Ability Awareness Committee

Meetings

  •  1st Tuesday of each month

Note: Please check meeting calendars and agendas to confirm date, time and location of meetings.
Meetings are open to the public. Some meetings may include time for public comment and will be noted as such on the agenda. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed with the required notice given.

Mission
To promote awareness and advocate for an inclusive community, to enhance the self-sufficiency and quality of life for all differently abled residents of Homer Glen.

Purpose
To develop productive programs, generate services, provide information and support as well as coordinate with other committees, businesses and residents to aid in the enrichment and independence for all differently abled residents in Homer Glen.

Want to help? Volunteer below! You do not need to be a resident of Homer Glen to volunteer!!
Help Us Better Serve YOU! 
Take our resident survey to let us know how we can better serve residents of ALL abilities!

Acting Director (2)
Acting Director (1)

Now Accepting Applications for the 
Homer Township Highway Commissioner 
2023 Special Needs Grant

The Homer Township Highway Commissioner and the Village of Homer Glen’s Ability Awareness Committee have established the Special Needs Grant to assist adults with special needs to further their training and/or education. The intent is to maximize their employment, independence, and integration into the community and the competitive labor market.  

Application deadline is April 1, 2023. 
The 2023 grant program will award $5000 to one winner.

Full details and the online nomination form can be found HERE Version OptionsAbility Awareness CommitteeHeadlineUpcoming Roundtable DiscussionsRESOURCE CENTERAgendas & Minutes.

Upcoming Roundtable Discussions

AAC
Join our Ability Awareness Committee on January 17th at 6:30PM in our Community Room for a great discussion with their host, The Arc of Illinois! 

The Arc promotes and protects, "the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes."

To sign up for the discussion, follow the link below:

Form Center • Homer Glen, IL • CivicEngage (homerglenil.org) 


RESOURCE CENTER

Understanding your childs IEP3




January 27 Discussion Topic - "Understanding Your Child's IEP" - 
Click to view Presentation Here.





Please click on the links below for a variety of useful materials and resources. 

Acting Director (3)

Northern Will County Special Recreation Association 

LincolnWay Special Recreation Association 

Senior Resources

Will-Ride/ Dial-A-Ride Service
Will-Ride is a Dial-A-Ride service that coordinates the collaborative efforts of Will County Townships to provide transportation service to residents who do not have access to standard public transportation service.

Agendas & Minutes

As required by the State of Illinois Open Meetings Act, agendas and notices are posted on this website and at Village Hall no later than 48 hours before a meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Trustee Nicole La Ha, Chairperson
  • Village Clerk Christina Neitzke-Troike
  • Karen Adamczyk
  • Heather Bleck
  • Angela McKenna
  • Robert O'Connor
  • James Crones
  • Bobbi Medina, Staff Liaison