People with intellectual disabilities are, first and foremost, people with talents, aspirations, hopes and dreams.  For over forty years, Search has provided a rich combination of housing, employment, healthcare and community-based services and supports to empower persons with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential.  At Search, we listen to the people and families we serve. We work hand in hand with people and families to create a package of services that respect who they are and sets each person on a path toward his or her unique life's vision.  Read more about our programs and services.

About Search, Inc.

  • The Keystone Alliance

    The Keystone Alliance was founded in 2009 through a unique partnership between two like-minded nonprofits with similar missions, Glenkirk and Search, Inc. We formed the Keystone Alliance with the belief that by joining forces and working collaboratively, both organizations could strengthen their missions and grow their programs.

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  • Search Enterprises

    The small business enterprises of Search generate earned income that helps to support important programs and services for people with intellectual disabilities.

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  • Glidepath Curriculum

    Exploration, Expression & Self-Improvement
    Glidepath Curriculum offers a large and growing assortment of activities on a range of topics, from computer use to exercise and fitness. 

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Latest Updates

  • Search DSP Spotlight: Megan
    Search DSP Spotlight: Megan

    Megan joined the Search team in July 2010 as a DSP in the Adult Learning Program at our Waukegan site. Four years later, Megan accomplished her goal of obtaining a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. Megan recently applied for a QIDP position at Search and was hired, starting the next phase of her career.

     

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  • Q&A with ComEd Energy Ambassador Alex
    Q&A with ComEd Energy Ambassador Alex

    Alex F., a No Boundaries participant, was recently chosen as an Ambassador for the ComEd Energy Force Program. Follow the link to find out more about Alex's Ambassador role!

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  • Search Celebrates DSP Week
    Search Celebrates DSP Week

    Did you know that Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Week is September 7-13? Governor Pat Quinn recently signed a proclamation acknowledging DSP Recognition Week in Illinois.

     

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