Our Projects

Project 1212

Our First Residence

Our first residence is located in a relevant, pedestrian friendly, safe urban neighborhood on the near West Side of Chicago with immediate access to public transportation.

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826 Ada

Our Second Residential Space

To meet the growing demand for services, we proudly opened our second residential model last June in the Taylor Street neighborhood. This modern, 3-bedroom townhouse accommodates two residents as well as a live-in staff member and affords additional opportunities for social network expansion.

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Network 1212

Social Club

Welcome to  Network 1212! Our social network is open to young adults, 18-35, with high functioning autism or social/communication challenges who can participate without parents. Siblings or supportive friends are welcome.

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Growing Solutions Farm

Our Autism-Friendly Agricultural Program

In May, 2014, we launched our expanded 1.2 acre vocational garden in the Illinois Medical District. The plans included 28 16-foot raised cedar beds, 50 smart pots, 48 earth boxes, a full time Grower and Farm Operations Manager as well as a Vocational Coordinator.

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Washdog

Go to School. Go to Work. Have a Dog and A Life. With our Help.

Washdog is open for business! We are the urban solution for hard-working students, professionals and dog owners who don't want to pay expensive doggie daycare and pet salons.

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Not Enough Cooks in the Kitchen

Our Autism-Friendly Culinary Program

In every aspect of life, it pays to have a social network. Difficulty with social interaction and building and sustaining social relationships is a core challenge for adults with autism. In fact, even higher functioning individuals report poor quality of life as adults due to persistent challenges in this domain.

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