Easter Seals - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Easter Seals
230 West Monroe
Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606-4802
(312) 726-6200 (Local)
(312) 726-1494 (Fax)
(800) 221-6827 (Toll-Free)
(312) 726-4258 (TDD/TTY)

Brief Description

For 85 years, Easter Seals has been providing services that help children and adults with disabilities gain greater independence. Our primary services—medical rehabilitation, job training and employment, inclusive child care, adult day services, and camping and recreation —benefit more than 1 million individuals with disabilities and their families each year through more than 500 centers nationwide.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 1,000,000 plus
Number of staff: 13,500 nationwide
Staff description: Staff are professional physical, occupational and speech language therapists, child care professionals as well as administrative personnel.
Geographic area served: Nationwide and Puerto Rico.
Publications: Annual Report, About Easter Seals, www.easterseals.com


Sara Brewster, VP, Communications, (312) 551-7141, sbrewster@easterseals.com
Maureen Kavalar, VP, Program and Provider Services, (312) 551-7115, rkavalar@easterseals.com
James Williams, Jr., President and CEO, (312) 726-6200

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Offers medical rehabilitation services nationwide. Provides physical/occupational/speechlanguage therapies for seniors. Offers adult day services.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides job training and employment services for teens and adults. Offers case management and supported employment and low vision providers.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers camping program.
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