This year was nothing short of impactful for hundreds of individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities – each being provided with the best options and opportunities to grow, integrated education environments to thrive, safe homes to learn life skills, and so much more! Relive the last 12 months with us and all that you helped accomplish for the hundreds that we serve together every day

These are the heights you have helped many reach throughout 2022, but the reality is that we need your help in this new year to ensure individuals with disabilities always have the best opportunities and environments to reach their unique potential every day.

Jan 22


Happy New Year! Little City entered 2022 with renewed hope and set out to achieve ambitious goals
Feb & Mar 22

February & March

Participants, like Rachel, at Countryside Center embrace new programming designed to transition them from sub-minimum wage work on-site to community employment opportunities.
Apr 22


The Lakeside Center moves to a new facility in Grayslake that provides an environment better suited for learning and growth for our participants!
May 22


Volunteers from The Opus Group, Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago and artist Shane Anderson team up to complete a magical makeover for the Pine Home residents; providing updates to meet the needs of the residents, including a magical mural.
Jun 22


16 Little City athletes won more than 20 medals at the Illinois Special Olympics Summer Games, marking a successful return to the showcase event for the first time since 2019.
Jul 22


Employee Development Services launched into the community, giving participants more opportunities to explore community-based employment.
Aug 22


Ground is broken on the final two homes of the Duffey Family Children’s Village; both homes are planned to open this Spring!
Sep 22


The Center for Education starts a new school year with six new elementary-aged students joining.
Oct 22


Little City celebrates its 63rd anniversary with its annual Day of Giving, Hero Walk, and a virtual Little City’s Got Talent show.
Nov 22


The Foster Care & Adoption program officially marks its expansion into Matteson and Joliet, helping connect kids in need with foster families.
Dec 22


The Center for the Arts officially relaunches; offering professional art and business management opportunities.