Meet Jessica Earhart

Meet Jessica Earhart, our Community Inclusion Coordinator.  We asked her five questions so you can get to know and love her just as much as we do! What is your background?  Where do you come from? I am originally from Iowa and attended the University of Iowa where I received my bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic…

Who Are You Going to Call?

Both 2-1-1- and MCRide are local resources that are just a phone call away whether you are seeking help with almost any health or human service challenge or looking to access local transportation.   DIAL 2-1-1 McHenry County residents can now dial 2-1-1 to access free, confidential help and resources from a trained specialist with…

Meet Jordan Debbink

Meet Jordan Debbink, our new Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator.  We asked him five questions so you can get to know and love him just as much as we do! What is your background?  Where do you come from? Jordan comes to Pioneer Center with 10 years experience in nonprofit best practices and 5 years…

All About Our Residential Program

Pioneer Center has 12 Residential CILA (Community Integrated Living Arrangement) homes throughout McHenry County for individuals with developmental disabilities.  The homes are located in McHenry, Johnsburg, Crystal Lake, Marengo, Harvard, Woodstock, Lake in the Hills, Cary and Lakewood.  They are situated in community neighborhoods and from the outside look like every other house on their…

Congressman Hultgren Visits Pioneer Center, Issues Proclamation

Congressman Randy Hultgren visited Pioneer Center this past Tuesday to celebrate our 60th anniversary.  The week prior, the Congressman issued a proclamation on the House floor in recognition of our service.    Take a look at the video from the presentation here. And, read the Northwest Herald article about the visit below… U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren visits McHenry’s Pioneer…