The Arc of Illinois, Ligas Family Advocate Program Know Your Options Event 4-18-19

April 18, 2019 @ 1:30PM — 3:30PM

Location Skokie, IL

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Available For 24 More Days!
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Available For 24 More Days!
Available For 24 More Days!

Planning for DD Services?


The Arc of Illinois, Ligas Family Advocate Program "Know Your Options" and Family Meet & Greet Individuals with developmental disabilities who will likely be selected to apply for Home & Community Based Funding this Spring, their families and interested others.

  • Individuals & family members - your dreams and goals
  • Arc of Illinois - Mary Dixon, Ligas Family Advocate: your living/service options once eligible for HCBS funding
  • Community Alternatives Unlimited - Program Manager, Jennifer Rutka: what you can be doing now to get ready
  • Active Visions - Denise Baas, Assistant Exec. Director: who we serve; and Blair Williams, Director of Programs: services/programs, including Self-Direction Assistance
  • Trinity Services, Inc. – Jill Schneider, Director of Shared Living; Samantha Miemczeweski, Program Director DuPage CST; Jennifer Hodges, Director of Residential Services; & Tina Fogerty, Chief Operating Officer
  • Search, Inc. – Nick Larson, Director of Adult Learning and Career Services; and Jessica Dentzer, Division Manager for Intake
  • Center for Independent Futures – Margaret Tanenberg, Director of Family Connections and Community Resources: support services for individuals with developmental disabilities; and Kathy Lyons, Project Director: how to develop supports in the community
  • Progress Center for Independent Living (CIL) – Clark Craig, Community Organizer
  • Click here for a Flyer in both English and Spanish!

Register at or call 708-331-7370; snacks and beverages provided

*The Ligas Family Advocate Program is funded through a grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services*

Event Location
Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60077
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