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  • Now enrolling! LSSI offers quality Head Start childcare programs in Chicago's Rogers Park and Uptown neighborhoods for children ages 2 to 5. Click here to learn more.
  • LSSI offers low-income apartment style housing for older adults and people age 18+ with disabilities in 20 locations throughout Illinois with a variety of amenities
  • Put your career talent to work at LSSI! We have job openings at our varis sites across Illinois. Our career page lets you find the job type and location that fits you best.

Become a Therapeutic Foster Parent

Professional Therapeutic Foster Parents are needed for our pilot program in Aurora, Chicago, and Rockford.

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Independence Tastes Delicious!

Handfuls of Hope Kettle Corn is popped and packaged on-site by clients at LSSI's Shady Oaks Developmental Training Center in Homer Glen, providing job training and income-earning opportunities. The holidays are coming and it makes a perfect gift!

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Shop Amazon.com, Support LSSI!

Your online shopping can support LSSI! Sign up for AmazonSmile—a portal to shopping on Amazon.com—and choose LSSI as your charity. A percentage of all purchases made on AmazonSmile are automatically donated to LSSI.

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LSSI CEO Mark Stutrud presents Ginger Zee with the Amicus Certus 2018 award

Ginger Zee Honored As LSSI's "True Friend"

ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee received LSSI’s True Friend Award at the 37th Amicus Certus Celebration on Oct. 6 in recognition of her efforts to create awareness for depression and mental illness.

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