Serving Individuals with Disabilities since 1965
Signage
We updated the signage on the side of our vans.  We're hoping to generate more paper and hard drive shredding jobs for us.  We really like how it turned out.
Survey Says…
DHS dropped by unannounced for their annual survey of our Developmental Training Program today.  They look at many things:  clinical records, personnel records, safety and human rights committees, policies, site walk-through, staff and consumer interviews, etc.  We got a perfect 100% score this year!!!  Kudos to the SU Team for their dedication and hard work.
Closure Update
Survey analysis from parents/guardians of persons who moved out of the state institution in Jacksonville.  It shows that tremendous fear at the outset of the process led to satisfaction with the outcome. JDC Data Brief
Ranking the States Once Again
Illinois is once again near the bottom of the annual Case for Inclusion Rankings.  Disability Scoop has a short article.  You can get the full report and a lot of state-by-state detail at the main site.  Illinois can do better in supporting people with developmental disabilities!!!
Budget season begins
OK, sort of.  Governor Quinn's Budget Address won't come until late March, but articles have begun.  Much will depend on whether the temporary tax increase, set to expire at the end of this year, is extended or not.  It seems doubtful we'll find out until the lame duck session following the November elections.  So, we'll probably end up with a budget of which we can be confident for only the f...
Toolkit
In case it should be a use, a link to a toolkit to support physicians in effectively communicating with adults who have intellectual disabilities.
FY13 Annual Report
Our FY13 Annual Report goes out in the mail today.  It was a busy year.  Check it out on the "Documents and Reports" page.
Today’s Article
Awesome article today on Mandi.  Don't miss her booth at Food for Thought Saturday!!!
Front Page News
Awesome article in The Times today, part of a series running all week long as we lead up to Food for Thought this Saturday.
Around the building today
Lots going on today...paint, salt bags, belts, dip tubes, someone just walked in with some shredding, new bubble lamps in one of the classrooms, things growing in the garden, the new smart TVs....  It's a nice day today.    

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Our Mission

Streator Unlimited, Inc. is committed to enriching the lives of adults with disabilities by teaching skills

that will enable them to reach their fullest potential, live as independently as possible, and become

integrated into the community.

  • Begun in 1965 by a group of community leaders and family members, Streator Unlimited has grown to offer vocational training and residential services in six locations within the Streator Area. We are 401(3)(3) nonprofit with an 11-person volunteer Board of Directors.
  • Here is Streator Unlimited in one page

Quick SU Facts:

  • Number of people served: 82
  • Number of employees: 54
  • Size of operating budget: $2.3 million/year
  • Size of main building: 72,601 square feet
  • One of the ten largest employers in Streator

Streator Unlimited is funded to provide services by the Illinois Department of Human Services, the La Salle County Mental Health Board, subcontract work, the Streator Area United Wat, and donations/fundraisers.

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