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  • October 12, 2018

    DHS rating

    DHS conducts an unannounced survey of Social Services agencies on yearly basis. The Douglas Center is proud to say we have scored 100%. We have received this rating...


  • August 14, 2018

    Reading Rocks

    Reading is an essential everyday activity. Besides the book club that meets regularly at the Skokie Library, now we have an on-site reading group and have started...


  • May 20, 2018

    Volunteer Connection

    The Douglas Center is excited to announce a new partnership with Northwestern to Benefit Special Olympics a student organization focusing on volunteering with individuals...


  • April 20, 2018

    Time, a true gift

    National Volunteer Week: We are blessed with volunteers who give their time, energy and service to adults with disabilities in our programs. Here is just one story...


  • March 8, 2018

    Celebrating 19 years

    Three cheers to The Douglas Center! Celebrating nineteen years of service. There are many reasons to celebrate. The clients, the staff, and the vision. ...


  • February 28, 2018

    Getting to Know You

    Listening to the needs of our clients and empowering them in their own growth is at the heart of our mission. So when Alex suggested a way to get to know the staff...


  • January 1, 2018

    2017 Reflection

    No amount of support is too big or small, each one of you has been a ray of light in the lives of special needs adults. We are grateful to have been able to provide...


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  • March 12, 2017

    Spotlight : a Client Story

    Our vocational training skills program has made a big difference for one of our clients. Chris has experienced significant improvement on many levels, especially...


  • March 1, 2017

    Make a Difference

    Even the smallest act of kindness can make a difference... On a beach, in the early morning, a man approached another. Why in the world are you throwing starfish...


  • November 1, 2016

    Adapted Outdoor Recreation Area

    The "High Fives" Adapted Sports Recreation program was featured on ABC7 Chicago Eyewitness Weekend News. The “Disability Report” segment featured an interview...


  • March 1, 2016

    Multi-Sensory Room Opens

    A grant from the Coleman Foundation, along with other funding efforts helped make the creation of the multi-sensory therapy environment possible. ABC News covers...


  • November 15, 2014

    Hosea Sanders Reports

    A Hosea Sanders segment of Disability Report featuring the opportunities for training, employment and programs and services provided by The Douglas Center. Ms. Khan...