Honorable Pat Quinn, Toni Preckwinkle, Richard Daley and Bill Kurtis Applaud Chicagoans for Supporting Little City
More than 500 community, civic and business leaders gathered Nov. 12, 2011 at the John G. Shedd Aquarium to generate much-needed funds and awareness for Little City
PALATINE, Ill.—November 22, 2011
About Little City
Being a leader for 59 years, Little City continues to be inspirational and transformational in developing its 56-acre therapeutic community in Palatine. From a modest beginning of three homes and 16 residents primarily with Down syndrome, Little City has grown into a recognized leader offering a wide array of innovative services to more than 1,000 clients weekly. In addition to the Palatine location, Little City has a Community Services Office in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, adult service centers in Palatine and Waukegan, and 13 adult community homes and one children’s group home located throughout suburban Cook and DuPage Counties.
Today, Little City’s comprehensive program portfolio includes vocational training and employment placement, foster care and adoption, home-based family support, health and wellness, recreation and therapeutic activities, disability awareness and community education, a day school and an award-winning arts program. Visit www.littlecity.org.