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A ray of light for individuals with special needs

The passion of our staff and support team makes the difference

Opportunities Designed to Promote Growth

Vocational Training • Art • Adapted Recreation Area • Computers

Services that adapt to the client needs

Muliti-Sensory Therapy • Pet Therapy • Clinical Services

Business: Providing a Wide Range of Services

Manufacturing • Industrial Sewing • Electronic Recycling

Get Involved

Volunteer and Employment Opportunities • Community Projects

The Douglas Center serves to assist adults living with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in improving their independent living skills and enrichment of their quality of life.

Latest News < >

  • Fieldplacement Students from Fox College

    July 11, 2019

    Students from Fox College volunteer in a field placement as part of their education to gain understanding while working towards their Occupational...


  • Celebrating Older Americans Month

    May 16, 2019

    Join us in celebrating the contributions of the Older Americans in The Douglas Center community. Meet just a few of the senior program participants....


  • Celebrating 20 Years

    March 8, 2019

    The Douglas Center celebrated 20 years of dedication to serving individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities on Friday,...


  • Insightful Student Visit 

    January 20, 2019

    Students from the Department of Special Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and their professors received a first-hand look...


  • 2018 in Review

    December 31, 2018

    We are grateful to have been able to provide much-needed services in 2018. No amount of support is too big or small. Each one of you has been a ray...


Ways To Help


Recycling Collection Location

Dispose of items safely and responsibly. Drop off your electronic items between the hours of 8:30am - 3:00pm, Mon-Fri. Please call ahead for larger orders.

Art From the Heart ♥ Creations®

Through a variety of mediums and workshops, we inspire participants to discover and develop their creative talents. The art is also available for purchase.

Volunteer and Giving

You can make a valuable difference. We greatly appreciate all volunteers, in-kind and monetary donations.

Save time and fulfillment costs

We offer many services: shrink wrapping, industrial sewing, rolling and packaging, computer and electronics recycling. Please call us to discuss a free estimate.