The Douglas Center, a non-profit organization in Skokie, Illinois, provides day programs for individuals with severe developmental, intel...
The Douglas Center, a non-profit organization in Skokie, Illinois, provides day programs for individuals with severe developmental, intellectual and physical disabilities. Through our Work Center program we offer employment opportunities that include light manufacturing, sewing, packaging, assembly, shrink wrapping, labeling, heat sealing, fulfillment services, etc. by partnering with local manufacturers, businesses and individuals on work contracts/projects. We offer pre-vocational training, a Seniors program, developmental rehabilitation and clinical services. The Douglas Center opened its doors in 1999 under the leadership of Rifath Khan. The center began as a vision to provide individuals with special needs with choices, life skills, employment opportunities, skill-learning choices and an environment conducive and supportive of their ability to function and thrive. Today, The Douglas Center provides a home away from home for 125 hard working and dedicated individuals.