2014 Spring Newsletter

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CILA – Home for Adults

In the next few months, Southwest Community Services (SCS) will open its first Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) home for adults with intellectual disabilities.  Community Services Foundation is in the process of purchasing and renovating their first two homes. It is our goal to be able to provide a quality
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Survey Says…

Southwest Community Services, Inc. In January of 2014, SCS was visited by a team of surveyors from the Bureau of Accreditation and Licensure (BALC) for our annual licensure survey for the Developmental Training (DT) and Mental Health (MH) services we provide. We are very pleased to report that the DT programs,
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9 Muses – A Year Later

The 9 Muses art studio is an art therapy program for individuals served at CTF ILLINOIS. This new program is designed with a specific purpose in mind: to educate each individual in a variety of artistic mediums, including painting, drawing, pottery, jewelry, candle making, stamping, sewing, and furniture restoration. The
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Community Services Foundation Annual Report

2013 Highlights LifeStyles Academy, Inc. went from a vision to a reality in 2013.  The Academy is a vision of Charley Smith’s and was developed to provide alternative services to adults with developmental disabilities after graduating from high school.  The Academy is a place to continue one’s education and to learn
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LifeStyles Academy: Meeting Challenges, Finding Solutions

At LifeStyles Academy, our mission is to help address the continuing educational and vocational needs of young adults with intellectual disabilities in order to thrive in their communities. LifeStyles Academy incorporates a curriculum of vocational, culinary, intellectual, and self-advocacy training so that its members can reach their full potential and
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Make A Match Success

Community Services Foundation (CSF) would like to thank everyone who gave so generously to the 2013 Make A Match campaign.  A total of $14,476.25 was donated on behalf of Southwest Community Services, Inc. (SCS) and CTF Illinois.  The Foundation matched every dollar and a total of $28,952.50 was donated to
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