Options is a transition fair for high school students and their families.  The goal of Options is to connect students and their families with resources that are essential for their future.  Agencies and Resources present will be focused in the areas of:  Educational Opportunities, Employment Services, Vocational Day Programs, Government Programs, Health Services, Legal Resources, Recreational Opportunities, Referral Sources and Information, Residential Programs, Transportation Resources  There are many considerations for youth and adults who have disabilities.  We have summarized each service and listed organizations in and around the Chicagoland area that offer critical services to all persons with disabilities.  Each organization is listed under its primary service category.  Remember, most organizations provide multiple services, and you should thoroughly read through the information so that you can become aware of all of your Options!  Service organizations attending the Options Fair will be listed in the link near the top of this web page.   See the downloadable Options booklet link above as well as other resources from the Options Fair (and past fairs).  We look forward to seeing you at Options!

Options Transition Resource Fair 2015

Meet with representatives from schools and agencies which provide education, vocational, recreational, residential, financial, legal, and social resource services.  

See the downloadable flyers to be posted in the Spring of 2014 for more information on the Options Fair.  Please note that the form will also be available in Spanish.

Options Fair 2015 Brochure in English

Options Fair 2015 Brochure in Spanish

WHEN:  April 30, 2015 

WHERE:  College of Lake County, Grayslake Campus

ROOM:  Grayslake Campus C Wing Conference Area

PARKING:  Lots 4,5,6 (for attendees and agency exhibitors)

Due to construction of the new Science and Engineering
Building, please enter at the B Wing and park in lot 4 or 5 to
access the C Wing.  

*Sidewalk Closing April 29, 30, and May 1st*

Construction Update;  Please note, the B-wing doors and sidewalk will be closed for (3) days for sewer and water work across the existing sidewalk located along the Southside of the B-wing & PAB.  Signs will be posted on doors directing students thru the PAB and thru the C-wing.  Please enter thru the PAB or the C-wing for access to the B-wing during these (3) days.  These dates are weather permitting.

CLC apologizes for the inconvenience.

6pm to 8:15pm:  Agency Fair

Breakout Session Description:  

Community Alternatives Unlimited (CAU) Stephen Joseph

Two Sessions!

1st Session 7:00-7:30pm
2nd Session 7:45-8:15pm

CAU is the first case management agency in Illinois that provides independent case management services to individuals with a wide range of disabilities, including developmental disabilities, mental health needs, hearing, visual and physical impairments.

Learn about PUNS "Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services" and more.