not been able to do.

“This has been significant for those families with great barriers to care,” said GenderWalter, explaining that “many of our South Side neighbors have been especially hard hit.” Giving hope, support, and paths of progress for children and their families living with autism and related disorders is the goal. The Envision Unlimited program is created to be convenient for all families through one-onone in-home and virtual online sessions with children and training for their caregivers.

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“This is a breakthrough for families who have had great barriers to care.”

In the midst of a mental health crisis, Envision Unlimited continues to step up with new, unique ways to cultivate resources and build better mental wellness for an often-overlooked population of people with disabilities.

With our comprehensive, individualized approach, clients with serious and persistent mental illness living in long-term care facilities and nursing homes are making significant transitions. Over the last year, 78 transitioned to the community from institutional settings, doubling the number of individuals served.

“We’ve played a key role in the State’s strategic plan for deinstitutionalization of the mental health system,” said Envision Unlimited President and CEO Mark McHugh. “With services including housing assistance, clients can return to their communities where they can lead healthy and productive lives.”

Consider these breakthroughs:

• Trauma-informed mental health services for our most vulnerable neighbors who have experienced home or community violence.

• Mental health services now available for families in Chicago Public Schools and women through integrated living community-based programs.

• An expanded safety net for people with no

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Change Agents Shifting

Minds and Creating a Safety Net for People with Mental Health Issues

insurance, Medicaid or who cannot pay outof-pocket expenses to prevent health issues escalating to hospitalization or a higher level of care, like a nursing home.

• Our Mental Health Recovery Drop-In Center brings people with mental illness together in a non-clinical space to socialize, participate in recreational activities and field trips, and learn new skills. Peer mentors who are advanced in their recovery, work with clients to support successful community integration.

• Team-based, on-call 24/7 services for higher-need clients with acute psychiatric conditions, who have not responded well to traditional mental health services, and typically experience multiple hospitalizations, incarceration, intense poverty, and homelessness.

• Our new mental health center serves a growing population of people with psychiatric issues with individual and group therapy, case management, and a wide variety of skill building groups through our day program, and employment services.

Mental health conditions are treatable. At Envision Unlimited we remain committed to a resiliency and recovery model that helps people achieve their highest potential.

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Groundbreaking Expansion for the Elderly with Disabilities

The housing crisis has been felt far and wide, but it hasn’t affected everyone equally. For many elderly people, especially those with limited resources and disabilities, the search for a home can be even more of an uphill battle — the already minuscule pool of housing options further reduced by care and accessibility needs.

It’s a clarion call for change inspired by the fast-growing senior population. More than 46 per cent of people aged 60 years and over have disabilities and more than 250 million older people experience moderate to severe disability, according to the United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs. There are real and profound challenges. But with the groundbreaking in April 2022 of the Dream Home, an ADA-compliant group home in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood for seniors with disabilities, Envision Unlimited is creating a new vision for older adults with disabilities who need access to affordable housing, health equity and care.

“It’s a real milestone in our efforts to serve our most vulnerable,” said Mark McHugh, President and CEO. “As our state faces a severe crisis in

housing, essential projects, like this development, are critical to ensuring a place for seniors to call home, where they can receive compassionate support and focus on our resident’s medical and mental health concerns.”

The home fulfills a long-held dream for Envision Unlimited. Its construction will enable seniors who are currently living in one of the group homes to age in place rather than move to a nursing home.

Generous support from donors has been received. In addition to cash contributions, in-kind donations include architectural, engineering, interior, civil, electrical, landscaping, environmental design and general contracting services, along with bricks, bricklaying, roofing, windows and doors, lighting, plumping fixtures, tile, granite countertops; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and installation labor for more donated materials.

The home is expected to be completed in 2023.

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Unlimited Potential

Record-Breaking Employment Opportunities Create More Member Independence

From early childhood, Natasia has taken great joy helping her father fix his car. When she dreamed about what she wanted to be when she grew up, she always pictured enrolling in auto repair courses in college and becoming an auto mechanic.

But when she started experiencing severe depression, it made it challenging to pursue her passion. She got derailed for a long time and it was apparent to her that she was different. Sadly, she says, she lowered her expectations and lost confidence in her mechanical prowess.

themselves and others how they make valuable contributions.

Enter the Envision Unlimited employment program. Thanks to the program, Natasia was able to persevere. Today, she works at an auto maintenance shop and is getting back on her feet and into society. For the first time in a long time, Natasia feels optimistic about her future.

“I was happy,” said Natasia. “I stuck with it. They always made sure I was doing what I’m supposed to do. After a while, I said, ‘Just stick with it and see where it leads.’ And it led to me getting a job at an auto maintenance shop and getting back into society, so it was a good thing.”

Natasia’s experience underscores the opportunity Envision Unlimited offers to adults who are disabled to experience employment and the chance to show

Today, Natasia and 125 Envision Unlimited members actively participate in Envision Unlimited employment programs which include working on readiness skills, seeking opportunities, and ultimately working on the job. Once employed they work an average of 20 hours a week for organizations such as FedEx, Jewel, Jiffy Lube, Macy’s, Marshall’s, The University of Chicago, and many other employers. One member recently was promoted to a full-time post at Walmart.

During the last year, the employment program experienced its best year ever, exceeding its government contracts for independent and supported employment and creating a record number of job placements. Recently, the program was expanded to include students with disabilities in the Chicago Public Schools.

Working and getting back into society is a good thing for Natasia.
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“Getting back into society is a good thing.”

Empowering Members to Explore the World at their Doorstep

What a difference a year can make. During the last few years, long-time Envision Unlimited member Tamekia, a 44-year old non-verbal person with intellectual and developmental disabilities, a seizure disorder and autism, stuck close to home. She was reluctant to wear a mask, attend her day program and walking around the neighborhood was taboo.

what can happen when an individual feels safe and when an organization invests in the wellbeing of that individual and listens when someone says they need help.”

Tamekia and Annette’s experience speaks volumes about what can happen through the innovative Neighbors Program by helping them explore the world at their doorsteps. Through a lens of human dignity and empathy, the program is rooted in the mindset that members will acquire a sense of agency and have meaningful experience through getting to know and explore their own neighborhoods, said Susan Gardner, Vice President, Day and Employment Services.

But thanks to the trusted relationship she has built over many years with Annette Davis, a social worker and her Envision Unlimited aide, and the Neighbors Program, Tamekia started venturing out into her West Side neighborhood, one small step at a time. On a recent trek to the local corner store, the clerk greeted Tamekia by name with a warm welcome, surprising her mother, Sylvia Perez. For the first time in four decades of her daughter’s life, she witnessed Tamekia connecting to and belonging to the local community.

“It was unreal,” said Perez who is the executive director of a social services agency. “It showed

“The goal of the Neighbors Program is to help members become more independent in their neighborhood, so they can exercise that independence when we are not around,” said Gardner. “They can actively engage in their own communities.”

As the name suggests, neighborhood and the idea of community integration refers to welcoming and assimilating people into the larger community. For people with disabilities, this is an important opportunity to fully participate in life in their communities. Through Envision Unlimited many more members like Tamekia are out and about today exploring stores, libraries, and other places where they live.

Members visited a local florist to learn about floral design and then trekked through the neighborhood. Long-time Envision member Tamekia (right) and her aide Annette Davis.
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Unlimited Impact

3,000

78 Members and caregivers served each year with empathy and compassion

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Children with specialized needs in Foster Care now living in safe homes with access to mentoring services

95+% Annual satisfaction rate with our community living services

1,035 Hours of applied behavioral therapy

People with disabilities and mental health challenges that have transitioned from state institutions to homes in the last year avoiding homelessness

$30,000,000+

Cost savings to Illinois taxpayers created through our CILA homes

125 Members actively participating in our employment programs including working on readiness skills, seeking opportunities, working on the job

21 Illinois counties served with our In-Home Respite program

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Unlimited Generosity Volunteer of the Year Mark Daniels

Driving Away Stigmas Through Art, Community and Fun

“There’s a whole world out there waiting for members to explore and discover their unique talents,” is the mantra of Envision Unlimited “Volunteer of the Year,” Mark Daniels.

From creating art together through cartooning to leading field trips to Chicago’s art museums and helping members find their groove on the golf course, Daniels is passionate about advocating for adults living with disabilities — and have a blast doing it!

For more than four years, Daniels has been a champion of and mentor for Envision Unlimited members sharing his passion for the arts. He is a strong advocate in his professional and personal life for breaking down stereotypes, mental health awareness and the importance of supporting and celebrating diversity.

“It is so rewarding to witness my new friends discovering their artistic talents and experiences they never dreamed possible — all with a healthy dose of fun and laughter.”
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Unlimited Generosity

Donors Making Breakthroughs Possible

$25,000 & ABOVE

Jon & Kristen Bilton*

The Coleman Foundation

Nancy & Daniel Durbin*

Fifth Third Chicagoland Foundation

Larry Kipperman*

Mary Kay Krupka*

Mary & George Lewandowski

Teresa & Robert Lewandowski

PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

$15,000 – $24,999

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Jymme & Steve Chaouki*

Dr. Scholl Foundation

Foundation for Human Development

Richard Porter*

TransUnion, LLC

Zernul Shackelford*

$10,000 – $24,999

Aileen S. Andrew Foundation

American Eagle Anonymous

BMO Harris Bank

Karen & Jon M. Cashen*

Julie & John Dreixler*

Ecolab

Great Computer Solutions, Inc

Leesa & Mark McHugh*

MUFG Union Bank

Mutual Of America Life Insurance Company

Dan Proft*

Patty & Brian Timpone*

$5,000 – $9,999

Kevin Bastuga*

Andy Bizub*

Melanie & Thomas Canale*

Becky Carroll & Jon Friend*

Chicago Anesthesia Association

Bill Elliott*

Elliot J. Favus*

Fifth Third Bank

Chicago Temple Fund of the First United Methodist Church of Chicago

Diana & Ron J. Gorski*

Mark Jackson*

Marty & Mike Kenahan*

Daniel Kennedy*

John Lemker*

Morgan Stanley Smith

Barney, LLC

Brittany & John Nanry*

Dorothy & Michael O’Malley*

Tim Ozinga*

Perfection & Grace

Polsky Foundation

Sarah & Lou Rassey*

REI Co-op

Michael Romano*

RSM

David Scalzo*

Lorrie & William M. Schneider*

Tom Sodeika*

Staub Anderson, LLC

$2,500 – $4,999

The Ability Experience

Sally Acker & John Curran*

Patricia Arnold*

Beverly Bank & Trust

Bianca Barr*

John Caldwell*

Congregation of St. Joseph

Dianne & Doug Cook*

Christ Eb*

Donna Ennis*

Zvia & William Feigenbaum*

L. Justin Harris*

Peter Ho*

Jack Halm & Mark Jak*

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Niamh & Christopher Kristufek*

Ashvin Lad*

Isabel Londono & Jason Laky*

Heather & Randy Nornes*

Dennis O’Malley*

Betty O’Toole*

Paul Rink*

Colleen & Rafael Rosa*

Tim Smith*

Gary L. Tepas*

Christopher Watts*

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*Members of our EnVisionaries Society – these dedicated supporters contribute $2,500 or more in a calendar year to ensure we realize our mission and vision for people with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities.

$1,000 – $2,499

Adreani Foundation

Maureen Barney

Brad & Bonnie Bates

Paul Behrman

Janice & John Besser

Deborah & Dennis Conway

Ed Corcoran

Jenna Countryman & Craig Roehl

Lisa & Joe Curci

Anthony Demarco

Evanston Bicycle Club

Stacia & Andrew Feinberg

Margaret & Karl Frey

Graymont Medical

Rita & Tony Gupta*

Geoff Hakel

Betty J. Jackson

Barbara Johnson

Ankeet Kansupada

Connie Knapp

Vincent A. Kolber

Judith & James Kranjc

Gil Lemar

Isabela & Demetrius Lopes

Lori & Lee Marin

Bishal Maskey

Mike McCracken

Michael McDonnell

James Moyna

Madeline Murray

Carolyn & Robert Redd

John Russ

Nalini & Ravi Saligram

Nick Scodro

Karen Singer & Paul Selden

Lars Skarford

Kristin Wolf & Karl Stark

Judith & James Kranjc

The Lactation Network

United Way

Jean Xoubi

Mohib Yousufani

$500 – $999

AbbVie Employee Engagement Fund

American Endowment Foundation

Matt Baker

Blyth & Associates, Inc.

Brandt’s of Palatine

Susan Cain

Ellen Carnahan & Bill Daniels

Bert Cattoni

Leo Cattoni

Jean Colonomos

Rimmer Covington Jr.

Greg Daly

Maria Davlantes

Matt Deutschman

Anthony Ditommaso

Jillian Dreixler

Rob Figliulo

Phillip Fijal

Mr. & Mrs. Todd Frech

Susan Gardner

Dennis Gary

Pam & Richard Goldsmith

Nathan Gray

Mark Hanson

Charles Hodgin

Karen & Jim Hrones

Maggie Hubbard

Peter Joyce

Karen & Robert Strizak

Jessica & Joe Kenahan

Julie Kiefer & David Reinisch

Gail & Don Kraska

Maida & Carl La Mell

Mary Jo Lamparski

Bradley L. Lee & Mary L. Fitzpatrick

Leo Burnett Company, Inc.

Mallory Littlejohn

Cindy Lusignan & Nancy Miller

Bill Macey

Agustin Mestre

Jean & Gary Metzler

James Montupet

Ed Mullen

Kristina B. Norton

Bhavi Patel

Paulist Fathers Old St. Mary’s Church

Lionel Rand

Mary Lou Ross

Rust United Methodist Church

Jennifer & Brian Snell

Dan & Melissa Strick

The Giving Block

Tipping Point Fund

Kim Tomich

Brandon Tran

Patricia Trebe

Shawn A. Wears

Collins Wohner

IN KIND DONATIONS

Active Transportation Alliance

Atrium Landscaping

Nancy, Bridget & Blase Brown

Blyth & Associates, Inc.

Bright’s Concession Stand

Sheree Bynum

Norman B. Barr Camp

Classic Kids Photography

Darque Syde of D’Lyte

EAA 461

Feed6

Fifth Third Bank

Firehouse Restaurant

Friendship Chinese Restaurant

Erika Gilchrist

The Giving Block

Graham Media Group

Graymont Medical

Tony Gupta

Joyce Greening

Betty Grosko

Tisa Henderson

IZ Adaptive

Jones Lang Lasalle

Kim & Carlo’s Hot Dog Store

Let’s Roam

Liberty Plumbing

Bill & Georgiana Macey

Magellan Development Group

Magna Ready

Northwestern Mutual

Old St. Patrick’s Church

Olympia Fields Country Club

REI Co-op

Spavia

Stantec

Rachel Sturges

Susan Turner

The Weaving Mill

Lizette White

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Financial Overview

Our financial status remained strong this past fiscal year, providing the flexibility necessary to enhance programs and services core to our mission. Significant improvement on COVID-related challenges and restrictions also helped us achieve our programmatic goals. As a result, we made significant new investments in our programs and services that resulted in serving a greater number of people with disabilities.

While an upcoming challenge will be addressing the larger economic pressures of inflation and increasing labor costs, we are expecting new revenue to mitigate these challenges and provide the opportunity to increase our reach to more individuals and families and invest in new innovative and more effective programming.

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Program Investment

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56% 20% 18% 2% 4%

Program INVESTMENT increases

*Children’s Autism Program, Treatment and Habilitation Services, and Specialized Employment Programming

16 2022 FY Ending 6/30/2022 Actual 2021 FY Ending 6/30/2021 Actual Change EXPENSES Community Day Services 8,878,813 8,694,173 184,640 Community Living Services 27,973,189 25,357,260 2,615,929 Foster Care/Intact Family Services 2,199,698 1,768,959 430,739 Mental Health Services 10,092,571 8,273,542 1,819,028 Other Program Services 753,066 509,485 243,581
+48% +24% +22% +10% +2%

Program Impact

FY22 investments enabled us to be even more responsive to the needs of people with disabilities by serving more individuals and further developing innovative programs.

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160% increase 42.5% increase 19% increase 460% increase
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0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 30 78 FY21 FY22 0 200 400 600 800 1000 681 971 FY21 FY22 0 10 20 30 40 50 37 44 FY21 FY22 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 123 739 FY21 FY22 People Transitioning from Institutions to the Community (Comprehensive Class Member Transition Program) Members Empowered with Treatment & Habilitation Services Families Receiving Support Through In-Home Respite Services Hours of Therapy Services and Parent Training for Children with Autism & Families • Neighbors Program • Mental Health Drop-In Center • Youth Employment for High School Students with Disabilities • Unlimited Voices member published newsletter • Home-based Mental Health for the Uninsured • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program
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