Don’t Wait! Buy Your Tickets Now for Holiday Book Review

The 12th Annual Holiday Book Review benefiting Pioneer Center for Human Services is now accepting reservations! “This is the best event in McHenry County to kick-off the holiday season!  We are so very grateful for all the dedicated volunteers who … Continued

Pancakes, Pizza and Pasta for Pioneer Center

Both the McHenry Moose Lodge and Polish Legion of American Veterans will be hosting a 12-hour fundraiser to benefit Pioneer Center on Saturday, November 4. At both locations you can find pancakes, pizza and pasta from 8:00 am to 8:00 … Continued

Pioneer Center’s Me Program Ribbon Cutting on Monday

Pioneer Center has transformed and updated its Me Program for individuals with developmental disabilities to have a greater focus on community inclusion and is officially launching its grand reopening off the Woodstock Square on October 30 at 12:00 pm with … Continued

Protect the Future of Your Child With Special Needs

Pioneer Center for Human Services’ Family Connections Group is hosting a Special Needs Workshop on Thursday, November 9 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.  The workshop, Life Planning for Your Child With Special Needs, is being presented in conjunction with Annette … Continued

Bullying in our Schools, It Happens Here

Every October, schools and organizations across the country join to raise awareness for National Bullying Prevention Month.  The goal: encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on … Continued

Day Programming Contact Numbers

Download our handy Day Programming Contact Information full of all the contact names and numbers you will need to stay in touch!  

Special Olympics Update

A new season of Special Olympics has officially begun!  Thank you to everyone who turned in their forms.  The deadline to sign-up for bocce ball has passed and practices are underway.  The bocce ball tournament is Sunday, October 1, at … Continued

Volunteer Work by the Numbers

In August clients logged a record breaking 144 volunteer hours.  The volunteers are doing such a nice job that many of our sites are asking us for more time! The Neighbor’s Food Pantry in Wonder Lake has invited us to … Continued

Notes from the Inside

Take a look at what’s been going on and what’s coming up soon in our day programs including the Autism Program, Bridges, DT, DT2 and Soar.  This collection of updates comes from Kelly Zimmerman our Day Program Coordinator. September Notes … Continued

Special Plans for a Special Life

If you are like most people you probably have not properly addressed the future financial care of the special needs individual in your life. The fact is, most people have not written a will or taken the steps needed to … Continued