Mission Statement

Envision Unlimited commits to provide persons with disabilities or other special needs quality services which promote choice, independence and community integration.

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A Place To Grow

Working together and growing healthy food for the surrounding southwest side community is the focus of the Frick Day Center Envision team. Through our urban gardening program our clients have the opportunity to care and harvest crops which then get sold at subsidized pricing to the families of the surrounding neighborhood. More

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Celebration of Client Achievements
Celebration of Client Achievements

Saturday, May 16th, Envision Unlimited held its Annual Celebration of Client Achievements where nearly three dozen clients were honored for their progress and hard work. More than 150 people, including Envision clients, friends and family, along with many proud staff and board members, gathered ... More

Brandy’s Big Day
Brandy's Big Day

In another few weeks, a young woman named Brandy, one of many with that beautiful name in Chicago, will cross a stage and graduate from one of the city’s public high schools with a 3.2 grade point average. This Brandy’s big day stands out. It was only one year ago she was only attend ... More

Envision’s New Endeavor
Envision's New Endeavor

This week Envision and Chicago Community Trust was excited to present its On the Table project. Envision is committed to finding a city-wide strategy for creative reuse of items used in its art programs. On the Table is also looking to integrate Envision clients into the community. Envision Un ... More

Thanks for Making the 2015 Small Victories Celebration a Success!
Thanks for Making the 2015 Small Victories Celebration a Success!

We want to thank all of you that were a part of making the 2015 Small Victories Celebration our biggest and best yet! This year’s event focused on the wonderful work being done by clients in the Arts and Horticulture Programs. Some of the clients were in attendance to presen ... More

Envision Unlimited’s Special Olympians in the Sun-Times!
Envision Unlimited's Special Olympians in the Sun-Times!

Check out this article in the Chicago Sun-Times about the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics Chicago’s Spring Games, which features athletes from Envision Unlimited! http://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/7/71/576392/special-olympics-ceremony-kicks-off-spring-games-chicago More

Guardianship and Power of Attorney Workshop-May 7
Guardianship and Power of Attorney Workshop-May 7

The Center for Disability & Elder Law and Envision Unlimited are hosting a free power of attorney workshop to prepare powers of attorney for property and healthcare and Illinois living will declarations, as well as a free guardianship workshop. The event is taking place at Envision Unlimit ... More

Envision Unlimited and World Chicago Welcome Russian Visitors to Learn about Art Therapy
Envision Unlimited and World Chicago Welcome Russian Visitors to Learn about Art Therapy

As part of the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program, World Chicago is hosting a delegation of art therapists and NGO executives and staff working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Russia. The goal of the program is to introduce the Russian ... More

Board Member Tom Canale Earns $15,000 for Envision Unlimited
Board Member Tom Canale Earns $15,000 for Envision Unlimited

CHICAGO, April 20, 2015 — In the spirit of volunteerism, Northwestern Mutual, through its foundation, is recognizing Thomas Canale for his work with Envision Unlimited as a recipient of the company’s 2015 Community Service Award. Canale, a wealth management advisor at Northwestern Mutual McTig ... More

Autism Awareness Month News and Breakthroughs
Autism Awareness Month News and Breakthroughs

As we continue through Autism Awareness Month, it is important to recognize the progress being made in understanding the causes and other promising breakthroughs. For some, like this father of an autistic son, it is about helping people by developing an app that will share the level of comfort ... More

Envision Unlimited Burners Basketball Team Wins Again!
Envision Unlimited Burners Basketball Team Wins Again!

Envision Unlimited’s Burners Basketball Team is continuing their winning ways! The team won the South Occupational Invitational Basketball Tournament this weekend in Chicago, capping the tournament with a 36-31 win in the championship game. The team, made up of intellectually and development ... More

/ Business Services

Competitive Edge

For nearly 40 years the Chicago Weaving Corporation has produced the highest quality tablecloths, place mats and table runners. Not long ago the company’s business was in jeopardy as overseas competition gained market share through cheaper labor and raw material costs. Today, by teaming up with Envision’s competitive labor structure the Chicago Weaving Corporation has been able to take back its top spot in the market. More

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