Little City to Expand Therapeutic Campus Thanks to Nearly 500 Volunteers from Discover
On Friday, Sept. 16, troops of volunteers from Discover will visit Little City’s Palatine campus to complete multiple projects emphasizing health and wellness for individuals with disabilities
PALATINE, Ill.—September 15, 2011
With the help of nearly 500 volunteers from Discover, Little City’s Palatine campus will continue improvement on its therapeutic campus benefiting hundreds of the children and adults it serves. This Friday, Discover volunteers will be present from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. working on multiple projects that will benefit individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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.