Recently, CNN published the results of a year-long investigation about charities…

Recently, CNN published the results of a year-long investigation to identify America’s worst charities. The article can be viewed at: http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/13/us/worst-charities/index.html?hpt=hp_c2. After reading this article, I took the opportunity to compare Pioneer Center for Human Service’s practices with those charities in the article that are wasteful and bad stewards of their investors’ resources. The article…

Mental Health Wellness Class to Begin July 6

Just like we all have physical health, we have mental health. Sometimes one or the other, or both, can suffer illness. “As a society, we don’t have a problem talking about our physical illnesses, no matter how serious they are,” said Dick Peterson, a state-certified recovery support specialist with Pioneer Center for Human Services, Homeless…

Pioneer Center Extends Walk-In Hours

Pioneer Center has converted all admissions appointments to walk-ins and extended its hours.  Individuals seeking services can now visit the campus in McHenry Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  No appointment is necessary!   Walk-In hours allow you or your loved one to receive help from friendly, compassionate and professional staff on…

Pioneer Center Expands Talent in Intellectual & Developmental Disability Program

  The way we view and experience healthcare is changing at a furious pace.  Whether through the Health Care Reform Act or the changing needs of our community, the industry is taking on a person-centered approach to care.  This is especially true for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability. Embracing this custom-tailored approach wholeheartedly,…