Glenkirk Transportation for People with Disabilities
Bill Bauer is the transportation coordinator and oversees the maintenance of all Glenkirk vehicles, including tracking of mileage and expenses and scheduling of drivers.
Heritage Society Raises First $1 Million Towards $10 Million Goal!
The Keystone Foundation's Heritage Society was launched in late 2016 with a goal of raising $10 million to benefit Glenkirk and Search and The goal of the fund is to provide direct financial aid for housing, vocational training, employment, and healthcare services for people with disabilities. The Heritage Society will be a source of permanent financial stability for Search and Glenkirk to thrive and grow well into the future.
Jobs in the Community
We'd like to shine a light on Zach D. and Zach F. Both individuals are members of Glenkirk's Employment Services program.
Staff Profile: Pete Lutzow
Illinois Has A Budget!
By now, you've heard the big news - Illinois has a budget!
On July 7, the General Assembly voted to override the Governor’s veto of its $36.1 billion FY 2018 State budget package. The dramatic, bipartisan votes in the House and Senate brought to an end the historic budget impasse that has roiled the state since June 2015 and caused an estimated 1 million people to lose services.
There’s A Song in My Heart - Music Therapy at Glenkirk
Music Therapy is a part of the Life Balance services at Glenkirk. As a licensed clinical therapist and board certified music therapist, I provide music therapy services for most of the individuals here at Glenkirk throughout the year. This includes individual therapy and group therapy.
OSDD Employee Recognition Luncheons
The OSDD employees look forward to their special recognition luncheons. It's a time for the employees to come together and celebrate their birthdays, employment anniversaries and work related major accomplishments.
It's A Fine Life: 1945 Techny and Sudden Workforce
Article by Sarah Sirt
1945 Techny, one of Glenkirk's newest day programs, has been open since August 29th, 2016. Now that Techny has come such a long way from when it first opened, there have been a number of accomplishments to highlight. The program's participants have prospered and have greatly enjoyed their time in the day program.
Getting to Know Glenkirk's Clinical Services
The Life Balance Program is a behavioral health program that provides a variety of mental health, behavioral and therapeutic services to promote personal growth and development, increase self-esteem and social skills, and remove barriers to community integration. This program is unique in that it specializes in providing services designed to address the behavioral health needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Specialized care includes assessment and referral for services, expressive arts therapies, individual and group counseling, skills-building, psycho-educational classes, and behavioral intervention.