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Helping Hand (HH) provides top-quality service through our Outpatient Clinic, Helping Hand School, Community Day Services, Residential Living Services, and Employment Services. Our Mission: Transforming lives of all connected to Helping Hand through genuine care and education.
At HH, genuine connections lead to student and client achievements, staff successes, and a strong commitment from our families and supporters. Remarkable transformations happen all around HH as genuine connections and top-quality service are equally valued!
HH’s vision statement, for people with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities to be equally valued in all communities, speaks to the value HH sees in ALL! We recognize that people of all abilities have a unique and equal impact on our lives. Our emphasis on value extends to our team members as we encourage career development, comprehensive training, and mentorship in all positions throughout our agency.
HH has been awarded the honor of Best and Brightest Companies in Chicago and in the Nation for the past five years. This award is a reflection of the incredible talent and commitment shown by our HH team members every day.
"At Helping Hand, we believe what sets us apart is the same thing that can bring us together. We embrace our differences and create opportunities that allow people to be their best selves. In doing so, our clients change the lives of everyone they interact with. It's as inspiring as it is rewarding."
- Bill Dwyer, President & CEO